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Eagle Creek Introduces Outdoor Travel Gear Backpacks For Every Adventure

posted Jun 26, 2012, 7:41 AM by Peter Pawlus
Eagle Creek adds to the new Outdoor Gear category with two conversion travel packs designed with outdoor-oriented features, and everyday travel functionality. The new Flip Switch Wheeled Backpack and Digi Hauler Backpack are built for adventure-filled days, no matter where you’re headed.

Featuring unique design innovations like front-mounted zip-away backpack suspension, multiple carry options and dedicated electronics features, these lightweight conversion packs are everything travelers have come to expect from Eagle Creek: versatility, easy access, travel security, smart organization and extreme durability.

The new Eagle Creek Outdoor Gear backpacks are available at retail 10/1/12.

Outdoor Gear backpack highlights include:

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) MSRP $275
Capacity: 2175 cu in; Weight: 6 lbs, 7 oz; Size: 14 x 22 x 9 in
Flip Switch Wheeled Backpack 28 (EC-20396) MSRP $300
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
• #10 lockable, self-repairing zippers with finger friendly pulls on main compartment
• Interior compression straps
• Large interior and exterior pockets
• Multiple grab handles
• Durable wheel and handle system
• Reflectivity for nighttime visibility
• ID Tag pocket and contrast accents for easy identification
• Built-in durability
• Integrates with the Pack-It™ System and Gear Organizers, suggestions included
• Colors: Black, Slate Blue, Ochre

Digi Hauler Backpack:
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.

Digi Hauler Backpack (EC-20425) MSRP $120
Capacity: 2700 cu in; Weight: 1 lb, 15 oz; Size: 14 x 22 x 9 in

• Lockable, padded laptop compartment fits most 17” laptops
• Lockable, self-repairing zippers with finger friendly pulls on main compartment
• 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
• Built-in durability
• Reflectivity for nighttime visibility
• Integrates with the Pack-It™ System, suggestions included
• Colors: Black, Slate Blue, Ochre

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 for more information.

Alli Noland
Terra PR