Marmot Rim Pack
Price Paid: $66
It does have 2 large zippered pockets, one medium pocket, and 2 small side zipper pockets.
Large (inner) Pocket 1: Holds laptop's 15-16" wide and 10" length. Also room in this pocket for large school books, binders, etc. Has a zippered pocket and a sleeve pocket.
Large (middle) Pocket 2: Has a smaller zippered pocket with key clip. Ipod and phone mesh sleeve, 2 pen holders, and room to carry books, binders, etc.
Medium (outer) pocket: Small zippered pocket, two separate sleeves, one can hold a 32oz nalgene bottle or a larger style laptop charger. The other fit my smaller coffee thermos. Enough room in there to stuff a rain jacket, rain pants for day hike.
Small (outer) pocket: has vertical zipper, good place for passport / plane ticket / cliff bar.
Two small side pockets: It's a tight fit, but you can put a 1L bottle in each of these. I also found them fitting for a camera, extra pair of socks, winter cap, etc.
I really like the style and look this has. Keeping in mind it is a school/laptop pack. I will use this 75% for classes and work, and 25% on day hikes. I'm really impressed with how they divided up the pockets. This pack is a lot larger than I thought it was and has a place for everything I need.
The outer fabric on this pack is in no way water resistant. It rained yesterday on my hike, and instead of water beading up on the fabric, it actually absorbed into the fabric. The great news is that the water didn't leak through whatever this pack is lined with, so nothing inside got wet. I'm going to pick up some Nikwax for the outer fabric to prevent water-log. The last thing I need is carrying around an extra 1-2 lbs of water weight.
This is a very comfortable pack to carry. The shoulder straps had me worried as they seemed thin. But they were very comfortable, as well as the back padding. I had 15lbs in this pack for a 4 mile hike and hardly noticed it. The back padding provided more ventilation on my lower back which I'm not used to. I also found the side pockets to work great for my camera.
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Travel with everything you need in the Rim backpack from Marmot. You get plenty of storage room with this 25-liter pack: a zippered panel closure, laptop storage in main compartment and several zippered internal pockets.
- Mountain Gear
On Sale. Free Shipping. Marmot Rim Backpack (Fall 2010) FEATURES of the Rim Backpack by Marmot Laptop Storage in Main Compartment Accessory Organizer Compartment Water Bottle Pockets - Each Hold 2-Liter Size Bottles Zippered Storage Compartment Gear Loops Vertical Zippered Pocket Key Clip Attachment SPECIFICATIONS: Weight: 2 lbs 9 oz / 1176 g Volume: 1530 cu in / 25 liters Materials: 600d 100% Polyester Cross Weave 13 oz/yd 150d 100% Polyester High Density Checker Weave 9 oz/yd Lining: 210d 100% Polyester Standard Weave 2.4 oz/yd
With dedicated laptop storage in the roomy, twenty-liter interior, and compartments for practically every purpose, the Rim pack makes on-the-go organization a snap. Other features include generous water bottle pockets and a handy key clip attachment. Made from durable high-density woven fabric.