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  • July 01, 2014

    Eagle Creek Wins Gear of the Year 2014 Award From National Geographic Adventure 2-in-1 Ultra Light Backpack/Duffel Takes Honors

    San Diego, Ca.

  • June 15, 2014

    Eagle Creek’s World Travel Event 2014: Peru Giving Away A 5-Night Trip for 2 To Peru

    San Diego, CA (June 15, 2014) –Eagle Creek is giving away a Trip for Two to Peru to one lucky consumer and sales associate winner. While visiting Peru, winners will have the chance to experience spectacular mountains, ancient ruins, bustling cities, and salt pools, plus the unforgettable Machu Picchu.

  • May 01, 2014

    Eagle Creek Initiates Cause Marketing Efforts Raises Over $9000 for Alaska Wilderness League and Conservation Alliance

    San Diego, Ca. (May 1, 2014) – As adventure travelers, the staff at Eagle Creek believe in the importance of preserving wild lands, so that just like us, generations to come can experience the same adventures.

  • April 18, 2014

    Eagle Creek ORV Trunk Wins Travel Award From Outside Magazine

    San Diego, Ca. (April 18, 2014) – Known for innovation, quality construction and durability, Eagle Creek travel gear is proud to receive the 2014 Travel Award from Outside Magazine for their ORV Trunk from their redesigned Exploration Series Collection.

  • February 01, 2014

    New Classic Day Traveler™ Styles for Spring 2014

    New All Ways Secure™ Functionality Integrated Throughout 

    Eagle Creek combines both business and play for the perfect blend of function, security and style. 

  • February 01, 2014

    New All Ways Secure™ Digital-Ready Day Traveler™

    Narrowing the gap between travel and everyday bags, Eagle Creek Day Travelers combine security, digital functionality and style for ultimate on the go versatility at home or on the road. 

  • February 01, 2014

    Reintroducing The Original Pack-It™ System

    If it’s possible, Eagle Creek’s packing aids just got even better. 

  • February 01, 2014

    Eagle Creek: All Systems Go™

    New Duffel Packs That Transform From Duffel To Backpack Make It Easy To Get Up & Go 

    Lightweight Bi-Tech™water-resistant duffels that double as a front-loading travel packs. Designed to integrate Pack-It™ Cubes or Half Cubes to maximize and organize packing space. 

  • February 01, 2014

    Eagle Creek Is Taking Over With New Toiletry Kits

    Toiletry kits for home and away, with organized storage and versatility 

  • February 01, 2014

    Eagle Creek Introduces All Ways Secure™ Functionality

    Anti-Theft, Digital Safe-Zone and Personal Safety Integrated Into All New Day Traveler™ Bags 

  • November 01, 2013

    Pack-It™ Specter e-Sleeves for Laptops and Tablets

    Ultra light tech transport for today’s digital tools, Eagle Creek builds innovation, protection and durability into everything they make. 

  • November 01, 2013

    More Ultra Light Specter Styles for Spring ‘14

    Adding even more Pack-It Specter™ options at record-setting pace to meet the needs of the traveler seeking über lightweight organization. 

  • November 01, 2013

    2-in-1 Ultra-Light Convertible Day Traveler™ Bags

    Like nothing you’ve seen before in travel gear: Superlight bags that convert from backpack to duffel bag or tote bag to backpack, and so on… And each packs into their own stuff pouch pocket. 

  • August 14, 2013

    New Pack-It™ Specter Styles and Colors For Fall 2013

    Adding more Pack-It Specter options at break neck pace to meet the needs of today’s traveler and organizer. 

    San Diego, Ca. (July 1, 2013) – Experiencing an explosion at retail, Eagle Creek is quickly expanding their amazingly popular Pack-It™ Specter line.  

  • July 01, 2013

    Morphus™ Convertible Invention And Utility Redefined

    Reinventing utility and versatility through an ingenious solution.  A bag so cool, we can barely stand it.

  • July 01, 2013

    Redesigned ORV Trunks: Rolling Duffels and Gear Bags

    A deep understanding of the needs of the expeditionary adventure traveler leads to durable, indestructible and versatile gear. A focus on construction and materials, as well as weather protection and security are built into every bag.

