Backpacks and Accessories Forest Grove OR

Depending upon the nature of your excursion, you will need to ensure that your backpack is right for the occasion. Explore our vast collection of backpacks at!

Take Shape for Life - Philip Mandel
(503) 887-0889
6135 SW Erickson Avenue
Bearverton, OR
Cowboy's Heart
(541) 419-9487
15109 Ponderosa Loop
La Pine, OR
Crane Prairie Resort
(541) 383-3939
FS Road 4270 Bend
La Pine, OR
Cascade Meadows RV Resort
(541) 536-2244
53750 Hwy 97
La Pine, OR
La Pine Senior Activity Center
(541) 536-6237
16450 Victory Way
La Pine, OR
Ghost Rock Ranch
(541) 536-1875
148800 Beal Rd,
La Pine, OR
Studio Sabai
(541) 536-3300
La Pine Square #7N
La Pine, OR
McMenamins Pubs & Breweries
(503) 223-0109
2126 SW Halsey St
Troutdale, OR
Henderson Shorin Ryu Karate
(541) 404-6307
275 N Broadway
Coos Bay, OR
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RiverPlace Athletic Club
(503) 221-1212
0150 S.W. Montgomery
Portland, OR

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Transforming outdoor life enthusiasts into modern-day Sherpas

Whether you're on a day trek, climbing a mountain or wandering the desert for 40 days, the right pack can make the journey seem shorter and lighter. The wrong pack? Well, as The Beatles said, “Boy, you're gonna carry that weight a long time.”

Once your outdoor adventure is underway, you and your pack will be inseparable most days, so make sure you take the time to choose this travel companion wisely. When looking for a pack, consider

  • Accessibility: Look for an easy-to-pack model and with outer compartments for items you might need along the trail.
  • Material: Lightweight materials are a must, but also look for packs that are strong, durable, tear-resistant and waterproof. Large zippers and strong double-stitched seams are other features to consider.
  • Fit: These aren't one-size-fits-all gear. Some are designed specifically to fit the female physique, while others simply fit your torso length.
  • Frame: Do you want a pack with an internal or external frame ?

Looking for the right pack? We've listed the main kinds of backpacks to head you in the right direction:

  • Daypacks : These range from your standard daypack designed for school kids to specialized models with hydration packs for mountaineers and skiers. Of course, there's something for everyone in between.
  • Alpine packs : Lightweight and sleek, these won't hold you back when you're scaling the side of a mountain. Most have external compartments for picks, ropes and other climbing essentials. Hydration units are another useful feature for climbers.
  • Backpacking backpacks : While the name sounds redundant, these packs are a must-have. With a variety of pockets, sizes, shapes and features, there's something for every hiker, camper and day tripper. Made for comfort more than agility, these are designed for hikers more than climbers or skiers.
  • Expedition packs / travel packs : Made for the long haul, these are...

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