When it comes to backpack fitting, the best place to start is by taking your torso measurement. This video offers easy instruction on determining your torso size.
Designed for ounce-counting backpackers, the award-winning Granite Gear Blaze AC 60 comfortably hauls 35 pounds of gear while weighing less than 3 pounds.
A long-time favorite among AT thru-hikers and fast-and-light backpackers, Osprey Atmos and Aura internal frame packs combine both durability and lightweight performance.
Black Diamond's ergoACTIV suspension backpacks feature active frame technology and innovative elliptical ball joint movement for increased hiking and backpacking comfort.
A revamped incarnation of the award-winning Vapor Trail, the Granite Gear Crown V.C. 60 weighs just over 2 pounds while comfortably carrying up to 35 pounds!
This video explains the basic construction of a backpack and offers definitions for various components of a pack.
With dual doors, a roomy interior, and watertight construction, Mountainsmith tents are an excellent choice for 3-season camping.