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External frame packs were designed to carry heavy loads (>20 kg or 40 lb), giving the wearer more support and protection and better weight distribution than a simple, frameless strapped bag. Wooden pack frames were used for centuries around the world. Ötzi the Iceman may have used one in Copper Age Alpine Italy,[5][6] though some archaeologists believe the frame found with the body was part of a snowshoe. Such packs are common in military and mountaineering applications;[7] metal versions first appeared in the mid-20th century. https://i.pinimg.com/originals/b6/65/1c/b6651c43980c094ae096da3fe3fe7e49.jpg
Specialist backpacks are used by fire services for wildfire fighting, as well as by rescue services for Search and Rescue. These backpacks are generally very modular, allowing the pack to be reconfigured to the users wishes and are designed to load around the wearers hips. They may include features such as sections for water bladders and specially designed pouches, such as those used to carry personal fire shelters. https://i.pinimg.com/originals/f4/f9/65/f4f965e53d583780a583a38c257fc0bb.jpg

The external frame is typically made from aluminum, other lightweight metal alloy, and recently reinforced synthetic polymers or plastic and is equipped with a system of straps and tautly-stretched netting which prevents contact between the metal frame and user's back. In addition to comfort, this "stand-off" provides the additional benefit of creating air circulation between the frame and the wearer's back. For this reason, external frame packs are generally considered to be a "cooler load" than internal frame designs. External frame packs have a fabric "sack" portion which is usually smaller than that of internal frame packs, but have exposed frame portions above and below the sack to accommodate attachment of larger items. In addition, the sack can often be removed entirely, permitting the user to customize the configuration of their load, or to transport a non-conventional load such as a quartered game animal. Military packs are often external frame designs due to their ability to carry loads of different shapes, sizes and weights. https://i.pinimg.com/236x/a0/3f/51/a03f5102c66cc1379a23a5fbf67421c4--host-a-party-thirty-one.jpg


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So much stuff to carry, and so few hands. A Thirty-One backpack is exactly what you need to help you wrangle all the gear your daily life dictates while enabling you to remain true to your stylish side. Feed your need for cute, fun, and well-made bags with a Thirty-One Gifts backpack. The company understands women, knowing that just one bag is never enough to meet every need. Hectic, busy days require the security and ease of a cross-body backpack, while a quick trip to the park merits a simple drawstring version. Some Thirty-One backpacks serve multiple functions, such as insulated picnic bag that also works well as a diaper bag. Because Thirty-One offers several bags within each pattern family, you can coordinate all your backpacks with the same pattern or choose complementary ones. The versatile bags offer internal and external pockets to stow large and small items, and the thoughtful designs give you padded straps for comfort and features such as mesh or thermal-lined pockets for convenience. Sellers provide a large inventory on eBay to make your backpack shopping simple.
Hiking backpacks and backpacking packs are the only choice for carrying your gear on the trail regardless if you're on a casual day hike or a serious backcountry expedition. Similarly, hydration backpacks from brands like CamelBak, are ideal for staying hydrated outdoors on hikes, runs, and bike rides. There are even winter hydration backpacks that are insulated to keep water from freezing in cold temperatures. Travel backpacks offer storage for travel essentials plus handy features that help keep travelers on the move like wheels and detachable daypacks. They remain a popular style carried by students abroad and the jet-set crowd. https://i.pinimg.com/236x/a9/59/78/a959780fe429f0f2cb01a457d9d38224---gifts-thirty-one-gifts.jpg?b

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Target has great backpacks for college students and adults, too. They sport large compartments that can hold books, binders, lunch bags, gym clothes, travel clothes, toiletries and more. You can find backpacks with built-in sleeves for laptops and tablets. They also have front organizer pockets for keeping essentials handy, and some even have side water-bottle pockets. https://i.pinimg.com/originals/48/35/a8/4835a80ad05c89564b477f736d455531.jpg
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