There are Four Perfect Packs for Every Day

Osprey UL Dry Stuff ($60)

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Trekking in the rain

A simple setup can sometimes be the most effective. This water-resistant bag slips easily into its front pocket, and at only 6.9 ounces, it feels light. Its mesh shoulder and sternum straps are adjustable, and external water-­bottle pockets, compression webbing, and gear attachment loops keep you organized in spite of its lack of frame. It’s perfect for summit days or rainy days. Remove it from your full-size hauler and head up the mountain.

Hydration Pack for CamelBak Octane 25 ($145)

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Adventures with Quickness

In addition to accessibility, capacity, and comfort, our pack criteria are organization and comfort. Each Octane score was a ten. Despite having ample volume, it provides body-cradling support and minimal bounce for long days and variably climatic conditions. A rain cover is integrated, the front panel is shaped like a U-shaped zipper, and it has 16 pockets.

Commuter Timbuk2 Parker ($219)

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Shuttle service for workdays

Timbuk2 has thought of almost everything with this city-friendly sidekick, from jet packs to a Bluetooth speaker. Additionally to having numerous pockets, including one for your laptop, the Parker Commuter expands from 26 to 35 liters when you need more space, it has a zip-away rain cover, and it has magnetic buckles that open and close easily with gloved hands. An added bonus: you’ll be more visible with the reflective patch.eflective patch.

Fjallräven High Coast Tote ($70)

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Easy-going ramblings

A fully recycled nylon bag that retains the iconic style and durability of the Swedish brand. With its integrated handle and pack straps along with a removable sling, the High Coast is truly customizable whether you’re on the go or just going to the store. A front pocket can accommodate the whole bag, so you can stash it in your suitcase and then use it for your sightseeing on the way. The padded base of the laptop sleeve adds comfort as well as extra storage.

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