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Patagonia Black Hole
Take it anywhere. That’s the word from half a dozen testers who have hauled this rugged top-loader all over the globe. It works well as a travel bag, a crag pack, or a dayhiker. The 1,200-denier polyester fabric with TPU-film laminate and DWR finish thwarted the worst conditions and remained impervious to weather and sharp rocks. $149; 2 lbs. 3 oz.; 35 liters; 1 size; patagonia.com