Top 25 Hiking Baby Carriers Reviewed

hiking baby carrier reviewsIt can be hard to get outside and get exercise shortly after you have your baby. That is where baby carriers come in.

Baby carriers that are made specifically for hiking allow you to get outside and experience nature while bringing your child along for the ride.

Not only do they help you get out and clear your mind, they also benefit your kid. Being outside from an early age will instill a love for nature and all things outdoors.

Unfortunately, you can’t just bring any old baby carrier out on the trails with you. For maximum safety and comfort for you and your baby, you need an ergonomic hiking carrier.

These baby carriers are specifically designed for support, air flow, and protection of your child.

There are dozens of options on the market, so we helped make your job of finding a good baby carrier easier. We put together a list of 25 great hiking carriers that will bring joy to both you and your baby.

Best Baby Carriers For Hiking

Here are our choices for the best hiking baby carriers:

1. Kid Comfort 2

Kid Comfort 2 review
Brand: Deuter
Current Rating: 4.6
Price: from $249.00

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Deuter Kid Comfort 2 Framed Child Carrier for Hiking, Cranberry/Fire
26 Reviews
Deuter Kid Comfort 2 Framed Child Carrier for Hiking, Cranberry/Fire
  • JPMA CERTIFIED FOR SAFETY - Independently tested to exceed state and federal safety guidelines; Soft padded 5-point safety harness adjusts to the child's size and height; Developed with a pediatric specialist to promote safe, healthy sitting position; Wide kickstand offers stability when pack is set down
  • MAXIMUM VENTILATION - Deuter's innovative AirContact back system delivers a body-hugging fit paired with unmatched breathability; The large open pore structure of the AirContact pads performs a pump effect, whereby every movement prompts the exchange of air moving warmth and moisture away from the body; The result: 15% less perspiration than with other body-contour packs
  • COMFORTABLE FOR KIDS & PARENTS - Step-in side access makes it simpler to get kids in and out of the carrier; Soft chin pad provides optimum support for little ones to rest or nap and is removeable and washable; Height-adjustable footrests keep little legs warm and promote circulation; An aluminum frame pairs up with ergonomic, padded hip belt and load adjustment straps for optimal load transfer and stability
  • FULLY ADJUSTABLE - VariFit system easily adjusts to the exact length of the wearer's back, perfect for quickly swapping the pack between mom and dad without first having to remove child from the carrier; Anatomically shaped, pivoting VariFlex hip wings follow your every movement, even on steep or uneven terrain; S-shaped shoulder straps relieve neck strain
  • FEATURES & SPECS - 2 grab handles makes pack easy to lift without assistance; Ample storage pockets and compartments; Compatible with 2- or 3-liter hydration systems or sun / rain roof (sold separately); Includes teddy bear; Weight Limit: 48.5 lbs (22kg); Volume: 16 L; Item Weight: 7lb 2oz (3.2kg); Dimensions: 28 x 17 x 13 in; Material: MacroLite 210 / PU Coated Super-Polytex

2. Infantino Flip

Infantino Flip review
Brand: Infantino
Current Rating: 4.5
Price: $26.79

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Infantino Flip 4-in-1 Convertible Carrier
2,858 Reviews
Infantino Flip 4-in-1 Convertible Carrier
  • Infants 8-32 pounds
  • 4 ways to carry baby-facing in narrow seat for newborns, facing in wide seat for older babies, facing out narrow seat for babies with head control and back carry wide seat for older babies and toddlers
  • Includes wonder cover 2-in 1 bib to protect your carrier and clothes
  • Machine washable
  • Adjustable seat, leg openings, straps and waist belt for a completely customized fit

