Outdoors List of Backpacking Companies

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List of the top backpacking companies in the world, listed by their prominence with corporate logos when available. This list of major backpacking companies includes the largest and most profitable backpacking businesses, corporations, agencies, vendors and firms in the world. If you are wondering what the biggest backpacking companies are, then this list has you covered. This list includes the most famous backpacking companies in the industry, so if you're thinking of working in the backpacking industry you might want to look to these companies for jobs. This list includes names of both small and big backpacking businesses.

Companies include everything from The North Face to Garmin.

This list answers the questions, "What are the biggest backpacking companies in the world?" and "What are the most successful backpacking companies?"

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ALPS Mountaineering is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
ALPS Mountaineering Backpacking ALPS Mountaineering is a camping gear manufacturer, whose products include tents, backpacks, and sleeping bags. Founded in 1993 by Dennis Brune, the companies most recent expansion is the ...more

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Arc'teryx is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Clothing, Backpacking Arc'teryx is an outdoor clothing and sporting goods company founded in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in 1989. The name and logo of Arc'teryx refer to the Archaeopteryx, the earliest ...more

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Big Agnes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Big Agnes Backpacking

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Black Diamond Equipment is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Mountaineering, Backpacking Black Diamond Equipment is a Utah-based manufacturer of equipment for climbing, skiing and mountain sports. The company also has global offices in Reinach, Switzerland and Zhuhai, China. The ...more

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CamelBak is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
CamelBak Backpacking CamelBak Products, LLC is an outdoors equipment company based in Petaluma, California, best known for its hydration products, such as hydration packs and water bottles. CamelBak is also a ...more

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Camp Trails is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Camp Trails Backpacking

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Cascade Designs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Cascade Designs Backpacking Cascade Designs is an American company specializing in outdoor recreation products. It is located in Seattle, Washington, and was founded in 1972 by two former Boeing engineers, who were avid ...more

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Coleman Company is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Sports equipment, Manufacturing, Backpacking Coleman Company, Inc., is an American company that specializes in outdoor recreation products. Historically, Coleman is known for camping gear. It was founded by William Coffin Coleman, who ...more

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Dakine Packs is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Dakine Packs Backpacking

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Dana Designs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Dana Designs Backpacking

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Eagle Creek, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Backpacking

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Eastpak is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Eastpak Fashion, Retail, Backpacking Eastpak is a lifestyle brand founded in Boston, USA, specializing in the design, development, manufacturing and worldwide marketing and distribution of a range of products including bags, ...more

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Eureka! Tent Company is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Eureka! Tent Company Backpacking

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Garmin Corp is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Technology, Search, Detection Garmin is a multinational corporation and producer of navigation equipment. It is most well known as a producer of consumer and professional-grade Global Positioning System receivers. It was ...more

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Granite Gear is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Granite Gear Backpacking Granite Gear Backpacks is a producer of backpacks, based in Two Harbors, Minnesota. Many of their backpacks are made with a molded, 3-dimensional frameplate. Released in 1996, it is made of ...more

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Gregory is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Backpacking

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JanSport is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Backpacking JanSport is an American brand of backpacks and collegiate apparel, now owned by VF Corporation, one of the world's largest apparel companies. JanSport is the world's largest backpack maker, and ...more

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Jetboil is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Jetboil Backpacking JetBoil manufactures and markets lightweight gas-fueled portable stoves used primarily for backpacking. The company was formed in 2001 by Dwight Aspinwall and Perry Dowst in a former woolen mill ...more

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Katadyn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Katadyn Backpacking

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Kelty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Backpacking Kelty is a manufacturer of high-end backpacks, tents, and sleeping bags owned by American Recreation Products. The business is based in Boulder, Colorado. The company was started by Asher ...more

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Lowe Alpine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Backpacking Lowe Alpine is an outdoor equipment manufacturer and supplier that originated in Colorado and is now an international company. The company is currently owned by Equip Outdoor Technologies ...more

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Marmot is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Retail, Backpacking Marmot is an outdoor clothing and sporting goods company founded in 1974 as Marmot Mountain Works. The company was founded in Grand Junction, Colorado by local resident Tom Boyce and by two ...more

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Mountain Hardwear is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Clothing, Backpacking Mountain Hardwear, founded in 1993, is a California -based company that manufactures high-end outdoor clothing, backpacks, sleeping bags, tents, and gloves. Columbia Sportswear purchased ...more

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Mountain Safety Research is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Sports equipment, Backpacking Mountain Safety Research, or MSR, is an American corporation founded in 1969 by Larry Penberthy, located in Seattle, Washington and owned by Cascade Designs. MSR is a producer of camping, hiking ...more

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Mountain Tools is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Mountain Tools Backpacking

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Mountainsmith is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Backpacking

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Osprey Packs is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Manufacturing, Backpacking Osprey, Inc. is a Colorado-based company that makes backpacks and travel gear. Mike Pfotenhauer and Diane Wren founded the company in 1974. Osprey was one of the first to introduce breathable ...more

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Outdoor Products is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Outdoor Products Backpacking

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Outdoor Research is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Retail, Backpacking Outdoor Research is an American outdoor apparel and gear company located in Seattle, Washington. The company was founded in 1981 by “physicist turned outdoor adventurer” Ron Gregg, who led the ...more

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Petzl is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Petzl Backpacking Petzl is a manufacturer of climbing gear, caving gear, work-at-height equipment, and headlamps based in Crolles, France. The company was created by the cave explorer Fernand Petzl in the ...more

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Princeton Tec is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Princeton Tec Backpacking

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Russi Mountain Works is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Russi Mountain Works Backpacking

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Serratus Mountain Products is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Serratus Mountain Products Backpacking

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Sierra Designs is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Backpacking

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The North Face is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Clothing, Retail, Backpacking The North Face, Inc. is an American outdoor product company specializing in outerwear, fleece, coats, shirts, footwear, and equipment such as backpacks, tents, and sleeping bags. Its clothing ...more

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VauDe Sports is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Backpacking Companies
Backpacking