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JanSport Hatchet 28L Backpack

$59.95

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    • Corsair Blue, One Size
      $59.95
    • Forge Grey/Red Tape, One Size
      $59.95
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      $59.95
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      $59.95
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      $59.95
    4.556

    6 Reviews

    Details

    Destination adventure.

    Whether you're taking an afternoon hike or exploring your urban environment, the Jansport Hatchet Backpack will carry all of your gear with finesse. With a vintage look, solid construction, and few modern bells and whistles, you'll be hard-pressed to find a situation where the Hatchet won't come in handy. The main compartment carries all of the big stuff, and it is fitted with a 15-inch sleeve that can carry either a hydration bladder or a laptop. An additional tablet sleeve gives you some extra carry options, while a grip of pockets on the outside of the bag keep all of your daily essentials organized and easily accessible.  

    • Padded shoulder straps and back panel
    • Top access
    • 15-inch padded laptop/hydration sleeve
    • Tricot-lined tablet pocket
    • Sternum strap
    • Side compression straps
    • Carabiner key clip
    • Web haul handle
    • Item #JAN001C

    Tech Specs

    Material
    [main] 60D polyester, [trim] faux leather
    Volume
    28L (1710cu in)
    Shoulder Straps
    padded and adjustable
    Access
    top
    Pockets
    [external] 1 main compartment, front zippered, 2 side water bottle, 1 zippered side, [internal] 1 organizer, 1 zippered mesh, 1 tablet sleeve
    Laptop Sleeve
    yes, 15 in
    Dimensions
    18 x 12 x 8 in
    Claimed Weight
    1 lb 6 oz
    Recommended Use
    casual
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

    Tech Specs

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    Good pack

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

    This is a good backpack. Lots of storage throughout. I wish the top had a standard opening as this one is a bit cumbersome to get open all the way.

    Right color?

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

    When I got it I felt like the colors were wrong compared to the picture on the website. It's not that big of a deal. I love the pack. But I wish they could really show how blue the top flap was. I thought it was going to be all navy throughout. Good pack though.

    Love it!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I ordered the HippyTree version of this pack which is slightly different than the other styles and I love it. I used to use a purse and carry multiple other bags of things to and from work with me every day but my back and shoulders were taking a beating so I decided to switch over to this backpack and I am so happy I did! The internal organizational pockets are great and there is room to store more in the front pockets as well. Although it can be a little awkward to zip the main compartment closed if it's not completely off your back, the way it opens up allows you to see everything very well so you aren't digging blindly in a bottomless pit for your things - I can appreciate finding what I'm looking for! I love that the pack also has an outlet for a hydration bladder and the hippy tree version specifically has an insulated pocket you can store food or a wet bathing suit in. Although the pack does not have a frame in it, it feels supportive and I have not experienced any back or shoulder strain while having this thing fully loaded. Very happy with my purchase and would recommend to anyone who values functionality and organization.

    Great looking bag.

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Since there are no reviews I had to be the first. I got the Midnight blue Jansport Hatchet this color seems to be rare of out all the colors available. A nice sleek design that combines the outdoorsy backpacking look meshed with your typical everyday book bag. LOTS of secret pockets and about 5 additional zipper pockets. Everything about this backpack seems just right. I have bad lower back and I have trouble finding the right bag that is comfortable enough for me. This one is perfect because the straps are padded and takes stress off the shoulders. This is probably the best deal there is out there for these type of backpacks of this make and model. I got the free 2 day shipping but ended up getting it 3 days after the original date expected. I would like to warn you that ONTRAC shipping sucks and they had made several attempts to deliver to my house. It was only after the third time that I finally received the package. 5 stars to Back Country for the backpack but 3 stars to ONTRAC for delayed shipping.

    Great looking bag.