The new word in practical backpacks is, simply, Saunders. Designed by Granite Gear, a company known for their quality trail packs, they recently turned their focus and innovation to outfit the intrepid student and world traveler. The Saunders backpack unabashedly flaunts these new standard features with good reason. Ever worry about getting caught in a sudden downpour on that long walk between your math class and English class or how about your MP3 player getting scratched while traveling? Well, no more. Made from element resistant Taurpalite and Repelaweave fabrics this bag brings piece of mind no matter what foul weather the morning news threatens your day with. Boasting a Multi-compartment design built on an ergonomic comfort-inducing structure of padded back panel, high density shoulder harness, and two-direction compression straps, this bag manages a load like no other on the market. Add a Gear-Tec laptop sleeve, a convenient multi-pocket organizer, a Tricot lined barrier pouch for valuables, and easily accessible hydration pouches and you have a bag with the student and traveler of today firmly in mind.