The 2010 Backpacker Gear guide recently selected the Osprey Aether 70 and the Osprey Ariel 65 as the heavy duty workhorses for weeklong backpacking endeavors. The long main compartment zipper provides convenient accessibility to your gear and the harness system provide a soothingly comfortable fit. Select your backpack at a comfortable MPGear price.
Also making the Backpacker grade for best all around weekend backpacks were the Gregory Z55 and Gregory Jade. The load transfer and harness design provide excellent stability and a big-load comfort. Select your backpack at a comfortable MPGear price.