There are great American brands making awesome carry gear. And on the flip side, there are plenty making poor carry too. Ultimately where a bag is made is less important than the company behind it. So if you want lớn tư vấn carry that’s made in America, it’s important khổng lồ look beyond that USA-made label tag và consider the brand as a whole. Do they create chất lượng gear? Is it functional? Will it st& the thử nghiệm of time? If the answers are ‘yes’, then you’ve got a worthy contender on your hands. And it’s these kinds of values & design choices that our favorite made in the USA backpaông xã brands uphold…

Bike

Inside Line Equipment

*

One of California’s lesser known bike carry brands, ILE are burly and bomber, &, in our book, deserve sầu more cred. Founded in 2012 by Eric Fischer, it’s a brand that keeps it simple. Clean, no BS design, with a focus on easy functionality. Everything’s US made, from the super tough Cordura to the threads that stitch it together, và built in-house to lớn rigorous standards. If you want a rugged pack for commuting (and nowadays travel and camera gear), ILE are a local br& to kiểm tra out.

Backpacks of note:

Default

ASNMNT

Radius Mini

North St. Bags

*

Lots of great things are coming out ofPortlvà, Oregon, andNorth St. Bags are no exception. Founded in 2009 by Curtis Williams, their bags are simple and classic and made in-house, right on the store floor. In their early days, they drew acclalặng for their ingenious Woodward backpack / pannier hybrid, and have now branched off inlớn noteworthy collabs (recently withKiriko Made) và experiments with technical fabrics lượt thích X-Pac sailcloth.

Bạn đang xem: Men's bags & backpacks

Their bags are built with mostly USA-made materials and backed by a lifetime guarantee.And if you fancy a little personalization khổng lồ your paông xã, there are custom colorway options too.

Backpacks of note:

Belmont

Flanders

Davis

Chrome Industries

*

SF’s infamous Chrome Industries have been carried on the shoulders of tattooed couriers since 1995 & it’s a brvà that sparked a new movement inkhổng lồ technical lifestyle cycling bags. Instantly recognizable with its Russian-star red hits và Pegasus logo, it’s a br& known for crazy tough bags built to take a beating – và all backed by a lifetime guarantee. In their stable, you’ll find backpacks for travel, commuting, or hitting the blacktop on a bike, of course. Many of their bags are made in Chico, California. And if you’re local lớn one of their Chrome Hubs, we’d suggest rolling in và asking them lớn craft you a custom bag like no other.

Backpacks of note:

Urban Ex Rolltop

Barrage Cargo

Bravo 2.0

Mission Workshop

*

Few brands have sầu had such influence on an entire category as Mission Workshop. From their very first paông chồng, the Vandal (the first-ever expandable xe đạp pack), khổng lồ their Arkiv System, they’ve blazed a trail of innovation lượt thích no other. Designed in San Francisteo, made in the USA & backed by a lifetime warranty, theirs is some of the finest, burliest và aesthetically pleasing carry you’ll find, period.

Backpacks of note:

The Rhake

The Rambler

The Sanction

Timbuk2

*

One of the original cycling carry brands, Timbuk2 has been going svào since 1989. Forever experimenting và playing with new forms, the San Francisco brvà backs their bags with a lifetime warranty & crafts bike-friendly backpacks that embrace work, travel và play. Although, nowadays, if you’re after US-made, you’ll have sầu to invest in one of their custom packs – their non-custom products are now all produced off-shore.

Velo Transit

*

While weather-resistant bags work for a lot of environments, sometimes you need more protection. And that’s what Velo Transit are dedicated to lớn providing with their waterproof máy vi tính và cycling bags. The bags are made by h& in Seattle và feature RF welded liners for 100% waterproof protection. Even better? They’re backed by a lifetime warranty too. And realizing that people aren’t built the same, Velo Transit also creates gender-specific bags & harnesses lớn suit different users. If you need a top-notch waterproof bag that organizes and protects your tech và gear no matter what the elements have sầu in store, Velo Transit should definitely be on your carry radar.

