Camping Backpack Selection

Whether you’re headed for an hour-long stroll down a nature path or a burly expedition in the Rocky Mountains, you’ll need a suitable camping backpack.  We offer a wide range of camping backpacks, from lightweight, frameless options, which are great for packing food or drinks for a day trip, to internal-framed camping backpacks, which are specifically designed for long-distance treks.

Our camping backpack models come with features like sleeping bag shelves, adjustable padded shoulder straps, hydration pockets, internal dividers, fanny packs and more.  And remember, every camping backpack we sell comes with a 30-day 100% money-back guarantee, so you can buy with confidence.

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Hazard4 Patrol Pack Thermo Cap Daypack, Black
Our Price: $155.49
Savings: $54.50 (26%)
Blackhawk Product Group 3-Day Assault Backpack, Black
Our Price: $112.49
Savings: $27.50 (20%)
Hazard4 Switchback, Full-Sized Laptop Sling Pack, Coyote
Our Price: $132.49
Savings: $44.50 (25%)
Stansport Mountain Hauler Aluminum Pack Frame
Our Price: $59.99
Savings: $22.01 (27%)
Hazard4 Evac Plan-B Front/Back Modular Sling Pack, Coyote
Our Price: $118.99
Savings: $7.00 (6%)
SnugPak Sleeka Force 35, OD Green
Our Price: $75.65
Savings: $13.35 (15%)
SNUGPAK-Endurance-40 Black
Our Price: $119.99
Savings: $44.95 (27%)
Coleman Backpack - 30L Brown / Oatmeal
Our Price: $48.49
Savings: $15.99 (25%)
ALPS Mountaineering Commander Frame Plus Pack Bag
Our Price: $134.99
Savings: $65.00 (33%)
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Eberlestock Dragonfly Hunting Pack
Our Price: $487.49
Savings: $182.83 (27%)
Tenzing TZ 1140 Backpack
Our Price: $147.99
Savings: $53.59 (27%)
ALPS Mountaineering Red Rock External Frame Backpack
Our Price: $79.99
Savings: $40.00 (33%)
ALPS Mountaineering Outdoor Z Pathfinder 2700cu in Max-1 Camo
Our Price: $86.99
Savings: $13.00 (13%)
ALPS Mountaineering Zion External Frame Backpack
Our Price: $119.99
Savings: $40.00 (25%)
X1A1 Hunting Pack
Our Price: $243.99
Savings: $90.33 (27%)
Outdoor Products Mantis Entry-Level Pack
Our Price: $44.99
Savings: $22.00 (33%)
Hazard4 Evac Plan-B Front/Back Modular Sling Pack, Black
Our Price: $118.99
Savings: $7.00 (6%)
Chinook Shasta 75 Backpack, Blue
Our Price: $97.49
Savings: $12.46 (11%)
Eberlestock Blue Widow Backpack
Our Price: $426.49
Savings: $159.83 (27%)
Tenzing TZ 5000 Backpack
Our Price: $476.49
Savings: $178.69 (27%)
ALPS Mountaineering Outdoor Z Pathfinder 2700cu in AP Camo
Our Price: $86.99
Savings: $13.00 (13%)
SnugPak Xocet Backpack Rucksack Molle System,Olive
Our Price: $84.15
Savings: $14.85 (15%)
SnugPak Snugpak Pack Endurance Olive
Our Price: $126.65
Savings: $22.35 (15%)
MAXPEDITION Jumbo Versipack Royal Blue - Foliage
Our Price: $93.49
Savings: $6.50 (7%)
TZ 930 Backpack
Our Price: $165.99
Savings: $60.79 (27%)
Hazard4 Evac TakeDown, Carbine Sling Pack, Coyote
Our Price: $165.99
Savings: $10.00 (6%)
Chinook Chemun Portage Pack, Green/Black
Our Price: $88.99
Savings: $9.96 (10%)
Rokk Mistral
Our Price: $56.49
Savings: $8.50 (13%)
MAXPEDITION Noatak Gearslinger, Foliage Green
Our Price: $113.49
Savings: $9.50 (8%)
Hazard4 Evac TakeDown, Carbine Sling Pack, Multicam
Our Price: $175.49
Savings: $10.50 (6%)

