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SUPER PADRE Ergonomic Backpack

SUPER PADRE Ergonomic Backpack

Regular price $610.00
Regular price Sale price $610.00
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Color: Coyote
  • Weather-resistant
  • Made in USA
  • Ships in 1 Business Day

The Super Padre is the perfect choice for anyone who carries heavy books or gear. With its ergonomic, framed design, it's made for maximum comfort and support, allowing you to carry up to 50lbs, minimizing back strain. This backpack is great school, hiking or travel, providing enough room for all your needs!

Tested for back comfort in a 60-chiropractor-wide test of 50 backpacks, and chosen as the best!  


Dimensions 23"x12"x9", Fits Adults 5'3" - 6'3" 18.5"x11.5"x9.5", Fits Teens - Adults 5'10" 16"x9.5"x8.5", Fits 6yrs-5'2" 16"x9.5"x8.5", Fits 5-11 years
Capacity 39 liters 32 liters 21 liters  18 liters
Weight 2.5 lbs 2 lbs  1.5 lbs 1.25 lbs


Unique ergonomic pack for students and day hikers - takes weight of heavy books off shoulders and upper back

Comfort Features:
• Control straps fine tune load distribution between your shoulders and hips.
• Mini internal frame takes the strain of heavy books off your upper back.
• Sternum strap distributes the load across the breastplate and pulls the shoulder straps closer together, eliminating under-the-arm pressure.
• Shoulder pads have thick, sturdy foam to cushion load and shock.
• Mesh-covered padded back provides back comfort and ventilation.
 • Adjustable back height allows precise fitting to body size.
• Padded waistbelt hugs body and aids support system.

Convenience Features:
• Large main pocket
• Drawstring and hood closure to main pocket allows easy access.
• Two small pockets on front hold pencils and other small essentials.
• Two mesh side water bottle pockets
• Zippered bottom pocket with double mesh front when ventilation is needed to keep damp items from getting musty.
• Compression straps tighten to keep load from shifting when bag is not full.

**Small & X-Small sizes do not have bottom pocket or adjustable-height backs


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.

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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!


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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.