Types of Everyday Carry (EDC) - Backpack Carry

If you have read Types of Everyday Carry (EDC) - On Body Carry, you learned what everyday carry is and what to carry. There are many different options to suit your needs from small to large.

In this article, we will go over a more capable but less concealable option - Backpack Carry. We can get backpacks from 5.11, so if you know what you want, you can go to our special order page and ask for prices and availability. We will get back to you promptly with your request.

A lot of people carry back packs with them anyway so integrating some life saving tools into that pack isn't a huge burden. Anything from the above linked article can be stashed in a backpack but just remember, if you become separated from your pack, you have lost all your life saving tools.

Where the back pack comes in is carrying more payload and other gear like electronics accessories. I mean everyone needs a charge pack and cable for the phones, right? You can also stash things like an emergency rain poncho for you and your child, a separate maybe bigger and more capable knifemaybe a larger multitool if you carry a smaller one in your pocket.

Here is a list of other smaller but very important items you could stowaway in a backpack.

Any of the above listed items should be included in any everyday carry backpack or get home bag. It's up to you to carry it though.

Jul 2nd 2018 Jason

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