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TANGENT Backpack

TANGENT Backpack

Regular price $235.00
Regular price Sale price $235.00
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  • Weather-resistant
  • Made in USA
  • Ships in 1 Business Day

This unique backpack is more versatile than it looks at a glance!  Lightweight and small, but with enough space to be an adult's daypack.  Drawstring expansion section gives extra room when needed.  Comes in a variety of different options.


Dimensions: 14"h x 13"w x 4.75"d

• Excellent backpack with ample space for sweater, light jacket, books, everyday items for school, work, travel, or out-and-about.
• Flap covers top, with drawstring expansion closure under flap for main compartment.
• Outside pocket has nice space for guide book, phone, or camera.
• Hideaway reflective tape on pocket for decorative or practical night use when needed.
• Flap top secures with Velcro for quick access.
• Compression straps on front pocket for tightening or loosening.
• Adjustable seatbelt web backpack straps.
•100% Made in USA by Tough Traveler, quality bag makers since 1970!


Padded Backpack Straps

Webbing Backpack Straps

Style II (Padded Straps, plus water-Bottle pocket on side)

Sling (Single Shoulder Strap)

Tablet (Padded Straps, plus Padded Tablet Pocket)


Typically ships in one business day. Expedited & international shipping available. 

Learn more about our manufacturing at About Tough Traveler!


Returns & Exchanges

Easy Returns & Exchanges:

If you wish to return your purchase for any reason, simply send it back within 30 days of the delivery date for a full refund of the purchase price. Exchanges can be made up to 90 days from the delivery date.

All returns must be clean and undamaged.  Gift certificates, altered, made-to-order, & custom-made products are not returnable.

Request a return label by emailing your order number to or by opening up a chat request. 



Tough Traveler products are guaranteed to the original owner against any defect in workmanship or materials without any time limit. If failure occurs due to a manufacturing defect, we will, at our option, repair or replace the product. Zippers are specifically warranted for two years. Normal wear and tear, accident, and misuse are not included in the warranty. Damage not covered by the warranty will be repaired at a reasonable cost.


Fast Shipping:

Orders typically ship from our Schenectady, NY factory within one business day. For alterations, custom, & made-to order products, add two to five business days.

Standard delivery time to most US locations is 2-6 business days, depending on your distance from Schenectady. We also offer Overnight & 3-day shipping.

We ship to almost all international locations! International shipping typically takes 6-10 business days.

Contact Us!

Talk to us now! Open up a chat with a live (human) representative by clicking on the chat button on the bottom right. Or, use one of the below contact methods:


Tough Traveler Factory Store:
1012 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12307
Tough Traveler Store Tel: (518) 393-0168
Or: 1-800-GO-TOUGH

Monday - Friday: 11am - 3pm
Weekends & Evenings by arrangement.
Just let us know when you'd like to come!

All online orders are shipped within one business day. 

We ship locally & worldwide!

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Hand-Crafted in the USA since 1970!

And yes, they really are all made in the USA! Come visit our factory in Schenectady, NY (near Albany) and meet our designers & craftspeople for yourself!


See the Tough Traveler Quality Up Close!

Our products have been described as "overbuilt," and we're proud of it! We believe there's no such thing as being too well-made.

Sturdy, American-made materials.

Every bag is constructed from exceptional quality material, such as 1000 denier Cordura fabric and YKK zippers.