Your choice of backpacking rucksack is critical, as is it's weight, though the lightest may not be the best one for you. That's why we give our honest opinions and comprehensive 'Our Verdict' on each pack. We've tried many of them and can speak from direct experience.

  • Montane Trailblazer LT 20 Rucksack Montane Trailblazer LT 20 Rucksack

    Montane

    Trailblazer LT 20 Rucksack

    Weighs
    282g
    Capacity:
    20 Litres
    Weighs:
    282g
    Frame:
    Frameless
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    Montane's Trailblazer LT 20 Rucksack is a superbly designed product, even though it weighs less than 300grams it packs well and carries well. We love the side pockets which extend into the hip fins giving you masses of easily accessible storage. Mont…

    £84.99
    RRP: £99.99 | Save: £15.00
  • Montane Trailblazer LT 28 Rucksack Montane Trailblazer LT 28 Rucksack

    Montane

    Trailblazer LT 28 Rucksack

    Weighs
    349g
    Capacity:
    28 Litres
    Weighs:
    349g
    Frame:
    Frameless
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    Montane's Trailblazer LT 28 Rucksack is a superbly designed product, even though it weighs less than 350grams it packs well and carries well. We love the side pockets which extend into the hip fins giving you masses of easily accessible storage. Mont…

    £101.99
    RRP: £119.99 | Save: £18.00
  • Granite Gear Virga 26 Rucksack Granite Gear Virga 26 Rucksack

    Granite Gear

    Virga 26 Rucksack

    Weighs
    480g
    Capacity:
    26 Litres
    Weighs:
    480g
    Frame:
    Frameless
    Padding:
    No Padding

    The Virga 26 is an ultra lightweight, durable and frameless rucksack that can be effortlessly rolled up, concealed, and carried anywhere you go. Granite Gear says If you are seriously committed to going fast and light, this is the pack for you. It w…

    £119.99
  • Granite Gear Virga 2 54 Litre Rucksack Granite Gear Virga 2 54 Litre Rucksack

    Granite Gear

    Virga 2 54 Litre Rucksack

    Weighs
    524g
    Capacity:
    54 Litres
    Weighs:
    524g
    Frame:
    Frameless
    Padding:
    No Padding

    One of the few packs of backpacking capacity without any kind of frame. If you use a closed cell foam mat you can line the pack with it then put the rest of your gear inside the tube. This arrangement makes a quite sturdy carry so long as the total.…

    £169.99
  • Rab Aeon Ultra 20 Rucksack Rab Aeon Ultra 20 Rucksack

    Rab

    Aeon Ultra 20 Rucksack

    Weighs
    605g
    Weighs:
    605g
    Capacity:
    20 Litres
    Frame:
    Frameless
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    The ultimate all-conditions pack for fast hikers and mountain runners. Stable and secure with a body-hugging harness, water resistant fabric, taped seams, and volume for long distance tests of endurance. Rab says: The Aeon Ultra 20 is the ideal day …

    £106.99
    RRP: £114.99 | Save: £8.00
  • Inov8 VentureLite 25 Vest Pack Inov8 VentureLite 25 Vest Pack

    Inov8

    VentureLite 25 Vest Pack

    Weighs
    620g
    Capacity:
    25 Litres
    Weighs:
    620g
    Frame:
    Frameless
    Padding:
    No padding

    We're working out what we think - we'll add our view here! Inov8 says Perfect for fast-paced full-day or lightweight multi-day hikes and adventures. The 25-litre capacity gives the ideal amount of storage space for lightweight multi-day adventures i…

    £129.99
    RRP: £139.99 | Save: £10.00
  • Top Pick
    Gossamer Gear G4-20 Ultralight 42 Backpack Gossamer Gear G4-20 Ultralight 42 Backpack

    Gossamer Gear

    G4-20 Ultralight 42 Backpack

    Weighs
    704g (based on size Medium)
    UOG Top Picks:
    Yes
    Capacity:
    42 Litres
    Weighs:
    704g (based on size Medium)
    Frame:
    Frameless
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    UOG TOP PICK - Gossamer Gear's G4-20 Ultralight 42L Backpack - amazingly lightweight for the 42L capacity. Over 100g lighter than competitors bags around this size, this frameless pack is capable of carrying your ultralight kit on long hauls. Gossam…

