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Committed to designing gear that motivates outside achievements, Merrell introduces a new collection of backpacks and bags. Ergonomic in design for comfort, the bags feature lightweight fabrics and components for endurance and performance. All bags are available at retail stores and on merrell.com in July 2014.
“Merrell designs innovative gear that inspires people to challenge themselves in the great outdoors,” said Martin Dean, Vice President of Product Creation at Merrell. “Outdoor attributes derived from our core DNA filter into the design of everything we make. From clips for hiking poles and yoga mats to roller bags that quickly become backpacks, outdoor performance is at the heart of all we create.”
The Rockford Collection – Outdoor Performance Packs
Designed for the outdoor enthusiast and adventure traveler, the Rockford Collection features light and durable polyester ripstop material for lightweight comfort and performance. The Myers is a backpack that is hydration compatible with an internal sleeve and attachment clip. The unique design features loops that hold trekking poles and side water bottle pockets for on-trail performance. For the global traveler, the Brower is a roller bag with stowable and adjustable backpack shoulder straps for dual functionality. The retractable trolley handle system has a zipped top cover when stowed for backpack use. It also features apadded laptop sleeve with a tablet pocket.
The Portland Collection – Women’s-Specific Bags
Designed for active women, the Portland collection combines organized access and ample volume to carry essential gear with an understated feminine sporty look. The body fabric is smooth polyester that is durable and easy to clean. From trail to yoga studio and out on the town, the Delta is a shopping bag designed with webbing loops under the carry handles to store a light jacket. A yoga mat can attach to the front with stowable and adjustable webbing loops with side release buckles.
Merrell® is an outdoor brand that empowers people to challenge themselves in the great outside. Our mission is to motivate people to “Achieve. Never Settle. Hit the Trail. OUT. PERFORM.” Merrell is for seekers of outside challenges, personal firsts and those who seize the outside today – not this weekend. Built on a history and future of employees comprised of outdoor enthusiasts, gear testers and people inspired to achieve outside, Merrell shoes, clothes, and accessoriesare high quality and built to be used on the trail – out-of-the-box or off-of-the-hanger. www.merrell.com. Facebook: www.facebook.com/merrell. Twitter: @merrelloutside Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/merrelloutside.