Category: Backpacks

Mountainsmith Scream 25L Ultralight Backpack

Mountainsmith Scream 25L Review

The Mountainsmith Scream 25L is a lightweight, durable backpack that is a great option for someone looking for a backpack they can use for day hikes, vacation travel, and backcountry adventures.  This pack is...

Black Diamond Mercury 65 Pack Review

Anyone who’s ever used a product from Black Diamond is sure to be impressed with their commitment to functionality and quality and the Mercury 65 Pack contributes to this experience.  The Mercury 65 is...

The North Face Prophet 52 Pack Review

As The North Face has looked back over the years, they understand that while it is important to grow and offer less technical products for the general consumer, it is also important to continue...

Lowepro Photo Sport 200 AW Review

The Photo Sport 200 AW backpack from Lowepro is a great bag for the landscape and nature photographer as well as the outdoor sports photographer, offering a novel camera carrying system in a well...

Black Diamond Burn Pack Review

Finding a quality day pack for day hikes and other activities isn’t hard to do these days with a number of brands making quality products. After you’re able to sort out the not so...

Black Diamond Innova 50 Pack Review

Spring 2010 saw the entrance of Black Diamond into the world of backpacking. The Innova 50L, a women’s specific pack, was one of its’ first offerings. I have had the opportunity to test out...

Sierra Designs Revival 50 Backpack Review

After years of making quality tents, sleeping bags, and other quality outdoor products, Sierra Designs has added a new product line that helps complete your outdoor adventures.  The Revival 50 backpack is part of...

Platypus Origin 3 Review

  New for Spring 2011, Platypus introduces the Origin 3.0 hydration pack.  The Origin 3.0 is a 2 liter hydration pack with intended uses of mountain biking, trail running, and other activities where you...

Camelbak Fourteener Review

Living in Colorado, one of my favorite seasons is the spring because the snow starts to melt and the trails begin to dry out.  While you can hike with snow on the trials (and...

JanSport Catalyst Review

Do you remember your first JanSport backpack? I sure do. It was red and I wore it on my first day of kindergarten and up until it was no longer cool to wear a...

Gregory Diablo Pack Review

The Diablo is an ultralight hydration pack within Gregory’s Active Trail pack line.  The pack weighs a mere 1 lb (the lightest one they make) and will not weigh you down while out on...

Hydrapak Jolla Review

The Jolla from Hydrapak is one the most versatile hydration packs on the market. At 18 liters of space and holding a 100 ounce resevoir it is a great choice for those all day...

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Osprey Raptor 10 Review

Whether your mountain biking, hiking, or trail running, the Osprey Raptor 10 is a great option for a 3 liter hydration pack.  We tested this pack out for a couple months on all of...