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Mountainsmith Recycled Bags and Backpacks

If it’s time for you to replace your backpack, lumbar pack, camera bag or even dog backpack, then you may want to consider choosing a pack that’s made from eco-friendly materials. Not only will you rest at ease knowing your bag didn’t hurt the planet you love to explore with that pack, but Mountainsmith also makes sturdy, well-designed products that are sure to last you years—in fact, Mountainsmith even offers its customers a lifetime guarantee on their products.

Mountainsmith strives to meet 4 pillars—durability, utility, sustainability and exceptional value—with all their products, whether it be their traveling camera cases, backcountry backpacks or dog packs.

Want to know more about Mountainsmith bags? Here are some of the Mountainsmith products that have been reviewed:

Mountainsmith Photo Tour FX Lumbar Pack

tourfxOutdoor photographers and hikers are sure to appreciate the Mountainsmith Photo Tour FX Lumbar Packs harness system.

The new design is made to hug your body, which gives you maximum support for those tricky shots and intense hikes to shoot locations. It’s a great lumbar-style camera pack overall.

>>Read more about and buy the Mountainsmith Photo Tour FX Lumbar Pack

Mountainsmith Spectrum Camera Backpack

spectrumThe Mountainsmith Spectrum Camera Backpack offers the perfect combo of camera bag and daypack. Often these camera daypacks have a huge camera bag section, which kind of defeats the purpose of having a snug, secure place for your camera.

This pack is the perfect size and still gives you enough room to carry a full digital SLR and two or three lenses.

>>Read more about and buy the Mountainsmith Spectrum Camera Backpack

Mountainsmith Borealis AT Camera Pack

borealisThe Mountainsmith Borealis AT Camera Pack is a great pack for the serious digital photographer and almost works as a mobile office. If you carry your laptop around with the rest of your camera gear, the Mountainsmith Borealis AT Camera Pack will be your pack of choice. This pack can hold up to a 16-inch screen laptop.

>>Read more about and buy the Mountainsmith Borealis AT Camera pack

Mountainsmith Phoenix Backpack

phoenixIf you are looking for a great, simple backcountry pack that can hold a whole lot, the Phoenix is a good choice. The Mountainsmith Phoenix Backpack’s base capacity is around 4,211 cubic inches. But, thanks to all the straps, it can expand to carry an amazing 5,675 cubic inches. The extra padded hip belt and strong suspension system also make carrying such a heavy load more comfortable.

>>Read more about and buy the Mountainsmith Phoenix Backpack

Mountainsmith Tour Lumbar Pack

tourlumbarThe classic Tour lumbar pack from Mountainsmith is more than capable of holding enough food and water for a day on the trail, which makes it a great choice for casual hikers. The 488-cubic-inch pack offers such features as a zippered main compartment, an interior zippered hanging pocket for keys and the like, and a zippered front panel pocket for items that demand quick access, like a flashlight or Leatherman.

>>Read more about and buy the Mountainsmith Tour Lumbar Pack

Mountainsmith Recycled Day Waistpack

waistpackThe Mountainsmith Recycled Day Waistpack can easily be converted from a waistpack to shoulder bag depending on your mood and terrain. The Patented Delta Compression System of triangulated straps on the packs waistbelt, will help to compress the weight onto your lumbar area. This gives you a more stable and evenly distributed load.

>>Read more about and buy the Mountainsmith Recycled Day Waistpack

Lily by Mountainsmith Backpack

lilymountainsmithAs a female traveler, adventurer and backpacker, I am usually a fan of high-quality and female specific designed products. While those guys’ back may have a thousand bells and whistles, they just aren’t designed to fit my woman’s frame or shape. While I personally have a Marmot Diva 45 (and love it), I am also a fan of the Lily by Mountainsmith.

The Lily is also a terrific size for shorter trips or day hikes. At its 31.2 Liter size , it’s made to be big enough to fit all your essentials without being too big to weigh you down (plus, it only weighs 2.8 pounds).

>>Read more about and buy the Lily by Mountainsmith