Awesome Backpacks

Bellroy Duo Totepack

Bellroy Duo Totepack

A compact, urban backpack that doubles as a briefcase tote. It’s got an expandable main compartment with padded section for up to a 15″ laptop, small compartments for accessories, and is made from water resistant, sustainable fabric with a watertight zipper.

Patagonia Worn Wear

Patagonia Worn Wear

Patagonia’s new Worn Wear program offers used but well-maintained Patagonia merchandise at greatly discounted prices. Customers can trade in their Patagonia clothes and bags at stores in exchange for credit.

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Best Made Co. Dyneema Patrol Pack

Best Made Co. Dyneema Patrol Pack
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Best Made Company’s limited edition backpack is made from Dyneema, making it lightweight, water-resistant and impervious to tears and punctures. It’s main compartment is also front-loading, so you can lay it flat for easy packing and unpacking. Limited to 40 pieces.

Deal: 1Voice Charging Backpack

Deal: 1Voice Charging Backpack
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Organize and carry all your gear in this cleanly designed backpack, which has room not only for a 15″ laptop in its padded compartment, but packs a 10,000 mAh lithium-ion battery pack inside for keeping your other gadgets charged. Save 68% in The Awesomer Shop.

Icemule Boss Backpack Cooler

Icemule Boss Backpack Cooler
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Icemule’s Boss backpack cooler has 1.2″ thick closed cell foam and a rolltop design to keep food and drinks cold for days. It also has insulated external pockets, MOLLE webbing, bungee cords, ventilated back and carrying straps, and sternum and hip straps.

Lander Carry System Backpacks

Lander Carry System Backpacks

Lander’s new backpacks have a separate gadget compartment that protects from water and impact. The compartment fits 17″ laptops and also has protected routes for charging cables. The cargo portion has large openings, a microfiber-lined pocket and haul handles.

McHale Alpine Style Packs

McHale Alpine Style Packs
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Since 1975, Dan McHale has been handmaking some of the most durable and beautiful bags for his fellow backpackers and climbers. His website is made of walls of text, but when it comes to bags he’s got an eye for both form and function.

Bloqbag Modular Backpack

Bloqbag Modular Backpack

A modular bag consisting of a base pack with magnetic locks and five types of swappable pouches. The base pack comes in two sizes, has laptop sleeves and is expandable. The bag’s strap is removable and adjustable, so you can carry the bag in a variety of ways.

Deal: Trakk High Tech Backpacks

Deal: Trakk High Tech Backpacks
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Trakk’s modern, yet rugged backpacks are designed to hold all of your devices and everyday gear in a shockproof and waterproof shell, and come with either a colorful LED safety light, or a built-in bluetooth speaker and battery pack. Save up to 55% in The Awesomer Shop.

Chameleon Pack Backpack Chair

Chameleon Pack Backpack Chair

The Chameleon Pack comes with a collapsible chair frame and uses the bag itself as a backrest. It has a unique 5-way zipper system to make it easier to unfold and to get to your stuff. It also comes with two drawstring bags that can be used on their own.

Eastpak Padded Pak’r Sukajan

Eastpak Padded Pak’r Sukajan
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EastPak gives its most famous backpack a trendy twist while still keeping its price somewhat modest. The Padded Pak’r’s Sukajan edition is made of soft and shiny nylon and is decorated with either a tiger or a crane stitching.

Head Porter 3Way Helmet Bag

Head Porter 3Way Helmet Bag
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Previously released in black and navy, Head Porter’s day bag returns in deep olive. The 3Way Helmet Bag can be carried as a handbag, a shoulder bag, or a backpack. It has two large front pockets, a detachable shoulder strap, and stowable backpack straps.

Datum Trecknos Deuce Backpack

Datum Trecknos Deuce Backpack
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Datum’s 12L backpack can shrink down to a waist bag that still has plenty of pockets and adjustable inserts in its main compartment. The bag also has water-resistant zippers, seatbelt webbing and a lifetime guarantee. Available in olive and black or all black.

