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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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Volcom Schoolyard Poly Backpack E6431502 (Volcom)
Volcom Schoolyard Canvas Backpack E6431501 (Volcom)
Osprey Packs FlapJack Pack 052 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs FlapJill Pack 069 (Osprey Packs)
Volcom Schoolyard Poly Backpack
E6431502
Volcom Schoolyard Canvas Backpack
E6431501
Osprey Packs FlapJack Pack
052
Osprey Packs FlapJill Pack
069
$39.50
 
Volcom Schoolyard Poly Backpack E6431502 (Volcom)
$39.50
 
Volcom Schoolyard Canvas Backpack E6431501 (Volcom)
$109.95
 
Osprey Packs FlapJack Pack 052 (Osprey Packs)
$109.95
 
Osprey Packs FlapJill Pack 069 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs FlapJill Pack 068 (Osprey Packs)
Sherpani Indie Bag INDIE (Sherpani)
Oakley Icon Pack 3.0 92075A (Oakley)
The North Face Surge II Charged Daypack CF39 (The North Face)
Osprey Packs FlapJill Pack
068
Sherpani Indie Bag
INDIE
Oakley Icon Pack 3.0
92075A
The North Face Surge II Charged Daypack
CF39
$109.95
 
Osprey Packs FlapJill Pack 068 (Osprey Packs)
$79.95
 
Sherpani Indie Bag INDIE (Sherpani)
$149.95
 
Oakley Icon Pack 3.0 92075A (Oakley)
$228.95
$183.16
 
The North Face Surge II Charged Daypack CF39 (The North Face)
Gregory Mt. Products Women's Maya 10 Pack GM74493 (Gregory Mt. Products)
The North Face Inductor Charged Daypack CTK6 (The North Face)
The North Face Youth Recon Squash Backpack CTK3 (The North Face)
The North Face Pocono Daypack CLG6 (The North Face)
Gregory Mt. Products Women's Maya 10 Pack
GM74493
The North Face Inductor Charged Daypack
CTK6
The North Face Youth Recon Squash Backpack
CTK3
The North Face Pocono Daypack
CLG6
$84.95
 
Gregory Mt. Products Women's Maya 10 Pack GM74493 (Gregory Mt. Products)
$228.95
 
The North Face Inductor Charged Daypack CTK6 (The North Face)
$49.95
 
The North Face Youth Recon Squash Backpack CTK3 (The North Face)
$98.95
 
The North Face Pocono Daypack CLG6 (The North Face)
Jansport Right Pack Expressions TZR6 (Jansport)
Jansport Super FX Day Pack TVP8 (Jansport)
The North Face Surge Daypack CLH0 (The North Face)
Jansport Broadband Pack T68S (Jansport)
Jansport Right Pack Expressions
TZR6
Jansport Super FX Day Pack
TVP8
The North Face Surge Daypack
CLH0
Jansport Broadband Pack
T68S
$63.95
 
Jansport Right Pack Expressions TZR6 (Jansport)
$49.95
 
Jansport Super FX Day Pack TVP8 (Jansport)
$128.95
 
The North Face Surge Daypack CLH0 (The North Face)
$79.95
 
Jansport Broadband Pack T68S (Jansport)
Bestsellers

The North Face Borealis Daypack CE82 (The North Face)
Osprey Packs Talon 22 Pack 014622 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Talon 11 Pack 014611 (Osprey Packs)
The North Face Women's Borealis Daypack CHK3 (The North Face)
The North Face Borealis Daypack
CE82
Osprey Packs Talon 22 Pack
014622
Osprey Packs Talon 11 Pack
014611
The North Face Women's Borealis Daypack
CHK3
$88.95
$71.16
 
The North Face Borealis Daypack CE82 (The North Face)
$99.95
 
Osprey Packs Talon 22 Pack 014622 (Osprey Packs)
$89.95
 
Osprey Packs Talon 11 Pack 014611 (Osprey Packs)
$88.95
 
The North Face Women's Borealis Daypack CHK3 (The North Face)
The North Face Jester Daypack CE83 (The North Face)
Dakine Prom Pack 8210025 (Dakine)
Sea To Summit Ultra-Sil Day Pack 377 (Sea To Summit)
The North Face Jester Daypack CHJ4 (The North Face)
The North Face Jester Daypack
CE83
Dakine Prom Pack
8210025
Sea To Summit Ultra-Sil Day Pack
377
The North Face Jester Daypack
CHJ4
$64.95
$51.96
 
The North Face Jester Daypack CE83 (The North Face)
$54.95
 
Dakine Prom Pack 8210025 (Dakine)
$32.95
 
Sea To Summit Ultra-Sil Day Pack 377 (Sea To Summit)
$64.95
 
The North Face Jester Daypack CHJ4 (The North Face)
The North Face Recon Daypack CE81 (The North Face)
Jansport Super FX Day Pack TVP8 (Jansport)
Jansport Sinder 15 Bag T34J (Jansport)
The North Face Surge Daypack CLH0 (The North Face)
The North Face Recon Daypack
CE81
Jansport Super FX Day Pack
TVP8
Jansport Sinder 15 Bag
T34J
The North Face Surge Daypack
CLH0
$98.95
 
The North Face Recon Daypack CE81 (The North Face)
$49.95
 
Jansport Super FX Day Pack TVP8 (Jansport)
$29.95
 
Jansport Sinder 15 Bag T34J (Jansport)
$128.95
 
The North Face Surge Daypack CLH0 (The North Face)
Jansport Superbreak Backpack T501 (Jansport)
Jansport Hatchet Day Pack T52S (Jansport)
Sherpani Indie Bag INDIE (Sherpani)
Osprey Packs Quasar Laptop Backpack 037628 (Osprey Packs)
Jansport Superbreak Backpack
T501
Jansport Hatchet Day Pack
T52S
Sherpani Indie Bag
INDIE
Osprey Packs Quasar Laptop Backpack
037628
$34.95 - $35.95
 
Jansport Superbreak Backpack T501 (Jansport)
$59.95
 
Jansport Hatchet Day Pack T52S (Jansport)
$79.95
 
Sherpani Indie Bag INDIE (Sherpani)
$89.95
 
Osprey Packs Quasar Laptop Backpack 037628 (Osprey Packs)
Patagonia Black Hole Pack 25L 49295 (Patagonia)
Gregory Mt. Products Miwok 18 Day Pack GM74515 (Gregory Mt. Products)
Deuter ACT Trail 30 Pack 344031 (Deuter)
Jansport Big Student Bookbag TDN7 (Jansport)
Patagonia Black Hole Pack 25L
49295
Gregory Mt. Products Miwok 18 Day Pack
GM74515
Deuter ACT Trail 30 Pack
344031
Jansport Big Student Bookbag
TDN7
$129.00
 
Patagonia Black Hole Pack 25L 49295 (Patagonia)
$98.95
 
Gregory Mt. Products Miwok 18 Day Pack GM74515 (Gregory Mt. Products)
$129.00
 
Deuter ACT Trail 30 Pack 344031 (Deuter)
$44.95
 
Jansport Big Student Bookbag TDN7 (Jansport)


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.