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How to Choose a Hiking Backpack

How to Choose a Hiking Backpack

Whether you’re an experienced hiker hiking miles of trails a day or a person who travels frequently, most people who love the outdoors would benefit from investing in an hiking backpack. A hiking backpack allows you to store and carry a variety of gear and supplies to...
How to Carry a Backpack Properly and Safely

How to Carry a Backpack Properly and Safely

Backpacks are the best way to carry your stuff around, especially heavy books. However, many people use the best method without using it properly in a way that really utilizes the function of a backpack. Let’s look at some of the ways in which you can carry a...
How Are Backpacks Made?

How Are Backpacks Made?

You can put a lot of things into a backpack, but chances are you haven’t put much thought into how your backpack was made. Well, that’s about to change! We’re going to take a firsthand look at how backpacks are made, examining some of the most...
What Are Backpacks Made Of?

What Are Backpacks Made Of?

What type of backpack do you need and what are they made of? A backpack goes by many names such as pack, knapsack, bookbag, rucksack, backsack, rucksac, sackpack, haversack (German) and kitbag. For the most part, it is a cloth bag or sack that is carried on the back...
Bet You Didn’t Know This About Backpacks

Bet You Didn’t Know This About Backpacks

The backpack has been around since the early 1900s. However, around the 1940s, students started using “bookbags” to carry everything to school. The backpack was still primarily used for hiking and other outdoor activities, but with the mass production of...