Constructed of heavy-duty ripstop Cordura, Filson’s Ripstop Nylon Backpack has the look of an easygoing global wanderer, which it is, but it’s also a very well-designed bag. That’s how Filson does it. The approx. 28-liter top-loader features a laptop sleeve that will fit up to a 15” machine, plus pockets for days: a large interior pocket perfect for gear, clothes, and tools; a small internal zip pocket, & dual outer zip pockets ideal for EDC. Available in black & surplus green.
Designed for streamlined performance and the rigors of modern mobility, Bellroy’s Apex backpack is a versatile bag optimized for flawless function. It’s water-resistant exterior is constructed of recycled Baida Nylon and premium, environmentally certified leather and the design offers access to your daily essentials with minimal unzipping, unclipping or unpacking. There are padded pockets for laptop & tablet as well as stretchy internal pockets for other items. Closures include magnetic snaps and rugged 2-way zippers.
The Carry-On Closet 2.0 Domestic from luggage innovators Solgaard, is unique for two sweet reasons. One, the design keeps everything accessible and organized while eliminating unpacking/re-packing. It’s this clever pull-up shelf system where you organize your items into compartments, then compress them down to fit in the case. Two, it is constructed using recycled ocean plastics. Estimated at removing 5 pounds of ocean plastic per bag. Even smarter! The case features a TSA-approved lock, 360º wheels, & a telescoping handle.
Weighing in at just 1 measly ounce, Black Diamond’s Cirrus 9 pack is as minimal as it gets, and takes the crown as lightest pack on the market. Perfect for a backup bag or lightweight shopping/strike missions with 9-liter capacity. Made of featherweight nylon with innovative Splice Adjust shoulder straps, it stuffs into its own packable pocket when not in use.
The 21-liter GORUCK x Huckberry GR1 Slick daypack is an exclusive limited edition of a cult favorite GORUCK bag. Highlighted by Special Forces-grade materials like 1000 denier Cordura & YKK zippers, it features a padded laptop compartment & easy-to-pack open-flat design. Every one of these American-made bags is strength-tested to over 400 pounds, and ships with an ironclad lifetime guarantee.
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Constructed with sustainable Bluesign fabrics, the Arris Adventure Pack from Utah-based outdoor upstart Boundary Supply is an all-weather adventure travel pack designed around a modular system that makes customizing & expanding it easy. The 35-liter pack offers multi-pocket access to the main compartment with YKK WR zippers, a supportive frame sheet, adjustable harness pad, & shoulder strap/suspension system. For actually carrying stuff! A range of internal organizers and modular pockets are available to build it out. A funded Kickstarter.
Available in a rainbow of colors & a wide range of sizes from 5-liters up to 40-liters, Marchway’s floating drybags deliver 100% submersible, waterproof protection for your gear. Made from ripstop tarpaulin with sturdy welded seam, they feature a roll-top closure system guaranteed to provide a secure watertight seal. Endless uses for watersports, boating, camping, etc. Each bag includes an adjustable and removable shoulder strap for cross-body or shoulder carry options.
Designed for travel & tough enough for all your adventures, the 35 or 40-liter Capsule Pack from San Francisco-based bag brand Aer is a hardworking companion, featuring 1680D Cordura ballistic nylon construction, YKK Aquaguard zippers, & Duraflex hardware. It boasts a duffle-style main compartment designed for modular packing, hide-away backpack straps & a shoulder strap for versatile carry, a suspended laptop pocket, and a convenient top compartment for easy access to your on-the-go essentials.
The 35-liter Travel Bag Roller from Colorado-based Topo Designs is perfectly sized for the overhead and features a rugged, adventure-ready design. Mesh pockets and zippered compartments inside make it easy to access and organize your gear and clothing. Smooth-rolling oversized wheels & a telescoping handle will keep you cruising through the concourse.
