Tag: backpack


JanSport Holiday Hunt

December 3, 2013   |   News   |   0 Comments

Score yourself some new gear on-the-house just in time for the holidays! All you’ll need to do to partake in the #jansportholidayhunt is follow JanSport on Twitter (@jansport) where we’ll post clues to help you find our pack of the day. Find the pack and you could win some awesome JanSport prize packs featuring packs, travel gear, and digital protection.

You can get the full details right here.

 

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Day 7: Marfa, Texas

June 4, 2013   |   Music, News, Video   |   0 Comments

The road trip continues… the Stone Foxes finally make it to Texas and make a pit stop in Marfa to take in the sights of the eclectic former railroad stop turned modern art enclave in the desert.

This clip features the track “For Youth” from San Francisco’s Coast Jumper. If you like the song, you can download it FOR FREE as part of the JanSport Unzipped Compilation: Volume 3, along with tracks from a whole list of awesome artists that we [...] Read More >



Roadtrip: Day 6

May 28, 2013   |   News, Outside, Video   |   0 Comments

Follow The Stone Foxes as they make the trek from SF to Austin, TX back in March. Day 6 takes the crew through White Sands National Monument, one of the most unique places in the country and definitely a sight to be seen.

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Innovative Backpack Rescues Injured Soldiers

August 7, 2012   |   Gear, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

One of the toughest, and most crucial, parts of war is evacuating wounded troops. The Pentagon and NATO have recently discussed the possibility of using UAV’s (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) to safely evacuate injured troops.

However, an Israeli company (Agilite) has developed an innovative high-tech plastic backpack/sling/bungee hybrid that allows troops to carry injured persons to safety—on their backs. Check out the video below!

The IPC can also be used by non-military personnel and is ideal for hikers, firefighters, and emergency responders.

Kudos to Agilite for helping to [...] Read More >



JanSport x Benny Gold – Twitter Contest

July 19, 2012   |   Art, Events, Gear, News, Outside   |   1 Comment

We’re excited to launch our limited edition collection with talented San Francisco based graphic designer Benny Gold on August 1st. We teamed up with Benny to create a one-of-a-kind collection that is deeply rooted in our mutual interest for art, design, and skateboarding.

The Benny Gold Mission Park Pack launches on August 1st and we’re giving you a chance to win this limited edition pack on Twitter NOW!

It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1) Follow BOTH @JanSport and Read More >



Ever wished you had your own personal boat? Ever wished you could carry it wherever you went? Well your wishes have finally come true!

Max Frommeld and Arno Mathies, design students at London’s Royal College of Art, have created an origami-like boat that folds into a backpack-size package for easy storage and transportation. They call it the Foldboat.

The small plastic rowboat can be assembled by a single person in as little as two minutes and comes with collapsible oars and inflatable cushions. The [...] Read More >



Heavy Backpacks Bog Down Dance Students

July 2, 2012   |   Gear, News   |   0 Comments

For many dance majors across the globe, a typical school day could last up to 12 hours.  Since the majority of their coursework is done in class, dance majors are usually at school longer than other students.

With the pressure of passing classes, along with the physical exhaustion of dancing all day, a heavy backpack can be a burden.

Annabrielle Fager, a dance student at Utah Valley University, carries several types of dance shoes, a change of dance clothes, a lunch and all of [...] Read More >