STM Goods was born in 1998 when Ethan Nyholm resourcefully slipped his new laptop into a padded postal envelope for protection while carrying it around in his hiking pack. From here he teamed up with co-worker Adina Jacobs to create products specifically designed to protect digital gear while offering a fashion-forward look. The latest offering from STM, the Myth is a bag that has both style and substance. the Myth was brought to life,.
Dakine’s ‘Cyclone’ range is made for the world of surfing. Now, when you think of surfers, you may conjure up the idea some topless, muscle bound Adonis (or is that just me?) but, in reality, you have spare clothes, your phone, keys, wallet, sun cream and maybe some snacks, and you need somewhere to keep all that uncool but essential gear.
The Nebula 34 has been created to be a versatile everyday bag, whether you are commuting or hiking, with lots of pockets and features to keep you organised on the go. As the name suggests this is a 34L backpack and comes in a variety of attractive designs: Navy Blue, Black, Robust Red, Komodo Green and Armor Grey (the sample we received, which has a funky orange back in interior lining).
‘Frost River’ specialises in outdoor adventure packs: with no unnecessary frills, this stripped-back bag looks as rugged and tough as an American woodsman. The Nessmuk Pack has been designed as a replica of writer George Washington Sears’ old Maine Guide pack, all the way back in the 1880’s. With Frost River believing you can’t improve on perfection, the Nessmuk measures up 16"h x 12"w x 5.5"d, plus pockets and expansion from 1056 c.i. (Actual) to 1900 c.i. (approx.).
The X25 is like a transformer but without embarrassing five films left in its wake, you can change from a slim laptop backpack to a large travel backpack that is carry-on compatible with suitcase style access - with a backwards design for security, all access points and zips lay pressed against your back, so no tea leaf fingers can access the bag without your knowing. The X25 converts from a slim and compact commute bag, 47cm x 35cm x 13cm (18.5inch x 13.77inch x 4inch), into an expanded 55cm x 35cm x 20 cm (21.65inch x 13.77inch x 7.87inch) size travel ba
Are you training for a marathon, a triathlon, or simply enjoy long hikes no matter what the weather? Whatever the reason you end up pushing yourself in all weathers, you will at some point need hydration and the longer you are out the more you will need. If you have ever tried to run a long distance with a bottle in each hand, you will know this simply isn’t a comfortable option. A hydration pack is the most sensible option for day-long training sessions.