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Women's Backpacks

Ladies backpacks are fundamentally different from backpacks designed for men. Because women generally have a shorter back length in comparison to their height, wider hips, and shoulders that are less broad than men's, it makes sense to build packs differently for the female form. Most of the larger packs have adjustable carry systems and straps but they are built to fit women's bodies best. It's not just a matter of style and color, although we believe there is no reason that outdoor gear can't have style too.
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Gregory Mt. Products Women's J 53 Pack GM74483 (Gregory Mt. Products)
Gregory Mt. Products Women's J 38 Pack GM74474 (Gregory Mt. Products)
Osprey Packs Aura AG 50 Pack 025250 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Women's Tempest 30 Backpack 024630 (Osprey Packs)
Gregory Mt. Products Women's J 53 Pack
GM74483
Gregory Mt. Products Women's J 38 Pack
GM74474
Osprey Packs Aura AG 50 Pack
025250
Osprey Packs Women's Tempest 30 Backpack
024630
$198.95
 
Gregory Mt. Products Women's J 53 Pack GM74483 (Gregory Mt. Products)
$178.95
 
Gregory Mt. Products Women's J 38 Pack GM74474 (Gregory Mt. Products)
$229.95
 
Osprey Packs Aura AG 50 Pack 025250 (Osprey Packs)
$129.95
 
Osprey Packs Women's Tempest 30 Backpack 024630 (Osprey Packs)
Deuter ACT Zero 45 + 15 SL Backpack 43833 (Deuter)
Osprey Packs Women's Sirrus 50 Pack 023650 (Osprey Packs)
Thule Women's Capstone 40L Hiking Pack 206902 (Thule)
The North Face Women's Surge II Charged Daypack A7JT (The North Face)
Deuter ACT Zero 45 + 15 SL Backpack
43833
Osprey Packs Women's Sirrus 50 Pack
023650
Thule Women's Capstone 40L Hiking Pack
206902
The North Face Women's Surge II Charged Daypack
A7JT
$185.00
$148.00
 
Deuter ACT Zero 45 + 15 SL Backpack 43833 (Deuter)
$179.95
 
Osprey Packs Women's Sirrus 50 Pack 023650 (Osprey Packs)
$179.95
 
Thule Women's Capstone 40L Hiking Pack 206902 (Thule)
$228.95
 
The North Face Women's Surge II Charged Daypack A7JT (The North Face)
Osprey Packs Women's Viva 65 Pack 026065 (Osprey Packs)
Deuter Women's Futura Pro 34 SL Pack 34264 (Deuter)
Thule Women's Capstone 40L Hiking Pack 206903 (Thule)
 
Osprey Packs Women's Viva 65 Pack
026065
Deuter Women's Futura Pro 34 SL Pack
34264
Thule Women's Capstone 40L Hiking Pack
206903
 
$199.95
 
Osprey Packs Women's Viva 65 Pack 026065 (Osprey Packs)
$159.00
 
Deuter Women's Futura Pro 34 SL Pack 34264 (Deuter)
$179.95
 
Thule Women's Capstone 40L Hiking Pack 206903 (Thule)
 

Day packs for women need to be just as big as the men's version. Between 25L and 35L is the ideal size. If you expect to be carrying a heavy load or hiking long distances with the pack on your back, look for a contoured waist belt to avoid putting too much pressure on the points of your hip bones. Some models come with integrated rain covers, which saves you buying a separate one and means that it's always there if the weather changes unexpectedly, and many have space for a hydration system too. A few of the larger packs even have a detachable top section that can be used as a lumbar bag in its own right.