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Ultralight Backpacking and Hiking Packs

Osprey Atmos 65 Internal Frame Backpack

A long-time favorite among AT thru-hikers and fast-and-light backpackers, the Atmos 65 combines both durability and lightweight performance. A redesigned harness and adjustable hipbelt now provide even better comfort and fit.

Osprey
Atmos 65

  • 3967/4150 cu in
  • Lightweight multi-day backpack
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  • Reg. Price: $249.99
    $187.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Granite Gear Blaze AC 60 Internal Frame Backpack

The award-winning Granite Gear Blaze AC 60 comfortably hauls 35 pounds of gear while weighing less than 3 lbs. An ideal balance of weight and performance, the Blaze AC 60 is sure to appeal to ounce-counting backpackers and thru-hikers.

Granite Gear
Blaze AC 60

  • 3350/3660 cu in
  • Award-winning performance
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  • Price: $239.94
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Ultimate Direction SJ Ultra Vest 2.0 Hydration Vest Pack

Updated for 2014! Drawing on the expertise of champion ultra-runner Scott Jurek, the Ultimate Direction SJ Ultra Vest effectively balances weight and performance in providing at-the-ready hydration for long-distance running or racing.

Ultimate Direction
SJ Ultra Vest 2.0

  • Scott Jurek signature hydration vest
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  • Price: $129.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Talon 22 (2014) Day Pack

Updated for 2014! Ideal for day hiking, adventure racing and other active pursuits, the Osprey Talon 22 is sleek and functional. Despite weighing less than 2 pounds, the Talon 22 is capable of comfortably carrying loads of up to 20 pounds.

Osprey
Talon 22 (2014)

  • 1220/1343 cu in
  • Lightweight technical day pack
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  • Price: $100.00
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Ultimate Direction Fastpack 20

New for 2014! The lightweight, streamlined Ultimate Direction Fastpack 20 enables hikers and adventurers to push deep into the backcountry at a pace not possible in a larger, more cumbersome pack.

Ultimate Direction
Fastpack 20

  • 1403 cu in
  • Bounce-free, performance fast packing pack
  • Price: $149.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Salomon Adv Skin Lab Hydro 12 Set Hydration Running Pack

The Salomon Advanced Skin Lab Hydro 12 Set pack has a wealth of features and ample storage capacity. Its torso-hugging, comfortable fit and at-the-ready soft flasks make it ideal for ultra marathons, fast-packing and adventure racing.

Salomon
Adv Skin Lab Hydro 12 Set

  • 2 500 ML (17 oz) soft flasks included
  • Price: $185.00
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Talon 44 (2014) Day Pack

Updated for 2014! With lightweight construction and a multitude of features, the sleek and functional Osprey Talon 44 offers high performance and reliability for fast-and-light thru-hikes and weekend trips.

Osprey
Talon 44 (2014)

  • 2563/2685 cu in
  • Lightweight overnight or day hiking pack
  • Price: $150.00
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Ultimate Direction Women's Ultra Vesta Hydration Vest Pack

New for 2014! Drawing on the expertise of several talented female runners, the Ultimate Direction Ultra Vesta effectively balances weight and performance for female athletes and provides at-the-ready hydration for long-distance running or racing.

Ultimate Direction
Women's Ultra Vesta

  • 245 cu in
  • Price: $124.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Boreas Sapa Trek Travel Pack/Backpack

Reflecting the same commitment to simplicity and functionality that garnered award-winning recognition for their innovative line of backpacks, the design team at Boreas introduces the Sapa Trek, a lightweight, well-organized travel pack.

Boreas
Sapa Trek

  • 3356 cu in
  • Streamlined, well-organized travel pack
  • Price: $219.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Talon 33 (2014) Day Pack

Updated for 2014! The sleek, lightweight and functional Osprey Talon 33 offers high performance and reliability for fast-and-light hiking and backpacking. Despite weighing less than 2 pounds, the pack comfortably carries up to 30 pounds of gear!

