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Sixth Annual Carry Awards: Ultimate Carry Giveaway!
Our Sixth Annual Carry Awards have celebrated and honored the best carry gear around. But we’ve got one more celebration lined up. We’re sending the awards off with a monumental bang with a MASSIVE CARRY GIVEAWAY!
One lucky Carryology reader will win all of the pieces below. Yep, you read that right. All of these exceptional pieces, one stoked winner – madness, haha!
Boundary Prima System
Winner of our Best Camera Bag award, the Prima System offers a killer combination of slick modularity, urban-friendly styling and sustainable construction. And for even greater appeal, this system transitions smoothly from photography to work, day-to-day or weekend travel needs.
Outlier Slim Dungarees
The worthy winner of our Best Travel Clothing award, these Slim Dungarees are the kind of staple you’ll never want to leave off a packing list. Their stylish aesthetics adapt to casual and more formal settings alike, while the stain-resistant, water-resistant and quick-drying construction is perfect for life on the go and keeping laundry time to a minimum.
The James Brand Elko
Compact and minimalist in form, the James Brand Elko is perfect for those seeking multifunctionality with minimal carry bulk. Combining a pocket knife, pry bar, screwdriver, bottle opener and keyring in one, our Best EDC winner is a solid addition to your daily setup.
Triple Aught Design Spectre Carry System
TAD’s Spectre Carry System takes outdoor-focused adaptability to new heights with its lightweight yet durable modular platform. From one-off activities to multi-day treks, the system can shrink or expand to cater to diverse load requirements and settings. Winner of our Best Active Backpack award, this impressive system helps you explore more through elegantly intuitive design.
The Osprey Transporter scooped our Best Travel Luggage award for a reason. Well, several actually. Built to take a beating without adding unnecessary weight, this duffel is a workhorse gear hauler that let’s you carry in comfort with an inbuilt backpack harness. The wide opening enables quick and simple packing and access too, so you can spend more time enjoying your travels and less time rummaging.
Aer Day Pack
Practical in design and pared back in form, Aer’s Day Pack is the kind of work partner you can rely on for years to come. Useful interior organization takes care of tech, work tools and EDC while the clean silhouette looks good in both formal and casual settings. Plus our Best Work Backpack winner has the flexibility to step beyond the 9-5 grind, which is always handy.
Black Ember Citadel Minimal
An everyday bag should be able to go pretty much anywhere, and the Black Ember Citadel Minimal nails that brief superbly. Exceptionally tough and weatherproof, this pack takes the elements and demanding use in its stride. And with its clean aesthetics and considered pocketing it plays well in work settings and beyond. Our Best Everyday Bag winner offers excellent performance in a sleek design that handles a wide variety of day-to-day needs with ease.
Matador NanoDry Towel
A lot of towels are bulky items to pack. But not the Matador NanoDry Towel, which scored top honors in our Best Accessory award. Compact and lightweight, it takes up minimal space in a bag or can be secured externally using the carabiner on its case. Super absorbent and quick-drying thanks to its nanofiber material, it’s a great addition to a travel packing list, but also works well as a beach towel or gym towel.
Mystery Ranch Patrol
When the backcountry beckons our Best Specialist winner is the kind of bag you want by your side. A solid combination of Mystery Ranch ruggedness and carry comfort pairs with flexible top-loading and back panel access for convenience on the go. Diagonal and A-frame ski carry options along with quick access to avy tools rounds out this impressive pack.
Ateliers Auguste Suffren Briefcase
Want to carry like a boss? The Suffren Briefcase instantly promotes your work setup, combining handsome French design with exceptional Italian craftsmanship. The slim, suave silhouette exudes quality and professionalism, while a choice of pockets keep your essentials organized without detracting from the briefcase’s clean feel. Winner of our Best Work Shoulder Bag award, this timeless piece is a work partner for life.
Arc’teryx LEAF Courier Bag 15
A sleek option for active carry needs, the Courier Bag 15 delivers an excellent mix of technical construction and low-key functionality. Flexible access, adaptable carry options and the ability to tailor organization through a Velcro panel makes our Best Active Messenger winner a go-to piece for diverse carry needs.
With a total value over US$2200, this epic prize pack is definitely one you don’t want to miss out on!
How To Enter
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Granted, that’s a whole lotta newsletters heading your way. But remember, these are the best brands in the world, and they’ll only be sending you the very best deals and content.
And hey, if you’re keen to score extra points (and increase your chance of winning) you can refer friends, retweet, visit of world class backpack buyer’s guide, or answer a carry-centric question.
Good luck, Carryologists!