Tom Bihn Hero's Journey

Carry-on pack with enough room for all your belongings. Built-in, removable day pack and much, much more.



Technical Details


[exterior] ultralight 400d Halcyon/420d nylon ripstop fabric, [interior lining] 200d Halcyon/nylon ripstop fabric


[main bag] 14" (w) x 21.9" (h) x 9.1" (d), [top pack] 9.1" (w) x 14" (h) x 5.5" (d)


[main bag] 45L, [top pack] 10L


limited lifetime


  • Carry-on size
  • Modular design adapts to a range of travel needs
  • Weatherproof fabric and zippers
  • Multiple carry options


  • Expensive
  • Time consuming to change between "Travel Mode" and "Hike Mode"
  • No dedicated laptop compartmentCarry-on size

Why We Like It

Staying organized while traveling is essential for both maintaining sanity and for preventing complications with misplaced items. Fortunately, The Hero's Journey from Tom Bihn is the Transformer of backpacks, with a host of zips, tricks, and attachments to keep you organized and aligned perfectly to any travel scenario.

The modular design, clamshell main pocket opening, and internal pockets offer easy access and exceptional organization of all your belongings. This exceedingly-versatile backpack is the perfect size for a multi-week trip to almost anywhere, with enough room and extra bells and whistles for anything the road can throw your way.

An around-the-world-with-one-bag, bag. The Hero's Journey is an ultra-versatile, comfortable, well-made, well-design pack that will last you for years to come. If you have the budget, get it.

Want to know more? The awesome people at Tom Bihn put together a demo video of everything it can do.

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