submitted by Bernard Capulong
Although Memorial Day is still a week away, some retailers are already slashing prices on EDC-worthy gear. This weekend Backcountry has already started their Memorial Day sale promotions, making it an excellent opportunity to pick up some new travel gear, bags, and wallets at a discount. In this deal alert we’ll highlight some of our favorite items on sale right now.
In addition to the following items being marked down, you can also take advantage of a few other offers at Backcountry, such as an extra 20% off one-full priced item and 20% off cold weather gear and apparel for a limited time. You can browse all the deals in one spot at this link before the sale ends on 5/25.
30% Off Mystery Ranch Urban Assault 21L
Mystery Ranch’s Urban Assault pack sets itself apart with its 3-way zipper configuration that allows for easy access to your gear from multiple angles of entry. With a discreet, 500D ballistic nylon exterior it’s durable, not too heavy, and won’t draw too much attention.
25% Off Arc’teryx Granville 16L
If you prefer a sleek messenger bag as your EDC, don’t miss out on the Arc’teryx Granville 16L. It’s made from a durable, highly water-resistant nylon ripstop fabric with the fit and finish you’d expect from a high performance technical outdoors brand like Arc’teryx.
35% Off Osprey Arcane 20L
While Osprey offers plenty of high-volume one-bag travel packs (many of which are also on sale right now), the Arcane 20L comes as a more sensible solution for urban everyday carry. Its waxed canvas material still offers some weather resistance and a more casual style compared to the brand’s other technical bags, making it an ideal daily driver for work or school.
25% Off Bellroy Slim Sleeve
Backcountry’s sale isn’t just limited to outdoor gear and bags — they’re also offering one of the best EDC wallets around. The Bellroy Slim Sleeve is a crowd favorite due to its surprising capacity, thoughtfully designed layout, premium leather and pocket-friendly low profile.
50% Off Topo Designs Trip Pack
If you want a compact daypack for carrying just the essentials and maybe a little more, the Topo Designs Trip Pack could be right up your alley. At 50% off, it’s a great deal a tough pack boasting 1000D/400D Cordura nylon fabric.
25% Off Bellroy Micro Sleeve
For you ultra minimalists out there, the Bellroy Micro Sleeve is a great way to carry cards and even once-folded cash without bulking up your pockets. Its cardholder design is sized just right to be compact enough for keeping your cards slim but roomy enough to accommodate the occasional bill.
50% Off Pacsafe Vibe 25L Anti-Theft Pack
Security is the priority when it comes to Pacsafe’s bags, and their 25L daypack keeps your essentials secure while on the move. In addition to RFID blocking pockets, slash-resistant fabric, and locking zippers for added security, there’s also space for a 13" laptop and an external water bottle to keep you hydrated.
25% Off Bellroy Sling
Bellroy brings their signature minimalist yet functional design language to the trendy silhouette with their Sling bag, crammed with thoughtful organization, EDC-friendly features, and premium materials. You get 7L of storage across 3 compartments, wrapped in a weather-resistant polyester exterior.
65% Off Timbuk2 Transit Briefcase
Timbuk2 offers a streamlined bag for commuting and travel with the Transit Briefcase. It’s got space and pockets to support a 13“ laptop, and a hook and webbing clasp secures its main flap. There’s nice touches for comfortable travel too, like an adjustable shoulder strap, zippered back pockets, and luggage pass-through for pairing with a suitcase when on the go.
25% Off Arc’teryx Covert Case 40L
The Arc'teryx Covert Case is a 40L, onebag backpack to pack all your travel essentials in one place so you don’t lose time by checking in extra luggage. You get full access to its main padded compartment via a clamshell opening zipper, and N500p-ATY nylon fabric gives you a robust exterior to last many more travels to come.