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Dig or Diss | Sternum Straps
How good are sternum straps?! We love them, hence why this is a big old DIG.
Done right these really do help stabilise your pack and reduce that heavy feeling load slinking it’s way down your back, which eventually gives you the crazy back cramps and shoulder pain. When looking at a backpack that has sternum straps, you probably want to look for something that isn’t too narrow, or too wide, it should be a good solid width. The buckle is another thing to look at – make sure its sturdy enough to hold the weight, but not so big it looks like you’re carrying a baby on the front…