January 15th, 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. Thrive is a made for those who may live out of their pack for weeks to months at a time, welcoming new deviations in their plans and time for unscripted adventures.

Integrating tuned features, forward design and our astute travel sensibilities; the Zip-Away X-ACT Suspension provides a customized fit and comfortable carry; travel-specific features like Smart Travel Security™ with  the patent pending Secure-Zip Toggle™ closures; a Central Lock Point, securing main entry points with a single lock; a full front panel for easy packing and repacking on the road; and waterproof Rain Safe cover to protect the pack in crowded areas and to keep it dry when caught in the rain.

Features Include:

  • Central Lock Point secures main entry points with a single lock 
  • Detachable Rain Safe cover is waterproof for inclement weather and provides security in crowded areas 
  • Easy packing access: Full front panel load
  • Multiple padded carry handles for easy grab-and-go 
  • Exterior side pockets 
  • Shove-it pocket holds lightly stuffed daypack or jacket 
  • Exterior and interior compression straps  
  • Integrates with Pack-It™
  • Adjustable sternum strap
  • Pulley-assist hip belt adjusts easily, customizes fit, and transfers load

Zip-away X-ACT Suspension 

  • Offered in fixed and adjustable, including a women's specific fit 
  • X-Frame constructed with pre-curved aircraft grade T-6061 aluminum stays, cross-and-torsion, and HDPE frame sheet
  • Ventalite™ Mesh and 3D foam construction keeps air flowing 
  • Ergonomically contoured shoulder straps 
  • Narrow grippy lumbar designed to fit a wide range of body types

Modular Daypack

  • Clipping system offers multiple carry options 
  • Smart Travel Security™ organization with Secure-Zip Toggle™ closure includes:
  • Audio portal 
  • Fleece-lined electronics pocket
  • Passport pocket
  • Detachable Key Fob
  • Pen Slot
  • Lash points for securing gear
  • Contoured padded shoulder straps with Ventalite™ Mesh


Torso: 17.5-20.5 in / 44-52 cm

Hip Belt: 30-40 in / 76-102 cm


Torso: 15-18 in / 38-46 cm

Hip Belt: 30-34 in / 76-86 cm


Torso: 17.5-20.5 in / 44-52 cm

Hip Belt: 30-40 in / 76-102 cm 

Thrive 65L

Suspension: X-Act Fixed (M)


2750 cu in / 45 L

3910 cu in / 64 L (including daypack)

Weight:  5 lbs 9 oz / 2.52 kg

Thrive 75L W

Suspension: Women's X-ACT Adjustable (S)


3550 cu in / 58 L

4700 cu in / 77 L (including daypack)

Weight: 5 lbs 13 oz / 2.64 kg