From the creators that brought you the Ignoble Lorna Case Backpack, here is the Tortuga Travel Backpack ($199). A cross between a traditional suitcase and one of those gigantic travel/hiking backpack, the Tortuga is a practical piece of gear for any serious traveler. Rugged enough for frequent city travel, and composite enough to fit in an overhead compartment. If you are looking for a cool travel backpack, look no further than the Tortuga.
Planning an inner-city hiking trip during the fierce Winter? Consider gearing-up with the Marmot Urban Hauler ($50). This Japanese fishing bag style backpack is made from UpCycled® fabrics (the greenest of the green), and the internal organizer pocket lets you stash smaller goods for easy access. It’s practical gear for city-dwellers, and even more practical for jetsetters (think: overhead compartment).
Seil Marschall is a German company that has been producing quality outdoor gear since 1896 using only natural materials to create lifetime durability. The Half Dome Heavyweight Backpack ($330) sets the bar for outdoor packs. With leather trim, brass hardwear, and zipped internal and external pockets, this pack will have you prepared in style for your next weekend excursion.