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Hiking backpacks

Hiking backpack for all your trips. Here we have collected all our larger hiking backpacks.

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What makes it a hiking backpack

A hiking backpack is a special type of backpack that is designed to carry weight in a comfortable and ergonomic way during longer hikes. These backpacks are usually larger than regular backpacks and have a number of features that are specifically designed for hiking purposes.

One of the most important features of a hiking backpack is its large capacity. These backpacks can hold everything you need for a longer hike, including food, water, clothes and a sleeping bag. They are also designed to distribute weight evenly across your back and hips to reduce strain on your back and improve your posture.

Another important feature is the adjustability of the backpack. Most hiking backpacks have adjustable shoulder straps, hip belt and chest straps to create a personalized fit that is comfortable for you. This is especially important because an ill-fitting backpack can cause pain and discomfort during a longer hike.

Hiking backpacks also often have multiple compartments and pockets, both inside and out, to organize and separate gear and supplies. They can also have different customizable carrying systems, such as external frames or internal frames, depending on the type of hiking you plan to do.

It is also important to think about the material quality of a hiking backpack. They are often made of high-quality materials that are durable and waterproof to withstand different weather conditions and terrain.

Here's how to pack your hiking backpack

Step 1: Place heavy objects at the bottom of the backpack Place heavy objects such as tents, sleeping bags and food at the bottom of the backpack. This helps to stabilize the backpack and distribute the weight evenly across the back and hips.

Step 2: Pack the intermediate compartments Place the intermediate compartments with smaller and lighter items on top of the heavy items at the bottom. This can include clothing, hygiene products, water filters and cookware.

Step 3: Pack the top compartment Pack the top compartment with items you need close at hand, such as snacks, sunglasses and maps.

Step 4: Adjust the height of the backpack Adjusts the height of the backpack by adjusting the shoulder straps and chest strap so that it sits comfortably on your back. Make sure the lap belt is on the hips and is tight enough to support the weight of the backpack.

Step 5: Adjust Compression Straps Use the compression straps on the sides of the backpack to reduce bulk and stabilize the pack. This also helps to keep items in place and prevent them from moving around in the backpack.

Smaller hiking backpacks

If you are looking for a smaller backpack for the day trip, we recommend you check under backpacks, where we have several different models that are just as suitable for the day trip as for the gym or everyday use.