Hiking Backpacks

Hiking Backpacks – Backpack Types, Features & Buying Guide

Hiking is mostly done outdoors where everyday luxuries such as food, drinks and accomodation are not readily available. All these comforts will have to be brought with you and the best way to do so is by using a Hiking Backpack. A good backpack will be one of your most essential pieces of equipment in your Hiking Adventures. In this section we will take a look at everything that has to do with Backpacks and Backpacks used for Hiking:

Backpack Types
A look at all the Types of Hiking Backpacks ranging from small fanny packs to full size Expedition Packs.
Backpack Anatomy & Backpack Features
A look at all the Parts and Features that can be found on a Backpack such as the hip belt, shoulder harnass and stabilizer straps.
Backpack Buying Guide
A look at all the things you have to consider when choosing a Backpack such as its intended use and the features it should have.
Minimizing your Pack Weight
Basic Rules of Minimizing your Hiking Weight. The less Weight your carry the more comfortable your Hiking will be.
What to Bring?
Learn how to decide what you will need on your Hiking Trip and what your should pack in your Backpack