The Crest is a waterproof backpack handcrafted from heavy-duty 10.10oz waxed cotton canvas and lined with adventure-tested Cordura nylon.
Uphill Designs was born on Dan’s 2013 thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. For the trip he sewed a minimalist, lightweight bag and the Crest is a re-envisioning of that little pack that went all the way from Mexico to Canada on foot.
We’ve added deep water bottle pockets, comfy quarter-inch foam back support and a computer slip-pocket to adapt this for your day to day.
Deep water bottle pockets to fit Nalgene-sized water bottles
Canvas: 10.10oz waxed cotton canvas
Lining: Cordura outdoor nylon
Hardware: antiqued cast-brass
Leather: full-grain vegetable-tanned montana cowhide
Care: Do not machine wash! For best results, gently wash away any dirt or spill with clean cloth, cool water and unscented soap.
This bag is also available in a smaller 12L version and the following body colors:
Size: 21” x 11” x 5” deep (roll top extends height by 7”)
Weight: 1 lb 10oz
Carrying capacity: 35 (+9 with roll-top)
Suggested max weight: 30lb
Interior padded pocket fits a 15” laptop
9” deep water bottle pockets to fit bottles 3.65” in diameter (large Nalgene)
Washable/detachable pouch 12” x 9” for toiletries or clothes
9” x 7” front pocket snaps closed for securing easy access to wallet, keys, and phone.
Straps adjust 8” length 20” - 28”
We are a team of five handcrafting leather and canvas goods in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, WA. Each piece may have slight variations in coloration, appearance and texture. Handcrafting pieces from start-to-finish means we are able to accommodate special requests, just ask.
Thank you! Your submission has been received! Your review will be posted shortly!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form