I owned this bag for a brief period of time before returning it. While it IS a decent bag, there are better options available.
-It has multiple carry options, between shoulder strap, a couple grabhandles, and backpack straps
-It is actually sized to be a LEGAL carry-on, not one of those ridiculous bags that a-hole travelers try to pass off as a carry-on and then can't fit in an overhead compartment (or carry it for that matter)
-It does not waste space with wheels
-I'm certain the longevity of this bag would be great- Patagonia makes wonderful gear
-There are a couple compartments for dividing clothes if wanted
-The shoulder strap are uncomfortable above 25 lbs not because of the weight necessarily, but because the way the straps are sewn in, they don't fit well.
-I worried that the clips would break off of the shoulder strap. They're not overbuilt.
-I personally hated the split-level design of the bag. It reduced the flexibility of the bag tremendously. One open compartment would have served my needs FAR better.
-This is NOT the maximum legal carry-on for a bag. It is under that measurement by a bit. Max is 45 cumulative inches. H+W+L=45. This is less than that.
If you want a bag that's a better design for slightly less cash, get the Timbuk2 wingman- http://www.backcountry.com/timbuk2-wingman-pack
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