The 10 Best Baby Carriers For Hiking

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This wiki has been updated 15 times since it was first published in November of 2018. If you’re a parent who likes to take walks in the great outdoors, you’re surely excited to share nature’s beauty with your little one. It’s hard to beat a backpack for this, so here we list the best baby carriers for hiking. We factored in safety, durability, and comfort for both you and your child. Some options are more budget friendly, while others offer all the bells and whistles imaginable. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Deuter Kid Comfort 3

2. Osprey Packs Poco AG Plus

3. Be Mindful Retro Scout

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Editor's Notes

November 15, 2018:

These backpacks can be pricey as they offer sturdy builds and comfortable amenities, but they’ll do a great job of keeping you and your baby happy on both short and long walks. On a side note, while all of the products listed here are geared toward babies, the Piggyback Rider Scout is a unique standing carrier created for older toddlers.

4. LuvdBaby Premium

5. Thule Sapling Elite

6. Phil & Teds Escape

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7. Osprey Packs Poco

8. Clevr Cross Country Backpack

9. Phil & Teds Parade

10. Kiddy Adventure Pack

Christopher Thomas
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