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Backpacks for the Younger Crowd

Makings of a good backpack Padded shoulder straps for comfort. Contour straps, sometimes called S straps, prevent chafing at the armpits. Padded back reduces pressure, prevents contents from digging in and structures the pack. Compression straps on the sides or bottom allow for adjustments in fit. * Waist belt distributes some of the weight load […]