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Best Sun Hat of 2022
Best Sun Hat of 2022
After testing 40 of the best sun hats over the last 9 years, we know that some do their job better...

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Best Daypacks of 2022
Best Daypacks of 2022
Our team of hiking experts has bought and tested over 60 of the best daypacks over the last 10...

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Best Daypacks for Women of 2022
Best Daypacks for Women of 2022
Want the best daypack to carry your hiking essentials? After researching 80+ options, our team of...

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Best Running Hydration Pack of 2022
Best Running Hydration Pack of 2022
We've tested close to 30 unique running hydration packs in the past 7 years, with our top 13 in...

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Best Hiking Pants for Women of 2022
Best Hiking Pants for Women of 2022
Over the last decade, we've bought and tested over 50 women's hiking pants to find the best fit...

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Best Lantern of 2022
Best Lantern of 2022
Our experts have lit up the night for 9 years, testing over four dozen of the best lanterns...

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Best Climbing Backpack of 2022
Best Climbing Backpack of 2022
If you're looking for the best climbing backpack to take up multi-pitch routes, you have more...

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How to Choose a Daypack for Hiking - Click for details
How to Choose a Daypack for Hiking
You're standing at your local outdoor retailer, staring at the multitude of backpack options. Do...

by Jacob Clark & Jediah Porter

How to Choose a Women's Daypack - Click for details
How to Choose a Women's Daypack
Purchasing the right daypack for you is no easy feat. There are so many different options out...

by Maggie Nichols

Osprey Talon 22
Osprey Talon 22
The Osprey Talon 22 continues as an award-winner for our favorite panel-loading daypack. After...

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Osprey Daylite Plus
Osprey Daylite Plus
Every once in a while we get confused when trying to categorize a product. With the Osprey Daylite...

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Osprey Tempest 20
Osprey Tempest 20
The Osprey Tempest 20 packs a punch. It's a versatile little daypack with an adjustable torso...

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REI Co-op Flash 22
REI Co-op Flash 22
The REI Co-op Flash 22 wins our Best Buy award with its low price and feature-packed package...

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REI Co-op Traverse 32
REI Co-op Traverse 32
The REI Co-op Traverse 32 comes in on top with a refreshing take on a large day pack. REI's design...

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Gregory Jade 28L
Gregory Jade 28L
The Gregory Jade 28 is one of our favorite big daypacks. It is one of the most comfortable packs...

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Osprey Sirrus 24
Osprey Sirrus 24
The Osprey Sirrus 24 is a great daypack that continues to be one of our favorites over the years...

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Osprey Daylite
Osprey Daylite
The popular Osprey Daylite carries your essentials for short hikes and urban outings. Our experts...

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Osprey Stratos 34
Osprey Stratos 34
The Stratos 34 is a great pack for dedicated day hikers. The rigid suspension supports loads of...

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Gregory Zulu 30
Gregory Zulu 30
The Gregory Zulu 30 is a sound pack, but not over the top in features. Built as a technical day...

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Deuter Speed Lite 20
Deuter Speed Lite 20
The Deuter Speed Lite 20 presents a nice balance between low weight and simplicity, with just the...

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REI Co-op Trail 25
REI Co-op Trail 25
We've tested a ton of packs over the course of decades here at OutdoorGearLab. They get steadily...

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Gregory Juno 24L
Gregory Juno 24L
The Gregory Juno 24L is a comfortable daypack with just the right number of pockets in all the...

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Osprey Ultralight Stuff Pack
Osprey Ultralight Stuff Pack
In the world of high-tech, fancy framed daypacks, the Osprey Ultralight Stuff Pack may seem a bit...

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Ortlieb Atrack 25
Ortlieb Atrack 25
The Ortlieb Atrack 25 defines an entirely new class of daypack. Usually, waterproof or submersible...

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REI Co-op Flash 18
REI Co-op Flash 18
We've owned a Flash 18 since this backpack debuted in the late 2000s. We've used it in most...

