Author: Brandon Vulaj

GORUCK GR1: Review

GORUCK is an infamous name in the bag community. Bring it up and you’ll have flocks of enthusiasts at your door to sing the good word of GORUCK. You’ll see this with some other makers, enthusiasts and critics included, but it’s few and far in between. It’s rare to see this kind of emotion behind

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Bellroy Transit: Review

Readers of The Perfect Pack should be no stranger to Bellroy by this point in time. Functional and stylish carry goods are the name of the game, and this time we’re looking at the newly released Transit Backpack. This is Bellroy’s first travel-oriented pack, and in our opinion it was worth the wait. The Transit

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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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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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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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Aer Day & City Slings: Review

Aer, out of San Francisco, has been one of the hottest bag makers in the industry for a good minute. With slick styling, quality materials, and carefully considered designs, Aer bags find themselves at home from the tarmac and the office to the gym and the streets. Slings are the current big trend in carry,

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