Founded in 2000, Mystery Ranch has long been one of the most lauded backpack and bag companies on the market, with the Bozeman-based brand using its military expertise and experience to deliver incredibly rugged and capable packs for everything from hiking to everyday carry applications to use in active warzones. And while Mystery Ranch already boasts an expansive catalog, the firm is nonetheless rolling out a wide range of new bags for F22 and S23. And while this release includes more than half-a-dozen totally novel product ranges, two bags have stood out to us more than any others: the Blitz 30 backpack and the Superset 30 backpack.
Made specifically for everyday carry use though heavily inspired by tactical military packs, the Blitz 30 is cut from 500-denier CORDURA fabric and features coated YKK #10 zippers. Utilizing a frame harnessing style, the bag also boasts a low-profile removable webbing waist belt, a bevy of internal organizers, multiple quick-access pockets, drain hole-equipped water bottle pockets, five rows of PALS webbing, and a loop-lined laptop sleeve. Offering 29 liters of storage space, the Blitz 30 weighs in at only 3.8lbs, too.
Next up is the Superset 30 — a feature-rich top-loading backpack engineered specifically for gym use. Tipping the scales at 2.3lbs and boasting 27.8 liters of storage space, the Superset 30 features a 1,000-denier CORDURA construction lined with 200-denier nylon and fitted with YKK zippers. This workout-specific gym bag also features a body panel duffel-bag style opening, stowable padded shoulder straps, an internal computer sleeve, a side water bottle pocket, and a dedicated compartment for dirty clothes or shoes.
Priced at $249, the Mystery Ranch Blitz 30 bag is available now in OD green, Coyote, or black, while the Superset 30 — which is priced at $165 — will be available for order in Q4 of 2022 and will also be offered in a trio of color options (black and orange, blue and black, or gray and pink).