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Lumbar/Hip Packs

The best lumbar/hip packs, reviewed and curated by the Trailspace community. The latest review was added on August 17, 2022. Stores' prices and availability are updated daily.

user rating: 4.5 of 5 (12)
Mountainsmith Day
$58 - $89
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (11)
Mountainsmith Tour
$68 - $79
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
Evoc Hip Pouch Pro
$64 - $90
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
Mystery Ranch Forager Hip Pack
$32 - $35
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Patagonia Ultralight Black Hole Mini Hip Pack 1L
$29 - $35
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Mystery Ranch Hip Monkey
$49 - $55
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Gregory Nano Waistpack
$32 - $39
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Hyperlite Mountain Gear Versa
$79
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Lowe Alpine Mesa 6
$38 - $45
user rating: 3 of 5 (1)
Nathan Mirage Pak
$20 - $25
Patagonia Guidewater Hip Pack 9L
$239
user rating: 5 of 5 (3)
REI Single Shot
 
user rating: 5 of 5 (2)
Maxpedition Sabercat
user rating: 5 of 5 (2)
Mt. Katahdin Hydration Belt
 
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
True North Double Diamond
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Mountainsmith Tour TLS
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
UltrAspire Speedgoat 2.0 Hydration Belt
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Mountainsmith Dart TLS
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Inov-8 Race Pro 4
 
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
Jandd Osher
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
GoMotion Orion Lumbar/Hip Pack / Flashlight
$70 MSRP
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
Nathan Hipster
$20 MSRP
user rating: 4 of 5 (2)
Mountainsmith Kinetic II
$40 MSRP
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Amphipod PURErun Trail Stainless 16oz
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
UltrAspire Quantum Belt
$29 MSRP
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
LiteAF Feather Weight Fanny Pack
user rating: 3 of 5 (1)
Mountainsmith Vibe II
$25 MSRP
 
user rating: 3 of 5 (1)
Maxpedition Thermite
user rating: 2.5 of 5 (1)
Salomon XT Twin Belt Hydration/Fuel Belt
user rating: 2 of 5 (1)
Nathan Elite 1 Plus
The North Face Enduro Belt 2
$45 MSRP
The North Face Enduro Belt 1
$29 MSRP
user rating: 5 of 5 (2)
The North Face Dayhiker
discontinued
user rating: 5 of 5 (2)
CamelBak Catalyst
discontinued
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (2)
Kelty Creel
discontinued
 
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Osprey Helios 8
discontinued
 
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
ALPS Mountaineering Big Bear
discontinued
 
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Ultimate Direction Grand Cayman
discontinued
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Kelty MG
discontinued
user rating: 4 of 5 (2)
Kelty Elkhorn 675
discontinued
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Salomon Hydro 45 Belt
discontinued
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Kelty Jaunt
$60 MSRP
discontinued
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Salomon Active Insulated Belt Hydration/Fuel Belt
discontinued
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
GoLite HydroDash
discontinued
 
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Mountainsmith Network
discontinued

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Recent Lumbar/Hip Pack Reviews

rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Evoc Hip Pouch Pro

A compact, no-bounce fanny pack with a reliable water bottle holster and just enough pocket room for running and riding essentials. Cell phone pocket need optimizing and a raincoat. I needed a runner’s fanny pack that works juuuust right. I have one with a nice, easy in and out water bottle holster, but the two thin, triangular pockets just barely hold a Snickers, never mind my cell phone or a buff. Toooo small. Another has a 1000L main compartment, nice to be able to hold Snickers and phone and… Full review

rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Mystery Ranch Forager Hip Pack

A well made, nice sized pack for everyday and shorter outings. Now that I'm retired I find myself hiking the myriad of single-track trails we have close by daily.   I was carrying a 20 oz handle water bottle and nothing else. I'm pretty dialed in to the weather and what to wear, but would sometimes find I wished I had brought gloves or a beanie or a windshirt or a little more water or a snack, etc. I've got a few day packs that would certainly work, but was looking for something smaller. Enter… Full review

rated 4 of 5 stars
Mystery Ranch Hip Monkey

Mystery Ranch's Hip Monkey is a roomy, durable, well-made lumbar pack that provides easy access to items on the go. With most of its 8-liter capacity in one large pocket, it's versatile for a wide range of uses year-round. Hiking, snowshoeing, mountain biking, traveling, fishing, and more, if the gear fits, you can carry it for your favorite activity in the Hip Monkey. Mystery Ranch even touts it can hold a six-pack or a set of frisbee golf discs. The Hip Monkey can be worn around your waist or… Full review

rated 4 of 5 stars
Patagonia Ultralight Black Hole Mini Hip Pack 1L

$29 for a basic 1-liter fanny pack? Do I really need this? Yes, I do. My Ultralight Black Hole Mini Hip Pack lives in my car's glovebox and is extremely useful for unexpected walks and hikes. Sometimes I find myself with a half hour or hour between appointments or waiting to pick up a kid. If possible, I like to spend those snippets of time outdoors—walking a trail, visiting nearby woods or arboretum, looking for birds and wildlife, and so on. This little hip pack from Patagonia allows me to stow… Full review

rated 4 of 5 stars
LiteAF Feather Weight Fanny Pack

The LiteAF Fanny Pack is a utilitarian accessory for keeping small but essential items easily at hand. It serves as a stand-alone pocket/bag and also pairs well with a minimalist backpack when lacking a hip belt. Specs:  Standard size: 8″ x 4″ x 2.75″, 1" detachable webbing, 1.4L Lycra mesh front pocket, Front right hip 1" Ultralight Buckle, 1″ belt, adjustable up to 46″ Weight: 2.5 oz (also available in Extra Large Size) Pictured with a Galaxy S7 in the front mesh pocket About LiteAF:… Full review

rated 4 of 5 stars
Lowe Alpine Mesa 6

A comfortable, well designed pack, which can carry the essentials for a day hike, dog walk, or mountain run, in a stable and unobtrusive way. I chose this pack to replace a very old Pod Sac, from my climbing days. That was a minimal nylon bag, with a thin attachment strap. By contrast, 30 years later, this is a clever and complex design, which offers the potential for all-day comfort, fully or partially laden, during strenuous activity or a gentle stroll. The bag is a roomy 6 litres in capacity,… Full review

rated 4 of 5 stars
Gregory Nano Waistpack

The Nano is a 3.5L waistpack that provides storage for gear or snacks in three zippered pockets. Coming in a wide array of colors, from subtle to bold, the Nano is ideal for hands-free storage of gear, meals, or snacks on walks, hikes, or bike rides—from a short, impulsive walk to an all-day trek. Gregory Nano Waistpack A waistpack is a great grab-and-go option for carrying phone, keys, snacks, camera, and more, offering the user convenient access to items without the bulk of a backpack or as… Full review

rated 5 of 5 stars
Mt. Katahdin Hydration Belt

Mine was equipped for tequila shots and fits four travel size bottles of Cuervo Gold and one shot glass. Works great, lightweight and I really can’t add anything else as Goose nailed the efficiency and value of this product. Wear it responsibly!!! Full review

rated 5 of 5 stars
Mt. Katahdin Hydration Belt

Forget brands like Platypus and Nalgene. The most efficient way to carry your beverages on the Appalachian Trail is the Mt Katahdin Hydration Belt. It’s the first of April, and the thru-hiking season is underway. Across the country, myriads of twenty-somethings are leaving their parents’ basements and setting out on the long trails to find the true meaning of life. And while thousands will start at Springer Mountain, Georgia, only a dedicated few will fight through the hangovers and public intoxication… Full review