3. Poco AG Plus

Poco AG Plus review
Brand: Osprey
Current Rating: 4.5
Price: $290.00

Osprey Packs Poco AG Plus Child Carrier, Seaside Blue
120 Reviews
Osprey Packs Poco AG Plus Child Carrier, Seaside Blue
  • A lightweight aluminum frame fully supports the load and provides a stable platform to set the child carrier down
  • With 6 inch/15cm of torso adjustment, the poco ag Series can be quickly and easily custom Fitted to a variety of adult users while on the trail
  • The adjustable double halo harness and child seat is surround by a fully framed and padded Cockpit for safety
  • The built-in sunshade deploys quickly and easily from a dedicated zippered pocket. Max Load: 48.5 pounds
  • The adjustable fit-on-the-fly hip belt offers 5 inch of extension on each side for a comfortable ventilated custom fit and superior load support

4. Complete Airflow

Complete Airflow review
Brand: LILLEbaby
Current Rating: 4.4
Price: from $91.99

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LÍLLÉbaby The Complete Airflow SIX-Position 360° Ergonomic Baby & Child Carrier, Black - Cotton
1,065 Reviews
LÍLLÉbaby The Complete Airflow SIX-Position 360° Ergonomic Baby & Child Carrier, Black - Cotton
  • SIX POSITIONS: The LÍLLÉbaby COMPLETE Airflow baby carrier is comfortable, lightweight and features six ergonomic carry styles, lumbar support and is made of breathable cotton mesh for maximum air circulation.
  • VERSATILE CARRYING: LÍLLÉbaby COMPLETE Baby Carrier provides comfort & support for all with two-way straps for front or backpack-style carrying, large storage pocket, removable sleeping hood & extendable torso.
  • HANDS-FREE COMFORT: When on-the-go, LÍLLÉbaby's baby carriers & toddler carriers let you hold your child in comfort and style. Adjustable side panels widen & narrow the seat for comfortable hip positioning.
  • NATURAL BOND: LÍLLÉbaby makes baby products that bring functional style to parents. We want parents to be able to keep baby close while building a natural bond with comfortable baby carriers and slings.
  • FOR LÍLLÉBABY innovation is always top of mind. We won't rest until every caretaker has access to the best babywearing solutions, allowing families to keep comfort, closeness, and independence in balance.

5. Comfort Pro

Comfort Pro review
Brand: Deuter
Current Rating: 4.8
Price: $247.50

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Deuter Kid Comfort Pro - Child Carrier Backpack, Midnight
10 Reviews
Deuter Kid Comfort Pro - Child Carrier Backpack, Midnight
  • DESIGNED FOR PRECIOUS CARGO - A new safety harness system makes loading a child into the seat safer and easier than ever thanks to its intuitive design and color-coded buckles; Locking kickstand and step-in side entry lets bigger kids get in by themselves
  • PRECISION FIT FOR PARENTS - VariSlide precise back length adjustment system makes trading off between parents fast and simple; Energy efficient VariFlex hip belt provides ergonomic load distribution for both mom and dad, and easily adjusts using Pull-Forward construction; Load adjustment straps with silky Tri Glide buckles let parents fine tune carry comfort
  • A DREAMY RIDE - Designed to provide your child the most comfortable possible trail experience, the height-adjustable seat with variable width ensures an ergonomic, healthy sitting position; Includes adjustable height foot rests, plush wraparound chin pad (machine washable!), an integrated headrest, and a fold out sun roof
  • DON'T SWEAT IT - In addition to perfect load transfer and control, Deuter's Aircomfort Sensic Vario backsystem is engineered to deliver unparalled ventilation; A mesh net between the child's seat and the parent's back lets air flow freely without altering the center of gravity of the child
  • UNCOMPROMISING LUXURY - Every detail of the Kid Comfort Pro has been engineered to keep parents and their kids cool and comfortable for the long haul; Includes an integrated daypack that can be attach to the chest strap; Large external stretch pockets, integrated key holder, and 2 zippered hip fin pockets provide ample storage; Folding frame for easy transport; Perforated should straps for ventilation

