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WITH right tourist Yes opens up a world of possibilities for exploring nature. Whether it’s a backpack for a bike ride through the woods at the end of August, a narrow 30 liter climbing boat loaded with climbing ropes and pitons, or an urban/mountain hybrid, It is very important to choose your adventure partner carefully.
Today I two key factors when choosing a backpack for wild adventures: comfort/lightness AND environmental friendliness of the used fabrics and materials (because some backpacks are waterproof and contain substances that are toxic to the environment and humans). The right choice allows you to leave a light imprint on nature and on your shoulders.
Osprey Claw Ground:
Osprey has always been at the forefront of its low-impact backpacks and bags: since 2023, 88% of textile products contain recycled materials, and 93% of new collections are certifiedbluesign® proof that harmful substances are excluded at every stage of the supply chain and that only approved chemicals and raw materials are used.
One of the exemplary backpacks is Talon Earth.22 liter, made almost entirely from recycled material, including hinges and rigid parts. It is one trekking backpack for daily useWithAttachment for carrying a stick and bike helmet mount. back “air landscape” provides breathability thanks to EVA foam (also made from recycled material) and rests on a polypropylene frame. To top it off, Osprey uses PFAS-free Durable Water Repellent (DWR) on all new, refurbished and repurposed products. What if our trusty companion breaks down after years of use? With the Almighty Guarantee, Osprey is committed to repairing backpacks rather than replacing them, thereby reducing waste.
Lavaredo Hemp 26l:
This backpack is part of the Salewa Committed collection, which is a guarantee of quality. socially and environmentally responsible productcreated through production that minimizes the impact on nature as much as possible. A revolution by a company from Bolzano that has staked on the creation of products with a very low environmental impact, made using renewable energy sources and recycled materials, free of PFCs and other toxic substances.everything is controlled and certified by independent bodies.
Lavaredo – one a stylish and minimalist backpack that “has technical functionality designed for mountain in situations of everyday and city lifeReleased in a limited edition of 26 liters, it features a Dry Back Contact system for hiking or daily commuting, even cycling. organic cotton and recycled polyester. Its dual ripstop structure is virtually indestructible.
Typical of Salewa urban backpacks, the Lavaredo offers many details that make it useful both in the city and outdoors, such as: water bottle pocket, laptop compartment (but also for hydration bubbles), anti-theft system This secure top pocket with key ring and tail light to keep you on the go. For climbers retractable cap system is great for putting on the rope when you go to the gym or on the rock with a reduced approach. IN alternatively you can test the Fanes backpack.Made from recycled materials, same style, different material feel, but always focused on sustainability.
Patagonia Altvia Pack 28l:
There is no need to introduce the brand that was created by Yvon Chouinard in 1973 and is still a symbol of sustainable development and high quality products. Recycled materials, no toxic substances, maintainability are in the company’s DNA, and interest in its bags and backpacks has been growing for several years. One of its green ambassadors is the small 28 liter Altvia backpack.Made entirely from heavy duty recycled nylon. Backpack it features a breathable back panel and shoulder straps, a roomy front pocket with a flap that closes automatically when the drawstring is pulled.
Simplicity and low impact are the hallmark of this beautiful designer backpack, practical for a walk at the end of summer or a short hike in the middle mountains.. The Patagonia designers have done a special job air circulation preventing the accumulation of moisture and therefore reducing wear. For rain protection have special protection without DWR, which also protects the side pockets.. For those who use camel hydration systems The backpack offers special accommodation.
Thule AllTrail X 35L:
Thule is best known for its range of roof racks and boxes, bike carriers, water and winter sports carriers, covers and strollers. In recent years, the company has also expanded its range of sports bags, backpacks and suitcases, even for experienced travelers. Like AllTrail, which while not specifically designed for mountaineering, it delivers high performance, which is also useful for multi-day hikes at high altitudes, even in winter.. Thule AllTrail X One of the first backpacks made from 50% recycled waxed canvas.. Recycled waxed polyester it is five times stronger and three times more waterproof than traditional waxed cotton.and demonstrates Thule’s intention to drive the transition to sustainable materials. The Swedish brand focuses entirely on durability: it is known for producing “timeless” products.