Osprey
Talon 33 (2014)

  • 1892/2014 cu in
  • Streamlined, top-loading day pack
  • Price: $130.00
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Boreas Buttermilks 40 Internal Frame Backpack

An ultra-lightweight backpacking or day hiking option, the award-winning Buttermilks 40 offers streamlined functionality. The top-loading pack weighs less than 3 pounds and can be reduced to just 1 pound, 15 ounces by removing the framesheet.

Boreas
Buttermilks 40

  • 2563 cu in
  • Lightweight award-winning backpack
  • Price: $164.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Mountainsmith Haze 50 Internal Frame Backpack

Many lightweight packs skimp on support features and achieve weight-savings by sacrificing on carrying comfort. The minimalist Mountainsmith Haze 50 weighs less than 2 pounds but still boasts a surprisingly supportive suspension system.

Mountainsmith
Haze 50

  • 3050 cu in
  • Minimalist, top-loading pack
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  • Price: $129.94
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Gregory Maya 22 Women's (2014) Day Pack

Updated for 2014! New for 2014! Versatile and lightweight, the high-performance Gregory Maya 22 Women’s appeals to female hikers and mountain baikers who like to move fast.

Gregory
Maya 22 Women's (2014)

  • 1343 cu in
  • Women's streamlined technical day pack
  • Starting at: $118.90
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Deuter Pace 30 Ski/Snow Pack

New for 2014! Equipped with 30L of storage capacity, a flexible but supportive suspension system, and an array of high-performance features, the sleek Pace 30 delivers the fit and functionality for adventure racing, snow sports, or alpine climbing.

Deuter
Pace 30

  • 1830 cu in
  • Lightweight ski/snow/alpine pack
  • Price: $119.00
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Klymit Motion 60 Internal Frame Backpack

New for 2014! An ultra-lightweight, panel loading option, the innovative Klymit Motion 60 pack reflects a commitment to comfort and functionality that weighs less than 3 pounds including the Air Beam framesheet!

Klymit
Motion 60

  • 3661 cu in
  • Rating:
  • Price: $179.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Gregory Maya 16 Women's (2014) Day Pack

New for 2014! The versatile, high-performance Gregory Miwok 16 Women’s pack appeals to adventure racers, mountain bikers and day hikers. Despite weighing only 1 pound, 3 ounces, the 976 cubic inch pack is sturdy enough to carry up to 20 pounds.

Gregory
Maya 16 Women's (2014)

  • 976 cu in
  • Sleek, ultra-lightweight day pack
  • Price: $98.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Nathan Elevation (2L) Hydration Running Pack

New for 2014! A high-capacity hydration vest pack, the Nathan Elevation includes a 2L hydration system and features numerous storage options to ensure that you’re able to carry and conveniently access everything you need on your next running adventure.

Nathan
Elevation (2L)

  • 812 cu in
  • Rating:
  • Price: $149.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Granite Gear Slacker Packer Drysack

New for 2014! A fully seam-sealed dry bag with an adjustable sternum strap and lightly padded shoulder straps, the Granite Gear Slacker Packer Drysack is a travel-ready basic pack for removable organization of gear in a larger pack or luggage piece.

Granite Gear
Slacker Packer Drysack

  • 1500 cu in
  • Hybrid drysack/ultra-lightweight summit pack
  • Price: $42.95
Exped Lightning 45 Women's Internal Frame Backpack

With its efficient construction and weatherproof roll-top closure, the Exped Lightning 45 Women's pack offers ultra-lightweight performance for fast-and-light backpacking, day hiking or adventure racing.

Exped
Lightning 45 Women's

  • 2868 cu in
  • Ultra-lightweight thru-hiking pack/day pack
  • Price: $248.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Boreas Lost Coast 60 Internal Frame Backpack

Reflecting the Boreas commitment to simplicity and functionality, the award-winning Lost Coast 60 internal frame backpack is streamlined, lightweight and versatile. The lidded, top-loading pack weighs less than 3.5 pounds.

