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Pro Lots of pockets
It's very easy to keep the pack organized thanks to all the pockets on both the inside and outside.
Pro Stowaway shoulder straps
The shoulder straps quickly zip into their own compartment, keeping them out of the way when storing or using as a duffle bag.
Pro Variety of colors available
There is more choice than is usually available with travel packs. The TLS Mother Lode Weekender is available in 6 colors currently.
Pro Lifetime Warranty
Pro Can be carried as a duffle
It's a convertible pack, so you're not limited to wearing it only as a backpack. The bag includes a shoulder strap so can be carried as a duffle or a suitcase.
Con Not water resistant
The material is not water resistant, so even a small amount of rain can get to your belongings.
Con Minimal waist strap
The waist strap is only a single strap with no padding, so it doesn't offer much support.