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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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Deuter Women's Airlite 20 SL Pack 442021 (Deuter)
Osprey Packs Talon 11 Pack 014611 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Syncro 10 Pack 041310 (Osprey Packs)
Timbuk2 Especial Raider Backpack 423 (Timbuk2)
Deuter Women's Airlite 20 SL Pack
442021
Osprey Packs Talon 11 Pack
014611
Osprey Packs Syncro 10 Pack
041310
Timbuk2 Especial Raider Backpack
423
$109.00
 
Deuter Women's Airlite 20 SL Pack 442021 (Deuter)
$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)
Gregory Mt. Products Women's Maya 10 Pack GM74492 (Gregory Mt. Products)
Deuter Airlite 16 Day Pack 442011 (Deuter)
Deuter Women's ACT Trail 28 SL Day Pack 344021 (Deuter)
Osprey Packs Pulsar Daypack 037631 (Osprey Packs)
Gregory Mt. Products Women's Maya 10 Pack
GM74492
Deuter Airlite 16 Day Pack
442011
Deuter Women's ACT Trail 28 SL Day Pack
344021
Osprey Packs Pulsar Daypack
037631
$84.95
 
Gregory Mt. Products Women's Maya 10 Pack GM74492 (Gregory Mt. Products)
$99.00
 
Deuter Airlite 16 Day Pack 442011 (Deuter)
$129.00
 
Deuter Women's ACT Trail 28 SL Day Pack 344021 (Deuter)
$79.95
 
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)
Gregory Mt. Products Women's J 23 Pack GM74457 (Gregory Mt. Products)
Osprey Packs Rev 6 Hydration Pack
032506
Osprey Packs Women's Tempest 30 Backpack
024630
Osprey Packs Flapjack Pack
017625
Gregory Mt. Products Women's J 23 Pack
GM74457
$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)
$98.95
 
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)
Dakine Campus Pack 8130057 (Dakine)
Osprey Packs Reverb 18 Snowsports Day Pack
036718
The North Face Women's Recon Daypack
CE85
Dakine Detail 27L Pack
8130008
Dakine Campus Pack
8130057
$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)
$54.95
 
Dakine Campus Pack 8130057 (Dakine)
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Osprey Packs Stratos 24 Day Pack 013624 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Flapjack Pack 017625 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Women's Tempest 20 Pack 024620 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Quasar Laptop Backpack 037628 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Stratos 24 Day Pack
013624
Osprey Packs Flapjack Pack
017625
Osprey Packs Women's Tempest 20 Pack
024620
Osprey Packs Quasar Laptop Backpack
037628
$119.95
 
Osprey Packs Stratos 24 Day Pack 013624 (Osprey Packs)
$99.95
 
Osprey Packs Flapjack Pack 017625 (Osprey Packs)
$99.95
 
Osprey Packs Women's Tempest 20 Pack 024620 (Osprey Packs)
$89.95
 
Osprey Packs Quasar Laptop Backpack 037628 (Osprey Packs)
Dakine Campus Pack 8130057 (Dakine)
Jansport Sinder 20 Bag T35V (Jansport)
Patagonia Arbor Pack 26L Backpack 47956 (Patagonia)
Jansport Sinder 15 Bag T34J (Jansport)
Dakine Campus Pack
8130057
Jansport Sinder 20 Bag
T35V
Patagonia Arbor Pack 26L Backpack
47956
Jansport Sinder 15 Bag
T34J
$54.95
 
Dakine Campus Pack 8130057 (Dakine)
$44.95
$35.96
 
Jansport Sinder 20 Bag T35V (Jansport)
$99.00
 
Patagonia Arbor Pack 26L Backpack 47956 (Patagonia)
$29.95
$23.96
 
Jansport Sinder 15 Bag T34J (Jansport)
Timbuk2 Q Backpack 396-3 (Timbuk2)
The North Face Rucksack Daypack C084 (The North Face)
Gregory Mt. Products Women's Maya 16 Pack GM74495 (Gregory Mt. Products)
Timbuk2 Especial Raider Backpack 423 (Timbuk2)
Timbuk2 Q Backpack
396-3
The North Face Rucksack Daypack
C084
Gregory Mt. Products Women's Maya 16 Pack
GM74495
Timbuk2 Especial Raider Backpack
423
$98.95
$79.16
 
Timbuk2 Q Backpack 396-3 (Timbuk2)
$108.95
 
The North Face Rucksack Daypack C084 (The North Face)
$98.95
 
Gregory Mt. Products Women's Maya 16 Pack GM74495 (Gregory Mt. Products)
$78.95
 
Timbuk2 Especial Raider Backpack 423 (Timbuk2)
Volcom Supply Cnvs Bag E6431435 (Volcom)
Jansport Baughman Daypack T44A (Jansport)
Osprey Packs Cyber Port Backpack 039018 (Osprey Packs)
Kelty Redwing 32 Pack 22615814 (Kelty)
Volcom Supply Cnvs Bag
E6431435
Jansport Baughman Daypack
T44A
Osprey Packs Cyber Port Backpack
039018
Kelty Redwing 32 Pack
22615814
$39.50
 
Volcom Supply Cnvs Bag E6431435 (Volcom)
$59.95
 
Jansport Baughman Daypack T44A (Jansport)
$99.94
 
Osprey Packs Cyber Port Backpack 039018 (Osprey Packs)
$99.95
 
Kelty Redwing 32 Pack 22615814 (Kelty)
Osprey Packs Daylite Backpack 234900 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Radial 26 Backpack 536026 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Reverb 18 Snowsports Day Pack 036718 (Osprey Packs)
Jansport Agave Pack T14F (Jansport)
Osprey Packs Daylite Backpack
234900
Osprey Packs Radial 26 Backpack
536026
Osprey Packs Reverb 18 Snowsports Day Pack
036718
Jansport Agave Pack
T14F
$49.95
 
Osprey Packs Daylite Backpack 234900 (Osprey Packs)
$159.95
 
Osprey Packs Radial 26 Backpack 536026 (Osprey Packs)
$99.95
 
Osprey Packs Reverb 18 Snowsports Day Pack 036718 (Osprey Packs)
$64.95
 
Jansport Agave Pack T14F (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.