6. Comfort 1

Comfort 1 review
Brand: Deuter
Current Rating: 4.1
Price: $150.00

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Deuter Kid Comfort 1 Lightweight Framed Child Carrier for Hiking, Titan/Granite
43 Reviews
Deuter Kid Comfort 1 Lightweight Framed Child Carrier for Hiking, Titan/Granite
  • JPMA CERTIFIED FOR SAFETY - Independently tested to exceed state and federal safety guidelines; Soft padded 5-point safety harness adjusts to the child's size and height; Developed with a pediatric specialist to promote safe, healthy sitting position; Wide kickstand offers stability when pack is set down
  • MAXIMUM VENTILATION - Deuter's innovative AirComfort back system leverages a flexible steel spring frame to stabilize the mesh panel that creates ventilation space between the pack and your body; Ultralight, super-breathable, the durable AirComfort system reduces heat build up without compromising freedom of movement
  • COMFORT FOR KIDS & PARENTS - Step-in side access makes it simpler to get kids in and out of the carrier; Soft chin pad is removable and washable; An aluminum frame pairs up with pull-forward hip belt and load adjustment straps for optimal load transfer and stability
  • FULLY ADJUSTABLE - VariFit system easily adjusts to the exact length of the wearer's back, perfect for quickly swapping the pack between mom and dad without first having to remove child from the carrier; Ergonomic shoulder straps relieve neck strain and feature 3D Mesh lining
  • FEATURES & SPECS - Sturdy grab handle makes pack easy to lift without assistance; Large zip compartment under seat; Height adjustable child seat with variable width to support healthy posture; Includes teddy bear; Weight Limit: 48.5 lbs (22kg); Volume: 14 L; Item Weight: 5lb 7oz (2.5kg); Dimensions: 27 x 15 x 12 in; Material: Microrip-Nylon / PU Coated Super-Polytex

7. Journey PerfectFIT Signature Series

Journey PerfectFIT Signature Series review
Brand: Kelty
Current Rating: 5.0
Price: from $199.95

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Kelty Journey PerfectFIT Signature Series Child Carrier
8 Reviews
Kelty Journey PerfectFIT Signature Series Child Carrier
  • The Kelty PerfectFIT Suspension System easily adjusts to fit both mom and dad so you can both comfortably share the load
  • Integrated sunshade, just in case you forget the sunscreen
  • 5-point safety harness and padded aluminum roll cage for no-worries trekking on any terrain
  • Wide seat base and adjustable foot stirrups mirror your kiddos natural rest state
  • Multiple grab handles to carefully lift, shift, and set down the child carrier

8. Journey Perfectfit

Journey Perfectfit review
Brand: Kelty
Current Rating: 3.7
Price: $199.95

Kelty Journey Perfectfit Child Carrier, Dark Shadow
12 Reviews
Kelty Journey Perfectfit Child Carrier, Dark Shadow
  • Easy access stretch mesh pockets for those less arduous adventures
  • Sunshade sold separately, and if you choose not to get it, Please don't forget the hat and sunscreen
  • Lightweight folding aluminum frame and drool pad

9. Canyonero

Canyonero review
Brand: Clevr
Current Rating: 4.2
Price: $121.99

Clevr Canyonero Camping Baby Backpack Hiking Kid Toddler Child Carrier with Stand and Sun Shade Visor, True Blue | 1 Year Limited Warranty
52 Reviews
Clevr Canyonero Camping Baby Backpack Hiking Kid Toddler Child Carrier with Stand and Sun Shade Visor, True Blue | 1 Year Limited Warranty
  • We stand by our products, so we backed our carriers up with a one year limited on all of our carriers! (Applies to purchases made After January 1, 2019 by an authorized Dealer)
  • Includes a new insulated pocket for baby bottles or cold drinks. A bonus changing pad is also included for a clean surface to lay your child. New comfortable & adjustable, ergonomically, breathable padding for you and secure straps for your child.
  • This child pack Pack carrier is made of strong and durable materials that will last for a long time. It is made of a lightweight but strong aluminum frame.
  • With safety in mind, this new Clear child carrier is made of strong waterproof polyester and new safety straps for your child. This carrier also inludes adjustable straps to fit your child more safely and comfortable.
  • Recommended for children between 9 to 48 months young or max child weight of 42 lbs.