    £219.99
  • Gossamer Gear Gorilla 50 Ultralight Rucksack Gossamer Gear Gorilla 50 Ultralight Rucksack

    Gossamer Gear

    Gorilla 50 Ultralight Rucksack

    Weighs
    858g (based on size Medium)
    Capacity:
    50 Litres
    Weighs:
    858g (based on size Medium)
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    Gossamer Gear's new Gorilla 50 sees an additional 10L in capacity with an overall weight reduction on the previous version. This already ultralight rucksack is a great option for gram counters who still want a full feature set. Gossamer Gear...

    £289.99
  • Top Pick
    Gossamer Gear Mariposa 60 Rucksack Gossamer Gear Mariposa 60 Rucksack

    Gossamer Gear

    Mariposa 60 Rucksack

    Weighs
    904g (based on size Medium)
    Capacity:
    60 Litres
    Weighs:
    904g (based on size Medium)
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back
    UOG Top Picks:
    Yes

    UOG TOP PICK - Gossamer Gear Mariposa 60 Rucksack - it is our lightest weight pack with a large 60L capacity. A classic ultralight thru-hiking pack and amazingly comfortable with some clever storage ideas. All backpacking packs should have a tent...

    £309.99
  • Six Moon Designs Swift V Rucksack Six Moon Designs Swift V Rucksack

    Six Moon Designs

    Swift V Rucksack

    Weighs
    910g
    Capacity:
    49 Litres
    Weighs:
    910g
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    No Padding

    The Swift V is streamlined and efficient, just like the Swift X, but with a more budget-friendly price. The modular design means it easily configures to become your perfect pack for any adventure, be it a quick overnight trip or a calendar year tripl…

    From: £264.99
  • Six Moon Designs Swift X Liteskin Rucksack Six Moon Designs Swift X Liteskin Rucksack

    Six Moon Designs

    Swift X Liteskin Rucksack

    Weighs
    915g
    Weighs:
    915g
    Capacity:
    49 Litres
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    No Padding

    An updated classic, that now comes in a variety of configurations, meaning you get a pack , tailored to you. Six Moon Designs says:  Streamlined and efficient, the Swift X is designed to go where you go. The Swift X is a modern take on a time-te…

    £279.99
    RRP: £299.99 | Save: £20.00
  • Womens Aeon ND33 Rucksack Womens Aeon ND33 Rucksack

    Rab

    Womens Aeon ND33 Rucksack

    Weighs
    966g (excludes raincover)
    Weighs:
    966g (excludes raincover)
    Capacity:
    33 Litres
    Frame:
    Frameless
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    For day hikes, light overnights, sure-footed scrambles, and fast descents on two wheels, the Aeon ND33 is built to move with you over all terrain. With a range of technical features for all ascents and a close fitting back system that flexes as you m…

    £109.99
    RRP: £119.99 | Save: £10.00
  • Top Pick
    Montane Trailblazer 44 Litre Rucksack Montane Trailblazer 44 Litre Rucksack

    Montane

    Trailblazer 44 Litre Rucksack

    Weighs
    990g
    Capacity:
    44 Litres
    Weighs:
    990g
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back
    UOG Top Picks:
    Yes

    UOG TOP PICK - Montane's Trailblazer 44 Rucksack -A cross between a running vest pack and a backpacking rucksack. Very lightweight and good capacity making it ideal for multiday fast and light trips. A comfortable vest pack style harness and loads of…

    £101.99
    RRP: £109.99 | Save: £8.00
  • Six Moon Designs Minimalist V2 Rucksack Six Moon Designs Minimalist V2 Rucksack

    Six Moon Designs

    Minimalist V2 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1004g
    Capacity:
    59L
    Frame:
    Frameless
    Padding:
    Padded Back
    Weighs:
    1004g

    The Minimalist V2 still has the perfect amount of space for all your gear and a lightweight suspension that adds just enough support but now with larger, more secure stash pockets. Six Moon Designs says:  Despite being called the Minimalist, thi…

    From: £259.99
  • Gregory Alpinisto 38 LT Rucksack Gregory Alpinisto 38 LT Rucksack

