UOG TOP PICK - Gossamer Gear's Vagabond Daypack - a perfect example of lightweight versatility in a day pack. With light but highly durable materials and a range of versatile, practical features that suit use in the hills and mountains through to commuting and study.
For everything from city breaks to hilly escapades, the new Vagabond Daypack is a hard-wearing and feature-rich backpack with more than enough space for all the essentials.
Gossamer Gear says
This is the pack you keep by the front door and use for everything because you totally love it. Day hikes. Farmer's market. Work. Travel. This pack hacks it on the mountain, coddles your kale in town, and fits conveniently under the seat in front of you. The Aramid & Robic fabrics are way strong and super light, duel haul handles make grab-and-go fast, the easy-loading top zips up tight, shoulder straps are ergo, and there are tons of smart pockets to organize work gear and backcountry essentials.
Gossamer Gear's Vagabond Daypack is a versatile companion for a variety of adventures. As comfortable exploring urban jungles as it is exploring literal ones, the Vagabond is pleasantly simple, yet feature-rich and surprisingly roomy. The pack is a top-loading affair with a sealed zip, and the interior is large and square, proving easy to pack and easy to rummage through. The two handles on the top are an excellent addition, lending some traditional style to an otherwise modern pack and quickly proving indispensable in use.
Constructed from Gossamer Gear’s proprietary 100D Robic Nylon with the addition of a new high-tensile Aramid ripstop, the Vagabond is an impressively durable pack for such a low-weight option, has become an essential for everything from town trips to wanders in the Lakes. There are a number of daisy chains running both horizontally and vertically, and the stretchy front pocket is perfect for a map or an ultralight waterproof. The back is both minimalist and comfortable, and for the low weights the Vagabond is designed for the foam is more than enough padding. The perfect daypack to complement one of Gossamer Gear’s larger offerings, the Vagabond daypack is an excellent addition to any adventure.
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear
- Secure zippered top closure
- Dual tote handles
- Waterproof zippers with a DWR coating
- Ergonomic straps and back panel
- Micro daisy chain lash points
- Strong Aramid & Robic nylon fabric
- Large front stretch mesh pocket
- Inner secure stash pocket, outer zippered pocket with key and pen holder
- Hydration sleeve that doubles as a laptop sleeve as it is raised off the bottom of the pack
- Shoulder strap pockets & water bottle pockets
Weights & Sizing
- Weight: 526g
- Size: One size fits all
- Height: 18"
- Width: 10.75"
- Depth: 5.75"
- Laptop: Fits a new 16" Macbook Pro
- Main Body: 23L
- Comfort carry: 15 lbs
- Max carry: 20 lbs
- Custom 70D Robic Nylon double diamond ripstop with a high tensile Aramid linear ripstop