Atacama Backpack 2012: A wet/dry daypack with two compartments, the Patagonia
Atacama Backpack can carry a wetsuit or surf trunks and has mesh drainage/ventilation. The exterior compression straps hold a skateboard, and the Atacama also has a laptop sleeve. This versatile pack was designed to fulfill a wide range of needs and certainly does so.
Size and Volume
28 L (1709 cu in)
20" x 13" x 10"
Fits a 17-inch laptop
Generous main compartment with dump pockets for quick organization on the go
Internal organization has plenty of options for electronics and daily supplies, including a lanyard to secure keys.
Padded laptop sleeve is raised off the ground to protect from impact.
Sleeve secures with a buckle closure and doubles as an insulated hydration reservoir complete with tube port.
Exterior pocket holds wet items (accommodates a wetsuit) and protects dry contents.
Adjustable webbing with buckles carries a skateboard or bulky clothing.
Stretch-woven pockets accommodate a wide range of water bottle shapes and sizes.
Body: 420D 100% nylon oxford high-density weave
Base: 840D 100% ballistics nylon
Lining: 200D 100% polyester
Pockets: 92% nylon/8% spandex stretch-mesh
All have a Deluge® DWR (durable water repellent) finish. Patagonia’s proprietary durable water repellent fabric finish, Deluge DWR lasts substantially longer than standard DWRs. Garments with the Deluge DWR finish have like-new repellency after years of extensive use.
Airflow-mesh shoulder straps and back panel
Adjustable sternum strap with emergency whistle
Top-mounted, reinforced haul handle