6 of the Best Backpacks for Winter and Spring Adventures

The backpack is the workhorse of the accessories industry and a go to carry for most men. If you’ve got some winter and spring outdoor adventures in the works and need a backpack that can keep pace, now is the ideal time to get your hands on one. Huckberry have some of the best bags and accessories brands filling their digital shelves and are a first port of call of ours here at Coolector HQ when bagging new carries.

Check out our pick of 6 of the best backpacks for winter and spring adventures below:

Imperial Motion Wet Dry Backpack – $90

The ultimate in adventure accessories, the Imperial Motion Wet Dry Backpack ($90) is going to be the most robust option for those who love the great outdoors. It has an adjustable, roll top closure which will adapt to your exact carry size and offers a maximum of 32 litres of storage space. Each one of these cracking carries from Imperial Motion is crafted from premium, waterproof 900D ripstop nylon shell that will effortlessly handle tough environments and uncompromising weather conditions. ($90)


Bellroy Tokyo Totepack – $179

If it’s urban adventuring you’ve got planned over the next few months, the Tokyo Totepack from Bellroy ($179) is the bag you need by your side. It offers 20 litres of storage space which provides more than enough room for all your gear and EDC essentials. It’s extremely lightweight at only 1.87 pounds, which means that you’ll hardly even notice carrying this around. It boasts a padded laptop sleeve for devices up to 15’’ and has a vertical front pockets for quick access to EDC and valuables. ($179)


Peak Design Everyday Backpack – $220

Peak Design are a brand synonymous with quality and this certainly shines through in their excellent looking and top performing Everyday Backpack ($220). This first class carry is ideally suited to photography enthusiasts and is built with a recycled nylon canvas shell that has a DWR coating for a highly durable and weatherproof experience. The main compartment of the backpack opens in a 270° fashion for full visibility to the contents of the bag and it has padded shoulder straps, custom-designed sternum strap and tuck-away waist strap all built for maximum comfort, even if you’re carrying all day long. ($220)


Evergoods CTB 40 Backpack – $289

Functionality is key with the CTB40 Backpack from Evergoods ($289) and if you’re after a no nonsense carry for your winter and spring adventures, this one definitely won’t let you down. It has a full clam-shell opening for easy packing and complete visibility of contents and a flex-fold compression which is ideally suited for containing a larger variety and number of items. It is fully padded, with a low profile which protects your contents and holds shape for easy stow-ability. The CTB40 Backpack boasts three internal organisation pockets with varying volumes for customisable packing options. ($289)


Topo Designs Rover Pack – $83

A great looking carry, the Topo Rover Pack ($83), is made in the USA in a LEED-certified shop at the base of the Colorado Rockies and there is a tangible sense of quality to the touch. They take their design inspiration from classic French ski gear and Japanese day packs and the end result is bags made for rugged outdoor activity, but designed with a stylish, discerning eye. Each detail of the Rover Pack has been meticulously thought through, from Cordura fabric and YKK zippers, to natural leather lash tabs and inner sleeves for a laptop or iPad. ($83)


WANDRD PRVKE Backpack – $204

Stealthy in the extreme, the WANDRD PRVKE Backpack ($204) is right up our aesthetic street here at Coolector HQ. This superb looking accessory has a roll-top closure, clamshell opening, and side access which delivers three ways to access gear. It is made from incredibly robust and highly weather-resistant materials such as TPU-coated tarpaulin and 1680D ballistic nylon that makes it the ideal adventure ally. It has four zippered pockets for organising your EDC gear: a hidden passport/wallet pocket, side pocket, microfibre-lined electronics pocket, and flat front pocket. ($204)

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.