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OUTDOORS

Hill People Gear Ute Light Review

by , March 6, 2024

Hill People Gear packs are famous for being very comfortable under heavy loads and super tough... Read more

8.4
The James Brand x SITKA Anzick Review

KITCHEN & CAMPING

The James Brand x SITKA Anzick Review

by , February 12, 2024

Having worked in kitchens for several years, you become one with your chef’s knife. It’s your... Read more

BUILT TO SEND U1 Daypack

OUTDOORS

BUILT TO SEND U1 Daypack Review

by , February 8, 2024

BUILT TO SEND U1 Daypack... Read more

7.8
Osprey Aoede Briefpack

OUTDOORS

Osprey Aoede Briefpack and Aoede Crossbody Bag Review

by , February 3, 2024

Founded in 1974, Osprey has been on the carry scene for almost half a century –... Read more

7.7

OUTDOORS

Kuiu Karluk 1850 Review

by , December 23, 2023

In a world where excellence often involves laser-focus, it’s common to see entire companies dedicated to... Read more

7.4
Trakke Bairn Pro

EVERYDAY CARRY

Trakke Bairn Pro Review

by , December 13, 2023

Trakke have made a name for themselves over the past decade for their small batch Scottish-made... Read more

8.1
Bike Commuting

BIKE

5 Best, Expert-Tested Bike Commuter Backpacks to Buy in 2023

by , December 9, 2023

Looking for a bike commuter backpack? Delve into five solid cycling options… Growing up in Boulder,... Read more

OUTDOORS

Top 5 Camp Knives for Five Outdoor Scenarios This Autumn 

by , November 28, 2023

A camp knife, when in the wild, is an adventurer’s best friend. And by a camp... Read more

ITS Tactical Discreet Messenger

EVERYDAY CARRY

ITS Tactical Discreet Messenger Bag Review

by , November 20, 2023

I prefer a backpack in everyday life, but sometimes a good messenger bag is handy –... Read more

7.1
PolarPro Boreal 50L Backpack

OUTDOORS / PHOTOGRAPHY

PolarPro Boreal 50L Backpack Review

by , October 26, 2023

Most people in the photography world know PolarPro for their filters. But recently, they have been... Read more

7.8
a japanese made dyneema backpack shot outside

EVERYDAY CARRY

The Ultimate Dyneema Backpack | Rofmia Daypack V2 Review

by , October 20, 2023

Japanese brand, Rofmia are known for their ultra-clean designs, craftsmanship, and effortless function. Gear reporter, JT... Read more

Filson Small Rugged Twill Duffle

EVERYDAY CARRY

Filson Small Rugged Twill Duffle Bag Review

by , October 18, 2023

It’s the winter of 1897 in the remote Yukon wilderness. Droves of prospectors brave treacherous mountain... Read more

7.3
Nomadic Research TTL Travel Bag 38L

TRAVEL

Nomadic Research TTL Travel Bag 38L Review

by , October 13, 2023

The Nomadic Research TTL Travel Bag 38L is designed for understated carry with larger loads. See... Read more

8.3
Colfax Design Works T.O.A.D. 13L Dry Lumbar Fast Pack

OUTDOORS

Colfax Design Works T.O.A.D. 13L Dry Lumbar Fast Pack Review

by , September 27, 2023

Dive into the details as we put the Colfax Design Works T.O.A.D. 13L Dry Lumbar Fast... Read more

7
Grayl BottleLock Hip Pack

Grayl BottleLock™ Hip Pack 4.5L | First Look

by , September 20, 2023

Sometimes you don’t need a massive backpack – a small sling to carry your essentials will... Read more

WOTANCRAFT New Pilot Travel Camera Backpack

PHOTOGRAPHY

WOTANCRAFT Pilot Travel Camera Backpack V2 Review

by , September 1, 2023

WOTANCRAFT are back again with another excellent redesign of an old favourite. Let’s dig into the... Read more

7.4

CAMERA CARRY

D_b_ Ramverk Pro Review

by , August 25, 2023

When it comes to camera bags, I’ve tested many. And so it’s rare when a camera... Read more

7.8
MEC SERRATUS Pace UL 40

CURATED SPONSOR

MEC SERRATUS Pace UL 40 Review

by , August 24, 2023

I’ve never been obsessed with truly ultralight gear, but I can see the benefits of keeping... Read more

7.4
Crumpler Bike Bags

Crumpler Bike Bags Review

by , August 12, 2023

If you’ve spent any time on college campuses, public transit, or heck, the continent of Australia... Read more

Four guys walking with backpacks

CURATED SPONSOR

Exclusive First Look | Camelbak Adventure Travel Packs (A.T.P.™)

by , August 7, 2023

Earlier this year, our friends at Camelbak reached out and invited us to visit their home... Read more

ORBITGear R104-ADV MK23 “GLOBEMASTER”

EVERYDAY CARRY

ORBITGear R104-ADV MK23 “GLOBEMASTER” Review

by , August 1, 2023

ORBITGear is an Indonesian soft goods company making technical packs and apparel. What caught my eye... Read more

7.2

EVERYDAY CARRY

WaterField Mason EDC Pouch Review

by , July 24, 2023

If you’re looking for carry that has a heritage shell but modern guts, look no further... Read more

7.5

EVERYDAY CARRY

Triple Aught Design Axiom S2 WX Pack

by , July 13, 2023

Triple Aught Design are Carry Award winners and fan favourites in the backpack world, however, I... Read more

7.8
Orucase Janus Duffel 50

OUTDOORS

Orucase Janus Duffel 50 Review

by , July 2, 2023

Oru: おる to fold; to bend; to make. Orucase is owned and operated by passionate athletes... Read more

