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Who Invented Backpacks


The backpack was invented in the year 1952 by Dick Kelty. Dick Kelty was an active hiker who often faced trouble with carrying his gear during hiking trips. At that time people who enjoyed trekking had to settle for gear sold at military surplus stores. However, they were quite bulky and crude and did not make for a comfortable trekking sack. Kelty was hence inclined to come up with an easier way to carry gear […]