  • July 01, 2013

    Eagle Creek Refines the Original Switchback™ Convertible

    Emulated by almost everyone, the Eagle Creek Switchback™ always stays one step ahead of the competition. The new, re-imagined Switchback features a fully functional zip-off backpack with built in indestructibility and functionality, the best of all worlds. 

  • July 01, 2013

    New Tarmac and Tarmac AWD Roller Bags for Fall 2013

    For over 35 years, Eagle Creek has been redefining pinnacle travel gear. Taking Best In Class and making it even better is what we do.  A deep understanding of travelers’ needs leads to innovation of durable, versatile and lightweight travel gear.

  • July 01, 2013

    Introducing No Matter What™ Flashpoint Duffel Bags

    The industry standard for dependable, durable duffels, now featuring increased weather and abrasion resistance for even more diverse situations.

  • June 01, 2013

    New Hybrid Upright Expandable Duffel For Summer 2013

    Built Tough for Every Journey™, the EC Adventure Collection is inspired and informed by the rich heritage of the Eagle Creek brand. New design details reflect decades of travel testing to bring dependable utility to every adventurer.

  • May 01, 2013

    Travel Security: New Locks, RFID Blocker Technology

    Decidedly innovative security, built for the unpredictability of travel, with functional features designed for diverse situations. 

  • May 01, 2013

    Classic Day Travelers With Cordura® For Fall ‘13

    Updated features and looks for destination and everyday adventures, combined with time- and travel-tested designs featuring Cordura® strength and urban styling. 

  • May 01, 2013

    New Travel Comfort Accessories For Fall 2013

    No one should be asked to compromise rest or comfort while traveling.

  • May 01, 2013

    New Undercover™ RFID Blocking Travel Security

    Travel even more securely, confidently and comfortably.  

  • April 18, 2013

    Eagle Creek Revamps Travel Tips Webpage

    Adding even more digital resources for all travelers, enriching the already robust experience

  • November 01, 2012

    Eagle Creek Introduces The Travel Gateway Collection

    Lightweight and travel ready, with all the essentials for a comfortable journey and extra durability for peace of mind. 

  • November 01, 2012

    Eagle Creek’s Expands Popular Pack-It™ Specter Line

    Extremely lightweight, built for organization on the road or at home. New size, color and set options makes organizing even more efficient and fun.

  • October 01, 2012

    Eagle Creek Launches Outdoor Gear Line October 1

    Decidedly innovative and built for activity-based travel, the Outdoor Gear line include options for any kind of trip and any kind of gear, with versatility and rugged durability for any adventure.

  • July 02, 2012

    Day Travelers™ Carry On Collection for Fall 2012

    Eagle Creek expands its Signature Day Travelers™ Collection with new silhouettes made with all the functionality and versatility travelers have come to expect from Eagle Creek.

  • July 02, 2012

    Introducing No Matter What™ Rolling Duffel Bags

    The industry standard for dependable, durable duffel bags gets new energy with the addition of wheels.

  • July 02, 2012

    Classic Day Travelers™ Collection for Fall 2012

    With refined designs and enhanced attention to detail, Eagle Creek expands the Classic Day Travelers™ Collection. Each silhouette is designed with intelligent organization, security features, reflectivity, custom hardware and luxurious linings.

  • July 02, 2012

    Heritage Day Travelers™ Roller Bags for Fall 2012

    The proven durability of Cordura® fabric meets urban styling in the Heritage Collection. Crafted with just the right amount of organization for the needs of today’s traveler, Heritage bags look as good as they perform.

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  • April 24, 2012

    Partnering with the Escondido Creek Conservancy

    On April 19th just before Earth Day, 23 employees from Eagle Creek, a leading adventure travel gear brand based in North County San Diego, took the day off from their regular jobs to clean up a backyard sanctuary, The Escondido Creek Conservancy (TECC).

