Learn More About Hiking Backpacks
Pack up for whatever the trek has in store—you can relish your time in the great outdoors with hiking backpack from DICK’S Sporting Goods.
A performance-hiking backpack is the difference-maker your journey needs. Choose from hearty internal and external frame packs, day packs and hydration accessories for your excursion.
Are you heading on an afternoon outing or a multi-day hike? Find the backpack that’s built for your journey, with the precise features, storage and technologies you need. Get the utility and light pack-weight you need from brands like High Sierra®, Kelty®, Mountainsmith® and The North Face®. After you’ve found your pack, shop all camping and hiking gear like spacious tents or durable sleeping bags.
Before purchasing your new hiking backpack consider what your adventure has in store. How long will you be gone? Where will you be staying? What will the weather and environment be like?
Hikers going on day trips should opt for day packs. Day packs offer plenty of room for hydration essentials and snacks, along with key electronic items, clothing and more. They’re light, easily packable and perfect for stowing away the essentials you need for a day or two in the great outdoors.
For more extended trips, try an internal frame pack or an external frame pack. These packs are designed to easily carry the gear you need for several days on the rail. These bags feature an internal or external frame structure that gives you a narrow profile for better mobility. They hug they body for a secure fit and better balance and stability on off-road terrain.
Hydration packs are a great addition to your hiking gear. These packs allow you to easily carry along a supply of water for extended trips in the great outdoors. They’re great for just about any hiking trip or for distance athletes who want to replenish on the go.
Always consult product information for specifics on your hiking backpacks. There you will find details about materials used, the harnessing system and specific compartments for electronics, hydration and other hiking equipment.