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The First Bag I Made

Tom Bihn's G.I. Joe External Backpack and Ice Axe

The very first bag I ever made was when I was about 10 years old: it was an external frame backpack for my G.I. Joe.

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One Month In Italy

Zeke — the filmmmaker behind many of our videos — documented a 30 day trip through Northern Italy with his wife and son. In the videos he captured, he shares with us how his family packed for the trip, his favorite travel hacks, and takes us on a tour of Italy.

Summer 2017 Debut Guide

June 2017 Debut - TOM BIHN

Today’s Debuts Stowaway Personal Carry-on Convertible Travel Briefcase / Backpack Stowaway Packing Cubes Luminary Backpack Yeoman Duffel Packing Cubes Cubelet Airplane Baseball Cap, Cotton or Wool Updated (O-ring placement was changed to accommodate the new Pouchkins) First/Second Aid Pouches with optional new First/Second Aid Pouchkins And last but not at all least… two new fabrics…

Design Update: Aeronaut 45

TOM BIHN Aeronaut 45 Design Updates

You know us: we can’t leave good enough alone. Our Aeronaut 45 maximum carry-on travel bag has been updated with a couple of new features and a few materials updates. All Aeronaut 45s available for order have these new features. #10 YKK Aquaguard Coil Zippers with Lockable Sliders We’ve changed the #10 zipper sliders on…

Design Update: Parental Unit

TOM BIHN Parental Unit Design Updates

Tom has made several design updates to our Parental Unit diaper bag inspired by feedback posted on our Forums, shared with us by friends and family who use the P.U., and Tom’s observations of it in use. All Parental Units available for order include these new features and updates. We’ve also introduced a new accessory…

Debut! Side Kick, Little Swift, Snake Charmers, Aeronaut 30 Packing Cube Backpack

November 28th Debut | TOM BIHN

Side Kick The Side Kick is a larger version of our Side Effect, a bag that evolved directly from user feedback (mostly from folks on our Forums). Though twice the volume, the Side Kick is still of modest size, and is overall a highly useful little bag. We’ve added more internal pockets for further organization,…

Encore, Encore: The Little Swift

Little Swift Encore | TOM BIHN

Lulu, Andrea, Candi and Edelmira model the Little Swift. Though we officially retired the Little Swift in 2014, we’ve decided to bring it back for one more production run. The Little Swift is the smaller version of our Swift knitting bag—a shoulder bag specifically for knitters and crafty types, designed by Tom in collaboration with…

Introducing The Hero’s Journey Travel Backpack

Introducing The Hero's Journey Travel Backpack

It’s here! The Hero’s Journey is in-stock and ready to ship in colors Black Halcyon/Northwest Sky and Nordic Halcyon/Northwest Sky. Colors Black Halcyon/Iberian and Nordic Halcyon/Wasabi are in production with an estimated shipping date of mid-November. Our new Hero’s Journey is convertible travel luggage that allows you to fly to your destination, and then backpack…

Introducing the First and Second Aid Pouches

Introducing First and Second Aid Pouches | TOM BIHN

Every time you get on a plane and the flight attendants walk everyone through the safety procedures, you’re instructed to “Secure your own oxygen mask before assisting others.” Of course, the logic behind this is that you are of no use to yourself or others if you’re not breathing! The ability to take care of yourself…

Introducing The Maker’s Bag

Introducing The Maker's Bag | TOM BIHN

Ask ten different people to make something, and no two results will be the same. You might get a poem, a painting, a staff of music or a circuit board—maybe even an elegant mathematical equation or a stencil for a tattoo. Even if everyone was instructed to doodle a bear riding a unicycle up the side…

News Briefs

New FAQs: Debut Schedule, How Debuts Work + How To Get Notified

We posted a photo on Instagram of Tom’s very first pack design.

The Guide’s Pack is now back in stock, just in time for that autumn hike!

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