10. Convertible Baby Carrier

Convertible Baby Carrier review
Brand: You + Me Baby Carrier
Current Rating: 4.3
Price: $29.91

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You+Me 4-in-1 Ergonomic Baby Carrier, 8 - 32 lbs (Grey Mesh)
168 Reviews
You+Me 4-in-1 Ergonomic Baby Carrier, 8 - 32 lbs (Grey Mesh)
  • Babies 8-32 pounds - IDEAL REGISTRY item for hiking or ditch that carriage and cuddle up like a wrap
  • 4 ergonomic ways to carry baby or toddler: Back Carry, 2 Front Carry Facing In options for newborns and toddlers, Front Carry Facing Out for babies 6+ months, and Back Carry wide seat for toddlers
  • Beat the heat with a BREATHABLE 3D cool mesh lining for an excellent airflow
  • PLUS this carrier come with a stylish 2-in-1 BANDANNA bib that can be used with the carrier or separately
  • Perfect tailored holder fit for all caregivers - from petite to plus-size, for men and women. Built-in headrest. No hassle machine wash & dry.

11. Carry On Carrier

Carry On Carrier review
Brand: Infantino
Current Rating: 4.4
Price: $44.34

Infantino Carry On Carrier, Grey, One Size
236 Reviews
Infantino Carry On Carrier, Grey, One Size
  • 4 Ways to carry. Facing in folded seat, Facing in with extended seat, Facing Out folded seat and Back Carry.
  • Adjusted head support, Stretchy front packets expands out to fit items. Convertible seat for wide or reduced width positioning.
  • Padded Shoulders straps and waist belt for comfortable long term wear.Breathable mesh panel keeps air circulation flowing for cool wearing
  • Includes 6 conveniently placed pockets for baby and parent essentials.
  • Cinch seat narrows for infants and expands for older babies, providing ergonomic support at all stages. Recommended for children 8-40 pounds.

12. Cross Country Baby Backpack

Cross Country Baby Backpack review
Brand: Clevr
Current Rating: 4.4
Price: $109.99

Clevr Premium Cross Country Baby Backpack Hiking Child Carrier with Stand and Sun Shade Visor Kid Toddler, Red | Lightweight - 5lbs | 1 Year Limited Warranty
477 Reviews
Clevr Premium Cross Country Baby Backpack Hiking Child Carrier with Stand and Sun Shade Visor Kid Toddler, Red | Lightweight - 5lbs | 1 Year Limited Warranty
  • We Stand by our products, so we backed our carriers up with a ONE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY on all of our carriers! (applies to purchases made after January 1, 2019 by an authorized dealer)
  • Strong but lightweight, aluminum frame, weighs only 5.5 LBS
  • Padded straps and hip belt with energy-absorbing lumbar padding keeps you cool, comfortable, and secure
  • Ideal for Children Between 9 - 48 months old (Max Child Weight: 33 lbs approx.)
  • Multiple pockets including a Extra large back pocket for diapers and necessities, plus two water bottle pockets

13. Cotton Baby Carrier

Cotton Baby Carrier review
Brand: LILLEbaby
Current Rating: 4.4
Price: from $91.00