Backpacks of note:

Edge Pro 40

Edge 30

Edge Molle 30

Road Runner Bags

*

Road Runner started with a dream for better bike carry and a tiny manufacturing studio in founder Brad Adams’s bedroom. Founded in 2010, the brvà has subsequently flourished and is dedicated to lớn crafting bags for a variety of cycling-related needs. Bike touring? Cycle commuting? Chilled weekend rides? Large loads? Just the essentials? Whatever you need, they’ve sầu got a bag for you. The bags are handmade in Los Angeles using USA-made materials and hardware.

Backpacks of note:

Medium Anything Pack

Evil Mini

The Americano

Tactical

GORUCK

*

GORUCK have made a name for themselves by creating some of the toughest American-made bags around. Founded by a Green Beret and made with military-grade toughness in mind, their gear is built khổng lồ take a beating & keep on performing. Backed by theirScars Lifetime Guarantee, you’ll find GORUCK bags embracing everything from GORUCK Challenges to lớn everyday commutes and day hikes. Rugged 1000D Cordura is the material of choice for their bags, và legions of loyal fans will testify khổng lồ the bags’ hard-wearing durability và adaptability.

Backpacks of note:

Echo

GR1

GR2

Triple Aught Design

*

Triple Aught Design build gear lớn help people live sầu more adventurously. It’s reliable & adaptable gear that will get you through the task at hvà, whether that’s scaling a summit or commuting lớn work. Based in Dogpatch, San Francisco, the brvà has been one of constant progression. Experimenting with technical fabrics, modularity và expansion, their packs are some of the most exciting on the market. You’ll findpacks with military-grade toughness for demanding travel & outdoor use, lớn sleeker offerings that employ stealthy aesthetics.

Backpacks of note:

Axiom 18

Azimuth

Spectre 22L

Kifaru

*

Kifaru is a br& that flies under the radar for most folks, with little spent on sale và everything invested in crafting the best gear possible. And from that, they’ve sầu built an incredible reputation in durable and reliable hunting & military backpacks.The brvà was founded in 1997 by Patriông chồng Smith (also the founder of Mountainsmith) and builds packs lớn order, focusing on comfort & functionality lớn ensure years of dependable use.

Backpacks of note:

X-Ray

Urban Zippy

Antero

Outdoors

Mystery Ranch

*

If you haven’t heard of Mystery Ranch, then you haven’t been reading zipit.vn very long. Whether they’re making for the military, fire department, or taking those learnings to lớn their everyday line, their packs have a following at cult cấp độ. Revered throughout the carry world for their laser-like attention khổng lồ detail, bomber builds, and comfort when carrying loads, they’re some of the very best packs in the world, bar none.

chú ý, while many of their packs are now made in the Philippines, Mystery Ranch does build some of their outdoor packs, tactical & fire packs in the USA.

Backpacks of note:

3DAP CL

ASAP

Terraplane

McHale Packs

*

Most might not have heard of McHale Packs. But if you scratch away at the backpacking world (& its burrow-lượt thích forums), you’ll discover the army of Dan McHale disciples who swear they’re the greakiểm tra UL packs around.

And the best part: they’re reportedly built in his garage. All by hand, using Dyneema and Cordura. Completely custom-built lớn each individual’s precise measurements. No two are alượt thích. A word of warning, you’ll need to lớn navigate your way through his archaic trang web to lớn make tương tác, but trust us, it’s worth it.

Backpacks of note:

All custom

Hill People Gear

*

Hill People Gear knows that when you’re in the backcountry you need dependable gear that won’t let you down. That’s why they prioritize efficiency in their designs, creating gear for backcountry travelers that focuses on functionality, effective load carriage, flexibility and long-lasting durability. While they are aware that the do-it-all paông xã is likely never achievable, they vì believe in crafting gear that adapts to lớn a wide variety of needs. In addition khổng lồ making gear in the USA, they also use American suppliers và are dedicated to lớn maintaining American manufacturing.