Designed to stay open while you load it with gear, the 42-liter Stand Up Duffel from Patagonia is constructed of rugged, reinforced organic canvas with a weatherproof DWR coating & it features an easy-to-clean TPU coated bottom for all-weather, all-terrain adventures. In addition to handles, there’s an adjustable, removable strap for over-the-shoulder carry. Simple and smart in brown or black.
Perfectly sized for an overnight strike or quick getaway, Hardgraft’s Carry On Suitcase is soft-sided yet reinforced in all the right places and made of full-grain Italian leather. Inside you’ll find one large zip pocket for your laptop and one small zip pocket for accessories as well as an adjustable leather strap to keep your clothes in place. An adjustable leather shoulder strap & wrap-around steel zipper complete the case.
WP Standard’s Military Duffle Bag is a slightly downsized version of the government-issue classic, rendered in 100% full grain vegetable tanned leather. It features brass hardware, and an adjustable shoulder strap. Sized perfectly for gym gear or a weekend away, it’s a timeless, durable design that will only improve with age.
It may look like a run-of-the-mill dopp kit but the Billykirk x Flint and Tinder No. 258 Toiletry Bag stands out for its attention to detail. It’s constructed of rugged, water-resistant 7-ounce Martexin waxed sailcloth, features a durable, full grain leather bottom and YKK zippers with leather pulls. Special Billykirk x Flint & Tinder branding marks it as a limited collab. Available now, only at Huckberry.
Sweden’s Klättermusen is a classic mountain brand known for crafting highly technical and functional gear. Their versatile, 30-liter Ull Blot pack is a fine example. It is a limited edition piece made from an undyed, recycled Polyamide and reinforced with Kevlar, making it not just super-rugged but lightweight. It features a top-loading haulbag design with padded, ergonomic shoulder straps plus loops and straps for secure ski and climbing gear carry.
The Osuza Canvas is a bag designed for creators; an adaptable, expandable weatherproof pack that will carry everything from your mobile office tech to your art supplies, tools, and other essentials. Rugged. Pockets everywhere. Mesh, zippered, & MOLLE straps all over. Osuza also offers a range of add-on pockets and pouches for customization.
The 5-Day Mule from surf apparel brand Roark, is a 55-liter travel/daypack that will support your daily adventures & longer trips with sweet features like a laptop sleeve, padded back support, water bottle & sunglass pockets & a side carry handle.
Italian upstart Unico builds bags that are 100% waterproof. Like, submerge-your-laptop-in-the-lake level waterproof. With precision, laser-cut fabrication, main compartments are stitch-free & zip-free & feature radio-frequency-welded seams to keep moisture out. With a modular system that allows you to add & subtract accessories for custom configuration it is a versatile set-up that is just as good for work as it is for weekends. A funded Kickstarter.
The Koru Rucksack from Tanner Goods is a simple roll-top ruck made of lightweight Konbu, a military-grade cordura developed in Japan. It features black bridle leather accents and aircraft-grade aluminum hardware as well as an internal 13” laptop sleeve accessible from both the top & the side of the bag.
Rocky Mountain Underground’s 35-liter BRFCS Travel Bag is a rugged, well-designed travel bag that zips-out and expands up to 50-liter capacity. The bag is constructed of rugged cotton canvas that has a weatherproof PU & wax coating, to shed rain and snow. It can be carried as a backpack with stowable shoulder straps & waist belt. Full-zip internal organizers keep gear separated & in its place. Features like a padded laptop sleeve, locking zippers, helmet sling, & zip sidewall pockets add to its versatility.
Cotopaxi’s Allpa 42L is the largest of the brand’s range of rugged, go-anywhere travel bags. The outer shell of the Allpa is made of tough & weather-resistant TPU-coated 1000D polyester paired with 1680D ballistic nylon paneling. It will fit in the airline overhead and keep gear dry squeezed into the cargo-hold of a puddle jumper. With multiple carry options, you can run it as a duffle, pack, or (large) brief. Available in black or blue.