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Packing Lists

Road Trip Packing List

Packing List

Road Trip Packing List

The ultimate packing list including all of the road trip essentials you need to travel by car. We cover it all: men’s and women’s focused items from bags, to clothing and toiletries, to cooking supplies, and more.

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Budget Packing List

Packing List

Budget Packing List

Our Budget Packing List is full of the best inexpensive travel gear we could find. Everything you need to travel the world, without those hefty pricetags.

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Earth Friendly Sustainable Packing List

Packing List

Earth Friendly Sustainable Packing List

Our Earth Friendly Sustainable Packing List is full of ethical, sustainable, and zero-waste products. Everything you need to travel the world, minus the guilt.

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Digital Nomad Packing List

Packing List

Digital Nomad Packing List

The ultimate packing list for traveling the world as a digital nomad with a backpack. We cover it all: men’s and women’s focused items from clothes to tech to toiletries and more.

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Guides

Cotopaxi Fuego Down Jacket

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Our Ultimate Gift Guide for Gear Enthusiasts

Not sure what to get the gear enthusiasts in your life? Lucky for you, we’ve put together the ultimate list of the best everyday & travel gear gift ideas that we’ve found so far.

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Best Laptop Bag Guide

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Best Laptop Bag

We break down how to choose the best laptop bag by style, laptop protection, organization, modes of carry including backpacks, totes, messengers, & more.

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Reading A Map | Road Trip Guide

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The Ultimate Road Trip Guide

In this road trip guide, we’ll tell you everything you need to know to have an epic, worthy-of-the-big-screen road trip. From planning to packing to staying safe.

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Lots Of Duffle Bags

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How to Choose the Best Duffle Bag for You

In this duffle bag guide, we’ll help you find the best duffle bag for your needs. From one bag travel to weekend adventures to the daily grind.

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How To Choose The Best Sling Bag For You

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How to Choose the Best Sling Bag for You

In this travel sling bag guide, we’ll walk you through everything you need to know to find the best sling bag that will work for you. We cover it all.

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Best Daypack For Travel | Pack Hacker

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How To Choose The Best Travel Daypack For You

The best travel daypack is unique for each person. We break down how to choose into 7 easy sections, including packs that are compressible, packable, expandable, and more.

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Gear Reviews

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Patagonia Black Hole Pack 25L

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Black Hole Backpack 25L by Patagonia

The Patagonia Black Hole Backpack may not be well-suited for your tech, but it transitions seamlessly between casual every day and more rugged outdoor use.

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8.1
Arc'teryx Veilance Nomin Pack

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Nomin Pack (V2) by Veilance

The costly Veilance Nomin Pack features top of the line technical fabric & considered construction, but the simplistic organization & key clip leave us wanting more.

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7.1
King Kong Apparel PLUS26 Backpack

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PLUS26 Backpack by King Kong

The fitness-focused King Kong Apparel PLUS26 Backpack offers bang on features for the gym, but the shoulder straps are broad, and some pockets can be hard to utilize.

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8.3
Pioneer Altitude Billfold Wallet

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Altitude Billfold Wallet by Pioneer

While it takes some time to break in, we’re digging the Pioneer Altitude Billfold Wallet’s versatile cash sleeve and technical material.

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6.7
Magpul DAKA Everyday Wallet

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DAKA Everyday Wallet by Magpul

We appreciate the Magpul DAKA Everyday Wallet’s slim and minimal design. We like their reinforced polymer material overall, but it creates caveats with this wallet.

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7.4
Heimplanet Commuter Pack

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Commuter Pack by Heimplanet

The Heimplanet Commuter Pack offers convenient versatility in its external storage & harness system, but the organization is a bit too simple for its use case.

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The Blog

Huckberry Cyber Monday Sale

Gear to check out: Cyber Monday at Huckberry

Load up on durable, innovative gear during Huckberry’s Cyber Monday Sale. Find deals on headphones, camera backpacks, a portable “gym,” and more.

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Huckberry Undercover Sale

14 Picks: Huckberry’s Undercover Sale

Black on black on black: we’ve partnered with Huckberry to bring you 14 of our favorite items from their 2020 Undercover Sale.

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Sustainable Gift Guide

Sustainable Gift Guide | 18 Gift Ideas for your Favorite Eco-Champion

We’ve partnered with REI to bring you 18 eco-friendly gift ideas for a more sustainable holiday season—from zero waste swaps to clothes to consumables.

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Wanderlust at Home | Gift Ideas

Wanderlust at Home | 13 Gift Ideas for the Traveler in Your Life

We’ve partnered with Huckberry to bring you the best gift ideas for that person in your life who cannot wait to explore the world again.

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