Boreas
Lost Coast 60

  • 3360/3661 cu in
  • Lightweight award-winning backpack
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  • Price: $209.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Boreas Buttermilks 40 Women's Internal Frame Backpack

An ultra-lightweight backpacking or day hiking option, the award-winning Buttermilks 40 Women's pack offers streamlined functionality. The top-loading pack weighs less than 3 pounds and can be reduced less than 2 pounds by removing the framesheet.

Boreas
Buttermilks 40 Women's

  • 2563 cu in
  • Women's lightweight, award-winning pack
  • Price: $164.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Gregory Miwok 24 Day Pack

New for 2014! Versatile and lightweight, the high-performance Gregory Miwok 24 appeals to hikers and mountain bikers who like to move fast. Despite weighing only 1 pound, 9 ounces, the 1465 cubic inch pack is sturdy enough to carry up to 25 pounds.

Gregory
Miwok 24

  • 1465 cu in
  • Streamlined, well-fitting technical day pack
  • Price: $118.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Gregory Miwok 34 Day Pack

New for 2014! Versatility is the name of the game for the Gregory Miwok 34. Great for long day hikes and overnights in the backcountry, the pack comes in two sizes, weighs in well under 3 pounds, but still comfortably carries up to 25 pounds!

Gregory
Miwok 34

  • 2075/2197 cu in
  • Well-fitting, do-everything day pack
  • Price: $148.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Ultimate Direction PB Adventure Vest 2.0 Hydration Vest Pack

Updated for 2014! A seasoned distance runner, ultramarathoner and adventurer, Peter Bakwin lent his name and input to the PB Adventure Vest, a lightweight pack that boasts the performance features needed for mixed running and climbing explorations.

Ultimate Direction
PB Adventure Vest 2.0

  • Peter Bakwin signature hydration vest
  • Price: $159.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Gregory Miwok 18 (2014) Day Pack

Updated for 2014! Versatile and lightweight, the high-performance Gregory Miwok 18 appeals to adventure racers, mountain bikers and day hikers. Despite weighing only 1 pound, 6 ounces, the 1098 cubic inch pack is sturdy enough to carry up to 20 pounds.

Gregory
Miwok 18 (2014)

  • 1098 cu in
  • Sleek, ultra-lightweight day pack
  • Price: $98.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Mountain Hardwear Fluid 12 (2014) Day Pack

Updated for 2014! A great option for comfortably carrying hydration and minimal gear, Mountain Hardwear’s Fluid 12 day pack with on-the-fly compression moves with you and keeps a balanced center of gravity during quick travel over rough trails.

Mountain Hardwear
Fluid 12 (2014)

  • 732 cu in
  • Day hiking/adventure racing pack
  • Price: $79.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Kompressor  Day Pack Compression Sack

A versatile option for backpackers, hikers, travelers and other fast-and-light devotees, the Marmot Kompressor serves double duty as a compression stuff sack and a bare bones day pack.

Marmot
Kompressor

  • Summit sack/stuff sack combo
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  • Price: $49.95
Mountain Hardwear Fluid Race VestPack (2014)

Updated for 2014! The Mountain Hardwear Fluid Race VestPack keeps necessary items close at hand. This low-profile, well-ventilated racing vestpack offers ultra-runners a light, comfortable way to carry a variety of items for long distance runs.

Mountain Hardwear
Fluid Race VestPack (2014)

  • 366 cu in
  • Trail running and endurance racing pack
  • Price: $84.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Lowe Alpine Strike 24 Day Pack

The stylish, panel-loading Lowe Alpine Strike 24 is ideal for everyday use, fast-and-light day hiking and other active pursuits. The streamlined, lightweight technical day pack has 1465 cubic inches of storage capacity.

Lowe Alpine
Strike 24

  • 1465 cu in
  • Sleek, stylish day pack
  • Price: $84.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Granite Gear Leopard VC 46 Internal Frame Backpack

Equipped with summit-ready features and an innovative, lightweight suspension system, the Granite Gear Leopard VC 46 is ideal for minimalist backpacking or mountaineering. This lidded, top-loading pack weighs in at less than 3 pounds.

