On the evolutionary chart of wheeled backpacks, the ($395) sits neatly between the aforementioned Pegasus and Meridian bags. It looks like the perfectly hatched hybrid of a traditional roll-aboard and a modern laptop backpack. There’s plenty to love about this maximum carry-on sized bag.
Given how rarely I used the backpack straps, you might wonder why I bothered getting another wheeled backpack when this one bit the dust after three years of abuse. But I have to admit, straps are still a practical feature to have in a bag, to help you get through whatever craziness your travels might throw at you.
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Don’t expect to go hiking into the wilderness with the backpack straps on, or even walking very far, because wearing the straps is very uncomfortable. Both of my wheeled backpacks were murder on the lower back with the hard base and wheels at the bottom. So if you’re a traveler who enjoys trips to the wilderness, bring along a lightweight summit pack – like the – which is one of my favourite pieces of travel gear.
Hey Jack – What a great story! I wouldn’t want to go camping with a wheeled backpack….that lady is gutsy! But it’s further testament to the versatility of a wheeled backpack. Glad you agree!