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How to choose a backpack

Backpacks are designed for those who do not think of their lives without movement. If you like to travel, strive to constantly move forward and are obsessed with freedom – a quality backpack is exactly what you need. If you wear a backpack – your hands are always free, it is comfortable and convenient. The backpack is especially comfortable for schoolchildren as well as young people who prefer to spend their free time actively. Excursions, walks, trips or even climbing Mount Everest – all this you can do with maximum comfort, choosing a quality and practical backpack for constant use.

So, consider what is worth paying attention to those who are interested in buying a practical and quality backpack. We will give you some tips to help you choose the right backpack!

A backpack should provide comfort

Pay attention to this or that model, the first thing to try it on – if your back is comfortable, you do not feel any discomfort, you should choose this model, continuing to analyze its shortcomings and advantages. But – remember, the feeling of comfort – in the first place, because you have to wear a backpack for a long time!

Then you should pay attention to the backpack back panel, its straps and lining. A quality backpack usually has powerful and wide straps – this will evenly distribute the load on the spine, and you will not get tired even if your backpack is loaded with things. Backpack straps must always be adjusted with special carabiner fasteners – then you can adjust their length according to your height. A beach bag should be considered separately.

The backpack must be strong

The durability of the backpack depends on its reliability and service life. Of course, you would not want your backpack to break at the most inappropriate moment – for example, during a country trip. So when choosing a backpack that claims to be your constant companion for the next few years, carefully examine the material from which it is made. Modern practical and quality backpacks are made of nylon-based fabrics and have reliable and durable zippers. 

The inner lining can also be made of nylon materials, and polyester is no less durable. For those who plan to carry extra heavy loads in their backpack, it is worth paying attention to models made of canvas fabric or genuine leather. Such variants can differ in price from nylon brothers, but high cost quite corresponds to higher quality. The most common causes of backpack breakage are failure of zippers, breaking shoulder straps or stiff seams. When choosing a backpack, special attention should be paid to the strength of stitching – a more reliable and durable backpack will be the one that is sewn by double seam. Even if you want to buy a clear backpack, it must be strong enough and reliable.


You may have to carry valuable things in your backpack – documents, gadgets or something else. The best option would be to choose a backpack made of waterproof material or fabric with a surface waterproof coating. Backpacks made of polyester or nylon material last for many years – and your belongings will always be guaranteed to be dry, as these materials do not let moisture in even the strongest rains. Such backpacks are best for fans of long country trips.

By the way, if you do not think of your life without constant use of gadgets – phone, tablet or laptop, it will be convenient for you to have a special pocket for electronics inside the backpack. Such pockets are usually arranged inside the backpack, have a zipper and provide secure storage of expensive equipment during hiking and travel.