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Hexad Duffel

Hexad Duffel

Wandrd’s new all-around travel bags. They’re weatherproof and carry-on sized, and have a molded back and padded straps to make them easy to carry as backpacks. The Carryall version has one main compartment while the Access has three main compartments.

Yeti Panga Duffel

Yeti Panga Duffel
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Yeti’s new duffel bags are ready to get wet and wild. The Panga bags have a waterproof and durable high density nylon outer shell, detachable padded straps that let you carry the bags as backpacks, six lash points and an EVA molded bottom. In 50L, 75L and 100L sizes.

Filson Duffle Pack

Filson Duffle Pack
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Filson’s new duffle bag has padded backpack straps that can be kept inside a dedicated compartment when not in use. It’s made of lightweight and scratch-resistant nylon, has a 15″ laptop compartment and a water-resistant side pocket. Available in brown and green.

VonShef Picnic Backpack

VonShef Picnic Backpack
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This handsome pack comes with everything you need to serve a party of four, including stainless cutlery, plastic glasses and plates, napkins, a chopping board, a corkscrew/bottle opener, and a picnic blanket. Has an insulated cooler compartment, and a wine bottle pocket too.

Recycled Firefighter Gear Bags

Recycled Firefighter Gear Bags
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Dakota Stitch & Design makes bags and other accessories out of used firefighter uniforms, aka bunker gear. Nicole Gibson started the business after her husband, a firefighter, refused to buy expensive diaper bags. She made do with what she had, and the rest is history.

Barebones Living Portable Coolers

Barebones Living Portable Coolers
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Barebones Living has everything from a lunch box-sized cooler that carries up to six 12oz. cans hot or cold for up to 12h, to a trolley-equipped party cooler that can keep up to 96 cans chill or toasty for up to 72h. The large coolers each have a bottle opener zipper pull.

Millican Mavericks Miles Duffle Bag

Millican Mavericks Miles Duffle Bag
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A rugged duffle bag mostly made of recycled canvas. It has an external laptop sleeve, a hidden external pocket with an internal keychain, removable backpack straps, and internal compression straps. Available in 28L and 40L sizes.

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Picnic Time Backpack

Picnic Time Backpack
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The perfect companion for outdoor travels, Oniva’s backpack has a two large insulated compartments for keeping foods and drinks cold, along with a large exterior bottle pocket, and a zippered compartment for accessories, maps, and other small items.

Trakke Lecht Backpack

Trakke Lecht Backpack
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A no-nonsense backpack for the modern outdoorsman. The Lecht is a 20L bag made of waterproof waxed cotton canvas. It has a zipped  pouch and two side pockets outside, and a laptop compartment and pocket array on the inside. Available in five colors.

V4 Modular Backpack

V4 Modular Backpack

Black Ember’s latest bag has magnetic locks for adding optional packing cubes and DSLR pouches. You can also add compression straps and external pouches. The adjustable shoulder and sternum straps, frame sheet and mesh back panel will keep you cool and comfy.

Best Backpacks for Rainy Days

Best Backpacks for Rainy Days

There’s nothing worse than being caught out in an unexpected downpour, then getting to your destination to find all the stuff in your backpack is wet. Worry no more when you choose any of the awesome weatherproof packs over on Everyday Carry’s latest shopping list.

Simpsons Donut Backpack

Simpsons Donut Backpack
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State Bicycle Co.’s backpack is decked out in sprinkle-covered donuts, just like the one Homer snarfs down. The weatherproof Cordura bag offers an expandable roll-top, a reflective front panel, and pockets for a water bottle, a bicycle U-lock, and a padded one for a laptop.

Dr. Martens x Beavis & Butthead

Dr. Martens x Beavis & Butthead
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Mike Judge’s heavy metal doofuses grace Doc Marten’s signature Pascal 8-eye boot. One pair has a white and black colorway, while the other one is in blue and black. A leather backpack and a t-shirt round out the collection.

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