Patagonia Headway MLC 45L Bag
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Patagonia Headway MLC 45L Bag

Patagonia Headway MLC 45L Bag is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 8.
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Product Description Item No.   10300346

The Patagonia Headway MLC 45L Bag is one part suitcase, one part backpack for all your carry-on travel needs. Yeah, it's that awesome. Soft sides make it lightweight, while 940D Cordura® Ballistic nylon fabric gives it plenty of durability. Coated in a durable water repellent finish, this bag will shed a light rain as you jog to your rental car. The zipper allows the main compartment to open like a book, where you're treated with two separate compartments so you can pack easy and properly organize your socks from your underwear. Whether you use the roll, stuff, or fold method, you should be able to get between 3 and 5 days worth of clothing in there. Or maybe you just want to stick your 17" laptop inside, that's cool too, it's padded. The exterior zip organizes small items such as phone, passport, pens and reading materials. Throw the bag on your back, the strap over your shoulder or grab it like a briefcase and you'll be on or off the plane in no time.

FEATURES of the Patagonia Headway MLC 45L Bag

  • Superdurable Cordura nylon for puncture- and abrasion-resistance
  • Main zippered compartment opens like a book and features two separate compartments for easy packing, access and organization
  • Second zippered compartment holds shoes
  • Two small zippered pockets organize essentials; third pocket with key clip provides easy access to tickets and passports; fourth pocket sits flat for documents and magazines
  • Three carrying options: Backpack-style with ergonomic shoulder straps that tuck neatly into a zippered compartment; shoulder-bag style with comfortable shoulder strap; briefcase-style with two carry handles
  • Rear sleeve allows you to slip the tote on and off rolling luggage handles

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Product Technology: DWR
Fabric Details: 940D Cordura Ballistic 100 % Nylon
Weight: 50.3 oz
Pack Fabric: Nylon
Disclaimer: We only ship this brand to US Addresses.
Pack Pockets (+ main compartment): 10
Gender: Unisex, Mens
Features: Laptop Compatible, Carry-On Size, Organizer Panel, Water-resistant, Compression Straps
Best Use: Casual
Pack Capacity: 45 Liters / 2746 Cubic inches
Holds Laptop Size: 17 inch
Trip Length: Weekend
Frame Type: Frameless
Pack Access: Top
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 5 out of 5 by from Great bag! I recently bought this bag to take on a European adventure (upcoming) and took it on a four day trip to Cali as a test run. I was able to fit several days worth of clothing, toiletries, makeup, two pairs of shoes and a few other things. I used it primarily as a backpack and found the straps comfortable. I'm excited to see how it works for my longer trip to Europe!
Date published: 2016-06-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for my weekend trips I do a lot of travel, and was looking for an alternative to roller bags. This bag was pretty much checks all the boxes. Pros: backpack straps are nice easy to organize clothes durable great size Cons: wish it had removable backpack straps maybe a bit overboard on the organization pockets, i think you could eliminate half the pockets and it would still be just as functional
Date published: 2016-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The perfect carry-on This bag is the perfect carry-on… It has multiple ways you can carry including a backpack, satchel style, briefcase hold style… The pocket I'm placing of the pockets are fantastic… The spacing for storage of clothing and additional packing items is excellent… The zipper quality and material Quality seem to be holding up very well.
Date published: 2017-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect FIT and SIZE I got this bag from Moosejaw at a nice discounted price. It is by far the best weekender bag I've ever had. It features all the right pockets for anything you can possibly carry for the weekend or even more days of travel. There are zippered linings to keep things tight and organize. It has side handles, top handles, and best of all it converts into a backpack when you take the hidden straps out. The construction and material is as tough as it can be, it looks nice and trendy, and I jut love it.
Date published: 2017-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect bag This bag has appropriate and useful pockets. Perfect size, great features and no nonsense that you don't need. Top notch Patagonia quality
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent room. Great bag. Great purchase. Lots of space. Many different carrying options.
Date published: 2017-01-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Looks great!! After going back and forth with many different pcs of luggage and constantly striving to find the most travel efficient peice, I'm hoping this relieves my woes. I have read really great comments about this bag on the manufacturers site as well as moosejaw and I'm looking forward to breaking it in on a simple flight from SFO to MCO in April. Then really putting it to the test in Europe this summer. I'm hoping this will be the last bag for my travel needs!
Date published: 2017-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for travel I bought this to prepare for a two week trip to Europe. Just used for a weekend trip and worked perfectly with plenty of room for clothes, shoes, and other.
Date published: 2017-03-21
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What are the differences between the Transport MLC and the Headway MLC?

Asked by: Kari
The only difference I can see between these two packs is the material used. The Headway MLC uses a super durable Cordura nylon for puncture- and abrasion-resistance, whereas the Transport MLC uses 100% recycled polyester. Other than that, these two are very similar in size, weight, and structure.
Answered by: Rocko Gigsby
Date published: 2016-07-12
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