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
Osprey Aura 65 Women's Internal Frame Backpack

A favorite among female AT thru-hikers and fast-and-light backpackers, the Osprey Aura 65 Women's pack combines durability and lightweight performance. A redesigned harness and adjustable hipbelt now provide even better comfort and fit.

Osprey
Aura 65 Women's

  • 3783/3967 cu in
  • Lightweight multi-day backpack
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  • Reg. Price: $249.99
    $187.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Granite Gear Crown V.C. 60 Internal Frame Backpack

A revamped incarnation of the award-winning Vapor Trail, the ultra-lightweight Granite Gear Crown V.C. 60 sports an innovative lightweight suspension and trail-friendly organizational features at a weight of just over 2 pounds!

Granite Gear
Crown V.C. 60

  • 3660/4000 cu in
  • Lightweight all-trail performance
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  • Price: $199.94
  • 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
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  • Price: $179.95
  • 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
  • Reg. Price: $148.95
    $111.95
  • 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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  • Reg. Price: $209.99
    $157.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Exped Lightning 45 Internal Frame Backpack

With its efficient construction and weatherproof roll-top closure, the Exped Lightning 45 offers ultra-lightweight performance for fast-and-light backpacking. Despite weighing less than 2.2 pounds, the pack provides a comfortable carry.

Exped
Lightning 45

  • 2868 cu in
  • Ultra-lightweight thru-hiking pack/day pack
  • Reg. Price: $248.99
    $198.95
  • 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
  • Reg. Price: $150.00
    $112.95
  • 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
  • Reg. Price: $219.99
    $165.95
  • 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
  • Reg. Price: $159.95
    $124.95
  • 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
Granite Gear Aji 50 Internal Frame Backpack

Delivering unparalleled access, the Granite Gear Aji 50 is ideal for lightweight backpacking, day hiking or travel. A unique design lets you quickly put hands on anything you need and an innovative suspension system comfortably carries up to 35 pounds.

Granite Gear
Aji 50

  • 3000/3200 cu in
  • Maximum pack access
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  • Reg. Price: $229.94
    $172.95
  • 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
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  • Reg. Price: $209.99
    $157.95
  • 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
  • Reg. Price: $148.99
    $114.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Exos 48 (2014) Internal Frame Backpack

Updated for 2014! Focused on ounce-shaving construction but delivering far greater carrying capability than most packs in its weight class, the innovative Osprey Exos 48 offers streamlined performance for fast-and-light thru-hikes and weekend trips.

Osprey
Exos 48 (2014)

  • 2746/2929/3112 cu in
  • Ultra-lightweight thru-hiking pack
  • Price: $190.00
  • 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
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
  • Reg. Price: $248.99
    $194.95
  • 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
  • Reg. Price: $164.99
    $123.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Mammut Crea Light 40 Women's Internal Frame Backpack

An innovative, lightweight offering for technical day hiking or fast-and-light overnights, the Mammut Crea Light 40 Women's pack offers 2441 cubic inches of storage, load-carrying capability, a unique ventilation system and an array of features.

Mammut
Crea Light 40 Women's

  • 2441 cu in
  • Women's lightweight weekend pack
  • Price: $179.95
  • 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
Mammut Creon Light 45 Internal Frame Backpack

An innovative, lightweight offering for technical day hiking or fast-and-light overnights, the Mammut Creon Light 45 offers 2746 cubic inches of storage capacity, load-carrying capability, a unique ventilation system and an array of features.

Mammut
Creon Light 45

  • 2746 cu in
  • Lightweight weekend pack
  • Price: $179.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Mammut Lithium 25 Day Pack

A lightweight offering for technical day hiking, bouldering and other active pursuits, the Mammut Lithium 25 delivers load-hauling support, storage capacity (1526 cubic inches) and convenient gear-lashing and organizational features.

Mammut
Lithium 25

  • 1526 cu in
  • Lightweight, mid-sized daypack
  • Price: $139.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Boreas Muir Woods 30 Day Pack

Despite it lightweight, streamlined profile, the Boreas Muir Woods is a more than capable dayhiking pack or crag pack. An aluminum frame provides load-carrying support and a z-foam backpanel delivers comfort-enhancing ventilation.

Boreas
Muir Woods 30

  • 1343 cu in
  • Feature-rich, lightweight day pack
  • Price: $139.99
  • 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
  • Reg. Price: $164.99
    $123.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Rev 6 Hydration Pack

New for 2014! The Osprey Rev 6 hydration vest pack is built for extended trail runs, ultra racing and high-performance day hikes. Both sizes of the Rev 6 come preloaded and trail-ready with Osprey’s 1.5-liter Hydraulics LT Reservoir.

Osprey
Rev 6

  • 305/366 cu in
  • Large-capacity hydration running pack
  • Price: $100.00
  • 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
  • Price: $149.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Klymit Motion 35  Day Pack

New for 2014! An ultra-lightweight, panel loading option, the innovative Klymit Motion 35 pack reflects a commitment to comfort and functionality that weighs less than 2 pounds including the Air Beam framesheet!

Klymit
Motion 35

  • 2135 cu in
  • Price: $149.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Talon 44 (Close Out) Backpack

Ideal for dayhiking or fast-and-light multi-day backpacking, the Osprey Talon 44 is sleek and functional. Weighing less than 3 pounds, the Talon 44 is still capable of comfortably carrying loads of up to 40 pounds.

Osprey
Talon 44 (Close Out)

  • 2600/2700 cu in
  • Ultra-lightweight thru-hiking pack
  • Rating:
  • Reg. Price: $148.99
    $111.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Ultimate Direction PB Adventure Vest (2013) Hydration Vest Pack

Adventurer Peter Bakwin has run more than 75 marathons and ultramarathons and established numerous “fastest known times”, all while searching for the perfect pack. Now with Ultimate Direction's help, he built his own, the PB Adventure Vest.

Ultimate Direction
PB Adventure Vest (2013)

  • Peter Bakwin signature hydration vest
  • Reg. Price: $149.95
    $127.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
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