Backpacks

Cold Cold World Chernobyl Backpack

Cold Cold World Chernobyl Backpack

The Cold Cold World Chernobyl is a fully customizable, well-built pack. And more than three years of testing have proven it to be really damn durable, too.

MHM Flatiron 42

MHM Flatiron 42

The MHM Flatiron 42 is a well-designed, adjustable pack that bridges the gap between weekend trips and day excursions.

Dry Case Waterproof Backpack

Dry Case Waterproof Backpack

The Dry Case Waterproof Backpack is a good option for short, rainy day hikes and commutes.

First Look: Dakine Poacher 45L

First Look: Dakine Poacher 45L

The Dakine Poacher 45L works well year-round, and it comes with some thoughtful, well-designed features.

Ogio Baja 70 Hydration Pack

Ogio Baja 70 Hydration Pack

The Ogio Baja 70 Hydration Pack does exactly what it’s intended to do: carry your essential ride supplies comfortably and securely.

MHM PowderKeg 32

MHM PowderKeg 32

Intended for both skiers and snowboarders, the PowderKeg 32 offers a lot of storage for a pack this size, and it lets you carry your skis or your board however you want.

Thule Perspektiv Daypack

Thule Perspektiv Daypack

The Perspektiv, part of Thule’s new series of camera-specific bags, is lightweight, thoughtfully designed, and particularly well suited for any hiking endeavors.

MHM Salute 34

MHM Salute 34

The suspension system and super durable materials set the MHM Salute 34 apart from most other daypacks on the market.

F-stop Loka Backpack

F-stop Loka Backpack

If you’re skinning up, hiking into, or riding down mountains with camera gear, the F-stop Loka should be regarded as an essential component of your kit.

Mammut Pro RAS 35L Backpack

Mammut Pro RAS 35L Backpack

An avy-airbag when you want it, a regular pack when you don’t, the Removable Air System of the Mammut Pro R.A.S. 35 makes this pack a versatile, multi-season option.

Columbia Bugaboo Ranger Backpack

Columbia Bugaboo Ranger Backpack

The Columbia Bugaboo Ranger is an exceptional pack for resort, sidecountry, and quick-access backcountry skiing, and one tweak would make it absolutely perfect.

Mystery Ranch Blackjack Airbag Backpack

Mystery Ranch Blackjack Airbag Backpack

The Mystery Ranch Blackjack is an airbag pack where the pack itself doesn’t feel like an afterthought. And that fact might be far more important than you think.

Arc’teryx Miura 50 Backpack

Arc’teryx Miura 50 Backpack

Built for climbers, the Arc’teryx Miura 50 pack offers easy gear access, a comfortable fit, and a marsupial-inspired design.

CamelBak Charge Backpack

CamelBak Charge Backpack

The CamelBak Charge is designed for long-haul riding, with ample storage, a large bladder, and an overall light weight.

Osprey Raptor Backpack

Osprey Raptor Backpack

The fit, adjustability, storage options, and well thought-out details of the Osprey Raptor pack add up to create a near-perfect riding pack.

Deuter Race Air Lite Backpack

Deuter Race Air Lite Backpack

The Deuter Race Air Light hydration pack’s intelligent design, thoughtful features, and great fit are ideal for XC trail riders who demand exceptional performance from their gear.

F-Stop Tilopa BC Backpack

F-Stop Tilopa BC Backpack

The F-Stop Tilopa BC is a serious bag for serious photogs, and the functionality, comfort, and weatherproofing of the Tilopa BC make it an outstanding option for both photography and backcountry needs. BLISTER photographer Ryan Heffernan reports.

Arva Rescuer 27 Backpack

Arva Rescuer 27 Backpack

The Arva Rescuer 27 is a comfortable, well-organized, rescue-oriented pack designed for quick access to avy gear. The only downside? Access might be a little too quick….

2nd Look: Osprey Kode 30 Backpack

2nd Look: Osprey Kode 30 Backpack

The Osprey Kode 30 is one of the most comfortable, versatile, and organized backcountry ski backpacks on the market. Robin Abeles argues that, with a few tweaks, it could be perfect.

Osprey Kode 30 Backpack

Osprey Kode 30 Backpack

The Osprey Kode 30 pack has a ton of great features. Even bettter? When skiing, the Kode 30 feels small, simple, and barely there.