Best summer backpacks 2019

Best summer backpacks 2019

Surfdome backpacks 2019
Some say that no outfit is complete without a backpack, but we say no adventure is complete without a backpack. If you’re traveling, doing a sport or just on your commute to work, a backpack is always useful and comfortable to have with you. Our current range supplies the best summer backpacks for specific sports, with technical features to simple everyday backpacks. When picking out a backpack always consider the litre capacity, what you want to use it for and any specific features that are going to make your adventure more enjoyable.
Here are our favourite 5 summer backpacks of the moment taking you into summer:
The Osprey Farpoint 70 is the ultimate bag for traveling over the summer. Whether it’s months away traveling or an interrailing trip, the Farpoint is multi-functional. With a 70-litre capacity you will have more than enough room, plus the pack breaks down so you can remove the 15-litre day pack. This is ideal when you want to leave your large backpack at a base and just use the small pack for day trips.
The shoulder straps zip away behind the back panel, which keeps the bag compact and prevents it being damaged during airline travel. The Farpoint is available for women, in the Fairview design.
Main features:

  • Removable 15L daypack
  • Panel zip main compartment with lockable zip pulls
  • Zip-away suspension with panel stow slot
  • Zippered mesh pocket on inside front panel
  • Removable sleeping pad straps


The Kanken by Fjallraven is a classic, not only for its style but for its ease of function. The Kanken is simple and is designed to use as an everyday backpack, whether that be to take to school, to work or for a day trip out.
The Vinlon F fabric is highly durable and has stood the test of time. With 2 side pockets, an internal pocket and an external zipped pocket. You have lots of options to organise your items.
Main features:

  • 16 litres
  • Duel zips to access the main compartment
  • Internal sleeve
  • Fjallraven artic fox logo on the front

Kanken backpack Fjallraven
The Patagonia Planning Roll Top. This backpack is perfect for anyone who enjoys water sports, its capacity allows you to store all your essentials to go and get wet. The Planning Roll Top has a large main compartment for your dry gear, and a large mesh compartment to separate your wets. The mesh fabric and draining holes prevents water from pooling. The roll top designed allows you to adjust the size of the back pack depending on your needs.
The best thing about a Patagonia backpack is that it has been created using recycled materials.
Main features:

  • Wet gear compartment
  • Side buckles fasten down the roll top
  • padded back panel
  • breathable mesh lining
  • Self-draining from pocket
  • Three different colours available

Patagonia backpack
The Dakine Canyon 20 is a great all-rounder backpack. Its 20-litre volume means its great to have as your general day bag, but it has a few features which take it from the streets to the hills. With a lightweight construction and a breathable back panel its comfortable to take on a hike. Plus is has a compartment inside for your water bladder. However, it is also able to carry a skateboard on the front and a laptop in the back compartment for day to day use.
The extra fleece-lined pocket on top is ideal for storing any technical equipment or a pair of sunglasses to prevent scratching.
Main features:

  • Several compartments for organisation
  • Floating front pocket
  • Detachable hip strap
  • Suitable as a regular day pack but light enough to take on adventures
  • Fleece lined short pocket
  • Loops to stow your trekking poles

Dakine Canyon 20L
The Douchebags Ultimate. As the name suggest this is the ultimate backpack, designed for everyday use. Its built to add extra protection to your gear whilst looking simplistic. This backpack has tons of storage to help organise your gear, with a fully opening lid with 3 zipped mesh pockets. The Ultimate backpack has a padded laptop compartment with its own access, ideal for a busy commuter who doesn’t want to fully open their pack on a busy train.
If you head off on a longer trip, the Ultimate uses the Douchebags hook up system. Making it easy to attach to a bigger bag.
Main features:

  • 15″ MacBook pocket.
  • Padded straps and back
  • Clap style main opening, giving you easy access to your gear.
  • Top pocket with zipped mesh section.
  • Internal zipped pockets, for organisation.

Douchebags Ultimate

And if you are looking for something more specific or for a different use, feel free to check out the full range of the best summer backpacks available from the best brands directly here.
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