How to Properly Fit Your Backpack for Hiking and Backpacking
Having a properly fitting backpack is a critical component of your comfort on the trail. So in this video, I’m showing you how to properly fit your backpack for hiking and backpacking, going over everything from what to buy, to how to adjust the frame to your torso size and adjusting the load.
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1:00 – What to buy?
1:32 – Torso size and getting the right sized bag
2:59 – What do all these straps do?
3:31 – Fitting the hip belt
4:55 – Adjusting the shoulder straps
5:38 – Adjusting the frame
8:12 – Adjusting the load
9:32 – Chest strap
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Gear used in this video includes: Mystery Ranch backpacks, Adidas Terrex