Patagonia Atom 8L Sling
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Patagonia Atom 8L Sling

Patagonia Atom 8L Sling is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 48.
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Product Description Item No.   10343602

The Patagonia Atom 8L Sling will cling to your back like the cutest little koala. Sling it over your shoulder and whatever you've packed inside will come along with you for the day. The front part of the strap features a zippered pocket to holster your phone for quick access. Flip the pack around and you'll have access to the main compartment without even having to remove it. Talk about convenience, especially when you're hungry for a snack. A padded section in the main compartment protects a tablet or similar device while the rest of the space can hang onto a jacket or other layer and loads of snacks. On trail or in town.

FEATURES of the Patagonia Atom 8L Sling

  • Plain weave with a polyurethane coating and a DWR finish
  • Two-compartment sling has just enough room for daily essentials
  • Asymmetrical harness carries close to body for all-day comfort
  • Exterior compression manages loads and securely holds a yoga mat or spare jacket
  • Soft and highly breathable mesh on back panel and harness
  • Large and expandable chest pocket holds most cell phones
  • Padded tablet sleeve

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Features: Tablet Compatible, Media Pocket, Water-resistant, Organizer Panel, Compression
Weight: 10.1 oz
Fabric Details: 630D 100% Nylon (50% Recycled, 50% High-tenacity)
Pack Fabric: Nylon
Pack Pockets (+ main compartment): 3
Product Technology: DWR
Disclaimer: We only ship this brand to US Addresses.
Best Use: Travel, Hiking
Pack Capacity: 8 Liters / 488.2 Cubic inches
Trip Length: Day
Pack Access: Side
DWR tech

Durable Water Repellant
DWR (Durable Water Repellent) is a coating that is applied to fabrics which makes them water-resistant, or hydrophobic. A DWR finish doesn't interfere with breathability, which makes it perfect for adverse conditions in the backcountry.

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great bag for the park This is a great size bag for a day out walking around the park or out for errands when you don't need to carry too much and want easy carry and access to your things.
Date published: 2018-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic!! This bag is so wonderful and fits in with my daily activities!!! The website was so easy and convenient to use!! I look forward to a relationship with Moosejaw to get everything i need for my adventures!!
Date published: 2018-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Bought a month ago, love the bag, great for shopping and everything. Use it everywhere I go! It’s great and fits everything I need and the colors go with everything.
Date published: 2018-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect size! The size is perfect as it isn’t large but the pockets seem to hold so much. I love utilizing the straps to holding a jacket and hooking on my water bottle. I got the deep purple color and it’s amazing irl!!
Date published: 2018-05-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this bag!! I had an older version of this for awhile that I loved and just recently bought this updated one. This is the best bag! I love that the pocket on the strap fits my iPhone 6 (the pocket on the old one was really small)! The main part easily fits my Hydroflask water bottle, plus I can even stuff my rain jacket in there, along with my wallet. I've also fit a hardback library book in there (but the water bottle won't fit at the same time). The straps on the front are great for clipping on an extra layer. I can't say enough great things about this bag!
Date published: 2018-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Couldn't travel without it! This is my second Atom 8L sling, and I love it! Plenty of room in the main compartment, plus a lined area for my iPad. Small pockets are great!
Date published: 2018-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best sling ever. Glad I purchased this sling. Has a lot of room. I will purchase in more colors! Will I would of found this months ago!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2018-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this bag!!! I just bought this bag for going hiking and it's the perfect size, a pocket for everything. It's very comfortable and the colors are great! I would definitely recommend!
Date published: 2018-04-29
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Can this bag adjust to go over either shoulder? My old one only goes over the right shoulder. My right shoulder is injured so I can’t use the bag. 

Asked by: Sooz
Hey sooz! The Sling cannot be interchanged. Basically, it is built with the lean going over the right shoulder and it is hard sewn at the bottom. So it isn't as if you could simply unbuckle the bottom and move it to the other side.
Answered by: Scrubba Dub
Date published: 2018-05-18

How long is the larger pocket's zipper?

Asked by: jessj
Hi there! The larger pocket's zipper is 12 inches long, and the smaller pocket's zipper is 7 inches long. Hope this helps!
Answered by: Foxxy Cleopatra
Date published: 2017-07-03

Can you fit a tablet? Is this bigger than the other Pantagonia Atom Sling???

Asked by: cathee
Hiya, thanks for your question! The main compartment is roughly the same size as the other version so it would depend on the specific size of the tablet. Hope this helps!
Answered by: Alice in Wanderland
Date published: 2018-04-12

What's the dimensions of the front pocket?

Asked by: Niccole
Hiya Niccole, thanks for your question! The dimensions of the front pocket (on the front strap) are 3 x 6.5 inches but the pocket is made partially with a stretchy mesh material so it can probably extend another inch in width. I was able to fit my iPhone 7 (standard size) in the pocket with a little shimmying. Hope this helps!
Answered by: Alice in Wanderland
Date published: 2017-07-03

Is it big enough to hold a MacBook Air?

Asked by: Jherrera15
Thank you for the question! Unfortunately, a laptop will not fit inside this sling - not even a small one. A tablet might have a chance, tho. The dimensions of the outside are 17 x 10 x 3 inches - but it's smaller than that on the inside.The shape of it makes it tough to fit anything easily, too. But a smaller tablet might work!
Answered by: Foxxy Cleopatra
Date published: 2018-04-12

Will the front pocket hold an iPhone 6 Plus?

Asked by: Steph
HIya Steph, thanks for your question! An iPhone 6 Plus will not fit in the front pocket (on the strap). I tried my standard size phone and it barely fit. But all is not lost.... an iPhone 6 Plus (with an OtterBox case) will fit in the small pocket on the top of the main part of the pack! Hope this helps!
Answered by: Alice in Wanderland
Date published: 2017-07-09

Is this big enough to hold a rain jacket and camera with a smaller lens? Looking for something to carry while visiting Paris and would prob just carry a rain jacket, camera, and water bottle.

Asked by: Amber
Thanks for the question! The 8L Sling measures 14.5 x 9.5 x 5.5 inches. Without knowing the exact size of your camera, it should fit in the main compartment with your rain jacket. I would attach your water bottle to the outside compression straps. If you decide to give the Atom a try and it doesn't work out, just let me know and I will get you a return label. I hope this helps a little!
Answered by: Foxxy Cleopatra
Date published: 2017-09-06

Any ideas on where a water bottle should go? Inside the pack doesn't seem as convenient.

Asked by: Amytrav1
Hiya Amytrav1, thanks for your question! You *could* fit a bottle inside... but you're right, it's not as convenient. Unfortunately, Patagonia doesn't have a sling bag that has a water bottle pocket. You would need to size up to a regular backpack for that feature. Have you seen the Eagles Nest Kanga Pack? It is slightly larger and it has side pocket that will fit a bottle (not a large Nalgene size). Check it out here: Hope this helps!
Answered by: Alice in Wanderland
Date published: 2017-07-27
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