7.9

NEW RELEASE

EVERGOODS Transit Duffel 35 Review

by , June 16, 2023

If you’ve been around Carryology, then you’re familiar with Jack and Kevin and their brand EVERGOODS... Read more

8.5
Bleu de Chauffe LEATHER Duffel

BRAND LOVE

Bleu De Chauffe | A French Brand You Need to Know

by , May 25, 2023

Gear reporter, Dave Samwel, dives into one of our favorite French brands – Bleu De Chauffe... Read more

Aer Day Sling 3

EVERYDAY CARRY

Aer Day Sling 3 Review

by , May 17, 2023

There’s been a trend swinging up for a while now. Slings are becoming a staple for... Read more

8.2
Aer Travel Pack 3

TRAVEL

Aer Travel Pack 3 Review

by , May 17, 2023

As 2022 wound down, for many of us, opportunities to travel arose with much greater frequency... Read more

8.3
Aer Pro Collection

EVERYDAY CARRY

Aer Pro Collection | Quick Look Review

by , May 4, 2023

JT White dives into a quick look review of the new Aer Pro Collection – a... Read more

EVERYDAY CARRY

Bellroy Market Tote | The Accessory You Didn’t Know You Needed

by , May 1, 2023

If you’re a Carryologist, then there’s a good chance that you own some pretty unique bags.... Read more

TRAVEL

Matador GlobeRider45 Review

by , April 26, 2023

We’re all familiar with Matador around these parts. The Colorado-based company has been making award-winning travel... Read more

EVERYDAY CARRY

Able Carry Daily Plus Review

by , March 16, 2023

The new Able Carry Daily Plus is an everyday backpack that provides a larger alternative to... Read more

Greenroom136 Rainmaker

EVERYDAY CARRY

Greenroom136 Rainmaker Review

by , March 3, 2023

Discover the Greenroom136 Rainmaker… Greenroom136 made a name for themselves creating practical, utilitarian, urban bags. Based... Read more

7.5

OUTDOORS

TAD Azimuth Backpack V2 Review

by , February 28, 2023

There’s only one bag that has come with me on absolutely every trip I’ve been on... Read more

7.8

EVERYDAY CARRY

Bedouin Foundry Poacher Review

by , February 20, 2023

It’s no secret that I, and all at Carry HQ, are big fans of almost everything... Read more

8.4
WANDRD FERNWEH Backpack

OUTDOORS

WANDRD FERNWEH Backpack Review

by , February 3, 2023

I’m a professional photographer and I’m always out in the elements for work. And when on... Read more

8.2
côte&ciel Isar Backpack

EVERYDAY CARRY

côte&ciel Isar Backpack Review

by , January 30, 2023

Known for their innovative style and design, the French brand côte&ciel creates conceptual carry gear for... Read more

7.1
Mars simulation mission MDRS

PACKING LIST

Mars Mission Simulation | Packing List

by , January 27, 2023

We all know that science never sleeps. So I’m back again for a bag and techwear... Read more

CAMERA CARRY

WaterField Cargo Camera Bag Review

by , January 26, 2023

Waterfield is a company that I’ve admired from afar and I know that they are favourites... Read more

8.1

OUTDOORS

ULA Ultra Dragonfly Review

by , January 19, 2023

What if an ultralight thru-hiking backpack company decided to make something for the rest of us?... Read more

8

Camera Carry

Wotancraft Commander Review

by , January 18, 2023

Sometimes, there are products that elude our grasp. Grails, unicorns, must-haves. Whatever they’re labeled, they hold... Read more

8.4
Prometheus Design Werx WUULF Pack 24L

OUTDOORS

Prometheus Design Werx WUULF Pack 24L Review

by , January 12, 2023

For me, there is nothing more exciting than testing new gear somewhere in the heart of... Read more

8.9

EVERYDAY CARRY

1733 Side Pack Review

by , January 4, 2023

I am not, and probably never will be, the greatest fan of sling bags as they... Read more

7.6

FIELD TESTING

Field Testing the Western Rise Meta Shell

by , November 1, 2022

Gear reporter, Dave Samwel, field tests Western Rise’s latest Kickstarter jacket, the Meta Shell, on his... Read more

Wotancraft Pilot 2L and 3.5L

PHOTOGRAPHY

Wotancraft Releases 2L and 3.5L Pilot Camera Bags

by , October 25, 2022

Taiwan’s boutique camera brand, Wotancraft is back at it again with a new variations on their... Read more

HIKING

Best Boots for Rucking? GORUCK Jedburgh Boots Review

by , October 24, 2022

Gear reporter, Dave Samwel, legs it with GORUCK’s Jedburgh Boots. Adaptive, lightweight and designed for hard-use... Read more

Prometheus Design Werx All Terrain Bags

WATERPROOF

Prometheus Design Werx | All Terrain Bags Review

by , October 20, 2022

When the Prometheus Design Werx founder asked me if I’d like to test drive the completely... Read more

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Carl Friedrik Carry-on Pro

TRAVEL

Carl Friedrik Carry-on X Review

by , October 20, 2022

Even if we’re not traveling first class, we all deserve to feel like we’re traveling in... Read more

7.3
Hill People Gear Junction Pack

OUTDOORS

Hill People Gear Junction Pack Review

by , October 17, 2022

It was a sunny summer day, the 5th of July. I filled my Source 2L hydration... Read more

7.5

Camera Carry

Atlas Packs Athlete Camera Pack Road Test Review

by , October 6, 2022

I have a love hate relationship with camera bags, and I always have. As a photographer,... Read more

9.2

Featured review

BIKE

5 Best, Expert-Tested Bike Commuter Backpacks to Buy in 2023

by , December 9, 2023

Looking for a bike commuter backpack? Delve into five solid cycling options… Growing up in Boulder,... Read more

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