the fogland backpack by breakwater supply
Breakwater Supply, an established brand specializing in all-weather, all-conditions gear for the active outdoor adventurer, announces the limited release of their latest waterproof backpack line, the Fogland, on Kickstarter. Josh Lipinski, the company founder, has spent a lifetime on trails and around water but felt the available backpack options lacked functional elements key to an outdoor bag.
‘Typically, outdoors backpacks have some waterproofing but leave more to be desired,‘ he says. ‘The Fogland Backpack breaks this mold by offering extreme waterproof protection. By utilizing high-quality TPU-layered textiles, drysuit-grade airtight zippers, and RF-welded seams, we created a backpack that withstands full submersion and ensures water, snow, sand, dirt, and mud stay out.’
Fogland 25L Waterproof Backpack in Stealth Black
tear proof, waterproof, and airtight
Breakwater Supply (see more here) thoroughly tested the Fogland Backpack to meet IP67 waterproof standards. To ensure an airtight seal, the backpack’s seams forego stitching. Instead, the edges of each panel are overlapped and fused via RF welding, thus eliminating any small gaps or holes characteristic of stitches.
To ease common access woes and boost organization, the design features an internal sleeve for a standard-sized laptop and an exterior waterproof pocket for smaller items, such as a smartphone. In addition, the backpack is entirely tear-proof and also resists abrasions and stains.
fully submersible, completely waterproof, and perfect for outdoor adventures
discover the three fogland backpack sizes on kickstarter
The Fogland is available in three sizes. The first is the Fogland Lite 15L measuring 43cm x 33cm x 13cm and weighing .75kg. The 20L is 2.5cm deeper than the 15L size to accommodate side mesh water bottle pockets and measures 43cm x 33cm x 15cm with a load of .8kg. Finally, the Fogland 25L (51cm x 33cm x 18cm / 1kg) provides the most utility; it includes multiple attachment points on the exterior to hook up extra gear. All are available in matte Stealth Black or matte Fog White colorways.
The product line is already overfunded on Kickstarter and available to preorder until September 13th, 2022. Perks include discounted preorder prices, added savings on bundle packages, and a limited-edition CORDURA version. Visit the company’s page to save up to 25% off the MSRP, with worldwide shipping this Fall.
Fogland Lite 15L in Fog White
Fogland 25L is ideal for kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding, and boating
permanently waterproof Hydrowall 420D Nylon TPU creates a fully impermeable surface
the seams are permanently fused together using RF-welding for zero gaps
name: Fogland Backpack
design: Breakwater Supply
options: Fogland 25 L, Fogland Lite 15L
kickstarter page: Here
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edited by: lea zeitoun | designboom