Review: Macpac Casade 90L Backpack – How bombproof is it?

The Cascade is described by Macpac as a “classic tramping pack” and has been one of their top line flagship packs for many years. Hikers have often been heard to use the word “bombproof” in conjunction with the Cascade and a Cascade 90 famously accompanied British explorer Ed Stafford on his 860-day traverse of the Amazon River. I chose this pack specifically for multi-day family hikes in Tasmania with small children who only carry one-quarter of their body weight which usually means just sleeping gear, clothes, snacks and water. The rest is on my shoulders. I also selected the...

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