Bought this bag for Trail running on the Appalachian Trail and short two day trips overnight. I wanted a bag that I could run with and carry my camera gear up to the views on the trail that wouldn't beat the crap out of me and my gear. This bag sinches up all of your gear and on you amazingly. I put this bag through the ringer for the month I was out running different sections of the trail. This bag was covered in sweat, rained on, tied to a tree, thrown over tree limbs, stuffed full of and had gear tied all over it and I just threw it in the shower and it looks brand new. Next trip will be a mountain bike treck through the desert but I fell this bag will do just fine.