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Day Packs

On this page you'll find a selection of day backpacks- those that are intended for single day hikes and outdoor activities. They can also be used for school or college, or for days out around town. In general, they range between about 20 and 35 liters in capacity. 20L packs are on the small side for a full day hike but you should still be able to fit a waterproof jacket and your lunch in there, no problem. If you're going a little further or will need to carry extra clothing in winter, look for something around the 30L mark



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Osprey Packs Talon 11 Pack 014611 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Syncro 10 Pack 041310 (Osprey Packs)
Timbuk2 Especial Raider Backpack 423 (Timbuk2)
Gregory Mt. Products Women's Maya 10 Pack GM74492 (Gregory Mt. Products)
Osprey Packs Talon 11 Pack
014611
Osprey Packs Syncro 10 Pack
041310
Timbuk2 Especial Raider Backpack
423
Gregory Mt. Products Women's Maya 10 Pack
GM74492
$89.95
 
Osprey Packs Talon 11 Pack 014611 (Osprey Packs)
$109.95
 
Osprey Packs Syncro 10 Pack 041310 (Osprey Packs)
$78.95
 
Timbuk2 Especial Raider Backpack 423 (Timbuk2)
$84.95
 
Gregory Mt. Products Women's Maya 10 Pack GM74492 (Gregory Mt. Products)
Deuter Airlite 22 Daypack 442031 (Deuter)
Deuter Airlite 16 Day Pack 442011 (Deuter)
Deuter Women's ACT Trail 28 SL Day Pack 344021 (Deuter)
Deuter ACT Trail 24 Day Pack 344011 (Deuter)
Deuter Airlite 22 Daypack
442031
Deuter Airlite 16 Day Pack
442011
Deuter Women's ACT Trail 28 SL Day Pack
344021
Deuter ACT Trail 24 Day Pack
344011
$109.00
 
Deuter Airlite 22 Daypack 442031 (Deuter)
$99.00
 
Deuter Airlite 16 Day Pack 442011 (Deuter)
$129.00
 
Deuter Women's ACT Trail 28 SL Day Pack 344021 (Deuter)
$119.00
 
Deuter ACT Trail 24 Day Pack 344011 (Deuter)
Osprey Packs Pulsar Daypack 037631 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Rev 6 Hydration Pack 032506 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Women's Tempest 30 Backpack 024630 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Flapjack Pack 017625 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Pulsar Daypack
037631
Osprey Packs Rev 6 Hydration Pack
032506
Osprey Packs Women's Tempest 30 Backpack
024630
Osprey Packs Flapjack Pack
017625
$79.95
 
Osprey Packs Pulsar Daypack 037631 (Osprey Packs)
$99.95
 
Osprey Packs Rev 6 Hydration Pack 032506 (Osprey Packs)
$129.95
 
Osprey Packs Women's Tempest 30 Backpack 024630 (Osprey Packs)
$99.95
 
Osprey Packs Flapjack Pack 017625 (Osprey Packs)
Gregory Mt. Products Women's J 23 Pack GM74457 (Gregory Mt. Products)
Osprey Packs Reverb 18 Snowsports Day Pack 036718 (Osprey Packs)
The North Face Women's Recon Daypack CE85 (The North Face)
Dakine Detail 27L Pack 8130008 (Dakine)
Gregory Mt. Products Women's J 23 Pack
GM74457
Osprey Packs Reverb 18 Snowsports Day Pack
036718
The North Face Women's Recon Daypack
CE85
Dakine Detail 27L Pack
8130008
$98.95
 
Gregory Mt. Products Women's J 23 Pack GM74457 (Gregory Mt. Products)
$99.95
 
Osprey Packs Reverb 18 Snowsports Day Pack 036718 (Osprey Packs)
$98.95
 
The North Face Women's Recon Daypack CE85 (The North Face)
$64.95
 
Dakine Detail 27L Pack 8130008 (Dakine)
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Osprey Packs Women's Tempest 20 Pack 024620 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Quasar Laptop Backpack 037628 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Radial 26 Backpack 536026 (Osprey Packs)
Deuter Speed Lite 15 33111 (Deuter)
Osprey Packs Women's Tempest 20 Pack
024620
Osprey Packs Quasar Laptop Backpack
037628
Osprey Packs Radial 26 Backpack
536026
Deuter Speed Lite 15
33111
$99.95
 
