Rough and Ready iPad Bags For Outdoor Living

If you’re hitting the dusty trail, or just want to look like an adventurer, you’ll need to get yourself a rugged iPad case. Outdoor living can be hard on electronic gadgets, but we’ve got a handful of rough and ready bags to help protect the goods and make you look weatherworn at the same time.

Istanbul Continental Special This slim shoulder bag is just big enough to fit a couple of notebooks and your iPad. It comes with two pockets inside and a zipping one on the outside. It is made from recycled bicycle inner tubes and is waterproof, so if you fall in the river while traipsing around the forest, your iPad’s warranty won’t be null and void. You can get it from SupermarketHQ for $130 plus shipping.


Copper River Bag Co. iPad Safari Bag This stylish leather messenger bag will turn heads. It can fit any generation iPad or even a 10.5-inch laptom. It is made of 100 percent full grain stone oiled leather. The bag features the main compartment, a large rear pocket that can easily fit a newspaper or magazine, and six heavy duty D rings. It includes a removable nylon shoulder strap. However, to get the full look you’ll want to upgrade to the leather shoulder strap. This handsome bag costs $124.95, but is on sale right now for only $119.50 directly from the company’s website.


Timbuk2 Command Messanger 2012  This TSA Compliant messenger bag is more for the city outdoorsman. It is made for the treacherous terrain of congested street traffic and dangerous car doors that bike messengers must face every day. It is made from oxford nylon with anodized aluminum hardware and a waterproof TPU liner. It features high-density foam laptop sleeve with crater holes for air circulation and a separate, padded iPad section. It has a Napoleon side entry pocket with a zipper enclosure for easy in/out without having to mess with the messenger flap. It costs $139 abd us available from the Company’s website.


McManus Classic iPad Case (Re-Purposed Canvas) This attractive case will bring out the Indiana Jones in you. Technically, it is a case, not a bag, but it comes with a shoulder strap and holds your iPad tightly in place, so we are giving it a bag categorization today. It is made from leather and re-purposed canvas, offers vertical and horizontal viewing stand options, features an internal pocket and is compatible with all iPad models. It will run you $220 and is available from the company’s website.

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