The packs & bags from Colorado’s Mountain Standard offer high-quality features like Fidlock hardware, bonded YKK zippers, and triple-layer fabrication using 500D nylon. And they do it at an affordable price. The collection includes a 38-liter mountain utility pack, a 28-liter daypack, a padded laptop sleeve, and a small MOLLE-equipped accessory pouch.
Made of 300D waterproof cordura and featuring breathable mesh straps, this 24-liter roll-top knapsack from Matador is also packable. It packs down into a stuff sack that fits in the palm of your hand and weighs just 5.5 ounces.
San Francisco-based DSPTCH built the Gym/Work pack to take you straight from work to workout. It features a padded laptop compartment and an exterior pocket with a secure Fidlock closure. And for your after-work athletics, the 25-liter pack features a moisture-resistant lining to carry sweaty clothes & a ventilated shoe pocket that fits sizes up to 13.
Handmade in Washington State from supple, dry milled chap leather and featuring classic materials like hand-peened copper rivets & solid brass hardware, the Wild Bill duffle is a bag built for the long haul.
San Francisco-based bag and accessory maker Aer is currently successfully crowdfunding their versatile Travel Pack on Kickstarter. The design quickly converts from spacious carry-on to daypack & features an easy-pack clamshell design with dedicated compartments to keep all your technology & travel essentials organized.
The American-made Easy Wire Coyote is a tough, functional tote designed and built to MIL-SPEC standards with #1050 ballistic nylon & blowout-proof Secure Tack stitching. It’s got multiple internal pouches for your gear & a #420 denier pack cloth lining.
With that familiar design of an old military duffel, including the clash hook & grommet closure, the massive 72-liter Cargo Carryall can handle a huge payload—whether it’s a week worth of dirty laundry or everything you need for an extended excursion. Made in the USA with durable Mil-spec 18oz. cotton canvas.
With a focus on technical and design details, upstart luggage brand Arlo Skye has considered every detail to create the ultimate carry-on. Constructed of lightweight anodized aluminum-magnesium alloy with silent run wheels, a removable portable charger, TSA-approved locks & a anti-microbial lining, their limited edition 36-liter carry-on case checks all the boxes at a reasonable price.
Designed for the serious rider, the water-tight, 25-liter Speedway roll-top pack from Velomacchi keeps your cargo close to your center of gravity and features a 3-point rotating harness & a torso size adjustment cam lock system. A magnetic sternum coupler provides hands-free closure & the shoulder straps tuck away when not in use.
What looks like a simple, one-compartment stuff sack pack is actually an armored carryall for your gear and valuables. The Flak Sack is made with Cut-Tex Pro fabric, the most cut-resistant fabric in the world—5 times tougher than Kevlar. This material also blocks RFID transmissions to protect cards & passports from electronic thievery.