Osprey Packs Women's Tempest 20 Pack 024620 (Osprey Packs)
$89.95
 
Osprey Packs Quasar Laptop Backpack 037628 (Osprey Packs)
$159.95
 
Osprey Packs Radial 26 Backpack 536026 (Osprey Packs)
$69.00
 
Deuter Speed Lite 15 33111 (Deuter)
Osprey Packs Women's Sirrus 24 Pack 023624 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Stratos 24 Day Pack 013624 (Osprey Packs)
The North Face Womens Surge Daypack A92R (The North Face)
Osprey Packs Cyber Port Backpack 039018 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Women's Sirrus 24 Pack
023624
Osprey Packs Stratos 24 Day Pack
013624
The North Face Womens Surge Daypack
A92R
Osprey Packs Cyber Port Backpack
039018
$119.95
 
Osprey Packs Women's Sirrus 24 Pack 023624 (Osprey Packs)
$119.95
 
Osprey Packs Stratos 24 Day Pack 013624 (Osprey Packs)
$124.95
 
The North Face Womens Surge Daypack A92R (The North Face)
$99.94
 
Osprey Packs Cyber Port Backpack 039018 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Talon 22 Pack 014622 (Osprey Packs)
The North Face Jester Daypack CE83 (The North Face)
Jansport Sinder 20 Bag T35V (Jansport)
Gregory Mt. Products Men's Miwok 18 Pack GM74514 (Gregory Mt. Products)
Osprey Packs Talon 22 Pack
014622
The North Face Jester Daypack
CE83
Jansport Sinder 20 Bag
T35V
Gregory Mt. Products Men's Miwok 18 Pack
GM74514
$99.95
 
Osprey Packs Talon 22 Pack 014622 (Osprey Packs)
$64.95
 
The North Face Jester Daypack CE83 (The North Face)
$44.95
$35.96
 
Jansport Sinder 20 Bag T35V (Jansport)
$98.95
 
Gregory Mt. Products Men's Miwok 18 Pack GM74514 (Gregory Mt. Products)
Jansport Agave Pack T14F (Jansport)
Patagonia Refugio Pack 28L 47911 (Patagonia)
Sea To Summit Ultra-Sil Day Pack 377 (Sea To Summit)
The North Face Youth Sprout Daypack A93R (The North Face)
Jansport Agave Pack
T14F
Patagonia Refugio Pack 28L
47911
Sea To Summit Ultra-Sil Day Pack
377
The North Face Youth Sprout Daypack
A93R
$64.95
 
Jansport Agave Pack T14F (Jansport)
$89.00
 
Patagonia Refugio Pack 28L 47911 (Patagonia)
$32.95
 
Sea To Summit Ultra-Sil Day Pack 377 (Sea To Summit)
$34.95
 
The North Face Youth Sprout Daypack A93R (The North Face)
Gregory Mt. Products Miwok 24 Day Pack GM74517 (Gregory Mt. Products)
The North Face Women's Surge II Charged Daypack A7JT (The North Face)
Dakine Prom Pack 8210025 (Dakine)
Osprey Packs Exos 48 Backpack 033948 (Osprey Packs)
Gregory Mt. Products Miwok 24 Day Pack
GM74517
The North Face Women's Surge II Charged Daypack
A7JT
Dakine Prom Pack
8210025
Osprey Packs Exos 48 Backpack
033948
$118.95
 
Gregory Mt. Products Miwok 24 Day Pack GM74517 (Gregory Mt. Products)
$228.95
$183.16
 
The North Face Women's Surge II Charged Daypack A7JT (The North Face)
$54.95
 
Dakine Prom Pack 8210025 (Dakine)
$189.95
 
Osprey Packs Exos 48 Backpack 033948 (Osprey Packs)


30L packs should give the average summer hiker plenty of room for food, water, and spare clothing, and they're usually big enough for basic winter hiking too. Look for features like an adjustable carry system, a padded waist belt, and space for a hydration bag if you're going to be tackling long routes or hiking all day. The basic design of the pack is also worth considering- top loading bags are tougher and more durable when it comes to carrying heavy weights but a front-loading style makes it easier to find small items quickly. Whatever the design, a few internal or external pockets often come in handy. Look for one that would suit your cell phone, for instance.