If you really want to know what gear works in the real world, there’s not better way to find out than to ask the folks that are really using it. In this episode of Rad on Gear, Rad bumps into a family hitting the trails together and talks to them about their Cotopaxi backpack to get the lowdown on whether or not they’re worth the investment.

When you’re looking for a good quality hiking pack, there’s a lot to consider. We’ll let Rad and his guests tell you more.

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