The New range of NEST HIKER bags have arrived. They follow on from the Explorer and Athena ranges, the Hiker range includes three shoulder bags 10, 20, 30 and two back packs 100 and 200. The bags are made from waterproof rip-stop 210D nylon with a diamond grid pattern (Black version only) or a Camouflage version made with rugged 600D nylon.
The shoulder bags seem to offer good protection for camera equipment. Access your gear through zipped top opening (great for quick retrieval) or via the side opening consisting of an aluminium Duraflex buckle and velcro closer. The main section housing camera gear can be removed if required for greater flexibility. Dedicated internal pouch for an iPad or tablet and internal pockets for the storage of a variety of essential accessories such as filters and memory cards. The Hiker bags all have an integrated padded shoulder strap for comfort and include a rain cover.
The full harness backpacks providing padded straps together with lumber support. The 100 features two sections, one for camera gear (rear and side access) and a day section for everyday items. There is also variety of pockets both large and small for accessories and electronic devices (iPad or tablet up to 10in). Additionally, there is a strap and foot ensuring secure attachment of a tripod or monopod.
The Hiker 200 is dedicated photo backpack for the storage of camera equipment and a laptop or notebook up to 15” (accessed via the rear of the bag). Like the 100, it offers an array of differing sizes of pockets both internally and externally. A waterproof, breathable membrane is supplied with both models.