I do alot of hiking daytrips with my camera gear, so I was in the market for one of those camera packs that has a compartment for camera gear plus a compartment for hiking gear. Well after looking for awhile I never found anything that quite met my needs as the hiking gear compartments were too small, the pack was expensive, and the shoulder and waist straps were too minimal for proper comfort.
So my solution was to modify an regular hiking daypack to suit my needs.
First, I bought a 55litre small overnight backpack, which in my case was this Outbound Canyon 55 litre pack. I got this one on sale for $55.00. This one works well as it has a bottom sleeping bag compartment with an outside access zipper (where the camera gear...
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I'm planning to do a long 3 week hiking trip next year and surely I'll be carrying my gear. Maybe just one lens, because I'll be hiking in high altitude and will have to travel light, but almost surely I'll have to adapt some backpack as a way to fit everything I need. Great tips you gave here, thanks.
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