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LÍLLÉbaby The Complete All Seasons SIX-Position, 360° Ergonomic Baby & Child Carrier, Black - Cotton Baby Carrier, Comfortable and Ergonomic, Multi-Position Carrying for Infants Babies Toddlers
1,501 Reviews
LÍLLÉbaby The Complete All Seasons SIX-Position, 360° Ergonomic Baby & Child Carrier, Black - Cotton Baby Carrier, Comfortable and Ergonomic, Multi-Position Carrying for Infants Babies Toddlers
  • SIX POSITIONS: The LÍLLÉbaby COMPLETE baby carrier features six ergonomic carry styles for 360-degree babywearing. Zip-down front gives control over your child's temperature by revealing our breathable mesh.
  • VERSATILE CARRYING: LÍLLÉbaby COMPLETE Baby Carrier provides comfort & support for all with two-way straps for front or backpack-style carrying, large storage pocket, removable sleeping hood & extendable torso.
  • HANDS-FREE COMFORT: When on-the-go, LÍLLÉbaby's baby carriers & toddler carriers let you hold your child in comfort and style. Adjustable side panels widen & narrow the seat for comfortable hip positioning.
  • NATURAL BOND: LÍLLÉbaby makes baby products that bring functional style to parents. We want parents to be able to keep baby close while building a natural bond with comfortable baby carriers and slings.
  • FOR LÍLLÉBABY innovation is always top of mind. We won't rest until every caretaker has access to the best babywearing solutions, allowing families to keep comfort, closeness, and independence in balance.

14. Hip Seat

Hip Seat review
Brand: BABLE
Current Rating: 4.5
Price: $56.99

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Bable Baby Carrier Hip Seat, 360 Ergonomic Baby Carrier with Breastfeeding Nursing Cover, 6-in-1 Convertible Carrier for All Seasons, Toddler Tush Stool, Baby Wrap Carrier Front and Back (Flaxen)
51 Reviews
Bable Baby Carrier Hip Seat, 360 Ergonomic Baby Carrier with Breastfeeding Nursing Cover, 6-in-1 Convertible Carrier for All Seasons, Toddler Tush Stool, Baby Wrap Carrier Front and Back (Flaxen)
  • Great helper to save money and time: With the all-season design and practical accessories, one carrier fits different weathers. Lightweight and easy to bring on the go, instead of folding up a stroller each time. Enter the IM8ZLNQZ for extra baby safety cabinet locks
  • Weather-appropriate: The added removable front panel allow to use the baby carrier in different weather conditions. 3D mesh and breathable design of waist belt increase the overall breathability by 30%
  • Convenient accessories: Breastfeeding nursing cover for ease of breastfeeding; baby hood for sun and wind protection; one side pocket for your phone and keys, another for baby bottle
  • Soft and safe hip seat: Padded hip seat makes baby sit comfortably and reduces wearer's abdominal pressure. Skid-proof Seat Surface keeps baby stable on the seat
  • Quality assurance: Bable supports 30-day risk-free refund and 24-month warranty. Don't hesitate to contact us if you have any issue

15. Deluxe Baby Backpack

Deluxe Baby Backpack review
Brand: ClevrPlus
Current Rating: 4.1
Price: $87.99

Clevr Deluxe Baby Backpack Hiking Toddler Child Carrier Lightweight with Stand & Sun Shade Visor, Orange | 1 Year Limited Warranty
14 Reviews
Clevr Deluxe Baby Backpack Hiking Toddler Child Carrier Lightweight with Stand & Sun Shade Visor, Orange | 1 Year Limited Warranty
  • We Stand by our products, so we backed our carriers up with a ONE YEAR LIMITED on all of our carriers! (applies to purchases made after January 1, 2019 by an authorized dealer)
  • More storage and pockets to keep your wallet, cellphone, and snacks handy!
  • Removable mini backpack. rain cover & retractable canopy!
  • Padded straps and hip belt with energy-absorbing lumbar padding keeps you cool, comfortable, and secure
  • Ideal for Children Between 6 - 48 months old (Max Child Weight: 33 lbs approx. )

