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Backpacking Pack for Women Ratings Summary

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Score Product Price Our Take
84
$270
Editors' Choice Award
The Aura 65 AG wins our Editors' Choice Award as a comfortable, easy to use pack, that is lightweight and sleek in design.
82
$250
Top Pick Award
The Lumina 45 is the lightest pack in this review, while still maintaining a supportive frame and all the features of a traditional pack.
82
$260
Top Pick Award
Lightweight, comfortable, and not overly complicated, the Versant 60 surprised us as a great all-around pack for many uses.
81
$210
We were most excited about the overall design of the Octal; with its large mesh outer pockets and roomy main compartment, this pack is top notch when it comes to simplicity and storage.
81
$220
Top Pick Award
Overall, the AirContact Lite is one of our favorite packs for its feature set and its ability to carry heavy loads with ease.
80
$549
The Bora AR 61 is a backpack from the future - with tons of adjustment options, durable fabric, and a simple, comfortable design.
76
$170
Best Buy Award
The Terra wins our Best Buy Award as a pack that scored highly in all metrics, complete with a reasonable price tag.
75
$220
Designed for women who want to travel light and fast in the backcountry, the Eja 58 has all the same features of the Exos, with a women's specific fit.
75
$280
The Ozonic 60 will keep your kit dry and organized no matter what conditions you find yourself in.
73
$375
The Ariel Pro combines the suspension of a traditional Osprey pack with the lightweight versatility needed for long trips into the mountains.
73
$239
The North Face Banchee's simple, lightweight design is best for carrying small to medium loads in comfort.
72
$249
The Traverse 65 combines simplicity, comfort, and a reasonable price tag into a basic, but well designed, pack.
71
$300
This large pack provides all the features you need as well as comfort, stability, and support for heavy loads.
67
$240
For a pack with tons of adjustment, storage, and zippered access points, the Alpine Manaslu takes the cake.
67
$310
For a pack that will last a long time and hold up to heavy loads, the Ariel is a great choice.
65
$230
We appreciated the balanced features, minimalist design, and the large carrying capacity of the Gregory Jade.