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Eagle Creek EC Lync™ System Featured In Outside Summer Buyer’s Guide

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Eagle Creek is proud to announce the EC Lync™ System has been selected for Outside Magazine’s Summer Buyer’s Guide, as among the best gear to have for the summer sports season.

The EC Lync System was reviewed in the luggage category and the entire selection of products appears in Outside’s Summer Buyer’s Guide, on newsstands April 28.

This year, the Outside testers put all the newest shoes, bikes, boats, fitness apparel, accessories and gadgets to the test. The Summer Buyer’s Guide offers readers everything they learned from field-testing hundreds of products, making it the top resource for everyone from seasoned adventurers to venturing out for the first time. Reviews are organized by sport and activity, and include the ideal setting or experience level for each product, as well as tips for getting the most out of each gear pick. Only the best items on the market are featured in the guide.

“The Outside Buyer’s Guide is one of toughest tests and highest honors outdoor gear can attain,” said Roger Spatz, president at Eagle Creek. “We designed the EC Lync System with the Outdoor customer in mind and it’s nice to be recognized for our hard work new thinking and innovation.”

“The innovations in the field of adventure and outdoor gear never cease to amaze us,” says Outside Buyer’s Guide editor Sam Moulton. “Our team of gear experts had plenty of difficult choices to make in putting together the Summer Buyer’s Guide this year, but after testing everything from hiking packs and running shoes to wearable tech and commuter bikes, we hand-picked the very best 350 products, including the fourteen very top performers that received our coveted Gear of the Year award. Once again, the issue is packed with everything you need for summer fun and adventure.”

New in concept and execution, EC Lync™ System is an ultra-lightweight rolling bag that converts to aneven lighterbackpack or duffel and actually collapses and stows away in it’s own small stuff bag. Transformable and stowable, this new luggage can take on any travel challenge with features designed for comfort, utility, and durability as a central focus. Heavily tested, and bestowed with just the right features for ultimate function without added weight, the EC Lync™ System travel gear is undoubtedly like nothing you’ve ever seen.

The complete list of Gear of the Year Awards winners will be featured in the Outside Magazine Summer Buyer’s Guide, available April 28.


Eagle Creek is a leading travel outfitter, providing smart, innovative and durable luggage, travel bags and accessories. Founded in 1975, California-based Eagle Creek invented the adventure travel gear category, introduced the industry’s first convertible backpack on wheels, established the first complete travel solution system and is revolutionizing the way travelers pack with its Pack-It™ Folders, Cubes, Sacs and Toiletry Kits. Visit for more information.

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