  • March 01, 2012

    Fundraising for the American Himalayan Foundation

    Eagle Creek is partnering with The American Himalayan Foundation (AHF) to support its STOP Girl Trafficking initiative during 2012. STOP Girl Trafficking is an initiative of AHF that addresses human trafficking issues in Nepal.

  • March 01, 2012

    Introducing the Rugged EC Adventure Collection

    Eagle Creek, leading maker of travel gear, luggage, accessories and packing solutions, introduces its EC Adventure Collection, available May 1, 2012. With deep roots in the world of adventure travel, Eagle Creek designed this collection to be lightweight with smart travel sensibilities and intuitive organization.

  • March 01, 2012

    2012 Giving Partnerships: Invisible Children & PEPY

    Today, Eagle Creek proudly announced it would continue partnerships with San Diego-based nonprofit Invisible Children and Cambodia-based nonprofit PEPY into 2012.

  • January 22, 2012

    Refined Ease Luggage Collection Winter 2012

    Easy, lightweight and dependable, this expansive collection offers a wide breadth of styles built for any traveler.

  • December 04, 2011

    Lightweight Pack-It™ Specter Packing Organization

    Eagle Creek, the inventor of packing organization, introduces ultra light Pack-It™ Specter, the newest addition to Eagle Creek's popular Pack-It™ System.

  • September 28, 2011

    ES3 Flashpoint Luggage Series for Intense Travel

    In January of 2012, Eagle Creek will introduce the ES3 Flashpoint Series, a revolution in travel gear, designed to perform in the harshest conditions.

  • September 14, 2011

    Lightweight Crossroads Luggage Collection

    In October 2011, Eagle Creek will bring to market the Crossroads Collection, the latest simple, lightweight and smart luggage collection for world travel.

  • August 17, 2011

    Women's Signature Day Travelers™: The Kensley Bag

    The Kensley is a chic travel bag for going anywhere and expands to fit all the things one needs for a daily journey.

  • July 18, 2011

    Women's Signature Day Travelers™: The Emerson Bag

    A classic silhouette with great capacity and a structured polished look; it's a business bag in disguise.

  • July 04, 2011

    Travel Comfort Luggage Collection for Fall 2011

    Eagle Creek, the leading maker of adventure travel gear, luggage, day bags, accessories and packing solutions for active, adventurous souls, addresses the need for comfortable solutions when traveling.

  • July 01, 2011

    Men's Signature Day Travelers™: The Dane Flashpoint

    The perfect brief with tuck-away shoulder straps for multiple carry options. Checkpoint Friendly, it's sized to fit most 17" laptops.

  • June 22, 2011

    HC2 Hovercraft™ Lightweight Luggage Collection

    Eagle Creek, the leading maker of adventure travel gear, luggage, day bags, accessories and packing solutions for active, adventurous souls, is building on the success of their HC2 Hovercraft™ Collection, offering two new pieces available this Spring and a new color, the spectacular Torch Red.

  • June 15, 2011

    Innovative Women's and Men's Day Travelers™ Day Packs

    Eagle Creek, the leading maker of adventure travel gear, luggage, day bags, accessories and packing solutions for active, adventurous souls, rounds out its Travel System with new and inspired Day Travelers™ for Fall 2011.

  • January 15, 2011

    New Innovations in Travel Packs for 2011

    After inventing the travel pack over 35 years ago, Eagle Creek continues to bring travel-specific innovation to the category.

  • January 03, 2011

    ES3 Exploration System: Made for Serious World Travel

    Eagle Creek, leading maker of travel gear, is introducing ES3 Exploration System January 2011, seriously durable gear for world travel.

  • January 02, 2011

    Travel Gear Announces bluesign™ Partnership for 2011

    The partnership is another step in Eagle Creek's journey toward a more sustainable future.

  • January 01, 2011

    Eagle Creek Relaunches Brand in 2011

    Eagle Creek has unveiled a new brand direction, part of a bold reinvention of the travel gear company, founded in 1975.

  • July 01, 2010

    Nylon Wallet, Eagle Creek Raises the Ante for 2010

    Eagle Creek has redefined the nylon wallet for Fall 2010. The series of six wallets feature sleek styling and go from simple and sleek to a wallet with an inventive removable cardholder.