    Gregory

    Alpinisto 38 LT Rucksack

    Capacity:
    38 Litres
    Frame:
    Frameless
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    The Alpinisto is a lightweight Alpine pack that has all the features you need for an adventure above the snow line.  Gregory says: A minimalist approach pack, or a streamlined ascent pack, the Alpinisto 38 LT has enough space for long days, with…

    £139.99
    RRP: £149.99 | Save: £10.00
  • Aeon 35 Rucksack Aeon 35 Rucksack

    Rab

    Aeon 35 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1094g (excludes raincover)
    Weighs:
    1094g (excludes raincover)
    Capacity:
    35 Litres
    Frame:
    Frameless
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    For day hikes, light overnights, sure-footed scrambles, and fast descents on two wheels, the Aeon 35 is built to move with you over all terrain. With a range of technical features for all ascents and a close fitting back system that flexes as you mov…

    £109.99
    RRP: £119.99 | Save: £10.00
  • Sierra Designs Flex Capacitor 25-40L Rucksack Sierra Designs Flex Capacitor 25-40L Rucksack

    Sierra Designs

    Flex Capacitor 25-40L Rucksack

    Weighs
    1106g (Sml/Med size)
    Capacity:
    40 Litres
    Weighs:
    1106g (Sml/Med size)
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    The Flex Capacitor is a modern classic, renowned for its light weight, class-leading versatility, and innovative features. This is the 25-40L version, an excellent size for everything from days out in the hills to self-supported weekends away. Sierr…

    £149.99
    RRP: £159.99 | Save: £10.00
  • Exped Womens Lightning 45 Rucksack Exped Womens Lightning 45 Rucksack

    Exped

    Womens Lightning 45 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1114g
    Capacity:
    45 Litres
    Weighs:
    1114g
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    No Padding

    The hugely popular Lightning Pack from Exped has seen a significant update with new materials resulting in a lighter, tougher and more comfortable design. The adjustable nature and minimalist design make this a perfect option for fast and light...

    £154.99
    RRP: £169.99 | Save: £15.00
  • Top Pick
    Exped Womens Lightning 60 Rucksack Exped Womens Lightning 60 Rucksack

    Exped

    Womens Lightning 60 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1124g
    UOG Top Picks:
    Yes
    Capacity:
    60 Litres
    Weighs:
    1124g
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    No Padding

    UOG TOP PICK - Exped Lightning 60 - We've singled out Exped's Lighning 60 pack as one of our top recommendations for backpacking - with an adjustable backlength along a vertical frame coupled to a very supportive waistbelt it has excellent load trans…

    £159.99
    RRP: £174.99 | Save: £15.00
  • Exped Lightning 45 Rucksack Exped Lightning 45 Rucksack

    Exped

    Lightning 45 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1164g
    Capacity:
    45 Litres
    Weighs:
    1164g
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    No Padding

    The hugely popular Lightning Pack from Exped has seen a significant update with new materials resulting in a lighter, tougher and more comfortable design. The adjustable nature and minimalist design make this a perfect option for fast and light...

    £154.99
    RRP: £169.99 | Save: £15.00
  • Top Pick
    Sierra Designs Flex Capacitor 40-60L Rucksack Sierra Designs Flex Capacitor 40-60L Rucksack

    Sierra Designs

    Flex Capacitor 40-60L Rucksack

    Weighs
    1168g (Sml/Med size)
    UOG Top Picks:
    Yes
    Capacity:
    60 Litres
    Weighs:
    1168g (Sml/Med size)
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    UOG TOP PICK - Sierra Designs Flex Capacitor - one of the most versatile packs with a capacity that can be adjusted from 40 to 60L. Some great design features round off a fantastic pack. The Flex Capacitor is a modern classic, renowned for its light…

    £164.99
    RRP: £174.99 | Save: £10.00
  • Exped Lightning 60 Rucksack

    Exped

    Lightning 60 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1180g
    Capacity:
    60L
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    No Padding
    Weighs:
    1180g

    The hugely popular Lightning Pack from Exped has seen a significant update with new materials resulting in a lighter, tougher and more comfortable design. The adjustable nature and minimalist design has been retained and this version will undoubtedly…

