5 of the Best Adventure Backpacks

Let’s face it, if you’re heading into the wild in search of adventure, you’re going to use a backpack as your choice of carry because it is simply the most functional, versatile and adventure ready. You need to make sure you pick one that is fit for purpose, however, and you’re in luck because the guys at Huckberry have some of the best adventure ready backpacks on the market – just ready and waiting to accompany you on your next trip into the great unknown.

Check out our pick of 5 of the best adventure backpacks from Huckberry below:

Chrome Industries Urban EX Rolltop 28L – $140

If it’s urban adventuring that you’ve got planned, the Chrome Industries Urban EX Roll-top 28L Backpack ($140) will be your ideal ally. Billed as the ultimate bag for those on the move with no slowing down in sight and it boasts quality materials from top to bottom. If you’ve ever been downtown and seen someone on a souped-up, gorgeous-looking bike, expertly navigating their way through throngs of automobiles and people, then chances are they had a Chrome Industries bag slung over their shoulders.

For the last two decades, Chrome Industries have been the go-to pack brand for bike enthusiasts and city dwellers that need a bag that won’t quit on them when the going gets tough. Each piece of Chrome Industries gear is built to outlast Nostradamus-level conditions, and their Urban EX Rolltop bag is no exception. With a waterproof exterior, adjustable carrying capacity, internal laptop sleeve, and slew of other drool-worthy features, this is bag meets the needs of every urban explorer. ($140)

Evergoods MPL 30 Backpack – $199

The Evergoods MPL 30 Backpack ($199) has been engineered for a highly comfortable fit and boasts contoured shoulder straps and back panel, an integrated harness with curved aluminium stay, and integrated waist belt which makes it ideal for outdoor adventures aplenty in 2019 and beyond. It is designed and fully featured for use in the great outdoors and the MPL 30 is just as likely to become your favourite new commuter pack as well courtesy of the thoughtful design and comfortable carry no matter the load. It has a laptop pocket that doubles as a bladder pocket and a bevy of small details finish off this multi-tool of a backpack that can be used in almost any situation. ($199)

Mystery Ranch Urban Assault 21L Backpack – $100

Crafted from ultra-tough 500D Cordura that’s ready for the long haul, the Mystery Ranch Urban Assault 21L Backpack ($100) is one of the toughest and most uncompromising carries in our round up. Mystery Ranch’s design philosophy balances four main ways of thinking: namely, functionality, comfort, quality and robustness. These four ideals comprise some of the best American bags out there, the sort of carries that are used by military personnel, fire teams and police units alike. The Urban Assault bag takes its design inspiration from military assault rucksacks and is the epitome of clean, functional design. What makes it truly unique is the 3-ZIP closure which makes all your EDC and essentials easily accessible no matter what kind of load you’re carrying. ($100)

WANDRD PRVKE 21L Backpack – $184

The PRVKE 21L Backpack from WANDRD ($184) is a heavy-duty bag that’s made to withstand the test of everyday commutes, far flung adventures, and everything in between. It was first conceived to carry photography gear, but, over time, it’s users have adopted it for just about any use they can think of at this point, thanks to its endless potential to be customised to your own needs. Some of the stand out features of this carry include three points of access to the main compartment gives you unfettered access to your gear no matter where in the bag it’s stowed, highly robust and extremely weather-resistant construction and materials and a travel-friendly design with hidden passport/wallet pocket and easy access to laptop sleeve. ($184)

Topo Designs Klettersack – $169

The guys at Topo Designs are well known for the calibre of their outdoor supplies and there are few better examples of this than the wonderfully robust Topo Designs Klettersack ($169). This is an ideal travel companion, workmate, or pack mule for your daily hike in the hills or train journey to work. The Denver-based company uses 1000D Cordura for the exterior and coated pack cloth for an entirely-lined inner compartment. The natural leather lash tabs are perfect for securing extra gear or attaching a bike light. ($169)

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