  • July 01, 2010

    Fresh Colors in Signature Day Travelers™ Collection

    Addressing the ever important needs of versatility, organization, security and comfort in a uniquely travel-focused way, Eagle Creek has added inspiring colors to its established day bag category of Signature Day Travelers™.

  • April 01, 2010

    Eagle Creek Expands HC2 Hovercraft™ Lightweight Luggage Collection

    Eagle Creek, the leading maker of adventure travel gear, luggage, day bags, accessories and packing solutions for active, adventurous souls, is building on the success of their HC2 Hovercraft™ Collection, offering three new pieces available this Spring.

  • January 20, 2010

    TripAdvisor™ Members Choose Eagle Creek as #1 Top Gear

    TripAdvisor™ recently published the results of their 15-million member survey that named the Eagle Creek Pack-It™ Cube the #1 favorite travel item.

  • January 01, 2010

    Unscripted Day Travelers™ for Spring 2010

    Eagle Creek, a leading maker of innovative travel gear, luggage and accessories, introduces Unscripted Day Travelers™, a new category of everyday travel bags, to the market January 2010.

  • June 01, 2009

    Deviate: Gear for Unscripted Travel Spring 2009

    Eagle Creek, a leading maker of innovative travel gear, introduces Deviate, a new generation of gear specifically designed for the under serviced traveler who prefers unscripted adventures with no set agenda.

  • May 20, 2009

    Eagle Creek Announces Wheels Up! Contest Winner

    Eagle Creek, maker of travel gear, luggage and accessories, today named Bag n' Baggage of Orlando, Florida the winner of their in-store merchandising contest.

  • April 29, 2009

    America's Best Places to Work by Outside Magazine

    Eagle Creek (, a leading maker of travel gear, luggage and accessories, was named to Outside magazine's ( second annual Best Places to Work list.

  • March 30, 2009

    Checkpoint Friendly Laptop Solutions and Carryons

    Eagle Creek introduces Checkpoint Friendly laptop solutions to the Day Travelers™ series.

  • January 20, 2009

    New Pack Concept for Spring 2009: The Touring Pack

    For Spring '09, Eagle Creek introduces a new category of packs, specifically designed for the emerging and under serviced traveler.

  • January 15, 2009

    Thrive: Innovative Travel Packs for Spring 2009

    For Spring '09 Eagle Creek introduces a new generation of travel packs, designed to meet the specific needs and preferences of the emerging traveler.

  • December 23, 2008

    20th Annual Food Drive Raises Record Amount

    Eagle Creek completed its 20th annual holiday food drive in support of the North County Community Services Food Bank in San Diego, California.

  • June 03, 2008

    Our Top Rep Groups for Outdoor Channels

    Eagle Creek announced today the hire of representative agencies, Über Group, LLC. and Windom Sales, Inc. as the company's outdoor representatives in the southeast and central southwest states.

  • May 07, 2008

    Eagle Creek Hires Outdoor Rep for Southwest US

    Eagle Creek announced today the hire of Corinne Olson as in-house sales representative for Southern California, Arizona, and Nevada's outdoor specialty channel.

  • April 28, 2008

    2008 Gear of the Year from Outside Magazine

    Travel gear maker Eagle Creek proudly announces the Eagle Creek Take 2 ORV Trunk 28 was awarded the coveted Gear of the Year by Outside Magazine.

  • December 20, 2007

    Executive Vice President Named Top Influencer

    For his outstanding impact on the community and local economy, The San Diego Daily Transcript, San Diego's leading business newspaper, named Schlesinger as one of the 50 most influential individuals in San Diego for 2007.

  • December 20, 2007

    Eagle Creek Honors Merle Ann May As "Rep of the Year"

    Eagle Creek recently named representative, Merle Ann May, principal of The May Group out of Calgary, Canada, as the company's 2007 Sales Representative of the Year.

  • December 19, 2007

    Pack-It™ Gear Organizers for January 2008

    As an answer to the organizational quandaries of activity-specific travelers, Eagle Creek, the maker of innovative travel gear, is proud to introduce Pack-It™ Gear Organizers to the marketplace.