Backpacks of note:

Tarahumara Pack

Ute Backpack

Aston House Backcountry

CiloGear

*

CiloGear crafts their bags in Portland, Oregon on a built-when-ordered process. For them ,‘In Stock’ means they have sầu all of the sub assemblies of the pachồng. Then they build it for you. Lean & mean, và we like that. While their focus is on crafting lightweight alpine climbing and hiking packs, you’ll find UL urban commuter packs in the set too, & they’re darn great!

Backpacks of note:

Simple Commuter

20L WorkSack

Ski Pack

Alpine Luddites

*

John Campbell is Alpine Luddites… quite literally. AL’s a one-person operation. Every paông chồng or xe đạp bag is built khổng lồ order by hyên ổn, with his famed attention lớn detail and chất lượng. John’s waiting list can bounce from 6 to lớn even 12 weeks at times, but you’re getting something special when you wait, especially if you go the custom route, so we recommover you roll inkhổng lồ his Colorado workshop with a little patience, & a big plan for your perfect pack.

Backpacks of note:

White Light / White Heat

Alpine Machine

Pinnacle Rucksack

Hyperlite Mountain Gear

*

If you’ve ever been passed by a hot trắng paông xã hammering up the trail, it’s most likely come from the Maine workcửa hàng of Hyperlite Mountain Gear. Building for alpinists, backpackers, thru-hikers and other adventurers, their packs are stripped back và minimal, ultralight, & dialed to lớn increase tốc độ, distance và efficiency. One of our favorite UL brands. And well worth a closer look.

Backpacks of note:

2400 Ice Pack

Daybreak

Summit Pack

Zpacks

*

Zpacks was founded in 2005 by Joe Valesko, a man who knows all about long-distance thru-hikes & the gear needed to lớn conquer them. The br& builds ultralight backpacking gear that finds that tricky balance of shedding grams while remaining comfortable và durable enough for extensive sầu use. Their designs cater khổng lồ day hikes, short trips and long-distance hikes, with optional modular accessories and a choice of sizes khổng lồ tailor them to specific users. The bags are made in West Melbourne, Floridomain authority.

Backpacks of note:

Arc Blast

Arc Scout

Nero

Urban / Everyday

DSPTCH

*

DSPTCH is a great example of humble beginnings to lớn global success story. Beginning life in an apartment, their first sản phẩm (a camera strap) was launched in 2010. They’ve come a long way, with stores in San Francisteo, Thủ đô New York và Tokyo and a solid offering of gear that caters khổng lồ EDC, work, travel, photography and workout carry needs. Products are cut and sewn entirely in the USA, mostly in San Francisteo & Los Angeles. Built lớn be durable, timeless and functional, their gear mixes military inspiration with urban styling and functionality & comes with a lifetime guarantee too.

Backpacks of note:

Daypack

Ruckpack

Bookpack

The Brown Buffalo

*

The Brown Buffalo is a carry br& based in California, crafting seriously sliông xã and considered pieces. Founded by our good frikết thúc & master designerDouglas Davidson (whose extensive sầu experience includes Burton and The North Face), the brand creates unique, functional pieces for urban everyday và travel needs. The USA-made Conceal Paông xã is a fine example of understated aesthetics, excellent craftsmanship & practical kiến thiết that reliably handles work, travel & play requirements.

Backpacks of note:

Conceal

DEFY MFG. Co.

*

DEFY is a br& built on, well, defying expectations. Founder Chris Tag defied remaining in a “safe” but soulless corporate job in favor of venturing inlớn the unknown with the ayên ổn of creating a top-notch American manufacturing company. And he’s done just that. The brvà defies fast fashion in favor of what they lượt thích to lớn Gọi “slow manufacturing” and an appreciation of enduring unique, building their gear by h& in Chicago. Overbuilt to take years of demanding use và keep on thriving, their backpacks feature rugged materials such asMartexin Original Wax Canvas,M35 Military Truck Tarpaulin, and1000D Ballistic Nylon. Ruggedly suave style, excellent durability and straightforward functionality lets their packs adapt easily lớn diverse urban settings and needs.