    £159.99
    RRP: £174.99 | Save: £15.00
  • Top Pick
    Granite Gear Womens Crown3 60 Rucksack Granite Gear Womens Crown3 60 Rucksack

    Granite Gear

    Womens Crown3 60 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1198g
    Weighs:
    1198g
    Capacity:
    60 Litres
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back
    UOG Top Picks:
    Yes

    UOG TOP PICK - Granite Gear Crown 3 60 rucksack - fully featured harness which transfers the load to the hips well on a rucksack with backpacker friendly features at a really light weight. Granite Gear says: Granite Gear Crown3 60 is an ultralight ye…

    £259.99
  • Sierra Designs Flex Capacitor 60-75L Rucksack Sierra Designs Flex Capacitor 60-75L Rucksack

    Sierra Designs

    Flex Capacitor 60-75L Rucksack

    Weighs
    1228g (Sml/Med size)
    Capacity:
    60 + Litres
    Weighs:
    1228g (Sml/Med size)
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    The Flex Capacitor is a modern classic, renowned for its light weight, class-leading versatility, and innovative features. This is the 60-75L version, an ideal expedition pack for anyone on a multiday adventure from beginners to group leader through …

    £174.99
    RRP: £189.99 | Save: £15.00
  • Top Pick
    Osprey 2022 Exos 38 Rucksack Osprey 2022 Exos 38 Rucksack

    Osprey

    2022 Exos 38 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1232g (Small/Medium size)
    Eco Initiatives:
    Recycled Content
    Capacity:
    38 Litres
    Weighs:
    1232g (Small/Medium size)
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Suspended Back System
    UOG Top Picks:
    Yes

    UOG TOP PICK - Osprey Exos rucksacks - newly updated and the hipbelt pockets are back! The previous model was let down only by that big omission. It’s now firmly back in our Top Picks list due to being great value, comfortable and ideal for...

    £149.99
    RRP: £159.99 | Save: £10.00
  • Osprey 2022 Womens Eja 58 Rucksack Osprey 2022 Womens Eja 58 Rucksack

    Osprey

    2022 Womens Eja 58 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1240g (Med/Lge size)
    Eco Initiatives:
    Recycled Content
    Rucksack Filters:
    Padded Back, Internal Frame
    Capacity:
    58 Litres
    Weighs:
    1240g (Med/Lge size)
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Suspended Back System

    A great backpacking rucksack that has all the features you would expect to see on a technical backpacking rucksack double its weight. It has a rigid harness with a substantial airflow gap and its weight can be stripped a further 120grams Osprey says …

    £164.99
    RRP: £179.99 | Save: £15.00
  • Top Pick
    Granite Gear Crown3 60 Rucksack Granite Gear Crown3 60 Rucksack

    Granite Gear

    Crown3 60 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1242g
    Weighs:
    1242g
    Capacity:
    60 Litres
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back
    UOG Top Picks:
    Yes

    UOG TOP PICK - Granite Gear Crown 3 60 rucksack - fully featured harness which transfers the load to the hips well on a rucksack with backpacker friendly features at a really light weight. Granite Gear says: Granite Gear Crown3 60 is an ultralight ye…

    £259.99
  • Top Pick
    Osprey 2022 Exos 48 Rucksack Osprey 2022 Exos 48 Rucksack

    Osprey

    2022 Exos 48 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1296g (Small/Medium size)
    Eco Initiatives:
    Recycled Content
    Capacity:
    48 Litres
    Weighs:
    1296g (Small/Medium size)
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Suspended Back System
    UOG Top Picks:
    Yes

    UOG TOP PICK - Osprey Exos rucksacks - newly updated and the hipbelt pockets are back! The previous model was let down only by that big omission. It’s now firmly back in our Top Picks list due to being great value, comfortable and ideal for...