  • December 15, 2007

    Steve Barker for Outstanding Community Service

    VFC Outdoor Coalition President Dave Gatto was on-hand to honor Barker with the VF100 award, given to the top 100 VFC employees who demonstrate a continued exemplary commitment to the communities in which they live and work, donating their time through volunteer service.

  • November 20, 2007

    2007 Annual Food Drive in North County San Diego

    Eagle Creek kicks off their annual food drive, supporting the North County Food Bank ( in an effort to help feed North County San Diego families.

  • September 18, 2007

    Luggage Trade-In Program Benefit for the Homeless

    Close to 800,000 people are homeless on any given night in the United States, while more than 50 percent of all homeless women and children are fleeing domestic violence situations.

  • August 10, 2007

    Eagle Creek Introduces the Redesigned Tarmac Collection

    Eagle Creek, the leading maker of travel gear, announced today the introduction of the redesigned and refined Tarmac series for Spring 2008.

  • August 09, 2007

    Eagle Creek Expands Offering of Feature Rich ORV Trunks

    Meeting the demand for the best gear organization and multi-activity travel, Eagle Creek, maker of innovative travel gear, introduces the new and redesigned ORV gear bags and trunks for Spring 2008. Adding to the new Exploration System Collection (ES2), The ORV series is among the most innovative and technical travel gear on the market.

  • August 08, 2007

    The Garment Sleeve and Makeup Bag

    Eagle Creek, maker of innovative travel gear, expands Pack-It™ organizational solutions with the Garment Sleeve, She-She Set and She-She Kit, delivering January 2008.

  • August 08, 2007

    Trade-In Program To Provide Support To Homeless

    Adventure travel gear and luggage manufacturer Eagle Creek today announced the re-launch of its national wheeled luggage trade-in program, which the company first launched in 2005, that directly benefits those who are in homeless and/or domestic violence situations.

  • July 08, 2007

    Spring 2008 Focuses on Exploration System & Pack-It™

    Whether traveling across town, or circumnavigating the globe, their's art to the journey. For more than 30 years, Eagle Creek has advanced the art; perfecting travel gear that lasts a lifetime.

  • July 07, 2007

    Eagle Creek Exec Named Chairman of the Board for TGA

    The national Travel Goods Association (TGA) elected Eagle Creek's Executive Vice President Ricky Schlesinger to chairman of the board for the 2007-2009 term.

  • June 07, 2007

    Eagle Creek Names Pack-It™ Sales Person Of The Year

    Today, Eagle Creek recognized Jo Ann Schultz, Manager of Kaehler World Travel in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin as Pack-It™ Salesperson of the Year for 2007.

  • June 07, 2007

    Changes In Latitude Pack-It™ Dealer Of The Year

    Eagle Creek selected Changes in Latitude, a locally owned adventure travel store in Boulder, Colorado as the Pack-It™ Dealer of the Year for 2007.

  • May 15, 2007

    Julie Goetz National Sales Manager

    In bolstering its sales infrastructure to achieve growth projections, Eagle Creek has hired Julie Goetz as national sales manager for the luggage specialty market.

  • May 01, 2007

    Money Magazine Crowns Tarmac ES 25 Field Test Winner

    Eagle Creek, the leading brand of adventure travel gear, proudly announced today that the Tarmac ES 25 is recognized as the 'Field Test Winner' in Money Magazine's May issue.

  • October 13, 2006

    Luggage For Business Travelers

    Adventure Gear Maker Eagle Creek Translates Award-Winning Active Travel Designs into Savvy Business Traveler Solutions

  • October 02, 2006

    Wheeled Luggage Return Program 2006

    Adventure travel gear and luggage manufacturer Eagle Creek today re-launched its North American wheeled luggage collection program, which the company first launched in 2005, that directly benefits those who are in homeless and/or domestic violence situations.

  • August 24, 2006

    2006 Eagle Creek Web Site Relaunch

    To make traveling easier and to provide solutions for the active everyday and world traveler, Eagle Creek has re-launched with a bevy of new online travel tools and educational content.

