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Backpacks 101 - OutdoorPlaces.Com

 

 

 

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 Backpacks 101

 

 
 Fitting Your Backpack

Just like your hiking boots you need the right pack for your plans, but finding the right backpack can be so complicated.  External frame, internal frame, suspension systems, torso size, capacity, sternum straps, all the different brands and options.  We try and make sense of it all with our backpack fitting guide.  Read about it NOW! 
 


 Packing Your Backpack

Ever experience the frustration of looking for your tent stakes?  How about getting caught in an unexpected rainstorm with your rain gear buried at the bottom of your pack.  Our tips aren't foolproof but it will go a long way in helping you learn how to pack a pack.  Read about it NOW! 
 


 Taking Pounds Off Your Pack

An extra ounce here and an extra ounce there suddenly becomes several pounds.  Find out how you can shed that extra weight off of your pack sparing your knees and back from forcing you into early retirement and making your next trip into the outdoors more enjoyable.  Read about it NOW! 
 


 Baby's First Backpack

A comfortable baby in a Kelty Explorer, Copyright 1999 - 2004, OutdoorPlaces.Com, All Rights ReservedThe birth of a new baby doesn't mean the end of your outdoor exploits.  Slings, child carriers and backpacks can help keep you in the outdoors while keeping your baby comfortable, happy, and safe.  Find out what you need to know when looking for baby's first backpack.  Read about it NOW!