    £159.99
    RRP: £169.99 | Save: £10.00
  • Gregory Stout 45 Rucksack Gregory Stout 45 Rucksack

    Gregory

    Stout 45 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1306g
    Eco Initiatives:
    Recycled Content
    Capacity:
    45 Litres
    Weighs:
    1306g
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    The Stout range is rugged and practical. The adjustable back length allows you to get the best fit possible while generous padding and a well thought out design maximise comfort. This 45L version is ideal for shorter trips, like weekend escapes. Gre…

    £139.99
    RRP: £149.99 | Save: £10.00
  • Big Agnes Womens Sun Dog 45 Litre Rucksack Big Agnes Womens Sun Dog 45 Litre Rucksack

    Big Agnes

    Womens Sun Dog 45 Litre Rucksack

    Weighs
    1324g
    Capacity:
    45 Litres
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    No Padding
    Weighs:
    1324g

    A vast 45L rucksack with plenty of additional storage, with the addition of an innovative zipped back panel, for those who want a little more comfort on the trail. Big Agnes says:  Your pack shouldn’t weigh more than the gear inside,...

    £184.99
    RRP: £199.99 | Save: £15.00
  • Gregory Womens Amber 44 Rucksack Gregory Womens Amber 44 Rucksack

    Gregory

    Womens Amber 44 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1348g
    Weighs:
    1348g
    Capacity:
    44 Litres
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    The Gregory Amber is a female specific pack that offers a high level of comfort and all the features that you need for all day hikes or an overnighter.  Gregory says: Ideal for summer overnights, the Amber 44 can be the bag you take out for the …

    £139.99
    RRP: £149.99 | Save: £10.00
  • Gregory Focal 58 Rucksack Gregory Focal 58 Rucksack

    Gregory

    Focal 58 Rucksack

    Capacity:
    58 Litres
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    The Gregory Focal is a bag that offers all of the features that you need while still managing to be lightweight and comfortable.  Gregory says: Ultralight performance with only the features you need (and none that you don't). The Focal 58L combi…

    £179.99
    RRP: £194.99 | Save: £15.00
  • Gregory Zulu 40 Rucksack Gregory Zulu 40 Rucksack

    Gregory

    Zulu 40 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1364g (Medium/Large)
    Capacity:
    40L
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    No Padding
    Weighs:
    1364g (Medium/Large)

    The Zulu range is packed full of innovative and practical features which are then combined with a very comfortable fit to make this pack great for a range of trips. This 40L version is ideal for fast and light overnight adventures...

    £142.99
    RRP: £154.99 | Save: £12.00
  • Big Agnes Prospector 50 Litre Rucksack Big Agnes Prospector 50 Litre Rucksack

    Big Agnes

    Prospector 50 Litre Rucksack

    Weighs
    1399 (Medium)
    Capacity:
    50L
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back
    Weighs:
    1399 (Medium)

    A vast 50L rucksack with plenty of additional storage, with the addition of an innovative zipped back panel, for those who want a little more comfort on the trail. Big Agnes says:  Your pack shouldn’t weigh more than the gear inside,...

    £184.99
    RRP: £199.99 | Save: £15.00
  • Granite Gear Womens Perimeter 35 Litre Rucksack Granite Gear Womens Perimeter 35 Litre Rucksack

    Granite Gear

    Womens Perimeter 35 Litre Rucksack

    Weighs
    1408g (based on size Regular)
    Capacity:
    35 Litres
    Weighs:
    1408g (based on size Regular)
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    The Perimeter provides adjustability, versatility and comfort. This is a great pack that is top quality and uses a number of innovative features to enhance the fit and comfort for users.  Granite Gear says Body Diversity every person has a uniq…

    £129.99
    RRP: £164.99 | Save: £35.00
  • Osprey Womens Sirrus 36 Rucksack Osprey Womens Sirrus 36 Rucksack

    Osprey

    Womens Sirrus 36 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1448g
    Eco Initiatives:
    Recycled Content, Bluesign, PFC Free
    Rucksack Filters:
    Padded Back, Internal Frame
    Rucksack Capacity:
    36 Litres
    Weighs:
    1448g
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Suspended Back System

    Womens Sirrus 36 Rucksack is a durable and comfortable pack for day excursions and possible overnights if the rest of your gear is minimalist. Osprey says When day hikes stretch out into more committing endeavors, the Sirrus 36 women's hiking pack is…

    £147.99
    RRP: £159.99 | Save: £12.00
  • Top Pick
    Granite Gear Womens Blaze 60 Rucksack Granite Gear Womens Blaze 60 Rucksack

