The Yerba Pack by Patagonia. A single compartment daypack with self-fabric back panel, airflow mesh shoulders straps, and an exterior stuff pocket.
FEATURES of the Patagonia Yerba Pack
Generous main compartment with dump pockets for quick organization on the go; interior 15" padded sleeve is raised off the ground to protect laptops from impact; sleeve secures with a buckle closure and doubles as a hydration bladder holder complete with tube port; internal organization has plenty of options for electronics and supplies
Exterior stash pocket for quick access to essentials; microfleece-lined pocket for sunglasses and electronics; stretch-woven pockets accommodate a full range of water bottle shapes and sizes
Air Flow mesh shoulder straps
Top-mounted, reinforced haul handle
SPECIFICATIONS of the Patagonia Yerba Pack
Weight: 21.9 oz / 621 g
Volume: 1343 cubic inches / 22 L
Body: 420-denier nylon oxford plain weave
Base: 840-denier ballistics nylon
Lining: 200-denier polyester
Stretch-Woven Pockets: 92% nylon/8% spandex. All treated with a Deluge DWR (durable water repellent) finish
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Wanted to love this bag but the large compartment is just too small. End up using it as a glorified purse rather than a pack with extra clothes, gear, etc. Still live it for commuter use and short day trips.
I've had this bag for a few years now and like it a lot. I use it every day for work - the inside back pocket is the perfect size for a laptop, and the padded back and bottom keep the laptop secure. The inside pockets are great for phone and other random small objects, and the bag can also fit notebooks, a water bottle, and a light jacket inside. I also love the zippered pocket at the top.I've taken this bag on some day hikes and vacations as well. It travels really well and is very durable.This backpack is really close to a "Love it!" but I had to go with "Big Ups" because (1) I wish the side pockets were a little deeper - my camelbak bottle tends to slip out of the side pocket, and (2) it would've been nice if it had a waist belt. Otherwise, awesome!
This is an awesome pack. It's really comfortable and its mind boggling just how good the organization of the main compartment is. The design of everything is really well thought out, everything has a purpose. The only thing that people may not like about it is that its a bit on the smaller side, but you can still fit a couple books, tablet, and some notebooks in there with ease. I mainly use it around campus and it does everything I need it too. Plus it looks really nice too.
I bought this my last semester of college cause my school bag finally died after 7 years, replacing it with something I would just use for school made no sense. So I bought this and after I graduated I used it for everything. Day hikes, hauling climbing gear, and it's the perfect size for flying cause it has a pocket for everything even a laptop sleeve inside. All around awesome bag, can really be used for a lot.
"PERFECT FOR SCHOOL, and biking around downtown + looking cool."
This backpack is fantastic! Compact and sleek, but will still fit a hefty textbook and binder, even a laptop. The deep but open pocket in the front is great for keys, a bus pass, chapstick, etc. The water bottle holders on the sides are useful, and the thing is actually water resistant (I spilt some on it and it beaded up! Yay!).
LOVE this back pack! With so many specilzed pockets and holders built in, nothing gets lost in the bottom. Hidden cushion allows for iPad or tablet, plus safe spots for gear, wires, bottled water ... OR you can insert a water bladder and take it cycling! The hole for the water tube can be used for headphone wires too. There's even a zip pocket on the top perfect for sunglasses. Looks smart while wearing with no chest strap dangling. Finally a pack that holds it all and is small enough to fit in my work locker. And yes, It is water resistant and sand just wipes right off so you can literally take anything with you anywhere you go! It has features I never even dreamed of. Thanks Patagonia!!
This backpack is awesome. It has the perfect number of pockets and pouches, they are not out of control like some of the packs these days. I like it because it is big enough for my books to fit in, yet small enough to strap onto the rack on the back of my bike. It is also the perfect size to pack for a weekend trip. Plus the Amaranth color is just so pretty :) And its real comfortable....I could go on and on!
I took it on a couple of trips. 3 days roaming around Chicago and 2 days hiking through Wisconsin. It's the perfect size and seats comfortably on the back. The straps on the front are ideal for holding the bag while opening it. The small pouch on the top is good for keeping wallets/sun glasses.
I was worried about how much space this backpack would have, seeing as I'd be using it for school, but rest assured, it's got all you need! The pockets are very convenient and this backpack is fairly waterproof (I wouldn't trust it as much as a dry bag though).
"LOVE the bookbag for looks, but a tad small!"
I have carried a NorthFace Vault bookbag for years and when it finally started to fall apart, I decided to try a Patagonia. Although the pack is quite cute, it is a tad small for me to fit all of my textbooks and laptop in at the same time when traveling around campus. The laptop sleeve is a major plus and I love the water bottle pockets on the sides. The pack has great organizational pockets inside and the front pocket is also quite convenient. Overall, I'm very happy with my purchase and would make it again!
I have been looking for a day pack that was not HUGE for a long time and I finally found it. This pack is the perfect size and has just the right amount of compartments for everyday use. Highly recommended for just hacking around.
I bought this bc I was going on a trip and needed a backpack that wasn't the North Face I've been using since 9th grade. I would have kept on using it except for the fact that I needed a backpack to carry around some very expensive camera equipment and wanted something more water proof. I'm petite so I also needed something compact that wouldn't tip me over and this was definitely the ticket. I'll be honest, though, it was the price that really sold me. I had casually shopped for other comparable packs and everything else was way more expensive. I wish they'd show you a pic of the inside (hint hint Moosejaw) but it really is great -- a million smartly designed compartments and pockets.