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  • xpedition 80 Rucksack Top
    Now £349.99 RRP £369.99 | Save: £20.00
  • Virga 26 Rucksack
  • Hyper Tour 38 Cuben Fibre Waterproof Mountain Trail Pack
    Now £224.99 RRP £249.99 | Save: £25.00
  • Ultra Tour 2.0, 22L Trail Pack Top
    Now £69.99 RRP £74.99 | Save: £5.00
  • Anaconda 2.0, 18L Mountain Summit Pack
    Now £44.99 RRP £49.99 | Save: £5.00
  • Via Trail Vest
    Weighs 107g (excl bottles)
    Now £79.99 RRP £84.99 | Save: £5.00
  • Slacker Packer eVent Compression Drysack Rucksack
  • Lutsen 35L Backpacking Rucksack
  • Lutsen 55L Backpacking Rucksack Top
  • Scrambler 30 OutDry Backpack
    Now £84.99 RRP £89.99 | Save: £5.00
  • Via Dragon 20L Mountain Marathon Pack
    Now £104.99 RRP £119.99 | Save: £15.00
  • Via Jaws 10L Ultra Distance Trail Running Pack
    Now £99.99 RRP £109.99 | Save: £10.00
    Now £74.99 RRP £79.99 | Save: £5.00
  • Shoulder Strap Pocket
  • Ultra-Sil Pack Liner
    Weighs 74g (50 Litre size)
    From £31.99
  • LAST DROP 10Litre Hydration / Sport pack
    Now £40.99 RRP £44.99 | Save: £4.00
  • Classic MOUNTAIN MARATHON 32 Litre Top
    Now £74.99 RRP £79.99 | Save: £5.00
  • Duomat 45 folding sleeping mat
  • Waist Pouch 3L
    Now £26.99 RRP £27.99 | Save: £1.00
  • Adventure Light 20L
    Now £62.99 RRP £69.99 | Save: £7.00
  • Laser 6L Waist Pack
  • Fastpack 40
    Now £109.99 RRP £114.99 | Save: £5.00
  • Fastpack 50
    Now £124.99 RRP £129.99 | Save: £5.00
  • Wildtrek 60
    Now £154.99 RRP £160.00 | Save: £5.01


With so many packs to choose from it can be hard to know where to start - here are a few pointers to help with your selection.

Start with Capacity: Pin down the capacity you need by looking at your gear - if you have an old rucksack and you know its capacity then use this to guage what capacity you need. If its for winter as well as summer use you'll need extra capacity for extra and bulkier gear - if you are buying a backpacking rucksack you need to factor in space for food, be it 3 days or 5 days or more.

Hipbelts: Hipbelts are critical to a comfortable carry, I would only consider a pack without a hipbelt if I was carrying an ultra minimalist daypacking load - otherwise a hipbelt is a must. Some are simply webbing with a plastic buckle - these don't add anything to comfort but they do add stability - all thats needed if you're running with a very light load. For everything else we think a padded hipbelt is essential, when teamed up with an internal frame the combination transfers the load to the hips where its easiest to carry, and will ensure you don't get sore shoulders. Although the usefulness of a good hipbelt on a pack without a frame will depend on how well you can stiffen the pack.

Back Systems - No Frame: Very light packs won't have a frame at all, so can only be comfortably used for smaller loads - you also have to pack them carefully so there's nothing digging into your back. But you can improve the stability and load bearing by using your gear to give them some rigidity - the favourite way to do this is if you're using a closed cell sleeping mat - unroll this inside the pack and put your gear inside the tube.

Back Systems - Foam: An improvement on No Frame - the foam gives some stiffness and protects your back form sharp objects in the pack. Still only comfortable up to about 20lbs, and much more comfortable with a decent hipbelt.

Back Systems - Internal Frame: The most popular configuration for backpacking rucksacks, a good quality frame transfers the load to the hipbelt, close to the wearers centre of gravity.

Features: After you've chosen your back system and capacity, consider the features you need - these will be down to personal taste but things to look for:

  • Hip belt pockets - worth having but are they big and easy to get into, or small and not much use?
  • External mesh stuff pockets - great for stuffing a wet flysheet or waterproofs. Side pockets can be used to store inverted trekking poles.
  • Hydration bladder - is there an internal pocket - with a tube exit port?
  • Lid or no Lid? - Many lightweight packs don't have lids, just a rolltop closure. This saves weight and a good design is just as weather proof as a lid, but lids usually have at least 2 pockets which can keep you organised.
  • Vented backs - we don't stock them because they tend to be heavy, and anyway a load that transfers well to the hips will naturally sit of the back allowing a degree of venting. You can pull it closer using straps when you need stability on steep slopes.