Ripstop Backpack-Navy


From hiking to biking, The Ripstop back pack is a functional flat pack bag. Each product is crafted using waterproof ripstop material, making it light, and convenient to travel with. It has a velcro closing at the top and clips to form a dual closure and handle.  Sporting durable straps and hiking clips, the iconic Research Unit logo and details on the handles made out of vegetable tanned South African leather, each bag has it’s own unique and identifiable aesthetic. 


  • Ripstop Nylon fabric 
  • Industrial seatbelt woven strap
  • Machine washable


  • Capacity up to 4L
  • Flat pack
  • velcro closure
  • leather
  • shell is machine stitched 
  • Made In South Africa 


  • Hand-crafted by skilled individuals from communities in South Africa 
  • Leather is veg-tan from South Africa and a bi-product of the meat industry in South Africa
  • We strive to make fewer products, better