Ratings Overview - Day Pack

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Osprey Talon 22

 Osprey Talon 22
The Osprey Talon continues as the top scoring pack in our tests. This pack was upgraded in 2017 and is now even lighter and more comfortable. After buying and testing the latest version, we confirm...  read more >
$110

Editors' Choice Award
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76
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 7 of 10
7
Versatility - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Durability - 6 of 10
6
Deuter Speed Lite 20

 Deuter Speed Lite 20
The Deuter Speed Lite 20 earns our Top Pick award for presenting the perfect balance between low weight and simplicity, with just the right features and comfort. Both compression straps reverse...  read more >
$89

Top Pick Award
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74
Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Versatility - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 8 of 10
8
The Daylite in Magma Orange

 Osprey Daylite
The popular Daylite packs your essentials for short hikes and urban outings. Our experts trekked through tropical Haitian mountains with this model where the breathable mesh back panel and shoulder...  read more >
$50

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Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 9 of 10
9
Versatility - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 7 of 10
7

 Marmot Kompressor 18
This pack is unlike any other we have tested. As a day pack that is purposely augmented to serve as a sleeping bag stuff sack (or stuff sack for other clothing or equipment), it can strike that holy...  read more >
$50

Top Pick Award
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68
Comfort - 2 of 10
2
Weight - 10 of 10
10
Versatility - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Durability - 3 of 10
3
Gregory Salvo 24

 Gregory Salvo 24
The Gregory Salvo 24 is the most comfortable day pack we reviewed and is ready for your every adventure, wherever your journey takes you. Stretchy water bottle pockets, a bright and generously sized...  read more >
$115

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Comfort - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 4 of 10
4
Versatility - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Durability - 5 of 10
5
REI Flash 18

 REI Co-op Flash 18
If you're looking for a lightweight pack that can accompany you on just about any mission you can dream up, AND you're on a budget, then look no further. For just under $40, the REI Co-op Flash 18...  read more >
$40

Best Buy Award
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62
Comfort - 4 of 10
4
Weight - 10 of 10
10
Versatility - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 5 of 10
5
Durability - 4 of 10
4
Granite Gear Virga 26

 Granite Gear Virga 26
The Granite Gear Virga 26 will hike any distance on your next day hike. The simple design and large size lets you carry the essentials while you trek the Highline Trail in Glacier, do a rim-to-rim...  read more >
$120

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Comfort - 5 of 10
5
Weight - 9 of 10
9
Versatility - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Durability - 6 of 10
6
Arc'Teryx Cierzo 18

 Arc'teryx Cierzo 18
The Arc'teryx Cierzo is a simple pack designed with climbing in mind. Many climbers will prefer its specialized features over other packs in this review. The rope strap was one of our favorite...  read more >
$99

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Comfort - 2 of 10
2
Weight - 9 of 10
9
Versatility - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Use - 5 of 10
5
Durability - 8 of 10
8

 Osprey Stratos 24
This daypack features an innovative back panel that puts ventilation and load-carrying first. Updated in Spring of 2017, the back panel allows the user to adjust the torso length and the hipbelt no...  read more >
$130

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Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 4 of 10
4
Versatility - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Use - 5 of 10
5
Durability - 5 of 10
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