The Best Gear for Travel
Pack Hacker is a resource for the lightest, best looking, and most functional travel gear.
How to Make the Most of Merino Wool Travel Clothing
From t-shirts & sweaters to underwear & socks—Merino wool is soft, naturally breathable, & stink resistant, making it a magical fabric for travel.
How to choose the best carry-on travel backpack for you
Pack Hacker’s minimalist guide on selecting the best carry-on one bag travel backpack for you. We share the most important principals for selecting a pack.
Tested Travel Gear
GR3 by GORUCK
The GORUCK GR3 is a massive, maximum legal carry-on travel pack that carries well, looks great, and will undoubtedly stand the test of time.
Fairview 40 by Osprey
The brand new Osprey Fairview is similar to their best selling Farpoint series, but designed with women in mind—and at 40L, perfect for one bag travel.
Grid-It Organizer by Cocoon Innovations
The ‘Grid-It’ is designed to be the ultimate gadget organizer. The weave of rubberized bands allow for countless configurations of all your tech gear.
AT Slim Rivet Pant by Western Rise
The AT Slim Rivet Pants from Western Rise are a solid pair of pants that look nice and will get the job done for both travelers and hikers alike.
DryWeight Merino Henley by Western Rise
Western Rise’s DryWeight Merino Henley makes a great first impression on look and feel, but ultimately falls flat due to poor durability.
Strongcore Merino Pocket Tee by Western Rise
The Strongcore Merino Pocket Tee from Western Rise is a decent merino wool t-shirt. But does it live up to the high price tag? We’re not quite sure…