Design: Top loading, large "U" opening
Number of Pockets: 4
Max. Load Carried: 20-25lbs
Height of Owner: 5' 7"
Price Paid: $45
This is a very compact, practical backpack for carrying a laptop without looking like you are carrying a laptop. For the most part I really like it. For anyone looking for high tech shoulder straps, this is not the pack. I would have liked a waist belt but there is none.
The sleeve to hold the laptop is a little unusual in two ways: 1) it is not right against your back like most other similar packs - there is additional storage between the laptop sleeve and the rear of the pack, and 2) the sleeve is made of the same material as diver's wet suits - holds the laptop snug and seems to provide some protection.
Besides the storage section with the laptop, there is another full size area, a large storage area in the front for incidentals, and one fleece lined padded area for sun glasses or other small electronics.
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Free Shipping. Mountainsmith Explore 25 Pack DECENT FEATURES of the Mountainsmith Explore 25 Pack #10 Ykk Zippers For Extra Long Durability and Toughness Accepts Accessory Strapette System For Heavy Loaded Adventures Small Detail Organization Features Bomber Nylon Kodra Construction TSA compatible neoprene laptop sleeve -fits most 17in. screens Two panel loader Dual-density foam shoulder straps Dual-density foam backpanel with air-flow channeliter Multiple internal organizational pockets Key clip Side mesh water bottle pockets with elastic rigging Front panel rubber coated attachment loop Yellow zipper pulls for easy identifi cation Durable rubber-coated haul handle Adjustable sternum strap The SPECS of the Mountainsmith Explore 25 Pack Dimension: (L x H x D): 18 x 13 x 8in. Weight: 2 lbs 12 oz / 1.3 kg Volume: 1586 cubic inches / 26 liter 420d Nylon Velocity body fabric 840d Nylon Ballistic reinforcements 210d RipStop liner
This product has fused together the needs of those looking to protect their computer from outside elements while organizing all of their personal or work related items into this compact sleek looking travel bag.
The Mountainsmith Explore is thoughtfully designed for commuting and travel, this heritage piece comes with high-level details for laptops, cell phones, digital music and all your gadgetry. This timeless workhorse will keep on delivering for years to come. PRODUCT FEATURES: Dual-density foam shoulder straps Dual-density foam backpanel with air-flow channel Multiple internal organizational pockets Key clip Side mesh water bottle pockets with elastic rigging Front panel rubber coated attachment loop Yellow zipper pulls for easy identification Durable rubber-coated haul handle Adjustable sternum strap Bright yellow lining promotes visibility Two panel loader Padded fleece lined eyeglass pocket Side pocket with flap closure Neoprene laptop sleeve fits most 17inch laptops 840d Ballistic nylon reinforcements 420d Velocity nylon body fabric 210d Rip-stop liner Air-flow backpanel Neoprene lap top sleeve YKK zippers Dimensions: 18'' x 13'' x 8'' Weight: 2lbs. 12 oz. 1.3 Volume: 1586 cu. in.
- Appalachian Outdoors
CLOSEOUTS . The Mountainsmith Explore backpack is an excellent mid-size pack for school, work, travel and day hikes. Dual-density foam back panel with air channels Adjustable, dual-density foam shoulder straps Large main compartment with dual zippers Internal neoprene sleeve fits laptops up to 17" Secondary compartment with dual zippers Front pocket with internal organizer Side pocket for cell phone or music player Side mesh water bottle pocket Rubber-grip haul handle Adjustable sternum strap Fits torsos: 15-20" Dimensions (HxWxD): 18x13x8" Capacity: 1586 cu.in. Weight: 2 lb. 12 oz. Material: Nylon Made in Vietnam. Visit our Backpack Guide Available Colors: CHARCOAL.
- Sierra Trading Post