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Help with choosing a back pack. All advice welcome!

Travel Forums Travel Gear Help with choosing a back pack. All advice welcome!

1. Posted by susanm (Budding Member 6 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

I'm travelling to Oz for a year and have never done anything like this before. I'm back pack shopping this weekend and i've no idea what i'm looking for. I'm not planning on doing lot's of hiking but i do plan on moving around the country a good bit. I'm female and fairly medium in stature and height. I don't really understand the difference between male and female back packs. Are the differences significant? What litre size should i go for etc etc......?

All help would be appreciated.......

Thanks a mil
Susan

2. Posted by jadeverell (Respected Member 255 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

Try having a look at this post.....

http://www.travellerspoint.com/forum.cfm?thread=48043

there are also numerous other posts regarding Backpacks/rucksac's etc under the Travel Gear Forum.

3. Posted by t_maia (Travel Guru 3290 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

One of my favourite threads on the topic:

http://www.travellerspoint.com/forum.cfm?thread=25048

Ancient, but with great info.

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