Minnesota-made Arrowhead Trail rolltop packs are certified classic. Constructed with heavy-duty waxed canvas, they’re available in 12” & 15” widths with leather straps & brass hardware, and come in a variety of sizes and styles for biking, hiking, commuting and so on.
Paxis Packs let you get into your gear—camera, fishing tackle, snacks—without having to take your pack off. The lower portion of the pack is a pod that swings around on an articulated arm giving you hands-free access. Available in 2 sizes.
With styling taken directly from classic WWII Swiss Army rucksacks, Tanner Goods’ Nomad Duffle is made of a salt-n-pepper fabric comprised of flax & nettle instead of cotton & features Cambara English bridle leather straps & trims. Dimensions are 22″ x9.5″ x 10.5″; roughly weekender size.
Scholar is a Los Angeles-based brand specializing in bags that combine luxury & utility. Seems like a good formula. Clean, classic packs, duffels, and totes handmade in America with premium leathers.
This is the most successful bag in the history of Kickstarter. $1.3 million raised & that’s because Peak Designs has a knack for improving on existing products. Designed by internet photo guru Trey Ratcliff, the Everyday Messenger Camera Bag converts easily from camera bag to messenger bag & back and features only premium materials from top to bottom.
This weekend-size travel bag from Russia’s Ural Motorcycles is built to handle the rigors of the road: rain, dust, dirt, and bug spatter. Made of 20 oz. M35 military tarpaulin, it is waterproof & tear resistant, featuring all metal hardware, YKK zippers & a 4-point anchor system for lashing it to your bike. Made in the USA.
Droplet is an ultra compact bag that’s small enough to carry on your keychain. It expands to 3-liters and is fully waterproof. Carry your swimsuit, swampy gym clothes, & about a million other things you want to keep separated from the dry stuff.
Tumi’s new Vapor Lite Series is the brand’s lightest hardside travel collection. The locking 4-wheeled cases achieve their weight & strength with the use of a multi-layer polycarbonate alloy that is more durable than standard polycarbonate construction.
There’s no shortage of vintage-inspired knapsacks & daypacks on the market but Ogden Made’s Two Bit Klettersack stands out with high-quality American-made construction & a warranty that offers free lifetime repair/replacement. This pack is made of tough 1000D Cordura & features a side-entry laptop sleeve and an internal pod for camera gear.
Based on the time-tested design of the classic military carryall, the Gunnar Duffle from Georgia-based Go Forth Goods, is large enough for a weekend escape. Rendered in full grain waxed leather, it features a 10-oz. adjustable leather strap and metal hardware. Handmade in America.