Everyday Carry provides a guide to the best backpacks to transport your laptop, pens, paper, books, batteries, water bottles, tools, and other gear. From minimal packs like the Topo Designs Y-Pack to rugged military designs like the 5.11 Rush 12, they’ve got you covered.
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Stylish and heavy duty board bags. The Siesta bag accommodates boards up to 6’1″ in length. The Solitary bag, on the other hand can be adjusted to fit boards between 5’6” to 7′. They have a zipper at the back so you can fit single fin boards without removing the fin.
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Waterfield’s big backpack offers plentiful space for overnights, with padded compartments for a 15″ laptop, a 13″ tablet, a zippered main section for gear and clothes, external compartments for travel documents, and side pouches for bottles. In waxed canvas or nylon with leather accents.
Hyperlite’s duffel bag has a 140L capacity and is nearly indestructible yet it weighs just 2.61lb, thanks to military-grade Dyneema fiber. It also has waterproof zippers, a foam-padded bottom, removable handle attachment and shoulder strap and two daisy chains.
Designer label Oliver Cabell aims to make premium quality fashions for prices that are much more reasonable than fancy brands who mark up items as much as 12x. Their clean-lined Logan backpack is crafted in Italy from cotton canvas and leather and holds up to a 13″ laptop.
The invisible backpack’s clean and minimal exterior design belies its highly organized interior, with zippered compartments for shoes, a 15″ laptop, water bottle, and more. Offers a plentiful 21-liter carrying capacity. We love the diamond quilted back padding too.
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This smartly designed backpack offers features to make bike rides safer. It’s got front and side profile lights, remote-controlled turn signals and an automatic brake light. It’s weather resistant, offers plentiful gear compartments, and can be splayed open for easy access.
The Redwing 50 Reserve offers everything you’d ever want in a backpack. It’s durable, huge, and comfortable for long hikes. Highlights include an RFID-blocking wallet compartment, deep side pockets, and a hydration sleeve pocket that also pads laptops for urban treks.
Nisantari’s briefcase is absolutely stunning, crafted from real bamboo wood with rich leather accents. Inside, there are compartments for your smartphone, pens, cards, passport, chargers, and a custom foam pad that holds laptops up to 13″. Also available in mahogany.
Saddleback’s water-resistant waxed canvas and leather backpack is ready to take on whatever may come your way. The capacious bag offers enough space for the biggest laptops, and its thick leather exterior padding doubles as an pocket for larger items like tripods.