You may benefit from a more specialized pack if you're travelling, carrying a child, or need rapid access to your water.
The importance of staying hydrated in the outdoors, the benefits of using water bottles or hydration packs, and how to keep your water container squeaky clean.
A baby carrier makes it easy to introduce your baby to the outdoors, and for you to get around town or into the backcountry. A good durable carrier can last for years.
When it comes to planning multi-day trips, there is nothing more convenient than using stuff sacks of various sizes to organize food, clothing, and camping equipment. They also double as a pillow or as emergency camp booties.