Hands down the most durable backpack I own. No zippers to fail & military grade fasteners. It holds a surprising amount of stuff for a compact day-pack. The Bear Gouthwaite Backpack is an heirloom quality pack that your grandchildren will likely fight over" - Mathew H
As a professional ski tour leader I’ll be using the backpack extensively over the next 8 weeks. I like the easy access, construction & look very much. - Hugo.
"Love it! I'm all about the minimalist gear setups when I'm fishing in wild territory - I've got not interest in lugging around my whole survival pack just to snag some trout. This holds everything you need conveniently, it's beautifully crafted, and it looks great to boot." - Christopher M