16. Ergobaby Carrier

Ergobaby Carrier review
Brand: Ergobaby
Current Rating: 4.4
Price: from $142.00

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Ergobaby Carrier, 360 All Carry Positions Baby Carrier, Black
458 Reviews
Ergobaby Carrier, 360 All Carry Positions Baby Carrier, Black
  • Ergobaby stands by our products so you can carry your precious cargo with confidence.  If you find a manufacturing or material defect, Ergobaby will replace your carrier or part at no charge. That's the ErgoPromise.
  • COMFORTABLE & ERGONOMIC: Adjustable bucket seat supports your baby in a natural "M" position facing in or out in all carry positions as baby grows.
  • NEWBORN TO TODDLER: Carrier fits babies ~4-36 months (12-33lbs) without an infant insert and ~0-4 months (7-12lbs) with the insert (sold separately).
  • COMFORTABLE FOR YOU: Wide wraparound waistband maximizes comfort especially post C-section and provides lower back support.
  • CUSTOM FIT: Padded shoulder straps help evenly distribute baby's weight and adjust to fit multiple wearers (waistband 26-52", shoulder straps 28-48").

17. Retro Scout

Retro Scout review
Brand: Be Mindful
Current Rating: 4.4
Price: $189.99

Be Mindful Retro Scout Baby Carrier Backpack in Jungle Green
39 Reviews
Be Mindful Retro Scout Baby Carrier Backpack in Jungle Green
  • COMES WITH TRAVEL BAG + HYDRATION PACK + REMOVABLE TODDLER BACKPACK: Our simple travel bag protects and stores the baby carrier while at home or while traveling. When stored in our Travel bag Retro Scout will fit in the overhead compartment of most commercial airliners. The Retro Scout hydration pack stores neatly inside of the backpack and is ergonomically convenient. Retro Scout offers a zip up & removable backpack w/ leather straps that is suitable for a toddler to young child (ages 3 - 10).
  • HOW IT LOOKS AND FEELS MODEL SIZES: As shown model (mom) size 8 with jean size 28. (Retro Scout will fit a waist size 27 - 40). Baby model is 2 years old and 28 lbs. Retro Scout is suitable for babies from 6 months (must be able to hold head up on their own) to 4 years (no more than 40 lbs).
  • HIGHLY ADJUSTABLE - ERGONOMIC BY NATURE: Parent: Adjusts at waist; chest; shoulder straps; torso length adjustment. BABY: seat height; depth; stirrup length; 5 point harness (waist, shoulders). SAFETY: Backpack was safety tested for fall hazard, fire hazard, lead and other baby carrier related safety concerns by a CPSA certified lab.
  • RISK FREE - if you are not absolutely IN LOVE with your Retro Scout backpack, send it back for a full refund including shipping.
  • RETRO SCOUT HIKING AND WALKING BABY CARRIER: Features a lightweight (6.9 LBS - net weight includes all extras except for storage bag) external aluminum frame. Frame evenly distributes up to 40 lbs of baby/toddler weight. > Orders shipped after November 1st, 2018 will have an upgraded buckle system; improved release mechanism for sun shade; improved sun shade frame; larger phone storage with wire management; easy access baby wipe pouch and stronger magnet sytem. Changes based on Consumer feedback

18. Smart Support Backback

Smart Support Backback review
Brand: Chicco
Current Rating: 4.4
Price: $129.99

Chicco Smart Support Backback, Grey
12 Reviews
Chicco Smart Support Backback, Grey
  • Height adjustable seat pad supports child ensuring proper ride
  • Energy absorbing lumbar padding reduces strain on back and shoulders
  • Uniquely shaped to provide ventilation cooling back
  • Weighs only 6.5lbs -- easy to go everywhere
  • Kickstand leg for easy loading and unloading

19. CarryOn Toddler Carrier

CarryOn Toddler Carrier review
Brand: LILLEbaby
Current Rating: 4.7
Price: from $150.00

