Posts Tagged ‘rucksacks’
Last September, a group of 20 15-year-old girls from Stamford High School ventured to the Peaks, rucksacks filled and waterproof maps at the ready, for a three-day hike from Ashbourne Heights to Parsley Hay. Their challenge? To scoop the DoE Silver Award.
Fjäll Räven Friluft – RRP £100 Well equipped for a day out on the hills or even a lightweight weekend. Built to last, this superbly-designed rucksack is very functional, even the zip pulls are made with the gloved hand in mind. Durable fabric is positioned where it is needed – on the base and behind [...]
Lightwave Fastpack - RRP £99 This rucksack is ideal for winter trips or lightweight weekend hiking – the aluminium stays inside the frame offer great support, even when fully-loaded to its maximum 40L capacity. (NB: It’s unisex and one size only, so this may not suit small people.) The padded shoulder straps offer comfort and additional support, [...]
Osprey Mutant Backpack – RRP £79.99 A simple and strong pack ideal for short adventures or a day on the crags. Only well-designed essentials are included to keep the Osprey Mutant a lightweight and uncomplicated rucksack. The Thermofoam back panel offers excellent comfort and despite a narrow waistband it fits well and gives maximum freedom [...]
Jansport Catalyst backpack – RRP £79.99 Jansport designed this pack for the gruelling 8,000m challenge race in the US. Smaller and lighter than all of the other sacks on test here, it’s ideal for adrenaline sports such as running, biking or adventure racing.
Vaude SoMo Triset Backpack – RRP £50 Designed specifically for the UK market, this comfortable rucksack boasts plenty of features. The overall shape is very neat, which is great for arm movement, and the close-to-the-body fit makes it ideal for alpinists. The main compartment has a slip pocket for a bladder, and it’s not going [...]
The Karrimor Airspace Rucksack – RRP £64.99 An uncomplicated, compact ‘bullet’ style pack made of robust rip-stop fabric. Karrimor have built in flexibility with the ability to divide one large compartment into two, accessed via two separate zips, which is handy for loading. A deep pocket on the front is perfect for zipping away lunch [...]