IS THIS THE ULTIMATE OUTDOOR TRAVEL DUFFLE BAG?

Sea to Summit Outdoors Travel Duffle Bag (45L) on top of a Toyota truck in the outback

SEA TO SUMMIT – OUTDOOR TRAVEL DUFFLE BAG (£51.97)

DESIGN8
BUILD9
TECH8
PRICE7.5
8.1 out of 10
What we like The different configurations of the straps make for versatile carrying depending on the situation you're in. Also the impressive durability of the materials of the bag too, it feels very solid and gives confidence to perform in all elements. What we don't like Like most duffle bags, it feels basic inside, only one pocket in the sleeve which is handy for small loose items, however, some rival bags offer more storage compartments. In certain set ups with heavier gear it can feel bulky and a little uncomfortable when wearing. The bottom line Even though the 45 litre bag capacity seems small, the bag is perfect for day trips or weekends away. There are many rival duffles on the scene at the moment but nevertheless this duffle is highly versatile and praiseworthy as one of the best water-resistant travel bags for the price.
Sea to Summit Outdoor Travel Duffle Bag in the Aussie Outback

WHAT’S SO GOOD ABOUT THIS DUFFLE BAG?

The two key selling points for us are:

  1. Super lightweight which makes for comfortable carry
  2. Multi-function carry systems that provide versatility

Sea to Summit have really impressed us with their durable all-weather duffle bag.

This particular model on review, the 45 litre option, is ideal carry-on luggage for plane or train trips to the great outdoors and that’s backed up by the reinforced padding on the key areas and the lightweight construction (less than 1.5kg). Loading gear is really easy with the widened opening at the top and that lid also makes for comfortable carry on the back on as sling. It’s certainly made to last.

One improvement, as so often comes up with duffle bags, is the lack of compartments available to really step it up as an outdoor travel duffle bag rather than just a good-sized dry bag for aquatic expeditions.

Sea to Summit Outdoor Travel Duffle Bag on the Gold Coast

SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE OUTDOOR TRAVEL BAG

  • Hard-wearing waterproof vinyl exterior
  • Large opening easy-access lid
  • Dual anti-theft zip locking device for security
  • Padded lid and padded base for extra protection
  • Magnetic handle keeper for easy pick-up
  • 3 different carry handle options (backpack, low carry, shoulder sling)
  • Multiple tie-down points for strapping on car, kayak, tent etc.
  • Multiple colours available (blue, charcoal, orange)

Those are some serious specifications for an outdoor travel duffle bag that’s currently on sale at AlpineTrek for a little over £50 and free delivery.

But is it the ultimate duffle bag?

More compartments and it takes the title hands-down!
Sea To Summit outdoor travel luggage duffle bag 45l

As a dual-citizen of the UK and Australia, and a former long-distance runner, Mark focuses his energy on athlete sponsorship and brand partnerships at nightslides.com, writing about how competing at the highest level in extreme sports affects mental health.

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