Whether you are packing for a ski trip or a business trip, you need a bag that can take some abuse, keep things organized and also look sharp.  Although i’ve tried to use “nicer” duffles like my Barbour, I always tend to revert back to using a backpack.  Backpacks are great and easy to haul around but they are not easy to pack and unpack and face it, you don’t always want to look like you are about to hike a mountain when you hit airport security.

The cure?  Meet the Patagonia Black Hole Duffel, available in 3 sizes (60L, 90L and 120L), there is one for every trip.  The other week I bought myself a bright blue 60L and it was love at first pack.  It is a perfect size for a long weekend trip and although not officially FAA carry on size, it easily fits in airplane overhead compartments and it lives up to its name the “black hole” as you can fit a lot into it and still have it look pretty compact.  The best part are the backpack straps that make it super easy to haul around, without looking and feeling like a true packpack.  Once you take it off your back, it loads and unloads easily with it’s U-shape opening.  Oh and I almost forgot to mention, it is waterproof so if it’s pouring rain or dumping snow on your way to your next destination, no worries.

Head to Patagonia to get yours.

Patagonia Black Hole Duffel 60L

Patagonia Black Hole Duffel 60L

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