Hiking is a great way to exercise, see wildlife or scenery, and enjoy time with friends of family. Whether you’re departing from a trailhead or simply navigating a short loop on a trail outside town, it’s smart to carry a few supplies like food, water, a first-aid kit, and possibly extra clothes, just in case, and you’ll need a good pack to haul it all. But the best packs aren’t always the largest. In fact, you should try to get away with the smallest, lightest model you can. Here are a few other features you’ll want to consider.