Gregory Sketch 22
A very well made, surprisingly versatile daypack that…
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $99 + tax
A very well made, surprisingly versatile daypack that carries well with average loads.
- Simplicity of the design
- Comfort with moderate loads
- A useful range of adjustibility
- Small patch pockets on lower back are tight
- Interior lining is a bit thin for my taste
I needed something smaller than my TNF Exocet for general use.
The Sketch handles a 15.6" LT with no problem, the inside mesh pocket takes the charging cord/mouse easily.
It carried 6 full size hardback books without strain as well.
The outside patch pockets are not that useful and hard to get into, but good for small items.
The left side slash pocket is better suited to phones/sunglasses and etc.
The comfort is surprising for such a small daypack.
It was an end of season buy, else I would have gotten a 28-30 liter daypack instead
The overall quality is very good, but it's a Gregory so that is to be expected.
The nice thing is the clean shape and no garish horrid colors/logos like O***** and J*******... (black w/light blue trim/lining)
For what it was designed for I will rate it as being very good.
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The low-profile Gregory Sketch 22 takes a cue from classic schoolbook bags, cleans up the design, and adds modern function to make it work even better than it looks. With internal and external accessory storage, plus a dedicated laptop sleeve, the Sketch 22 makes your commute as breezy as the ridge hike you have planned for the afternoon. Single zippered main compartment External-access padded 15-inch laptop compartment with tablet sleeve Dual external quick-stash pockets Side zip easy-access accessory pocket Internal zippered mesh security pocket Internal divider magazine sleeve Padded top grab handle Adjustable or removable sternum and hipbelt Reflective logo Toughened daisy chain/lash point
Gregory Sketch 22 DaypackThe Gregory Sketch 22 Daypack is a versatile new bag from Gregory. This bag would fit anything from your daily items, books to a 15 in. laptop. The main body of the bag is made of 420D nylon that makes it highly durable and long lasting. The high stress areas of the bag is made of 840D ballistic polyester which ensure that the back does not give away due to the weight of the stuff in it. The 200D polyester on the inside provide necessary strength to the bag. The bag has a reflective logo on it that allows it to be located in dark. The bag has sternum and waist belts that can be also be removed to customize the bag according to your need. There is also a flash point on the exterior where you can clip a bike safety light. The sturdy padded top grab handle makes the bag easy to carry around without feeling the weight. The bag has an internal sleeve that can be used for keeping magazines or work files. Other than that, there are two zippered security pockets for small items. The two exterior flap pockets are very useful for storing some useful items. The Gregory Sketch 22 Daypack is definitely the daypack that you can carry to work or class.
The Gregory Sketch 22 Backpack is like your friend who can't decide what he wants to be when he grows up, so he tries everything, and excels at it all--that jerk. The versatile Sketch 22 is equally good for hikes, work or school. Padded sleeves and compartments are perfect for modern users with an arsenal of electronics. It has a low profile, yet the ample pockets and removable belt for customizable carrying make it highly functional.
Built for business and pleasure, the Sketch 22 by Gregory not only looks good, but is highly functional with low profile organization. Designed for electronics, the Sketch will fit up to a 15 laptop. The sternum and waist belts can be removed to customize the pack to your individual preferences while the reflective logo provides improved visibility after dark. With a capacity of 1343 cubic inches, it weighs a total of 1 lb 12 oz.
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