    Granite Gear

    Womens Blaze 60 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1454g (Regular size)
    UOG Top Picks:
    Yes
    Capacity:
    60 Litres
    Weighs:
    1454g (Regular size)
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    UOG TOP PICK - Granite Gear Blaze 60 Rucksack - it is still a lightweight pack despite the fact that it is hardwearing and built to carry heavier loads. It is comfortable and full featured which makes the low weight even more impressive. The new Wom…

    £299.99
  • Granite Gear Blaze 60 Rucksack Granite Gear Blaze 60 Rucksack

    Granite Gear

    Blaze 60 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1470g (Regular size)
    UOG Top Picks:
    Yes
    Capacity:
    60 Litres
    Weighs:
    1470g (Regular size)
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    UOG TOP PICK - Granite Gear Blaze 60 Rucksack - it is still a lightweight pack despite the fact that it is hardwearing and built to carry heavier loads. It is comfortable and full featured which makes the low weight even more impressive. The new Bla…

    £299.99
  • Granite Gear Womens Perimeter 50 Litre Rucksack Granite Gear Womens Perimeter 50 Litre Rucksack

    Granite Gear

    Womens Perimeter 50 Litre Rucksack

    Weighs
    1474g (based on size Regular)
    Capacity:
    50 Litres
    Weighs:
    1474g (based on size Regular)
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    The Perimeter provides adjustability, versatility and comfort. This is a great pack that is top quality and uses a number of innovative features to enhance the fit and comfort for users.  Granite Gear says Body Diversity every person has a uniq…

    £169.99
    RRP: £209.99 | Save: £40.00
  • Granite Gear Perimeter 50 Litre Rucksack Granite Gear Perimeter 50 Litre Rucksack

    Granite Gear

    Perimeter 50 Litre Rucksack

    Weighs
    1500g (based on size Regular)
    Capacity:
    50 Litres
    Weighs:
    1500g (based on size Regular)
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    The Perimeter provides adjustability, versatility and comfort. This is a great pack that is top quality and uses a number of innovative features to enhance the fit and comfort for users.  Granite Gear says Body Diversity every person has a uniq…

    £169.99
    RRP: £209.99 | Save: £40.00
  • Gregory Womens Maven 45 Rucksack Gregory Womens Maven 45 Rucksack

    Gregory

    Womens Maven 45 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1513g (excludes raincover)
    Weighs:
    1513g (excludes raincover)
    Capacity:
    45 Litres
    Frame:
    Frameless
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    An incredibly comfortable, long-distance walking pack. Durable and packed with features. Gregory says:  The Maven feature an innovative hybrid suspension system that cleverly combines a free floating lower back system with a breathable on-the-ba…

    £174.99
    RRP: £189.99 | Save: £15.00
  • Gregory Paragon 48 Rucksack Gregory Paragon 48 Rucksack

    Gregory

    Paragon 48 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1532g (Sml/Med size)
    Capacity:
    48 Litres
    Weighs:
    1532g (Sml/Med size)
    Padding:
    Padded Back
    Frame:
    Internal Frame

    The Paragon has been a staple in the range for some years. This 48L pack is surprisingly light for the wide range of features, high level of comfort, durability and carry capacity it delivers.  Gregory says A tight, versatile package for fast-p…

    £162.99
    RRP: £174.99 | Save: £12.00
  • Exped Womens Thunder 50 Rucksack Exped Womens Thunder 50 Rucksack

    Exped

    Womens Thunder 50 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1536g
    Eco Initiatives:
    PFC Free
    Capacity:
    50 Litres
    Weighs:
    1536g
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    Exped have given the hugely popular Thunder a massive overhaul and it looks great! Updated style that has resulted in a lighter, tougher and more comfortable pack. Exped says Thunder is a trekking pack with a superb weight to volume/feature ratio. T…

    £179.99
    RRP: £209.99 | Save: £30.00
  • Gregory Womens Maven 55 Rucksack Gregory Womens Maven 55 Rucksack

    Gregory

    Womens Maven 55 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1553g (based on medium size)
    Weighs:
    1553g (based on medium size)
    Capacity:
    55 Litres
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    An incredibly comfortable, long-distance walking pack. Durable and packed with features. Gregory says:  The Maven feature an innovative hybrid suspension system that cleverly combines a free floating lower back system with a breathable on-the-ba…

