If you're not already initiated into the bag cult of GORUCK, you're about to be.
Here's the official company description:
GORUCK should not exist. Jason McCarthy was a Special Forces soldier, not a businessman, when in 2008 he had what he calls a stupid idea to build a bag that would thrive in Baghdad and New York City. There was no business plan, or launch strategy, or equity raises. There was simply a Special Forces way of life, a community to live up to, and another to build.
Their best selling bag is the GR1, an all-black-everything backpack made from military-grade materials like YKK zippers and 1000 denier CORDURA, both of which can handle anything from a Middle East sandstorm to the gnarliest rain you've ever got stuck in. Internally, there's an extremely secure "bombproof" laptop compartment that can handle almost any kind of abuse and internal mesh pockets inspired by Special Forces medical rucks to keep all your EDC secure when on-the-go.
On top of all that, every bag they make is strength-tested at over 400 pounds, proudly made in America, and ships with an ironclad Lifetime Guarantee that 99.99% of people will never have to use. If you're in the market for a new travel companion, we can't recommend scoring one of these enough.