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Trekking & Expedition Packs 50-70 Litres

Whether it's a weekend or a month away, rucksacks ranging from 50-70 litres should cover most needs. The 14 models on test here include both smaller lightweight packs and gear guzzling titans.

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These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Crux AK37 Pack

With its ultra-tough fabric and welded construction, the AK37 must be one of the most durable climbing packs on the market. Helen Rennard doubts she'll ever need to repair hers...

Alpkit Ibex Pack

Alex Roddie tests the Ibex, a streamlined and adaptable mountain pack. It's affordably priced for a 50+ litre pack of this quality, he says - and it's British-made too!

Gregory Octal Women's Trekking Pack

Designed for big single days or light multi-day use, the the Octal 55 from Gregory is a lightweight pack that doesn't compromise on features or comfort, says Victoria de Ga.

Mountain Equipment Tupilak 37+ Pack

The Tupilak Pack is Mountain Equipment's first new rucksack in many years. We've had it on exclusive review for the last few...

Sneak Preview: Mountain Equipment's Tupilak Packs

It's been a long time since Mountain Equipment last made rucksacks, but after several years in development,...

Osprey Levity 45 Pack

A comfy and fully featured overnight pack weighing just 800g? Dan Bailey is wowed by the new Levity 45. If lightweight backpacking is your...

Osprey Transporter 130

Built to last, and with a massive 130 litre capacity, this simple and well designed duffel is all the travel bag Nick Brown needs.

Latest News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

Arc'teryx V80 + V110 Rolling Duffels

The new V Series duffels are designed to efficiently transport equipment on gear-intensive adventures, allowing you to bring more tools with less total luggage weight.

Lowe Alpine Aeon

Welcome to The Aeon - A new series of lightweight, versatile, technical daypacks. A go anywhere, do anything pack built to withstand all the challenges you can throw at it. Pack what you need and organise your gear dependent on your needs. Take it hiking, mountain...

Macpac Pursuit 40 V3 Rucksack

The third incarnation of Macpac's classic Pursuit Rucksack. A lightweight, durable 40 litre pack for alpine climbing, scrambling and hill walking.

Montane Ultra Alpine 38+5

An uncompromisingly technical climbing pack, the Montane Ultra 38+5 is stripped to its most efficient minimum.  Designed to be...

Osprey Levity

The new ultralight Levity is a synergy of pioneering material and design, achieving a new pinnacle in ventilation.

F10 Series GR Rucksac

As part of the new F10 Series of Alpine rucksacks, Vango's GR 35:40 rucksack has been developed from the ground up for days in the...

One pack. Infinite Possibilities. Welcome to the Aeon

A revolutionary new multi-activity day pack range. Designed for those with an infinite possibility...

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