Backpacks of note:

Verbockel 2.0

Bucktown

Theodore

Recycled Firefighter

*

Dig inlớn the history behind Recycled Firefighter & you’ll find a pretty darn inspiring story. It was founded by full-time firefighter Jake Starr who wanted additional part-time work he could vì from home to support his family. He taught himself khổng lồ sew and went through hundreds of failed products and prototypes before getting his big break in the carry community through a wallet made fromdecommissioned fire hose. Countless hours of work month after month (& learning from plenty of mistakes along the way) allowed hyên ổn khổng lồ grow the br&. Now Recycled Firefighter offers a range of bags và wallets, made by h& in the USA. The packs are crafted with 1000D Cordura, USA-made hardware & reinforced stitching in high-găng areas. Designed for everyday use và short trips, these tough packs offer an appealing set of functionality và dependable durability you can count on for years to lớn come.

Backpacks of note:

The Chief

12hr Battalion

Battalion Duffelpack

Rucksaông chồng Village

*

Rucksaông xã Village is a custom carry br& founded by James Kamo. Bags are designed based on a thorough understanding of each user’s carry needs as well as influences from their personalities & preferences. Though James is super busy and the packs are a side project now, there’s still a chance to lớn get your own (just be prepared khổng lồ wait for the carry goodness).

Backpacks of note:

All custom

Colfax Design Works

*

Military inspiration meets everyday versatility with Colfax Design Works’ gear. Made with adaptability and durability in mind, CDW bags feature technical fabrics and mil-spec components. All brought together in functional designs that don’t shy away from demanding EDC & travel needs. Their gear is made in small batches, giving nods to modularity và multifunctionality so it’s ready to lớn tackle present and future carry needs equally well.

Xem thêm: Kiểu Tóc Đẹp Cho Nữ Đơn Giản Được Ưa Chuộng, 50+ Kiểu Tóc Nữ Đẹp Nhất 2021

Backpacks of note:

ADP_39

Remote Equipment

*

Remote Equipment was founded with the goal of creating adaptable gear for urban mobility needs. Gear that could handle active sầu commutes & weekover adventures, embrace the elements, và carry comfortably throughout the day. All while celebrating simplicity và functionality. And while they’re a young brvà, it was founded by a designer with over ten years of industry experience. And it shows in their first offering. The Alpha 31 was successfully launched through Kickstarter and is a fine example of technical thiết kế honed for everyday use. An impressive sầu debut that has us keen khổng lồ see future creations by this up-and-coming br&.

Backpacks of note:

Altrộn 31

Rickshaw Bagworks

*

Rickshaw Bagworks are a customizable bag manufacturer based in San Francisteo. Founded by Mark Dwight in 2007, Rickshaw Bagworks was born from an appreciation and passion for the maker culture và interaction with customers. But it’s also a br& fully aware that accountability falls on them, driving them lớn create quality bags & a good employee working environment. Bags are crafted with urban mobility, simple functionality and enduring quality in mind.

Backpacks of note:

Sutro Backpack

Potrero Backpack

Medium Velo Backpack

BaileyWorks

*

BaileyWorks have been in the business of making tough, utilitarian bags since 1993. The brand was inspired by California’s bike messenger culture và their need for rugged, functional bags that could take a beating and keep on performing. Turns out, that kind of bag had widespread appeal beyond xe đạp messengers. So BaileyWorks phối out to deliver simple, practical & durable bags for a range of urban carry needs. Over two decades later, you’ll find those kiến thiết principles haven’t changed. Each bag is made by h& in Newmarket, New Hampshire, & can be customized lớn suit your particular style and requirements.

Backpacks of note:

The Nomad

Citi Pack

Upcycled

Mafia Bags

*

Mafia Bags got its start in 2012 in Buenos Aires, founded by brother-and-sister team Marcos and Paz Mafia. As a former professional kitesurfer, Marcos came across piles of sails in storage và knew they could be put to new use. The br& expanded to lớn San Francisco in 2014, now their HQ, & has an in-house production facility. Mafia Bags has a svào commitment khổng lồ sustainability and uses upcycled sails khổng lồ make their bags, guaranteeing gear with a lifetime warranty. The certified B Corp offers a variety of unique bags for urban carry requirements, including backpacks, duffels, messengers & totes.

