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Editors' Choice Award
As an all around great pack, the Mariposa can carry large and light loads with ease, has plenty of external storage options, and is super comfortable on the trail.
The Gorilla is one of our top picks and scored highly in all metrics. It is comfortable, versitile, and has just enough features.
This pack is a popular ultralight pack for good reason; it has plenty of outside storage, made of durable fabrics, and carries both 15 and 30 pound loads with ease.
The Virga 2 lacks a frame, pockets, and a lid, but fits the bill for an extremely lightweight, simple pack.
Top Pick Award
The winner of our Top Pick for Ultralight Enthusiasts, this a pack that can carry large loads and weighs practically nothing.
The L.I.M. Strive 50 is lightweight compared to most packs, but has a design more in line with a mountaineering pack than an ultralight backpacking pack.
This lightweight, comfortable pack has a simple, yet thoughtful design. The ULA Circuit is a great pack for heavy loads or winter trips.
For a pack that is lightweight, but still provides support and ventilation with a full suspension system, the Levity is the ticket.
Best Buy Award
Winner of our Best Buy award, this pack was among the top ranking in our tests for its comfort, durability, and long list of useful features.
The HMG Windrider 3400 is a durable, waterproof, lightweight pack that works well for loads under 25 pounds.
This pack is designed for runners on multi-day pushes, and it was the most unique of the packs we tested.