By Kelsey Dzintars Explorebigsky.com Staff Writer

Move those hips! Long gone are the days of clunking around with the old, oversized external frame you inherited from your dad. The women’s-specific Onyx ($259.95) pack features an ergoActiv hipbelt and shoulder straps that work together as a system. I recently took this pack on a 14-mile hike in the Absarokas. I loved the full freedom of motion, the easily accessible storage space and internal compartments. My tent, sleeping bag and pad all fit inside the main compartment and the waterproof taping kept everything dry.

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