    £192.99
    RRP: £209.99 | Save: £17.00
  • Osprey Womens Sirrus 44 Rucksack Osprey Womens Sirrus 44 Rucksack

    Osprey

    Womens Sirrus 44 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1560g
    Eco Initiatives:
    Recycled Content, Bluesign, PFC Free
    Rucksack Capacity:
    44 Litres Litres
    Weighs:
    1560g
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Suspended Mesh System

    Osprey's Womens Sirrus 44 Rucksack is a durable and comfortable backpacking rucksack with a full feature set including a front zip access to the main compartment. Osprey says You take your hiking seriously, and like to stretch your day hikes into...

    £157.99
    RRP: £169.99 | Save: £12.00
  • Osprey Stratos 36 Rucksack Osprey Stratos 36 Rucksack

    Osprey

    Stratos 36 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1560g
    Capacity:
    36 Litres
    Weighs:
    1560g
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Suspended Back System

    Osprey's Stratos 36 Rucksack is a durable and comfortable pack for day excursions and possible overnights if the rest of your gear is minimalist. Osprey says When day hikes stretch out into more committing endeavors, the Stratos 36 is the perfect siz…

    £147.99
    RRP: £159.99 | Save: £12.00
  • Gregory Paragon 58 Rucksack Gregory Paragon 58 Rucksack

    Gregory

    Paragon 58 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1580g (Sml/Med size)
    Capacity:
    58 Litres
    Weighs:
    1580g (Sml/Med size)
    Padding:
    Padded Back
    Frame:
    Internal Frame

    The Paragon has been a staple in the range for some years. This 58L pack is surprisingly light for the wide range of features, high level of comfort, durability and carry capacity it delivers.  Gregory says Stay light on your feet with the Para…

    £179.99
    RRP: £194.99 | Save: £15.00
  • Exped Thunder 50 Rucksack Exped Thunder 50 Rucksack

    Exped

    Thunder 50 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1584g
    Eco Initiatives:
    PFC Free
    Capacity:
    50 Litres
    Weighs:
    1584g
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    Exped have given the hugely popular Thunder a massive overhaul and it looks great! Updated style that has resulted in a lighter, tougher and more comfortable pack.   Exped says Thunder is a trekking pack with a superb weight to volume/feature ra…

    £179.99
    RRP: £209.99 | Save: £30.00
  • Exped Womens Thunder 70 Rucksack Exped Womens Thunder 70 Rucksack

    Exped

    Womens Thunder 70 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1600g
    Eco Initiatives:
    PFC Free
    Capacity:
    70 Litres
    Weighs:
    1600g
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    Exped have given the hugely popular Thunder a massive overhaul and it looks great! Updated style that has resulted in a lighter, tougher and more comfortable pack. This 70L expedition version is ideal for any big adventure you have lined up. Exped sa…

    £194.99
    RRP: £214.99 | Save: £20.00
  • Osprey Stratos 44 Rucksack Osprey Stratos 44 Rucksack

    Osprey

    Stratos 44 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1605g
    Eco Initiatives:
    Recycled Content, Bluesign, PFC Free
    Capacity:
    44 Litres
    Weighs:
    1605g
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Suspended Back System

    Osprey's Stratos 44 Rucksack is a durable and comfortable backpacking rucksack with a full feature set including a front zip access to the main compartment. Osprey says You take your hiking seriously and like to stretch your day hikes into light...

    £157.99
    RRP: £169.99 | Save: £12.00
  • Gregory Paragon 68 Rucksack Gregory Paragon 68 Rucksack

    Gregory

    Paragon 68 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1612g (Sml/Med size)
    Capacity:
    68 Litres
    Weighs:
    1612g (Sml/Med size)
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    The Paragon has been a staple in the range for some years. This 68L pack is surprisingly light for the wide range of features, high level of comfort, durability and carry capacity it delivers.  Gregory says A fully featured backpacking solution…

    £194.99
    RRP: £209.99 | Save: £15.00
  • Gregory Zulu 55 Rucksack Gregory Zulu 55 Rucksack

    Gregory

    Zulu 55 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1630g (Sml/Med size)
    Capacity:
    55L
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    No Padding
    Weighs:
    1630g (Sml/Med size)

    The Zulu range is packed full of innovative and practical features which are then combined with a very comfortable fit to make this pack great for a range of trips. This 35L version is ideal for day trips and minimalist overnight camps. Gregory...