LÍLLÉbaby 3 in 1 CarryOn Toddler Carrier - Airflow, Charcoal Silver
158 Reviews
LÍLLÉbaby 3 in 1 CarryOn Toddler Carrier - Airflow, Charcoal Silver
  • TODDLER CARRIER: The LÍLLÉbaby CarryOn is made specifically to be roomy for growing toddlers. Features a wider and taller torso than most carriers, providing you an ergonomic way to carry your child.
  • STROLLER-FREE: Caretakers can comfortably carry little ones up to 60 lbs. for easy, hands-free access to spaces where strollers aren't permitted. Ideal for babies who have outgrown the LÍLLÉbaby COMPLETE carrier.
  • HANDS-FREE COMFORT: When on-the-go, LÍLLÉbaby's baby carriers & toddler carriers let you hold your child in comfort and style. Adjustable side panels widen & narrow the seat for comfortable hip positioning.
  • NATURAL BOND: LÍLLÉbaby makes baby products that bring functional style to parents. We want parents to be able to keep baby close while building a natural bond with comfortable baby carriers and slings.
  • FOR LÍLLÉBABY innovation is always top of mind. We won't rest until every caretaker has access to the best babywearing solutions, allowing families to keep comfort, closeness, and independence in balance.

20. Ergonomic Baby Carrier

Ergonomic Baby Carrier review
Brand: BabySteps
Current Rating: 4.4
Price: $79.99

BabySteps Ergonomic Baby Carrier with Hip Seat for All Seasons, 6 Comfortable & Safe Positions for Infant & Toddlers, 47.2'' Maximum Adjustable Waistband Maximum, Perfect for Alone Nursing and Hiking
434 Reviews
BabySteps Ergonomic Baby Carrier with Hip Seat for All Seasons, 6 Comfortable & Safe Positions for Infant & Toddlers, 47.2'' Maximum Adjustable Waistband Maximum, Perfect for Alone Nursing and Hiking
  • ERGONOMIC 6-IN-1 BABY CARRIER WITH HIP SEAT: BabySteps baby carrier allows you to carry your infant or toddler in any position that suits your needs: Front inward (at least 3 months), front outward (at least 6 months), single strap carrier(at least 3 months), hip seat (single use) and back carry (at least 6 months).
  • FITS ALL SHAPES AND SIZES: The waistband is adjustable to a maximum of 43.3''/110cm. Suitable to be worn by all statures for carrying your baby from 3 months to 36 months, between 8 and 44lbs.
  • SECURE,COMFORTABLE FOR ALL: Built in ergonomic designed hip seat allows baby to be in a natural sitting position and evenly distribute the weight between carrier's hip and shoulders. Hip seat carrier is equipped with back support and foldable head support to ensure baby's smooth breathing when facing outward.
  • MAX AIRFLOW AND BREATHABILITY: The organic cotton and soft polyester fabric make this carrier breathable and suitable for any season. Soft material ensures no friction against baby's legs. The removable wind resistant hood protects the baby from cold winds, while there is a 3D mesh in the front zipper pocket keeping your baby cool in hot seasons.
  • EASE-OF-USE:The easy quick-tie buckle is simple to operate and makes it easy to put the baby in or take the baby out of the carrier with ease and without stress.

21. Scout

Scout review
Brand: Piggyback Rider
Current Rating: 3.7
Price: $99.99

Piggyback Rider Scout Child Toddler Carrier Backpack for Hands-Free Hiking Trails, Camping, Fitness, Travel, Adventures - Orange
70 Reviews
Piggyback Rider Scout Child Toddler Carrier Backpack for Hands-Free Hiking Trails, Camping, Fitness, Travel, Adventures - Orange
  • 2 PIECE SCOUT MODEL INCLUDES: (1) Award winning Piggyback Rider carrier and (1) Child Safety Harness - Recommended for children 2-4 years and up to 50lbs.
  • THE PERFECT CARRIER FOR TODDLERS AND YOUNGSTERS - Ditch the bulky strollers, wagons, and kids harnesses. Little riders love to explore. When their legs get tired, they simply hop back on and ride. Great for hiking, shopping, festivals, and the zoo.
  • EASY ON THE BACK - This carrier shifts most of the weight to your shoulders, giving your back a rest. Comfortably adjusts for all adult sizes, distributing weight to support a natural upright posture. For children over 25lbs, consider our hip belt accessory for added comfort
  • LIGHTWEIGHT, PORTABLE, DURABLE - Carrier weighs less than 3lbs and engineered for strength and safety. Includes 2 hand holds for little hands, and adjustable non-skid standing bar.
  • MULTI AWARD WINNING! We guarantee you and your child will love your Piggyback Rider or your money back! Shop our Accessories

