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Travel Gears : The Karachi Outpost (L) from Crumpler

If you are looking for a good camera bag with a laptop compartment, The Karachi Outpost (L) from Crumpler can be a perfect choice for you. Crumpler now offers The Karachi Outpost (L) which is suitable for all weather conditions and can be used as an ideal photographers backpack.

The Karachi Outpost (L) from Crumpler
The Karachi Outpost (L) from Crumpler

This backpack carries an innovative and spacious design with nine main storage zones. The main compartment of the backpack comes with a total capacity of 31 L. This normally includes a floating floor and a drawstring hood which is extendable. The main compartment also displays a padded gear cradle which is designed with flexible 12 dividers and 4 elastic straps.

Camera and a tripod compartment
Camera and a tripod compartment

The back zipped pocket is the highlight design of this back pack with internal space. There are two side pockets on either side of the backpacks along with elasticized internal pouch. The Karachi Outpost from Crumpler is made from 600D field twill outer which is water resistant. A 70/160D drawstring inner is also suitable for wet weather shooting. Keeping in to account the traveler needs, the back pack is also equipped with rear soft-lined hood pocket so as to hold sun glasses and other important items which are prone to scratches. The Karachi Outpost also involves an inner padded sleeve along with detachable side strap for holding Tripod.

A camera bag with a Macbook sleeve
A camera bag with a Macbook sleeve

This major category of back pack from Crumbler has got the perfect dimensions focusing equally on width, height, empty weight, volume, width etc. The bag has got a total holding capacity of 31 L along with an empty weight of 1.4 kg. The whole height of this back pack is 52 cm along with a width of 38 cm and depth of 25 cm. The back padding length of this bag is adjustable and air mesh padding is also designed for shoulders. The back pack includes a separable chest belt as well which makes it ergonomically convenient.

The backpack is crafted with twin top grab handles which helps the travelers to carry, hang or pick up the bag in a very easy manner. In order to prevent damage from down pours, a elastic rain cover is also incorporated with the bag design. The interior portion of the Karachi Outpost is made up of ultra durable and anti-abrasive materials. Extra attention has been given on stitching of all major bag stress points accurately. The backpack includes multiple accessory pockets with 11 inch Mac book air sleeve.

Crumpler as a company gives out life time guarantee for all its major products. The company gives replacement for this product as per the term of use to the customers. In certain cases, Crumpler also repairs the bags if it’s only a minor defect. You can choose from any 3 color themes like red, green and black according to their interest.

Based on experience, the bag is easy to use and all my cameras are fully secured whenever I use this bag. It is recommended for photographers who brings more than one camera and couple of lenses.

CRUMPLER is available at the following stores : Canon Dzone, Digital Arena, F8 Photoshop*, Futureworld, DigiHub* Cebu, G-Stop, Islands & More, Macy’s Camerashop*, Mark Jellicoe, Mobile 1, Nikon Store, PRG Photoshop*, Rustans Dept. Store, Senco Link and SM Dept Store.

Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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