    £162.99
  • Exped Thunder 70 Rucksack Exped Thunder 70 Rucksack

    Exped

    Thunder 70 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1634g
    Eco Initiatives:
    PFC Free
    Capacity:
    70 Litres
    Weighs:
    1634g
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    Exped have given the hugely popular Thunder a massive overhaul and it looks great! Updated style that has resulted in a lighter, tougher and more comfortable pack. This 70L expedition version is ideal for any big adventure you have lined up. Exped s…

    £194.99
    RRP: £214.99 | Save: £20.00
  • Gregory Stout 60 Rucksack Gregory Stout 60 Rucksack

    Gregory

    Stout 60 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1656g
    Eco Initiatives:
    Recycled Content
    Capacity:
    60 Litres
    Weighs:
    1656g
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    The Stout range is rugged and practical. The adjustable back length allows you to get the best fit possible while generous padding and a well thought out design maximise comfort. This 60L version is ideal for multi-day adventures. Gregory says Large.…

    £157.99
    RRP: £169.99 | Save: £12.00
  • Big Agnes Womens Garnet 60 Litre Rucksack Big Agnes Womens Garnet 60 Litre Rucksack

    Big Agnes

    Womens Garnet 60 Litre Rucksack

    Weighs
    1694g
    Capacity:
    60 Litres
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back
    Weighs:
    1694g

    A vast 60 L rucksack with plenty of additional storage, for those who want a little more comfort on the trail. Big Agnes says:  You can pack lighter and faster with the Big Agnes Garnet 60L women’s pack. Packs for women, designed by women.…

    £229.99
    RRP: £249.99 | Save: £20.00
  • Gregory Womens Amber 55 Rucksack Gregory Womens Amber 55 Rucksack

    Gregory

    Womens Amber 55 Rucksack

    Weighs
    1722g
    Weighs:
    1722g
    Capacity:
    55 Litres
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    The Gregory Amber is a female specific pack that offers a high level of comfort and all the features that you need for all day hikes or multi day trips.  Gregory says: At home in a slot canyon or the alpine, the Amber 55 carries all your gear...

    £157.99
    RRP: £169.99 | Save: £12.00
  • Big Agnes Parkview 63 Litre Rucksack Big Agnes Parkview 63 Litre Rucksack

    Big Agnes

    Parkview 63 Litre Rucksack

    Weighs
    1775 (Medium)
    Capacity:
    63L
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    No Padding
    Weighs:
    1775 (Medium)

    A vast 62L rucksack with plenty of additional storage, for those who want a little more comfort on the trail.  Big Agnes says:  You can pack lighter and faster with the Big Agnes Parkview 63L pack, built in two sizes, men's medium and large…

    £229.99
    RRP: £249.99 | Save: £20.00
  • Osprey Womens Ariel Pro 65 Litre Rucksack Osprey Womens Ariel Pro 65 Litre Rucksack

    Osprey

    Womens Ariel Pro 65 Litre Rucksack

    Weighs
    1812g (based on size Medium)
    Capacity:
    65 Litres
    Weighs:
    1812g (based on size Medium)
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    For an expedition size pack made with highly durable yet lightweight fabrics the Women's Ariel Pro does a good job. The capacity of the pack means that it has to be good for carrying heavier loads and it certainly ticks that box.    Osprey …

    £289.99
    RRP: £319.99 | Save: £30.00
  • Osprey Aether Pro 70 Litre Rucksack Osprey Aether Pro 70 Litre Rucksack

    Osprey

    Aether Pro 70 Litre Rucksack

    Weighs
    1826g (based on size Medium)
    Capacity:
    70 Litres
    Weighs:
    1826g (based on size Medium)
    Frame:
    Internal Frame
    Padding:
    Padded Back

    For an expedition size pack made with highly durable yet lightweight fabrics the Aether Pro does a good job. The capacity of the pack means that it has to be good for carrying heavier loads and it certainly ticks that box.    Osprey says A.…

    £289.99
    RRP: £319.99 | Save: £30.00

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