The mountain hardwear backpacks took a numbers of beatings and years to convert from packsack and Knapsack, as they were called till the early 20 century. But backpacks have a variety of utilities that have evolved through times. They are handy to carry baseball gloves or high value laptops to just about anything.
All the currently available backpack brands, including Osprey, The North Face or even the Dakine and Camelbak backpacks, stress more on comfort and style while not letting down holding capacity. All of them offer features/utilities fit for camping. Although size can be chosen to suit your needs, look out for things such as the inbuilt aluminum frame and comfortable hip belts etc. There are assortments of camping gears such as sleeping pads which can be removed to increase hold capacity. Over all, the bag lets you carry a sleeping bag, easy access pockets on side and front, water bottle holds and what not.
Buying backpacks needs some cool headed thinking. The ‘packs’ can hold all being the biggest but may not be exactly the thing you are looking at. Here are some tips to you before you set out to buy backpacks.
1. Carrying binders, books etc to school should be able to be taken care of by school backpacks. Mountain hardwear and the North face easily do the job.
2. Osprey and Mountain hardwear offer just the thing for climbing enthusiasts.
3. There are women specific backpacks too, to hold snow shoes, durables, and custom fit options for women from Osprey, Camelbak and mountain hardwear etc
4. There are hydration backpacks of varying container volumes suitable for kids to youth. This is convenient on a long sunny day hitch hiking trip. You can quench thirst on the go directly from the bag through the tube attached to the top.
5. Organize utility articles like travel clock, travel totes, toiletry bags and converters into convenient eagle creek backpacks.