Community Picks: December

Each month we ask our community, “What are you excited about right now?” Here’s what they have to say. EVERGOODS Civic Half Zip 22 The classic single cavity daybag elevated. Quick access, intuitive layout, incredible laptop carry and durable, weather resistant materials make CHZ22 the go to everyday backpack for your active lifestyle. Kevin Ankin:

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GORUCK GR2 and GR3: One-Bag Rundown

GORUCK among the best known companies in the bag world. Their founder, Jason McCarthy, formed the idea of the original GORUCK bag while he was a Green Beret, making bags for those that put themselves in harm’s way. He took that original work and built a successful business with a modern-iconic line of bags and

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Earth Workshop Everyday Bag 2.0: Review

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Starting as a one-man passion project in 2016, Earth Workshop is run by Michael from his studio in Gdansk, Poland. Previously known as Earth Warsaw, a move from the Polish capital in September 2019 prompted a name change, and a new push in production for the craftsman. The Everyday Bag 2.0 is Earth Workshop’s premiere

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Hill People Gear Tarahumara: Review

Founded in 2010, Hill People Gear has become a household name when it comes to back country gear. Founders (and brothers) Evan and Scot Hill bring decades of experience in everything from forestry and fire fighting to wilderness training and, of course, sewing. They’re supported by a team of specialists like Kevin McDowell, operations manager,

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LBT 8005A Day Pack: Review

London Bridge Trading — or LBT for short — has been a world renowned name when it comes to tactical gear for over 30 years. In those 30 years they have outfitted numerous military and law enforcement units around the world, and in the past couple of years they have begun to add products with

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Superior Wilderness Designs: Q&A

Ultralight hiking packs are seemingly everywhere nowadays, and that would have never been the case if it weren’t for the dedicated thru-hikers dissatisfied with off the shelve offerings. Brandon McIntyre and Ashley Thick were two of those people, and that led to them starting Superior Wilderness Designs. Everything that comes out of SWD’s Michigan based

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