Large 45L+


Featured Group Test

Packs montage  © UKC Gear

Group Test 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.


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Manaslu 50 montage  © Dan Bailey

Lowe Alpine Manaslu ND 50-65

There's nothing particularly special or ground breaking here, says Pegs Bailey, but the Manaslu is a sturdy and comfortable women's load carrier with enough features to keep most backpackers happy.

The Cerro Torre 80:100 on a two-day traverse of the Black Mount  © Dan Bailey
The Cerro Torre 80:100 on a two-day traverse of the Black Mount  © Dan Bailey

Lowe Alpine Cerro Torre 80:100 Trekking Pack

Outdoor brands often trade on their heritage, but with 35 years as Lowe Alpine's top of the range load carrier, the Cerro Torre has more claim than most products. Dan Bailey tests the massive 80:100 version, a gear-hungry monster he's dubbed The...

Making good of use of the external pockets on the Eja 38   © Lorraine McCall
Making good of use of the external pockets on the Eja 38   © Lorraine McCall

Osprey Exos and Eja Packs

Light, supportive, comfy and well ventilated, the new Exos (his) and Eja (hers) offer a lot of pack for your money, says Dan Bailey

Looking over Ambleside without an ibex in sight - but plenty of sheep  © Alex Roddie
Looking over Ambleside without an ibex in sight - but plenty of sheep  © Alex Roddie

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...

55 litres is a generous capacity for winter hillwalking or light overnight trips  © Martin McKenna
55 litres is a generous capacity for winter hillwalking or light overnight trips  © Martin McKenna

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...

Levity 45 montage  © Dan Bailey
Levity 45 montage  © Dan Bailey

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...

Perfect for flying  © UKC
Perfect for flying  © UKC

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

Berghaus packs on the hill  © Berghaus

Let Berghaus Panamax and Trailhead rucksacks take the load

For summer 2019, Berghaus has introduced a new generation of large capacity load carrying backpacks for men and women.

Rook & Renn Hero  © Osprey
Rook & Renn Hero  © Osprey

Osprey Rook & Renn

With a simple, progressive design, the Rook and women's specific fit Renn are built for backpacking comfort and fit.

Rolling Transporter Collection  © Osprey
Rolling Transporter Collection  © Osprey

New Rolling Transporter: Adventureproof on Wheels

Drawing on four decades of knowledge, expertise and innovation, Osprey's Fall 2018 season is Built on Experience with three brand new packs.

Let the Berghaus Expedition Mules take the load for the long haul

Tough, practical and lightweight, the new Berghaus Expedition Mules are built to transport...

All items including Duffel = 23.8kg  © Arc\'teryx
All items including Duffel = 23.8kg  © Arc\'teryx

Arc'teryx V80 + V110 Rolling Duffels

The new V Series duffels are designed to efficiently transport equipment on gear-intensive adventures, allowing you to...

Levity Main  © Osprey
Levity Main  © Osprey

Osprey Levity

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

Top Grab Handle  © Osprey
Top Grab Handle  © Osprey

Farpoint. For where wheels won't go | NEW Fairview. The world at your feet

Farpoint and the new female specific Fairview are the perfect travelling...


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