Alabama-based apparel maker Taylor Stitch teamed up San Francisco’s renowned Mission Workshop to create this rugged, 31-liter weekender-size duffle. It’s constructed of 10–ounce waxed cotton canvas and features 4 outside cargo pockets plus four more inside as well as a laptop sleeve. Snaps on the rear of the pack allow it to mount porteur-style on your bike rack & they offer a separate harness if you prefer to carry it as a backpack.
Renowned Bushcraft specialist Joe Robinet—from History Channel’s Alone series & his eponymous YouTube channel—teamed up with YNOT to create a versatile rucksack for all sorts of adventures. The Wildland Scout is a 30-liter top loader made of 1000D Cordura. It features MOLLE webbing side panels for attaching modular pockets & other accessories; allowing for easy customization to suit every outing. A funded Kickstarter.
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.