  • June 28, 2006

    2006 Exchange Used Luggage To Benefit Abused Women

    During Outdoor Retailer's Summer Market, attendees will have the chance to bring in previously owned wheeled luggage in exchange for a new Eagle Creek wheeled item at a "super-pro-deal" price. The purpose: Exchanged items will be donated to local homeless and women's shelters in Salt Lake City.

  • March 07, 2006

    Eagle Creek Enters Business Travel

    Eagle Creek today announced its entry into the business travel category with its 11-piece Velocity Collection, which the 30-year innovator of travel gear, luggage, travel accessories and packing solutions will unveil at The Travel Goods Show, March 7-9, 2006, in Las Vegas.

  • January 31, 2006

    REI Announces 2005 Vendor Partnership Award Winners

    Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), a national retail cooperative providing quality outdoor gear and clothing, announced its 2005 vendor partnership awards today at the winter Outdoor Retailer trade show. Eagle Creek, known for its popular line of premium travel gear, received top honors as REI's Vendor Partner-of-the-Year.

  • January 15, 2006

    Dean Williams With "Rep Of The Year" Honor

    Eagle Creek recently named luggage industry representative, Dean Williams, principal of The Williams Group, as the company's "Representative of the Year" for 2006.

  • January 01, 2006

    Eagle Creekers Seek Industry Love At Its Winter Market

    Outdoor Retailer Winter Market goers are invited to join Eagle Creek in celebrating its 30 year anniversary the right way, with margaritas and a brief (we promise, ahem), nostalgic, albeit strange, company story as told by Founder & CEO Steve Barker, and his long-time accomplice, Executive Vice President, Ricky Schlesinger.

  • August 11, 2005

    Eagle Creek Promotes Kevin Carr To Director Of Sales

    In bolstering its sales infrastructure to manage growth projections, Eagle Creek has promoted Kevin Carr to Director of Sales.

  • May 20, 2005

    Retailer & Consumer Surveys Reveal Travel Rebound

    Eagle Creek and its nationwide retail accounts are reporting stronger than expected sales of Eagle Creek product and, on average, are predicting double-digit growth over the next eight to 12 months.

  • May 20, 2005

    Eagle Creek Switchback™ Max ES Earns Coveted 2005

    "Trundle this cleanly designed multitasker up to the reception desk at the W Hotel without looking like you're fresh off the mountain, then zip off the bomber backpack to launch into the urban jungle or more challenging environments" reads Outside gear editor Ted Stedman's review of Eagle Creek's Switchback™ Max ES, which earned the 2005 "Outside Gear of the Year" designation for luggage.

  • March 19, 2005

    Travel Goods Association Community Service Award

    Companywide efforts to feed the hungry, fight fires, help homeless and battered women, and support overseas causes in destinations where its customers journey has earned Eagle Creek the Travel Goods Association's annual 2005 Community Service Award.

  • March 18, 2005

    Travel Industry's Electrical Converter And Adapter

    For the first time in years, the travel goods industry's "electricals" category has received a facelift.

  • March 18, 2005

    Launching National Promotions To Drive Retail Sales

    Even before its already successful "Gimme Shelter" wheeled luggage return program, which benefits nearly 100 homeless and women's shelters nationwide, winds down on March 31, 2005, travel gear innovator Eagle Creek is preparing to launch three new retail promotions aimed at raising consumer awareness and stimulating consumer trial of the 30-year-old brand's travel offerings.

  • March 18, 2005

    Eagle Creek On In-store Merchandising Program

    Travel gear maker Eagle Creek has revamped and introduced to more than 600 travel and specialty retailers throughout North America a new and inventive in-store merchandising program fully supported by in-store, consumer marketing initiatives designed to deliver consistent branding and to make the traveler's gear and accessory shopping experience easier.

  • February 22, 2005

    Wheeled Luggage Return Program Returns

    Nearly 800,000 people are homeless on any given night in the United States, while more than 50 percent of all homeless women and children are fleeing domestic violence situations.