Founded in 2008, Denver based gear company Topo Designs is a rare outlier in the outdoor industry. The brand has always manufactured products locally in Colorado, therefore bypassing long supply chains for local production. Simple yet functional, Topo products are designed to be everything you need and nothing you don’t. We profiled three of our favourite bags from Topo below, so check it out.
Topo designs Klettersack 15″ Laptop Backpack
The Klettersack is a classic Topo bag. This 22L bag has one main compartment that is entirely lined and a sleeve that accommodates up to a 15″ laptop. On top of the bag is a zippered pocket for quick and easy access to essential items. The Klettersack is designed for a majority of uses, whether that be a travel companion, workmate or pack mule for small hikes.
Extra features include natural leather lash tabs for securing extra gear and heavy duty plastic hardware to ensure your bag remains sealed properly and less likely to be damaged. The pack fits nice against the back, with wide straps and a nice cushioning underneath.
topo designs Mountain 17″ Laptop Pack
The Topo Designs Mountain Pack is built to last with 1000d Cordura outer construction and 18oz waterproof vinyl truck tarp lining. Durable, lightweight and comfortable, the Mountain Pack is just as at home on a climbing trip as a work trip. This bag has two two zippered compartments, in addition to an internal zipper pocket/organiser/metal key clip and an internal sleeve that holds up to a 17″ laptop.
The bags large side pockets are heavy-duty and the durable daisy chain webbing is ideal for securing extra gear. Other features include a large adjustable shoulder strap clasp, metal hardware and natural leather lash tabs.
topo designs Field DSLR Bag
The Field Bag utilises tough Cordura fabric to create the perfect camera bag to haul your expensive lenses and accessories. The bag also comes with adjustable shoulder strap and padded back to make it comfortable to carry over long distances. A handy feature is a removable waist strap that can be used in situations where you are moving quickly. Inside the bag are a padded removable divider, interior mesh and zippered pockets. On the side of Field bag are side pockets, which are great for water bottles or carrying additional gear.
Stylish, functional and especially tough, Topo Designs is a quality choice. For more information on Topo, check out their page in our store.