Jeff Wade wrote a review of DAKINE Vertex Backpack - 1300 cu in on April 15, 2003
After searching long and hard for the right backcountry pack, I found it in the Vertex Pack! This pack has all the essentials and is extremely well-designed. It is big enough to carry what you need for a full day of touring, yet small enough to wear in-bounds. I would highly recommend this pack!