The Forest Collection: Waterproof Hiking and Camping Bags

 At Skog Å Kust, our goal is to design and manufacture uniquely simple and highly functional gear for outdoor enthusiasts. Our company is named after the Swedish words meaning “Forest, Creek, Coast.” We chose this name because our waterproof products are ideal for every environment and every type of weather. Whether you need waterproof kayak bags for your camping trip or a collapsible, mesh SCUBASåk for an ocean adventure, our waterproof bags are ideal for anyone who loves to travel the world.

Our Forest Collection presents our best items for the mountains and forest. These camping backpacks and accessories are a great fit for anyone who travels inside or outside of the urban jungle.

 

Are You Planning Your Next Hiking or Camping Trip?

Whether you are planning a day trip or a months-long hike on the Appalachian Trail, you need a bag that you can depend on. Here are a few factors to consider when looking for a great camping backpack:

 

Waterproof Materials

When you’re out on the trail, a drizzle shouldn’t slow your stride or ruin your gear. That’s why we make our products completely weatherproof. You should be able to pour a cup of water over any reliable camping pack without the insides getting wet, and the material should dry quickly enough to avoid mustiness.

 

The Right Size

How much will you be taking, and how much will you leave behind? The size of your backpack will depend on the length of your trip, the activities you have planned, and the weather you’re expecting. Your trip might need a rugged 60-liter DuffelSåk or a petite 5-liter LiteSåk.

 

Generous Padding

Padded straps will distribute weight more evenly across your body to ease the pressure on your shoulders and cause less strain on your lower back. Our BackSåk has a padded back and cushioned, adjustable shoulder straps to ensure your comfort.

 

External Attachments and Water Bottle Storage

A great bag has loops, D-rings, or bungees that allow you to lash additional gear onto your pack. These extra attachments are also useful for carrying water bottles. Another helpful feature is compression straps, which let you cinch your pack down smaller when it isn’t full.

 

Extra Compartments for Easy Access and Organization

You don’t want to unpack your entire bag every time you need to grab your driver’s license or a stick of gum. That’s why a good camping backpack has pockets where you can store important items for easy access. Additional waterproof compartments, like the removable interior dry bag in our GymSåk, are also great for keeping wet and dry items separate.

 

The Skog Å Kust Forest Collection

Our Forest Collection involves a variety of bags and accessories that will take you across the river, up the mountain, and into the woods.

 

BackSåk

This 35-liter, waterproof backpack features reflective trim, padded back support, cushioned adjustable straps, a protective inner pocket, and a splash-proof outer pocket. Weighing only 2.4  lbs while empty, this versatile bag is perfect for trekking up a mountain or getting soaked while kayaking during a weekend camping trip.

 

HydroSåk Water Bottle

This water bottle holds up to 26 oz yet weighs less than 5.5 oz while empty, fits in standard cup holders, and folds flat for easy storage, so you can stay hydrated wherever you go. You can effortlessly open the HydroSåk with just one hand, and it can safely go in the dishwasher, freezer, or microwave.

 

LiteSåk

This is an ultra-light dry bag--weighing only 3 oz even at its 20-liter size (We also offer 5 and 10-liter bags). With its attached clip, easy foldability, and secure seal, the LiteSåk is ideal for ultralight backpacking, mountain biking, or rafting. It’s even machine washable.

 

DrySåk

This premium waterproof dry bag is lightweight and pliable yet ruggedly durable. Its splash-proof outer pocket with reflective trim makes it easy to access small essentials like your wallet and keys. This is the perfect bag for tubing down a river or fishing in a lake.

 

DuffelSåk

This waterproof duffel bag is easy to carry because of its two sturdy handles and adjustable shoulder strap--both with cushioned padding to avoid painful chafing. It has an interior pocket to keep electronics safe, as well as a splash-proof outer pocket to hold other small valuables. In 40 or 60-liter sizes, this rugged duffel bag can carry heavy gear to your boat, campsite, or worksite.

 

GymSåk

This 2-in-1 drawstring gym bag includes a removable interior waterproof bag to store gym clothes or protect your valuables. It has a convenient external zippered pocket, and its reflective logo makes it easy for motorists to spot you after a late-night lifting session.

 

BriefSåk

This waterproof briefcase or messenger bag is a safe way to carry your laptop or your textbooks during a rainy commute. Its removable organizer provides cushioned compartments for your valuables that will protect them from shock and damage. It has three zippered, splash-proof outer pockets with reflective trim. You can carry BriefSåk by its ergonomic handle, adjustable shoulder strap, or sturdy luggage strap.

 

ToteSåk

This stylish tote bag comes in neutral beige with accents in either coral pink or midnight blue. The main compartment is 100% waterproof, with TPU-coated canvas and nylon material and an airtight zipper. It even floats! The ToteSåk also includes internal and external storage pockets, and it makes an elegant waterproof beach bag.

 

Want to Find Out More?

If you have any questions about the Skog Å Kust Forest Collection, then please give us a call at (833) 881-4400, send an email to info@skogakust.com, or contact us online.

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