Granite Gear
Leopard VC 46

  • 2800 cu in/3100 cu in
  • Minimalist backpack/lightweight alpine pack
  • Price: $229.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Boreas Lost Coast 60 Women's Internal Frame Backpack

Reflecting the Boreas commitment to simplicity and functionality, the award-winning Lost Coast 60 Women's internal frame backpack is streamlined, lightweight and versatile. The lidded, top-loading pack weighs less than 3.5 pounds.

Boreas
Lost Coast 60 Women's

  • 3360/3600 cu in
  • Women's lightweight, award-winning pack
  • Rating:
  • Price: $209.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Salomon Adv Skin Lab Hydro 5 Set Hydration Running Pack

The Salomon Advanced Skin Lab Hydro 5 Set vest has features, features and more features. Its torso-hugging, comfortable fit and at-the-ready soft flasks make it ideal for trail running and fast-and-light outings.

Salomon
Adv Skin Lab Hydro 5 Set

  • 2 500 ML (17 oz) soft flasks included
  • Price: $160.00
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Gregory Verte 15 Day Pack

New for 2014! A lightweight, compact option for summit assaults or fast-and-light backcountry adventures, the Verte 15 day pack stuffs into its own pocket for easy storage and weighs in at just 1 pound!

Gregory
Verte 15

  • 915 cu in
  • Versatile, lightweight summit pack
  • Price: $68.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Exped Mountain Lite 20 Day Pack

The low-profile, body-hugging design of the Exped Mountain Lite 20 makes it a perfect pack for day hikes, biking or climbing. Rugged, highly abrasion-resistant materials grant the pack excellent durability.

Exped
Mountain Lite 20

  • 1342 cu in
  • Lightweight, versatile day pack
  • Price: $148.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Granite Gear Slacker Packer Compression Drysack

New for 2014! A fully seam-sealed dry bag with an adjustable sternum strap, lightly padded shoulder straps and tubular compression, the Granite Gear Slacker Packer Compression Drysack is a basic pack for removable organization of gear in a larger bag.

Granite Gear
Slacker Packer Compression Drysack

  • 1500 cu in
  • Hybrid compression sack/summit pack
  • Price: $49.95
Mammut Lithium Z 15 Day Pack

A sleek, ultra-lightweight, technical day pack, the panel-loading, 915 cubic inch capacity Mammut Lithium Z 15 is ideal for adventure racing, fast-and-light day hiking and other active pursuits.

Mammut
Lithium Z 15

  • 915 cu in
  • Compact, ultra-lightweight technical daypack
  • Price: $89.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Mountain Hardwear SummitRocket 20 VestPack

The Mountain Hardwear SummitRocket 20 VestPack provides easy access to essential gear, fits like a vest so it moves with you, and keeps the center of gravity balanced during fast-paced summit attempts, alpine climbing or adventure races.

Mountain Hardwear
SummitRocket 20 VestPack

  • 1250 cu in
  • Super fast and light summit pack
  • Price: $119.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Kompressor Verve 26 Day Pack

New for 2014! With a clean profile and a movement-mirroring design, the Marmot Kompressor Verve 26 is a versatile option for day hiking, aerobic activities, or travel usage. At sub 2 pounds, the pack is light on weight but heavy on features.

Marmot
Kompressor Verve 26

  • 1587 cu in
  • Sleek pack for active pursuits
  • Price: $108.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Granite Gear Nimbus Core Internal Frame Backpack

A unique and versatile backcountry option, the Nimbus Core backpack effectively and comfortably carries a bear canister (not included) or other sometimes awkward pieces of gear. The modular design efficiently hauls small or large loads.

Granite Gear
Nimbus Core

  • One-of-a-kind versatility
  • Reg. Price: $299.94
    $199.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Granite Gear Air Swift Lumbar Pack

Ideal for fast-and-light day hiking or summit assaults, the Granite Gear Air Swift lumbar pack provides streamlined, weather-resistant storage (180 cubic inches) at a weight of just 4 ounces!

Granite Gear
Air Swift

  • 180 cu in
  • Feather-light lumbar pack
  • Price: $34.94
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