The black UP-Rise II 34 Backpack from Vanguard presents some interesting possibilities for carrying your gear. With its capacity for a DSLR, 3-4 lenses, flash and accessories, the pack offers several access points from which you can reach your gear. This is a sling style bag with a side buckle for rapid access to equipment or a front zipper that opens 270° for complete access to the contents.
The interesting facet of this pack is its ability to expand to accommodate additional gear. Use of a simple, easy throw zipper accomplishes this. Where the UP-Rise over your back or over your shoulder. Use the side buckle to retrieve your gear when the pack is slung to the front or the front zipper when the pack is removed and needs to be completely opened. The pack has a three-point attachment strap that holds the bag in place.
The UP-Rise is made from a polyester/velvet blend and comes with a rapid deploy rain cover to add another layer of protection when you're out in marginal weather. The back panel is padded for comfort and air circulation. Other features include a stretch water bottle holder, top grab handle, movable interior dividers and an exterior pocket with D-ring on which you can attach accessories. The pack is backed with a limited lifetime warranty by Vanguard.
Three-point attachment strap keeps bag in place on the go
Expandable via an easy throw zipper to hold longer lens
Built-in protective foam in the expansion section
Full access to gear using front zipper
Rapid side access buckle for gear
Breathable back panel fabric with air flow system for comfortable carrying
Exterior pocket and D-ring for carrying and attaching accessories
One DSLR, 3-4 lenses, a flash unit, accessories (memory cards, cables, battery and charger)
Carry-On Form Factor
FAA and airline carry-on specifications are subject to change without notice, please check with your airline before designating this case as a carry-on item. Most airlines require carry-on items to have an external linear measurement that is equal to or less than 45.0" (114.3 cm). The external dimensions of this case add up to 33.25" (84.5 cm)