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Gregory Miwok 24
Gregory Miwok 24
The Miwok 24 is a versatile, comfortable, and accessible backpack designed specifically for day...

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REI Co-op Trail 25 - Women's
REI Co-op Trail 25 - Women's
The REI Trail 25 is just as at home on hiking trails, as commuting to work, as on a short...

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Black Diamond Bolt 24
Black Diamond Bolt 24
The Black Diamond Bolt 24 takes Black Diamond's considerable mountain-sport experience and puts it...

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Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil Day Pack
Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil Day Pack
The Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil is an impressively small, lightweight pack that minimalists are sure...

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Cotopaxi Batac 16L
Cotopaxi Batac 16L
Somewhere between a packable backpack and a full-featured technical daypack lies the Cotopaxi...

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Cotopaxi Luzon 24L
Cotopaxi Luzon 24L
The Cotopaxi Luzon is a fairly untechnical pack that has a lot of helpful features for everyday...

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Black Diamond Nitro 22L
Black Diamond Nitro 22L
A unisex bag meant for climbing approaches with heavy gear, the Black Diamond Nitro strikes a...

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Cotopaxi Moda 20
Cotopaxi Moda 20
The Cotopaxi Moda 20 is a dedicated daypack made for the urban user. Featuring a laptop...

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CamelBak Sequoia 24
CamelBak Sequoia 24
The CamelBak Sequoia 24 is a solid performer that does a great job masking the weight of a heavy...

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Osprey Stratos 24
Osprey Stratos 24
This daypack features an innovative back panel that puts ventilation and load-carrying first...

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Patagonia Refugio
Patagonia Refugio
Why are you shopping for a daypack? If you are looking for an all-around pack to bring with you to...

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Osprey Archeon 25
Osprey Archeon 25
The Osprey Archeon 25 is a super burly daypack with a mix of travel/commuting and hiking features...

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Osprey Hikelite 18
Osprey Hikelite 18
Osprey makes a dizzying number of daypacks, and it's hard to keep them all straight. We've liked a...

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Mountain Hardwear Scrambler 35
Mountain Hardwear Scrambler 35
The Mountain Hardwear Scrambler 35 offers lightweight materials and a suspension that moves with...

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Salomon XA 25
Salomon XA 25
The Salomon XA 25 is a running vest-style daypack with a roll-top main compartment and a broad...

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Deuter Futura 22 SL
Deuter Futura 22 SL
We found plenty to like when testing the Deuter Futura 22 SL. It has some useful features, like a...

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Marmot Kompressor 18
Marmot Kompressor 18
This pack is unlike any other we have tested. As a day pack that is purposely augmented to serve...

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Arc'teryx Brize 25
Arc'teryx Brize 25
The Arc'teryx Brize 25 is a solid little pack. It is simple, clean, and carefully thought out...

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CamelBak Rim Runner 22
CamelBak Rim Runner 22
In overall scoring, the CamelBak Rim Runner 22 ended up as a very decent pack. Our scoring rubric...

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Black Diamond Street Creek 24
Black Diamond Street Creek 24
The Black Diamond Street Creek 24 is a very tough and stylish pack for climbers who do a fair bit...

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The North Face Chimera 24
The North Face Chimera 24
The North Face Chimera 24 attempts to merge the best aspects of a light daypack and a running...

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Mammut Lithia Speed 15
Mammut Lithia Speed 15
The Mammut Lithia Speed 15 is one of the smallest full-featured packs in our review, and also one...

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Gregory Z30
Gregory Z30
Gregory Discontinued the Z30 November 2016 They replaced it with the Gregory Zulu 30. The Gregory...

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REI Co-op Ruckpack 18
REI Co-op Ruckpack 18
The REI Co-op Ruckpack 18 is a burly, travel-oriented daypack with mountain-ready features that...

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Gregory Maya 22
Gregory Maya 22
The Gregory Maya 22 is a lightweight daypack that did decently during our testing period but never...

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