An exercise of thought!
Choosing the right tool for the right job is ideal in most situations, especially for those with multi-sport interests. Having a quiver of packs for the right job can make or break the experience (Highly subjective, but as long as one is having fun, that is most important).
However, lets say theoretically, if you had to choose one pack, and only one pack to do all the activities that you love to do, what would it be and why?
Eg. I love climbing, backpacking overnighters + week long, summer alpine, day-hikes, etc (some trail work) if I was forced to choose only one pack, it would have to be my trustworthy, albeit heavy,
Arc-teryx Bora 50
Due to the size, toughness and useful features (the Kangaroo pocket rocks), it has yet to let me down.
Thoughts, pokes and reminiscing welcomed.