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Eagle Creek Launches Outdoor Gear Line October 1

October 01, 2012

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.

San Diego, Ca. – Eagle Creek proudly introduces their new Outdoor Gear line, available at retail October 1, 2012.  Designed for gear junkies and outdoor enthusiasts, the OG line features several series’ and models, including the new Gear Warrior and Load Warrior Wheeled Duffels, convertible Flip Switch and Digi Hauler, and fully featured day packs, Eagle Creek Outdoor Gear is built for adventure travel where the emphasis is on carrying gear, with unique design innovations, rugged construction and functional details.

Ultimately lightweight, each Outdoor Gear piece is packed with innovative travel features travelers have come to expect from Eagle Creek, including the new stowable Equipment Keeper™, Laundry Chute, add-a-bag versatility, durable wheels, organization pockets, interior and exterior compression straps, and new Porter Key™ bottle opener attachment.

The new Outdoor Gear line comes in a total of six styles, in 10 sizes to fit any gear for any adventure.  Available at retail 10/1/12.

 All Eagle Creek Outdoor Gear pieces feature:

  • Lockable, self-repairing zippers with finger friendly pulls on main compartment
  • Built-in durability
  • Reflectivity for nighttime safety
  • Integrates with the Pack-It™ System, suggestions included
  • Finger friendly pulls on main compartment

 Eagle Creek Outdoor Gear product highlights include:

 Gear Warrior:

Offers lightweight, high-capacity storage for those who can’t stand still. Climbing inspired, dirt bag approved with durable construction for true adventurers.

Gear Warrior™ Wheeled Duffel 32 (EC20423)

Capacity: 89L; Weight: 8 lbs, 7 oz

Gear Warrior™ Wheeled Duffel 36 (EC20424)

Capacity: 101L; Weight: 8 lbs, 14 oz

  • Stowable Equipment Keeper™ holds gear and clothing on luggage by using Porter Key™ bottle opener attachment
  • Large secondary compartment to help separate gear from clothing
  • Exterior wings with full front compression straps lashes gear to bag
  • Multiple grab handles and Harness Handle™ double as lash points
  • Large exterior and interior pockets provide organization, including Laundry Chute
  • Attached piggyback clip offers add-a-bag versatility
  • Durable wheel and handle system for smooth ride
  • ID Tag pocket and contrast accents for easy identification
  • Colors: black, slate blue, ochre 

Load Warrior:

Offers expandable storage for those who can’t stand still. Climbing inspired, dirt bag approved with durable construction for true adventurers.

Load Warrior™ Wheeled Duffel 22 (EC20389)

Capacity: 41L (expanded 45L); Weight: 5 lbs, 13oz

Load Warrior™ Wheeled Duffel 25 (EC20390)

Capacity: 59L (expanded 64L); Weight: 6lbs, 9oz

Load Warrior™ Wheeled Duffel 28 (EC20391)

Capacity: 67L (expanded 73L); Weight: 6lbs, 14oz

  • Stowable Equipment Keeper™ holds gear and clothing on luggage by using Porter Key™ bottle opener attachment
  • Expandable main compartment adds 15% more packing space
  • Lockable, self-repairing zippers with finger friendly pulls on main compartment
  • Exterior and interior compression straps
  • Multiple grab handles and Harness Handle™ double as lash points
  • Large exterior and interior pockets provide organization, including Laundry Chute
  • Attached piggyback clip offers add-a-bag versatility
  • Durable wheel and handle system for smooth ride
  • ID Tag pocket and contrast accents for easy identification
  • Colors: black, slate blue, ochre 

Flip Switch Wheeled Backpacks:

Backpack convertibility and wheels in a rugged yet lightweight package; substantial capacity, comfort and security features, and accessibility.

Flip Switch Wheeled Backpack 22 (EC-20394)

Capacity: 2175 cu in; Weight: 6 lbs, 7 oz; Size: 14 x 22 x 9 in

Flip Switch Wheeled Backpack 28 (EC-20396)

Capacity: 5100 cu in; Weight: 8 lbs, 6 oz; Size 15.5 x 28 x 13 in

  • Zip-away backpack suspension features contoured and removable 3D Air Mesh straps and hip belt for weight reduction when not in use
  • Front-mounted backpack suspension allows for more comfortable carry, with an emphasis on travel security
  • Sternum strap with safety whistle
  • Hidden quick stash zippered pocket inside 3D Air Mesh back panel
  • Secondary slip pocket behind removable suspension system
  • Large interior and exterior pockets
  • Multiple grab handles
  • Durable wheel and handle system
  • ID Tag pocket and contrast accents for easy identification
  • Colors: Black, Slate Blue, Ochre 

Digi Hauler Backpack (EC-20425)

Designed for today’s digital traveler. Convertible carry options and maximize carry-on size with dedicated features for electronics means your stuff stays in its place.

Capacity: 2700 cu in; Weight: 1 lb, 15 oz; Size: 14 x 22 x 9 in

  • Lockable, padded laptop compartment fits most 17” laptops
  • Tuck-away backpack straps and waist belt
  • Exterior side zippered pocket for waterbottle or umbrella
  • Sternum strap with safety whistle
  • External compression straps
  • Multiple grab handles
  • Large interior and exterior zippered pockets
  • Colors: Black, Slate Blue, Ochre 

Afar Backpack (EC60263)

Functional diversity in one lightweight package. Outdoor adventure friendly, with electronic compatibility to get today’s adventurer to the end of the trail or road, and back.

Capacity: 2050 cu in; Weight: 1lb, 11oz

  • Smart Travel Security™ organization includes: interior mobile phone and electronics pockets, zippered mesh pocket and pen slots
  • Padded zippered laptop compartment sized to fit most 17” laptops
  • Hidden travel document slip pockets
  • Ergonomically contoured shoulder straps
  • Adjustable sternum strap and tuck-away hip belt
  • Exterior compression straps
  • Padded, breathable mesh back panel
  • Exterior front mesh panel and two side mesh pockets
  • Top grab handle
  • Bike light loop attachment and front loops
  • Colors: black, slate blue, ochre 

Mountain Valley Backpack (EC60262)

Offers security, accessibility, functionality and organization with electronic compatibility in a lightweight, durable travel backpack.

Capacity: 1950 cu in; Weight: 1lb, 9oz

  • Smart Travel Security™ organization includes: interior mobile phone and electronics pockets, zippered mesh pocket and pen slots
  • Padded zippered laptop compartment sized to fit most 17” laptops
  • Hidden travel document slip pockets
  • Ergonomically contoured shoulder straps
  • Adjustable sternum strap and tuck-away hip belt
  • Exterior compression straps
  • Padded, breathable mesh back panel
  • Exterior front mesh panel and two side mesh pockets
  • Top grab handle
  • Bike light loop attachment and front loops
  • Colors: black, slate blue, ochre

ABOUT EAGLE CREEK

Eagle Creek is a leading travel outfitter, providing smart, innovative and durable luggage, travel bags and accessories. Founded in 1975, California-based Eagle Creek invented the adventure travel gear category, introduced the industry’s first convertible backpack on wheels, established the first complete travel solution system and is revolutionizing the way travelers pack with its Pack-It™ Folders, Cubes, Sacs and Toiletry Kits. Visit eaglecreek.com for more information.

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