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Jump starting your adventure kit

Gerber GO Bag

Whether it's for your bug-out bag or your hiking kit, the fundamental survival items -- knife, flashlight, multitool, your bag itself -- make up 98% of what you'll use and anchor your camp/hike/escape. The Gerber GO Bag ($274) gives you

Style Pick: Barbour + Jack Spade

Two prominent names in mens style come together to bring you a line of smart-looking waxed cotton bags and coats. Barbour, the British company that forged a tradition over almost 120 years, joins with Jack Spade, the Manhattan upstart 100 years

Rolling up, rolling out

eBags Exo Hardside Spinner Carry-on

While we love a good weekender or duffle, there are times where several days worth of gear necessitate a hard side carryon with wheels. The thing is, a great hard side case (like those from Tumi or Rimowa) don't come cheap. Enter

Take it all and then some

BigFoot Cargo Bags

The utility of a BigFoot Bag wouldn't be lost on a wiseguy like Tony Soprano. They're designed to lay completely flat for quick loading and unloading of everything from large bundles of cash to liberated merchandise, or even the recently

Everything you need to live it up

Roundup: Memorial Day Weekend

Looking to make your extended weekend celebration extra memorable? Well, our editors have culled through our latest posts to help provide some last minute inspiration for your Memorial Day weekend, whether the festivities are at your place, or elsewhere. You

A match made for messengers

Incase Range Collection

Incase continues their love affair with cyclists with the release of their new collection, Range. Created with two-wheeled travelers in mind, the Range series figures that if it can stand up to the beating of a bike messenger whipping through New

Tanin Toter

Zebag Wine Carrier

Leave it to the French to create a better way to schlep wine from chateau to chateau. Wrapped-up in its hexagon tote form, the Zebag can hold and insulate six bottles securely. When not on the move, the carrier can

Noel Nomad

Gift Guide 2011 | 10 Picks for the Traveler

The person who coined the phrase "getting there is half the fun", clearly never had to travel by air, train, bus, or car during the holiday season. No amount of planning can ever guarantee a smooth journey, but having the "right

Home-Grown Quality

TOPO Designs Klettersack

One would expect intelligent design and exceptional function from a group of unsatisfied American outdoorsmen who previously scattered across the world to purchase premium alfresco gear. The only logical action was to take matters in their own hands and create an

Goody Bag

Wood & Faulk Deluxe Carpenter’s Bag

Wood & Faulk is a brand born from a long time craftsman, who spent many of his early years working on everything from cars, to furniture, to plumbing, and old houses. After making the move to Portland Oregon, he decided to

Have shaker, will travel

Moore & Giles Meehan Utility Bag & Bar Rollup

Hitmen may carry their "equipment" in stainless steel brief cases filled with foam padding or possibly a fake crutch depending on the job. Construction workers have tool belts and trucks. Professional Wrestlers have tight-fitting spandex outfits with a few spare syringes

Bags Made the Right Way

LAYERxlayer Wayfarer Pack

The Wayfarer Pack ($189) is bag for those who value materials and production sourcing above all else. Made in the U.S.A from 100% US sourced denim, details like denim rivets and a grommet & rope cinch top indicate it's built

Look funny, stay warm

Selk’Bag 3G

Remember the tent with no poles we reviewed here a while ago? Well, today we bring you another outdoor product from the “thinking outside the box” category: a sleeping bag with legs. The Selk’Bag, conceived of by a small company

A Heritage Bag From a Modern Day

Archival Clothing Rucksack

Reading Gear Patrol and seeing all the bags we feature, you might think we live by the motto "the measure of a man is how many bags he owns." Well, here's some more proof to that theory - our newest luggage

A Positive Spin on Excess Baggage

Billykirk Sienna Carryall

We had the opportunity to interview the founders of Billykirk back in 2009 and ever since we've been in love with their products. All of their leather inspired wares are made with a sense of craftsmanship that's sadly all too

You Can't Have Too Much Waxed Cotton

Barbour Waxed Cotton Holdall

In the market for a classic holdall that, if properly maintained, will last you the rest of your well-traveled life? Then allow us to recommend the Barbour Waxed Holdall ($190) made from the Barbour's famous waxed cotton, which we can't gush

A Bag for Tools (Only in the Literal Sense)

Timbuk2 Tool Shed

Constructed of waterproof and grease-resistant Tarpaulin, the Timbuk2 Tool Shed $35 can handle being tossed around and is easily secured by an anodized aluminum buckle. Despite Toolmonger pointing out that it's suited for the hipster-repairman or Timbuk2's own claim of

A Pack With An Identity Crisis

Outdoor Research DryComp Ridge Sack

Outdoor Research calls the DryComp Ridge Sack a perfect pack for peak bagging and summit pushes. Well, living in Minnesota, there aren't a lot of peaks to be bagged but we have a few thousand lakes and countless rivers, so I'm re-positioning

Just Add Sand

Ally Capellino Freddie St. Holdall

UK designer Ally Capellino has been in the fashion business since the 1980s and holds clear goals when it comes to creating a bag. As her site states, the ideal specimen should be "timeless, but never boring" and "made from beautiful durable

Making Lugging Gear Look Good

Ralph Lauren Large Varsity Duffle


Ralph Lauren may be a world-famous clothing brand, but its real secret to success lies in promoting a lifestyle. To make the point, this large varsity duffle landed on our radar mostly because we wish we were invited to the kinds of

A Bag with Taste For Trips in Haste

Earsdon Weekend Bag


Made of 100% cotton canvas and accented by leather strapping and antique brass metalwork, the Earsdon Weekend Bag is a great looking option for spur of the moment trips. Available in classic barley shown above or a more striking Watermelon shown

The Perfect Versatile Carry On

Briggs & Riley Travel Satchel


Designed to compliment your standard rolling luggage (or a great weekender bag), the large travel satchel from Briggs & Riley is about as practical, and well priced, as they come. Made of durable ballistic nylon, the satchel measures a roomy 12"

Your Laptop's Best Friend for Battling Mother Nature

Ken Kai DRI Welded Seam Computer Messenger


Whatever your style is, chances are there's a laptop bag for sale that matches it. For those who tote their computer on a daily basis, though, things like comfort and protection are far more important than looks, particularly for long commutes

One Camera Bag, Two Positions

LowePro Inverse 200 AW


Beltpack or shoulder bag? An endless debate in the world of photography. The Lowepro Inverse 200 AW allows you to seamlessly transition from both worlds with ites versatile set up. Here at the Gear Patrol, we always appreciate versatility,

One Bag, Many Uses

Go GaGa Messenger Bag


All guys need a bag. That bag can serve a different purposes for each of us, but in the end you need a reliable bag that helps get you through the day. Dusty, needs one to tote his yoga

UDG Producer Bag

udg_producerbag.jpgThere are a lot of guys out there who have to carry a lot of gear. Sometimes this gear is for work and if you work in the creative industry, then electronic and media centric. If that's the case then the UDG Producer