Backpacks of note:

Discover

Sail Pack

W-Pack

Truce Designs

*

Trucewas founded by Luke Mathers, who learned to sew industrial-grade fabrics while crafting boat covers & repairing sails at North Sails Oregon. In năm 2016 Truce Designs joined the TREW family, an Oregon-based outdoor company. Truce still holds true lớn its commitment to lớn environmentally responsible kiến thiết và manufacturing, using reclaimed materials such as sailcloths & drysuit fabrics khổng lồ create unique bags. Made in Portlvà, Oregon, and designed to offer high-performance functionality, Truce bags are also backed by a lifetime warranty.

Backpacks of note:

Drop Liner Backpack

Special Edition 34th AC Defending Champion Drop Liner Backpack

Rescue Series Drop Liner Backpaông xã – Orange/Blachồng + Cobra Buckle

Heritage

Bradley Mountain

*

Heritage-inspired carry has enjoyed a huge resurgence during the past few years. But while plenty of brands jumped on the bandwagon of heritage aesthetics, many toppled off hitting functionality & unique stumbling blocks. Not so with Bradley Mountain. Founded in 2012, the br& aims to lớn inspire adventure not just through travels but in everyday life, crafting gear that embraces whatever the day brings. Bags are designed with a considered set of functionality và durability in addition to handsome heritage aesthetics. Their bags are made by h& in San Diego, California, & where many other brands have fallen short Bradley Mountain keeps going svào, backing their commitment to lớn long-lasting chất lượng by offeringkhông tính tiền repairs too.

Backpacks of note:

The Wilder

The Biographer

The Scout

Rivendell Mountain Works

*

One of the original cottage industry carry brands, RMW was founded in 1971 và has influenced numerous designers & brands within the outdoor industry. While it dropped off the radar in the ’80s, RMW has enjoyed a brvà resurgence over the past decade. Staying true to lớn their heritage roots, the br& makes gear by hand through what they like to lớn hotline a “village” manufacturing process. In addition to lớn the iconicJensen Pack™(a true game changer in the carry industry), RMW offers a variety of backpacks khổng lồ handle outdoor và urban environments alike.

Backpacks of note:

Jensen Pack

Mariposa

Larkspur

Tanner Goods

*

Based in Portlvà, Oregon, Tanner Goods was founded on the principle of crafting gear that’s worth holding onkhổng lồ. They vì chưng this through gear that fuses heritage styling, modern-day functionality, and long-lasting construction that will have sầu you sighing in appreciation. Made for day-to-day và travel needs, the carry range features chất lượng materials such aswaxed 18 oz. filter twill canvas and vegetable-tanned leather, brought together in practical and durable designs built lớn last for years lớn come.

Backpacks of note:

Wilderness Rucksack

Voyager Daypack

Kletterwerks

*

Kletterwerks was founded by the legendary Dana Gleason in 1975, his first endeavour in paông xã thiết kế và manufacturing. Though the brand stepped off the carry stage for many years, it was resurrected as part of the Mystery Ranch family. While the enduring, simple designs merited a resurrection, there have sầu been new additions (such as padded máy tính xách tay sleeves) to mix these bags up for modern-day use while still retaining their heritage charm.

Backpacks of note:

Flip

Drei Zip

Frost River

*

Born from the need khổng lồ traverse the terrain of the Northern Wilderness,Frost River builds its gear khổng lồ withst& just about anything. Handmade in Duluth, Minnesota, their bags are crafted with care and precision, using American-sourced materials, such asMartexin Original Wax Canvas and leather from theSB Foot Tannery. And, the fun part, you’ll never have trouble spotting one from afar. See thatbrown waxed canvas, chestnut leather and solid brass bộ combo above? That’s the signature vibe, và they darn well stiông xã khổng lồ it.

