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Recent Child Carrier Reviews
Loaded with features, the Deuter Kid Comfort Pro is both luxurious and practical. Highly adjustable for both the wearer and the child, this pack has very few limitations. With pockets galore, there is easy access to the many items needed when hiking with a little one (i.e. snacks, change of clothes, wipes, diapers, and the list goes on and on) and the integrated sunshade makes for a more comfortable child. UPDATE (June 2021): I am now the parent of a 21-pound (9.5kg) 9-month-old and have taken… Full review
The Osprey Poco AG offers a fabulous child carrier. Osprey incorporates its super comfortable suspension system with ventilated back panel, hipbelt, and shoulder straps. Many features make this a highly coveted child carrier. With my growing quiver of active grandchildren born to my adventurous children, I decide to purchase a few child carriers. The Osprey Poco AG was my first purchase this past December. There are several models in the Osprey child carrier line. I opted for the entry level pack,… Full review
A strong contender in the "bring your kid along on the adventure in comfort" child carrier niche. Kelty has progressed considerably in this market...and this offering is worthy of your consideration! To be cliché...this is a feature-rich pack for a child carrier. The Kelty Journey PerfectFit Signature Elite Child Carrier The constant push for better, more comfortable, and supportive child carriers for the adventurer has driven a handful of companies to continually… Full review
This product is well made with great supporting accessories. There are too many child carriers that are made for a stroll in the parking lot to the trailhead and back to the vehicle. Once parents or grandparents leave that parking lot it is critical that the equipment used provide the additional safety and protection needed in the outdoors. Of course it is also critical that the unit be comfortable for both the youngster being carried and the adult doing the carrying. Previous to having children… Full review
Very solid and comfortable for me and my little one! Super adjustable to get the right fit, and plenty of storage space. This is a really solid all-around child carrier. My toddler has really taken to this ride, and enjoys being on the trail. So much so that regular naps are not uncommon when she needs to in the pack. I'm a taller guy (6'5") and I had seen somewhere that there may be challenges, but this still has a really good fit. There is an adjust for varying sizes, and accomdates me well. This… Full review
Our little guys loved going on adventures last year in it at six months old. And we've already gotten out a few times this late winter/early spring with our now 18 month old. He LOVES being in the pack and it makes getting around with him a ton easier. This will be season two for our Poco Plus. Our little guys loved going on adventures last year in it at six months old. And we've already gotten out a few times this late winter/early spring with our now 18-month-old. He LOVES being in the pack and… Full review
We recently bought the Deuter Kid Comfort 2 backpack child carrier. We bought this pack to carry our 6-month-old daughter on our frequent hikes. The Kid Comfort two has brought our family closer together and our daughter seems to love riding in it. Anytime we put her in the pack she smiles real big and begins to kick her feet in excitement. She is constantly looking in every direction on our hikes and has not fussed or become upset. My daughter asleep in the Deuter Kid Comfort 2. Take note of the… Full review
We got the Deuter Kid Comfort II on the recommendation of a friend and we couldn't be happier. It's comfortable to carry, has a hydration bladder pouch, and enough storage that if I was hiking by myself I'd have enough room for gear/diapers/food. My husband and I often switch who carries it and it's super easy to change the torso length and adjust the straps. We found it be much more comfortable to carry than this other Kelty carrier we borrowed from a friend. It seems to be very comfortable for… Full review
Have just finished backpacking around Europe with 4 kids - youngest is 2 and weighs 12 kg. We did heaps of walking and hikes. Stayed backpackers and did Eurail. The 2 year old spent every day for at least 4 to 6 hours in the backpack The backpack was excellent. Very very comfortable for both Josh and Me. My husband carried a normal backpack with our clothes and I carried Josh, nappy pack, rain coats. The hydration pack area made a great place for pass ports, camera cards and cards. It felt very… Full review