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How to Buy a Backpack Carrier

Hey there, active parents! Let us help you pick the best backpack carrier for toting around your baby or toddler.
Kelty Backpack Carrier Kelty Tour 1.0 Backpack-Style Child Carrier

Not surprisingly, Kelty, a company that makes tents and outdoor gear and is based in the rugged state of Colorado, also makes some of the best baby backpacks around. Their Tour 1.0 features a child leg-secure system that ensures easy access in and out of the harness, a sturdy kickstand, and a roomy storage pocket. ($180)