Backpacks of note:

Summit Expedition Pack

Isle Royale Bushcraft Packs

Arrowhead Trail Rolltop

Filson

*

When you think of heritage-style carry, Filson’s name always crop ups. Not surprising when you consider they’ve sầu been creating unique gear for demanding outdoor use since 1897. The brand has a manufacturing facility in their Seattle HQ (which you can tour) and backs its gear with a lifetime guarantee. Pore over their packs & you’ll find hard-wearing, functional pieces that accommodate work, travel, outdoor and everyday needs.

Backpacks of note:

Journeyman

Rugged Twill Rucksack

Tin Cloth Backpack

Topo Designs

*

Founded in 2008, Topo Designs was born in a basement in Fort Collins (& continues lớn make a lot of bags in Colorado) but now enjoys a global tín đồ base. They phối themselves apart in the industry by finding that sweet spot between urban & outdoor functionality. Rather than making you choose the thành phố or the wilderness Topo gear embraces both, balancing heritage style with fun and modern practicality. You’ll find designs catering for everything from day hikes to work commutes khổng lồ weekend getaways, all backed by a lifetime warranty.

Backpacks of note:

Klettersack

Daypack

Rover Pack

Luxe

KILLSPENCER

*

Founded by Spencer Nikosey, KILLSPENCER have sầu been crafting covet-worthy carry since 2009. A suave sầu mix of clean styling, premium materials and excellent construction ensures low-key luxury in every piece. But the Los Angeles brand puts a focus on utility too, so their California-made pieces don’t just look good but perform reliably day in and day out. Their range of fashion-friendly yet functionalpacks are well suited khổng lồ work và everyday use in urban settings, featuring chic silhouettes và quality materials such as premium full-grain leather, waxed canvas, and fire retardant và weatherproof nylon.

Backpacks of note:

Special Ops Backpaông chồng 3.0

Daypack

Utility Daypack

Lotuff Leather

*

Based inProvidence, Rhode Island, Lotuff Leather crafts uber-luxurious leather carry pieces by h&. Many of the team members are artists who create Lotuff’s meticulously crafted pieces – pieces that nail that appealing balance of luxe pháo style and everyday functionality. Each piece is backed by a lifetime guarantee and features premium vegetable-tanned leather.

Backpacks of note:

Leather Zipper Backpack

Leather Knapsack

Leather Backpack

Outlier

*

Brooklyn-based Outlier stand out from the crowd through their commitment lớn innovative, technical apparel & fabric experimentation, but check out their carry offerings và you’ll find them impressive too. Pieces such as the Ultrahigh Dufflepaông chồng, Ultrahigh Duffle và Ultrahigh Backpackhave sầu delivered eye-catching modern aesthetics with premium technical fabrics. Made in small batches, their bags sell out fast, so keep an eye out. One better, sign up to lớn their newsletter lớn be one of the first to know.

Backpacks of note:

Ultrahigh Rolltop

Ultrahigh Dufflepack

Travel

Tom Bihn

*

Tom Bihn combines over three decades of design experience (four if you consider the founder has been making bags since 1972) with a dedication to eco-conscious productionvà a rad company philosophy (that they actually genuinely follow). Their gear is known for its functionality và durability và is made in their Seattle factory (you can alsovisit the factory showroom). Tom Bihn’s travel backpacks handle diverse needs & trips, from outdoor excursions to urban carry-on use. But they also make a variety of other packs that handle work and EDC needs. All backed by a lifetime guarantee.

Xem thêm: Cách Phối Đồ Màu Hồng Cho Nam, Cách Mặc Đồ Màu Hồng Cho Nam Giới

Backpacks of note:

Synapse 25

Aeronaut 45

The Guide’s Pack

Red Oxx

*

Red Oxx makes some of the burliest travel bags out there, backed by their legendary“No Bull” lifetime warranty. The bags exude a military màn chơi of toughness và dependability (not surprising since the founder and current CEO both have military backgrounds). Wherever you’re going, these bags will get there & bachồng again, multiple times over. Their bags are made by hvà inBillings, Montana, using trusty 1000D Cordura, rugged #10 YKK zippers and reinforced stitching for dependable durability.


Chuyên mục: Local brand