Backpacks are the ticket for the tourists and trekkers to go deep into the most remotest of all places where only man can go and the vehicles cannot. You cannot see any shops or places from where you can buy things and where your mobiles will not work for the lack of towers. You will have to carry all you need in the backpack and now can you understand the importance of the backpacks? Without these backpacks you will be stranded in the wilderness or while mountaineering.
Backpacks are the most important accompaniments which you take with you while you are on a camping, trekking and / or hiking trip. The seniors as well as the experienced campers will always have a good backpack with them and that too chosen carefully, as a bad backpack can break a camping trip. Some of the campers have been made to cut off their trip and return back home due to an ill fitting one.
Choosing a backpack should not be like choosing a suitcase, it is one of the most important camping equipments which will always be with you whatever you do. The backpack is not such a small matter it can give you more benefits than you think off says the experianced campers. Before buying a backpack for the camping / hiking / trekking trip you have to note down all the things you need for the trip. Do not ever underestimate the value of a good back pack.
1. You have to identify your needs so as to decide how much to take and how long you are planning to travel etc. Think of all the things you need and make out a list, it will be easier if you carry light and less luggage and what you need the most. It will be difficult for you if the backpack is big and difficult to carry.
Only after you list out all your needs you will be able to estimate the size of the backpack you will need. then when you go to the shop you can discuss about your needs and choose a right size pack for yourself.
2. Comfort is the next key word as you will not like to carry a backpack which you do not feel comfortable in or which doesn't suit you. It would be better if you could ask the salesperson to fill the backpack with materials sot hat you will able to check out how it will be when you carry it.