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Best quality backpacks

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If you’re in the market for a new backpack there are some really solid options out there right now. The best quality backpacks are from a handful of companies that really prioritize quality craftsmanship as well as stand by their product with a good warranty. My top pick would be any Osprey backpack. The Osprey Farpoint seems to be a huge hit with most in the “buy it for life” (BIFL) crowd. This is thanks to their well-laid-out backpacks without 1000 strange buckles hanging everywhere as well as their lifetime warranty on all of their products. It doesn’t get any better than this. Timbuk2 and Fjallraven Kanken are in the same boat with their great quality. If you want something a bit trendy right now you can’t go wrong with a Fjallraven Kanken.

Here’s something to think about. What is the most widespread long-lasting bag? It’s actually those really common Jansport bags. While this may be the bag you used in grade 1, they last. Jansport just knows how to make a great and simple bag.

Inspired by the Reddit best backpacks post on the BIFL subreddit, the following list of 10 of the best quality bags does not delve into hiking or full travel bags, but instead focuses on basic everyday backpacks. It is sorted by price.

Osprey Packs FARPOINT 40, Volcanic Grey, Medium/Large

$159.95
$119.95
 in stock
3 new from $119.95
Free shipping
Amazon.com
as of May 21, 2022 7:53 pm

Features

  • Large, lockable U-zip duffel-style access to main compartment - 40L total volume
  • Meets carry-on size restrictions for most airlines (Size Medium/Large: 21H X 14W X 9D inches)
  • Lockable zipper access to padded laptop & tablet sleeve (fits up to most 15" laptops)
  • Stowaway backpanel, shoulder straps and hipbelt with zippered rear flap for protection
  • Two front mesh waterbottle pocket

TIMBUK2 Lane Commuter Laptop Backpack, Granite

$189.00  in stock
Amazon.com
as of May 21, 2022 7:53 pm

Features

  • THE LANE COMMUTER BACKPACK: A right-sized, feature-rich commuter pack to tackle any elements in your path
  • ANY WEATHER, ANY DAY: A durable outer construction combined with an ultra-water-resistant interior drop liner keep your laptop and workout clothes dry during your ride to work; Zip away removable rain-fly for extra weather protection during downpours
  • CLEVER EXTRAS: Reflective front panel and shoulder straps for visibility; Side access pocket fits most 15' laptops; Top handle for easy lifting
  • MATERIALS & FIT: Main body material is 600D Non-P/940D Cordura; Air mesh back panel for most comfortable and cool commutes
  • LIFETIME WARRANTY: Timbuk2 stands behind the legendary quality and craftsmanship of all our products; We also embrace the wild, twisty ways of life; If there is a defect in the materials or workmanship we will repair the bag at our discretion for the lifetime of the product

Fjallraven, Kanken Laptop 13" Backpack for Everyday, Super Grey

$109.95  in stock
6 new from $104.53
Free shipping
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as of May 21, 2022 7:53 pm

Features

  • ICONIC: Classic Kanken with a twist. Same design, updated size. Stash your 13" laptop in its own padded compartment and still have the main compartment and three extra pockets for everything else.
  • PRACTICAL: Meet the material: Vinylon F. It has a weird name but it's dirt-resistant, water-resistant, and wipes clean.
  • FUNCTIONAL: Two-way zipper with rain flap for more protection. Padded, ergonomic shoulder straps for the long haul. Dual top snap handles for quick carry.
  • ROOMY: 13 L of storage space for everything you need and some things you don't. Measures 13.8" (35 cm) x 9.8" (25 cm) x 6.3" (16 cm). Weighs 0.8 lb.
  • HERITAGE: Durable, timeless, functional. Since 1960.

Fjallraven, Kanken Big Backpack for Everyday Use, Deep Forest

$120.00  in stock
Amazon.com
as of May 21, 2022 7:53 pm

Features

  • Iconic: Meet the roomier version of our classic Kanken. Same design, bigger size. Stash everyday essentials in the main zippered compartment, front zippered pocket and open side pocket.
  • Practical: Meet the material: Vinylon F. It has a weird name but it's dirt-resistant, water-resistant and wipes clean.
  • Functional: Two-way zipper with rain flap for protection. Ergonomic shoulder straps for the long haul. Dual top snap handles for quick carry. Sitting pad for impromptu seating. Reflective logo.
  • Roomy: 20 L of storage space for everything you need and some things you don't. Measures 17.7" (45 cm) x 13.8" (35 cm) x 5.1" (13 cm). Weighs 0.8 lb.
  • Heritage: Durable, timeless, functional. Since 1960.