22. Journey PerfectFIT Elite

Journey PerfectFIT Elite review
Brand: Kelty
Current Rating: 4.0
Price: $299.95

Kelty Journey Perfectfit Elite Child Carrier, Dark Shadow
7 Reviews
Kelty Journey Perfectfit Elite Child Carrier, Dark Shadow
  • The Kelty PerfectFIT Suspension System easily adjusts to fit both mom and dad so you can both comfortably share the load
  • Integrated sunshade, just in case you forget the sunscreen
  • 5-point safety harness and padded aluminum roll cage for no-worries trekking on any terrain
  • Wide seat base and adjustable foot stirrups mirror your kiddos natural rest state
  • Reservoir sleeve to keep both parent and child hydrated along the way

23. Sapling

Sapling review
Brand: Thule
Current Rating: 4.2
Price: $299.95

Thule Sapling Child Carrier, Dark Shadow/Slate
23 Reviews
Thule Sapling Child Carrier, Dark Shadow/Slate
  • Fully adjustable back panel and hip belt make the transition between parents quick and easy
  • Two zippered hip belt pockets provide easy access to essentials
  • Water reservoir pocket and large zippered compartment provides additional storage and added convenience when on the go
  • Breathable back panel allows air to circulate around your back
  • Deployable sunshade keeps your child cool and protected from the harsh elements

24. Parade Child Carrier

Parade Child Carrier review
Brand: phil&teds
Current Rating: 4.0
Price: from $139.98

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phil&teds Parade Child Carrier Frame Backpack, Orange - Compact, Lightweight (4.4lbs) - Holds a 40lb Child - Ergo Fit Harness - Waterproof - Minipack Included - 2 Year Guarantee
124 Reviews
phil&teds Parade Child Carrier Frame Backpack, Orange - Compact, Lightweight (4.4lbs) - Holds a 40lb Child - Ergo Fit Harness - Waterproof - Minipack Included - 2 Year Guarantee
  • COMPACT & LIGHT - weighs only 4.4 lbs, but carries children up to 40 lbs
  • FREE STANDING - Internal aluminum frame & stand allows it to be freestanding while you load up and folds flat for storage
  • COMFORTABLE - Active-ergo fit harness system with padded shoulder & hip belts is easy to wear and comfortable with breathable, molded air-tech ventilation for comfort on hot days while contouring to your spine
  • ADJUSTABLE - Easily adjustable parent & child harnesses for a secure fit to different bodies & ages along with tough, washable, waterproof, high-grade fabrics
  • FUN FOR KIDS - Includes detachable mini backpack, drink bottle storage, pocket for keys, and 2 year warranty with product registration;Cleaning : wipe clean

25. Deluxe Baby Backpack

Deluxe Baby Backpack review
Brand: Clevr
Current Rating: 4.2
Price: $87.99

Clevr Deluxe Baby Backpack Hiking Toddler Child Carrier Lightweight with Stand & Sun Shade Visor, Green | 1 Year Limited Warranty
189 Reviews
Clevr Deluxe Baby Backpack Hiking Toddler Child Carrier Lightweight with Stand & Sun Shade Visor, Green | 1 Year Limited Warranty
  • We Stand by our products, so we backed our carriers up with a ONE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY on all of our carriers! (applies to purchases made after January 1, 2019 by an authorized dealer)
  • More storage and pockets to keep your wallet, cellphone, and snacks handy!
  • Removable mini backpack, rain cover & retractable canopy!
  • Padded straps and hip belt with energy-absorbing lumbar padding keeps you cool, comfortable, and secure
  • Ideal for Children Between 9-48 months old (Max Child Weight: 33 lbs approx.)

Tips For Hiking With A Baby

Here is a great video that some advice on how to hike with a baby or toddler: