Get back to school ready with us at The Backpacker!  We have everything to make the transition back to classes an easy one.  Visit us in stores to get fitted personally for your backpack, and then grab all the other essentials we carry.   Our checklist has it all to make sure you won't forget anything on the first day!  

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1.  Patagonia Women's Refugio Backpack

Patagonia's backpacks are the perfect bag for students.  Highly durable, water resistant, and filled with pockets- these bags will carry everything you need from school to practice in the afternoon.  

Shop all backpacks here.


2. The North Face Rain Jacket: Men and Women

Rain jackets from The North Face are a must for students!  The weather in South Louisiana can change in a second, so it's important to always be prepared with a jacket that is light weight, but will still keep you dry.  

Shop Men rain jackets here.

Shop Women rain jackets here.


3.  Osprey Ultralight Rain Cover

Keep your goods dry with the Osprey Rain Cover.  No more stressing about your laptop or papers inside of your bag when it starts to pour, Osprey has got you covered!

Shop Osprey Rain Covers here.


4. Stance Socks for Men and Women

Stand out on campus in the men and women socks from Stance. These socks are the epitome of comfort, and come in the coolest of patterns!

Shop all Stance socks here.Grand Trunk Print Double Hammock


5. Goal Zero Portable Speaker 

Goal Zero's portable speakers are great because they can go anywhere, and attach to your backpack or bike.  With sound reaching up to 60 feet, what could be better in a mini speaker?!

Available in store only


6. Merrel Men's All Out Charge Running Shoe

These Merrel sneakers are true to their roots in durability, but this newly released style is sure to earn some major cool points.  Bonus that they are sure to last from season to season!

Shop all Merrel men and women shoes here.


7. Sorel Out N About Rain Boot

Waterproof and no hassle to slip on, the Out n About is the perfect rain boot.  You can walk all over campus on a rainy day with no worries in this boot!

Shop the Sorel Out N About Rain Boot here.


8. Goal Zero Portable Charger

Goal Zero is back with another awesome product.  This portable phone charger can fit in your pocket or in your backpack, so you won't have to worry about a dead phone in class- or on the bus- anymore.  

Available in store only. 


9.  Grand Trunk Print Double Hammock 

Grand Trunk Hammocks are great for the commuting student who just needs a place to hang out for a bit between classes.  These hammocks come in a variety of colors and prints, so the fun never stops in a Grand Trunk.

Shop all hammocks here. 


10.  Hydro Flask Bottle

Hydro Flask bottles will take you from morning to afternoon by keeping your coffee "piping hot" or your water ice cold.  No need for two cups anymore, because this bottle is a fan favorite!

Shop all Hydro Flask Bottles here.