North Face Base Camp Duffel Review by SuperTopo.com wins the 2010 Editors Choice Award for Best Duffel Bag.
Online PR News – 16-June-2010 – – MILL VALLEY, CA--SuperTopo.com, one of the most popular climbing web sites in the world, revealed North Face Base Camp Duffel as the winner of the 2010 Editors' Choice award for the best travel duffle bags category. The SuperTopo.com staff rated the North Face Base Camp Duffel after extensive field testing in Yosemite, Colorado, and Utah. The Base Camp also underwent extensive side by side tests with others in the duffel bag category to evaluate key performance metrics such as ease of use, performance, packability, durability and waterproofness. The complete review is available on SuperTopo.com.
According to gear tester Chris McNamara, "The North Face Base Camp Duffel wins our SuperTopo Editors' Choice award. It is the top choice or near the top in every category we tested. We love how it carries and how easy it is to pack. While it is in the middle of the review for weight, it is amongst the lightest duffel bag with backpack straps and a D-shaped opening."
According to tester Ian Nicholson, "Designed with expeditions in mind, the Base Camp series of duffel bags are extremely durable and easy to carry. The Base Camp easily lashes to a sled for glacier travel and straps to Jeeps, buses, and even yaks. It has many carrying options and external compression straps for lugging through airports. It is made of durable, highly water-resistant fabric."
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