If you are planning a hiking trip with your friends then there are many things to be accomplished before you start. An essential thing is to pack your backpack. It carries all the stuff that you would need during your adventure trip. You should not miss on any item as it can create hurdle in your trip.  It would be wise to make a checklist before keeping the things in the backpack.

First thing would be to pick a backpack for you.  Mentioned below are the points to be considered while selecting a camping backpack for your trip.

Size of the backpack

There are many sizes of backpack available. They are available in various brands. The size of the backpack must be decided according to the person’s torso length. Take help of your partner or friend to measure this length. This length should be from top of hip to the C7 vertebrae ( it is the bony portion that comes out near to your neck). The length should not be measured according to the person’s height. It is a wrong notion to pick the bag according to the person’s height. (more…)