Ratings Overview - Backpacking Backpack

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Arc'teryx Altra 65

 Arc'teryx Altra 65
The Altra 65 regains its title as our Editors' Choice because it is the best all-around backpacking pack. This contender is suprem...  read more >
$475

Editors' Choice Award
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94
Comfort - 10 of 10
10
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Suspension - 10 of 10
10
Ease of Use - 9 of 10
9
Adjustability - 10 of 10
10
Osprey Atmos 65 AG

 Osprey Atmos 65 AG
The Osprey Atmos 65 AG is our new OutdoorGearLab Top Pick for Shorter Trips because of its ultra comfortable frame and suspension ...  read more >
$260

Top Pick Award
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92
Comfort - 10 of 10
10
Weight - 9 of 10
9
Suspension - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 10 of 10
10
Adjustability - 9 of 10
9
Osprey Xenith 75

 Osprey Xenith 75
The Osprey Xenith 75 is one of the best load-hauling packs we have ever tested. New winner of the OutdoorGearLab Top Pick Award fo...  read more >
$330

Top Pick Award
100
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90
Comfort - 10 of 10
10
Weight - 7 of 10
7
Suspension - 10 of 10
10
Ease of Use - 9 of 10
9
Adjustability - 9 of 10
9
Gregory Baltoro 65

 Gregory Baltoro 65
The Gregory Baltoro 65 is a Top Pick award winning pack that is rich in features and one of our higher overall scoring packs. This...  read more >
$300

Top Pick Award
100
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88
Comfort - 10 of 10
10
Weight - 7 of 10
7
Suspension - 10 of 10
10
Ease of Use - 9 of 10
9
Adjustability - 8 of 10
8
The North Face Banchee 65

 The North Face Banchee 65
The North face Banchee 65 is our OutdoorGearLab Top Pick award winner because it features one of our testers favorite pack design ...  read more >
$240

100
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87
Comfort - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 9 of 10
9
Suspension - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 10 of 10
10
Adjustability - 9 of 10
9
Osprey Aether 70

 Osprey Aether 70
The Osprey Aether 70 is the big brother to the Osprey Aether 60 liter version. These two packs remain some of the most popular bac...  read more >
$290

100
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85
Comfort - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Suspension - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 9 of 10
9
Adjustability - 9 of 10
9
Osprey Aether 60

 Osprey Aether 60
The Osprey Aether 60 is a former OutdoorGearLab award winner and remains a solid and dependable pack that is comfortable even for ...  read more >
$260

100
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85
Comfort - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Suspension - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 9 of 10
9
Adjustability - 9 of 10
9
Osprey Volt 75

 Osprey Volt 75
The Osprey Volt 75 is our new OutdoorGearLab Best Buy Award winner because it is a comfortable and supportive pack that fits most ...  read more >
$200

Best Buy Award
100
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82
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 9 of 10
9
Suspension - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Adjustability - 9 of 10
9
REI Flash 65

 REI Flash 65
The new REI Flash 65 offers many improved features and a better overall design when compared to the previous models that we tested...  read more >
$199

100
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80
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 9 of 10
9
Suspension - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Adjustability - 8 of 10
8
Osprey Exos 58

 Osprey Exos 58
The Osprey Exos 58 is the winner of our OutdoorGearLab Top Pick Award for the Best Lightweight Backpacking Pack. Besides its' 2.5 ...  read more >
$220

Top Pick Award
100
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77
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 10 of 10
10
Suspension - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Adjustability - 6 of 10
6
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76
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 9 of 10
9
Suspension - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 9 of 10
9
Adjustability - 6 of 10
6
Kelty Coyote 80

 Kelty Coyote 80
The Kelty Coyote is the least expensive pack in the review. While it isn't the highest scoring, it is still a great buy for backpa...  read more >
$220

100
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76
Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 7 of 10
7
Suspension - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 9 of 10
9
Adjustability - 9 of 10
9
Deuter Air Contact 65+10

 Deuter Air Contact 65+10
The Deuter Air Contact 65+10 is the Cadillac of backpacking packs. It was one of the plushest packs we tested but also one of the ...  read more >
$279

100
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76
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 5 of 10
5
Suspension - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Adjustability - 10 of 10
10
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Total 13 tested.