Have yet to hike with it
Verified Buyer Reviewed by SkipDaddy from Columbus, IH on Monday, February 18, 2013
The material appears to be sturdy enough, the padding on the hip and shoulders is suffficient, and I got this thing for a song. I am only an overnighter, so the large capacity is probably overkill, but the zippers are much more difficult to work with than I had hoped. I am sure I will learn their nuances soon enough.