Eagle Creek Catch-All Courier Pack Review
The Eagle Creek Catch-All Courier Pack RFID, as its’ name suggests, is a pack that has your carrying and safety needs covered.
The Eagle Creek Catch-All Courier Pack differs than your standard messenger bag, as it can be carried comfortably in three different ways. The pack can be worn diagonal across the shoulder, messenger bag style.
As a tote, slung over one shoulder after shortening the adjustment straps.
The Eagle Creek Catch-All Courier Pack can also be worn as a backpack: the back-panel of the pack features a small zippered compartment, which houses shoulder straps that can be easily clipped to the bottom of the pack. For everyday use, I typically carried the Eatgle Creek Catch-All Courier Pack in the messenger bag style. Unfortunately, Eagle Creek did not incorporate a pad into the shoulder strap. Therefore, for heavier loads, I would convert to the backpack set up to help distribute the weight more evenly.
Organization and Capacity
Many travelers, myself included, love to have the opportunity to organize and separate key items. The Eagle Creek Catch-All Courier Pack features a medium sized organization compartment that is equipped with a mesh zippered pocket, pen slots, key loop, padded fleece pocket for electronics or your sunglasses, a large envelope style pocket to house your wallet. There is also a small zippered pocket on the front flap of the pack for items that you want easy access too.
The main compartment features a padded laptop sleeve that can accommodate up to a 13″ laptop. One caveat on this is that your laptop needs to be a newer model, as the pocket is not all that wide. I toted my iPad around and a portable keyboard with some room to spare. When packed with a laptop or tablet, the remaining interior can fit charge cords, a few snacks, and a medium sized book.
There are two mesh pockets on each side of the Eagle Creek Catch-All Courier Pack. Unfortunately, these pockets are pretty small and did not fit a bike bottle, Camelback bottle, or any of my narrow Stanley coffee mugs. They did fit single use plastic bottles, featured in the photos above. I would rather see one pocket that could fit a re-usable bottle than two smaller pockets.
Safety Features of the Eagle Creek Catch-All Courier Pack
The Eagle Creek Catch-All Courier Pack features RFID blocking technology within the inside front zip pocket. There is a small stash pocket that is perfectly sized for a passport, to help protect your identity while you are on the road, near or far. The body and organization compartment of the Eagle Creek Catch-All Courier Pack is covered by a large-padded front flap. There are two buckles that help to keep your goods inside.
The front compartment also features lockable zippers, which allows you to carry the pack like a backpack without having to worry if someone is trying to open your pack. There is also a reflective accent and loop for a light attachment, to help keep you visible and safe.
Eagle Creek Catch-All Courier Pack Specifications and Uses
The Eagle Creek Catch-All Courier Pack is the perfect size for a full day of site seeing, for use as a personal item/carry on for travel, or to and from the office for those that like to keep things simple. The pack is constructed of ripstop nylon and can handle heavy use.
Below is a round out of the specifications.
capacity: 550 cu inches/ 9L
weight: 1 lb 1 oz | 0.5 kg
dimensions: 12 x 13.5 x 4 in | 30 x 34 x 10 cm
The Eagle Creek Catch-All Courier Pack retails for $80 and is available in blue or black. I am looking forward to using this pack on our next trip in a few weeks.
For more information, please visit EagleCreek.com