Hiking backpacks?

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    Someone gave me a suggestion for a good ergonomic backpack, but I can't find it.

    I want one that will not cause my back to spasm, if possible. Probably an internal frame....

    Also, do they make hiker's backpacks for kids?
     
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    All the above. Their called Sherpas.
     
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    Do they have portable ones that can go with me wherever I may roam?
     
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    Sherpas will go anywhere you do if you have enough money.

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    They make more than me, so it's unlikely I do have enough money.

    Are they ergonomic? I hope they won't strain my shoulders and neck...
     
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    mountain gear is having a sale right now...rei....is a good company...just look around and read the users reviews
     
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    sherpas are highly religious and highly superstitious...they will not go everywhere

    i would love to be able to pay a bunch of sherpas to haul my ass up everest

    where i would simply die of lack of oxygen
     
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    Yes, I was going to say REI... Recreation Equipment, Inc.


    backpack at REI.com
     
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    True but these are Peruvian Sherpas in the picture....... :eusa_whistle:
    :lol:
     
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    What kind of hiking ? How long and how far you going into the woods and how big are your kid ?And whats your budget ?
     

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