Category: Gear

JanSport continuously combs the world to find unique individuals that are influencing their communities through art, music and style. We ask them to take us to the places that fuel their creativity and inspire them to do what they do.

Follow the global stories with @JanSport and #LifeUnzipped.

This December we head to one of our favorite Pacific Northwest stops, Portland, Oregon to meet the stylish Tonya, a student with a soft spot for the Beatles and messy hair, [...] Read More >

Happy Cinco de Mayo Weekend!

May 3, 2013   |   Gear, News   |   0 Comments
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Throwback Thursday

March 28, 2013   |   Gear, Outside   |   1 Comment

It’s been awhile since we’ve done one of these…

We thought we’d share just a few of the retro packs decorating the walls here at JanSport HQ. We’ve accumulated all sorts of cool old packs since the company was founded in 1967, and these are a few of our favorites.

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We’re almost there: the 2013 Bonfire Sessions officially begin tomorrow with our first event of the year. The show kicks off at 8:30 pm with Team Spirit, followed by Skaters, Wavves, Japandroids, and a night capper by Divine Fits.

Remember, you must be 21+ to attend, and you WILL NOT be admitted without an RSVP, so take two second and do it here.

Don’t forget JanSport has a few other fun SXSW happenings:

- Friday, March 15th is our day party with [...] Read More >

We made the list!

February 8, 2013   |   Gear, News   |   0 Comments

JanSport made Complex Art & Designs list of 50 most iconic everyday objects, with the classic JanSport Right Pack coming in at number 34!

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Now that everyone has had a chance to recover from Super Bowl weekend, we thought it would be nice to shed some positive light on the Bay Area after a tough loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

We are still very proud of our 49ers, but even more proud of our upcoming collaboration with SF Graphic Designer/Skater Benny Gold and Oregon based Pendleton Woolen Mills!

Check out the write-up on this upcoming release featured in the San Francisco Chronicle! [...] Read More >

New JanSport x Pendleton X Benny Gold Packs

January 14, 2013   |   Gear, News, Outside   |   3 Comments

We just premiered these bad boys at the Agenda trade show last week and we’re super excited to get them out to the world. Check out what GQ magazine had to say about our newest collaboration.

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Buy a pack and lend a hand to BCM

December 6, 2012   |   Events, Gear, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

We’ve partnered up with our friends at the Clymb to bring you a one day only sale to benefit Big City Mountaineers. The sale is chock full of great outdoor backpacking and day packs from our Cloudripper series at some great closeout prices, and a portion of every sale goes directly to benefit BCM programming.

If you’re not a member of the Clymb yet, it’s really easy. Just enter your email address and you’ll have access to killer deals [...] Read More >

Win some cool stuff from Dine Alone Records

December 5, 2012   |   Gear, Music, News   |   0 Comments

All you need to do is click here, download some free music, and you could win some great swag from our friends at Dine Alone records including limited edition 7″ vinyl from City and Colour and Yukon Blonde, CD’s from Hannah Georgas, Yukon Blonde, Grey Kingdom, Great Bloomers and more, along with some sweet goodies from Vans, all stuffed into a brand spankin’ new JanSport Right Pack.

It’s really that easy. We shouldn’t [...] Read More >

Auction to support Leave No Trace

October 19, 2012   |   Contest, Events, Gear, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

Grab a great deal on some gear for your next adventure by bidding in Leave No Trace’s annual gear auction. JanSport is proud to support the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, an organization that educates folks on outdoor stewardship and teaches principles to minimize the human impact on the outdoor spaces that we all enjoy.

The auction features items donated by many of Leave No Trace’s industry partners, including, of course, JanSport. Other items include gear from Big Agnes, [...] Read More >