Patagonia Black Hole Duffel 110 - Duffel Bag : Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
Patagonia Black Hole Duffel 110 - Duffel Bag : Reviews

   Photo: Shana Novak

The 6,700-cube Black Hole is the U-Haul of travel packs, aimed at itinerant gear junkies and purists who don't need no stinkin' wheels. Ski boots, collapsible poles, climbing rope, tent, football, 12-pack—go ahead, load 'er up. Packing and unloading the cavernous gullet is blissfully simple. And the bag's padded shoulder straps and back panel aren't just for show; we confidently schlepped a boatload of gear to and from campsites all along the rocky Arkansas River with no complaints. Exterior compression straps clenched the load like a straitjacket, while the 1,200-denier polyester (coated with polyurethane and a DWR finish), reinforced stitching, and grab handles let us heave-ho the thing with impunity. 3.6 lbs;

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