Granite Gear’s Nimbus Trace Access 70 backpack has been named best pack by Outside magazine’s 2014 Summer Buyer’s Guide, according to SNEWS, an outdoor industry trade magazine. The multi-day backpack features a 3-D, maple-core composite laminate frame sheet. It weighs 4 pounds, 3 ounces and has a capacity of 70 liters and a load rating of 60 pounds. It retails for $349.95. Granite Gear is based in Two Harbors.