- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Dakine's Mission Pro is a classic that has been unchanged for a long time- for good reason. The 25L size is perfect for both inbounds and backcountry. It is compact and low profile, with lots of pockets and slots for gear. The ski carry worked great and didn't budge when I hiked through howling winds. Glad I went with the 25L size to fit a water bottle and lots of snacks.