large crest - day backpack - navy


Please allow up to 7 days to craft your product

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:

♦ Charcoal


♦ Oak



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.

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