JanSport SuperBreak One, Black, Size

$36.00
$30.00
 in stock
8 new from $30.00
1 used from $28.50
Amazon.com
as of May 21, 2022 7:53 pm

Features

  • SUPERBREAK ONE DETAILS – Simple & convenient bookbag with spacious storage in the main compartment, our signature front utility pocket with built-in organizer
  • FROM WORK TO PLAY - The SuperBreak One daypack goes from school to fun as quickly as you do with the comfortable all-day carrying designed straight-cut padded shoulder straps, padded back panel & a web haul handle
  • RELIABLE BACKPACK - The SuperBreak One's durable construction is made to last; This daypack is ideal for men, women, teens, or college students comes in a variety of colors to reflect your style and needs
  • THE MOST TRUSTED NAME IN BACKPACKS - Our belief in our packs is strong; Every JanSport comes with a lifetime warranty so you can carry your JanSport with confidence, knowing we'll replace or repair any breaks
  • AMERICAN TRADITION IN BACKPACKS - Generations have grown up and come to rely on this trusted brand; Over 50 years of schools, work, road trips, discovering fun, freedom, and adventure

SwissGear 1900 Scansmart TSA 17-Inch Laptop Backpack, Black

$99.99
$94.99
 in stock
Amazon.com
as of May 21, 2022 7:53 pm

Features

  • Tech Backpack: Pack all your essentials in the 1900 ScanSmart 17-inch laptop backpack specifically designed to speed you through airport security by allowing laptop-in-case scanning
  • Secure Storage: This laptop backpack for men and women features an enhanced laptop compartment with zippered access for a 17-inch laptop and a padded TabletSafe tablet pocket
  • Effortless Organization: Computer bag includes a main compartment with an accordion file holder and a RFID-protected organizer compartment with a removable key/fob clip and multiple divider pockets
  • Multiple Pockets: Add-a-bag trolley strap slides over telescopic handles, 1 front and 2 side quick-access pocket secure essentials, and 2 mesh side pockets accommodate water bottles and umbrellas
  • Comfortable To Carry: Lay-flat laptop bag includes ergonomically contoured, padded shoulder straps, adjustable compression straps, airflow back padding, and a reinforced, molded top handle

Condor-II Backpack

$148.99
$134.11
 in stock
9 new from $134.11
Free shipping
Amazon.com
as of May 21, 2022 7:53 pm

Features

  • Overall size is 14.5" (L) x 9.5" (W) x 16" (H), with a volume of 1400 cu.in./23L and a weight of 3.0 pounds
  • 3D breathable mesh padded back and ergonomic shoulder straps for a comfortable carry
  • Reservoir with bi-directional tube port (not included) fits a 100oz/3L hydration bladder
  • Exterior PALS webbing for attachment to MOLLE compatible accessories
  • Lockable rear CCW compartment fits large pistols

TIMBUK2 Especial Shadow Commuter Backpack, Jet Black

$99.00  in stock
Amazon.com
as of May 21, 2022 7:53 pm

Features

  • THE ESPECIAL SHADOW PACK: A lightweight weatherproof backpack purpose-made to tackle the daily grind
  • KEEP IT ORGANIZED: Padded 13-inch laptop pocket; Separate compartment for storage of shoes, wet clothes, cosmetics etc.; Dual side stretch pockets fit water bottles or U-lock
  • CLEVER EXTRAS: Daisy chain straps for attachments; Iconic hex shape beer tikki; In-pocket key keeper; Padded grab handle; Reflective U-shaped pullers for visibility and ease of use; Utility loops for attachments
  • MATERIALS & FIT: Water-repellent and lightweight material; Adjustable and comfortable shoulder straps
  • LIFETIME WARRANTY: Timbuk2 stands behind the legendary quality and craftsmanship of all our products; We also embrace the wild, twisty ways of life; If there is a defect in the materials or workmanship we will repair the bag at our discretion for the lifetime of the product

5.11 Tactical Backpack ‚Rush 24 2.0 ‚Military Molle Pack, CCW and Laptop Compartment, 37 Liter, Medium, Style 56563 ‚Black

$139.00  in stock
2 new from $139.00
Free shipping
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as of May 21, 2022 7:53 pm

Features

  • COMPARTMENTS - Tactical Backpack featuring 29 individual inner and outer compartments, a roomy main storage area, a hydration pocket, padded laptop compartment, large sunglass pouch compartment, and a CCW Conceal Carry Weapon compartment.
  • DURABLE - Made from durable 1050D nylon, this military backpack is water-resistant and features self-repairing YKK zippers. Equipped with an adjustable height sternum strap, two external compression straps and contour yoke shoulder strap system.
  • TACTICAL - Molle compatible with the wrap-around molle/5.11 slick stick web platform, internal multi-slot admin compartment, hook and loop nametape, flag patches and glove-friendly pull tabs perfect for first responders, PPE, military, or patrol.
  • DIMENSIONS Main Compartment 20" x 12.5" x 8", Front Admin Pocket 12.5" x 11" x 2", Hydration Pocket 17" x 12.5", Total Capacity 2275 cubic inch / 37 liter total. Weight: 4.2 lbs. Customize your bag with purpose built pouches.
  • NEW 5.11 RUSH 24 2.0 - Can be used as a military or army pack, range bag, hunting backpack, survival backpack, hiking backpack, or everyday outdoor backpack. This assault pack is ready for any rescue or adventure for all of your gear and equipment.

Osprey Talon 22 Men's Hiking Backpack

$134.95
$100.95
 in stock
8 new from $100.95
Free shipping
Amazon.com
as of May 21, 2022 7:53 pm

Features

  • Dual-zippered access to main compartment
  • External hydration sleeve accommodates up to a 3L reservoir (sold separately)
  • Adjustable shoulder harness to dial in perfect fit
  • Stretch mesh pockets on both sides of pack provide convenient storage for bottles and smaller items.
  • Two zippered hipbelt pockets and LidLock helmet attachment
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