Our Favorite Backpack Brand Just Made a Travel Bag and It Looks Perfect

Evergoods just launched an all-new adventure travel bag that’s incredibly durable and versatile.


Evergoods has roots in two of the most respected names in outdoor gear: Patagonia, arguably the world’s best-known outdoor brand, and GORUCK, makers of military-grade packs and apparel. Founded by Jack Barely and Kevin Dee, the co-founder of GORUCK and a product engineer at Patagonia, respectively, Evergoods is one of our favorite backpack brands. The brand originally launched with two bags: the CPL 24 and the MPL 30. The bags were quickly funded on Kickstarter, exceeding the funding goal by nearly $24K.

Today, Evergoods is back on Kickstarter with two new bags. We’re particularly excited for the Civic Transit Bag 40L. The bag joins a growing trend of adventure travel bags aimed at urbanites looking to get outdoors. It features a minimal and sophisticated design, but packs plenty of technical features and materials. In the words of Evergoods, the bag “packs like a suitcase, is mobile like a duffel and wears like a backpack.” Inside the pack, Evergoods employs a handy compression system to help keep all of your clothing organized as well as maximizing the available space in the bag. It also features a handful of organizational pockets including a side-access laptop sleeve and a plethora of mesh pockets. The exterior of the bag is built from 500 denier HT nylon with a PU coating and silicone finish. The result is an incredibly durable shell that’s also water resistant.

It’s sized perfectly as a carry-on, but works equally well in an outdoor setting. The bags that Evergoods brings to market are all about versatility, and the CTB 40L could be the pinnacle of that concept.

Buy Now: $199+

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