Hiking tips for beginners. You want the best backpack for hiking gear to go with your outfit whether a day hike, backpacking, or long-term travel. This hiking backpack is good for packing essentials of a hike like food, snacks, water with a hydration pack, and first aid kit. Day pack can be a good travel backpack for carry-on luggage and road trips too. This Osprey backpack has men's and women's. It’s perfect for trails for summer travel plan in national parks and USA vacation destinations!