Recent Customer Reviews - Camping Backpack Selection

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Benjamin H. from Fort Morgan, CO
Had a little trouble finding it in stock except at Camping Gear Outlet. I bought this for Colorado archery Elk. Two different trips, this pack was great. I was able to strap my tree climber to it no problem, took about 2 minutes to strap it on and unstrap it. it easily carried all my gear, with comfort. At one point I packed in 8 miles then back out. The Traverse is comfortable, durable, light, versatile, I can't say enough good things about it.
Benjamin H. reviewed: ALPS Mountaineering Outdoor Z Traverse 3300cu in Max-1 Camo
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Jim H. from Columbia, MD
I use these when fishing tournaments to keep my most frequently used tackle right on my hip. Two other brands I've tried have busted zippers or torn seams after just a couple months. I've been using this one for three months now and it's holding up nicely. Light weight, well constructed, plenty of room, an excellent value for a very small price.
Jim H. reviewed: ALPS Mountaineering 6th Avenue Fanny Pack - Black
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Benjamin H. from Eastern, CO
I purchased the Alps Outdoorz Traverse Pack for the upcoming archery season. What a great pack! The many pockets allow me to stow my gear with out having to search for what I need or emptying the pack to get that small item that worked its way to the bottom. The bow holder not only secures my bow but protects it, the meat carrier has plenty of straps to secure my load, This thing has more padding on the waist belt and shoulder than any pack I've seen, its fully adjustable so no matter how Big or small you are it will fit comfortably., and it is very comfortable. I do wish the rain fly came in camo or double sided. The price just over $100 was great, about half what others packs of this quality. I will be writing a follow up review after archery season.
Benjamin H. reviewed: ALPS Mountaineering Outdoor Z Traverse 3300cu in AP Camo
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Al F. from Gardena, CA
Bought this Pack and Frame and used it for a Hike Out Deer Hunt, it holds all the stuff I needed for this week in the north woods. Performed exceedingly well and is somewhat water resistant, but I would suggest placing clothing into zip lock bags to help keep them dry.
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Mark P. from Mount Carmel, PA
This looks like a very good item. I might rate it higher, but I have not had the opportunity to use it.
Mark P. reviewed: ALPS Mountaineering Cascade 5200 Cubic Inch Internal Frame Pack - Olive
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Brian S. from Asheville, NC
The pack is very high quality construction and is perfect for fast packing using ultra light gear. The adjustments make it very comfortable to wear all day. The torso adjustments could be a bit longer.
Brian S. reviewed: Vaude Cross Ultralight - Rust
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Vincent K. from Inverness, FL
The pack is great! I went on a 11 mile 2 day hike and the pack held all that I needed plus i had x-tra room. It was very supportive, didn't bother my back, and rode very nice. I would recommend this pack to any hiker......
Vincent K. reviewed: ALPS Mountaineering Solitude Trail Pack
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Russ H. from Kokomo, IN
I bought this pack to use for lightweight 3-season overnight trips. I can comfortably carry 20 lbs with this pack. I can stuff a light 40F sleeping bag, lightweight 2-man tent, small cooking kit, and my clothes inside the main compartment. All the miscellaneous small things, tent poles, and items that you want readily accessible go in the other pockets, with some room to spare. I did find that I can't comfortably carry a 1-liter Nalgene water bottle in a waist belt sling like I do with my other pack. With this pack, that puts the bottle in line with my elbow. Because of this, I have purchased a 2L hydration bladder to start carrying my water inside the pack. The quality is good. The materials seem to be durable, the seams look to be well-sewn, and I am impressed with the quality of the zippers and pulls that are used. They all have nice pulls, which makes them easily usable without removing your gloves.
Russ H. reviewed: ALPS Mountaineering Synergy 40 Day Pack

More Information About Backpacks

  • Camping Backpack Buying Guide - Purchasing a camping backpack can be intimidating. Not only are there hordes of different models to choose from, but there is also a big range in prices. Here are some tips for picking out the right camping backpack.
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