Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)
Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)

Shale 7L rucksack (multiple colours)

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A minimalist mini-pack made of 100% organic cotton. The cutest thing we make, this one is perfect as a purse when in town and as a small daypack when out on the trails. It fits a lunch, tablet, paperback, and a change of socks and t-shirt. The flat outer pocket on the back holds a phone and a slim wallet. Keys, water bottle, bike lock and sunglasses can be hung on the side and front carabiner loops. We treat it with fresh beeswax for waterproofing. Natural fibre and thread, designed with minimal metal (2 buckles only), minimal recycled plastic (for the shoulder strap padding) and maximal ethical and renewable resources. While we strive to make plastic-free products, we will occasionally recycle a yoga mat for padding in the shoulder straps or back. 

This bag is hand-dyed in our studio with plant and mineral dyes and hand-waxed. Colour variations and light or dark spots are normal, make each bag unique, and are beautiful vestiges of the hand-made process. All plant dyes gradually fade over time with exposure to light and life. Also keep in mind that your screen may not be accurate in representing colours as shown. Please get in touch with us if you have any colour concerns before ordering.

**NEW MAKER DISCOUNT** Select items sold at a discounted rate while our new maker is learning the ropes. Discounted bags have more variations and minor imperfections in finishing details, but are otherwise of the same quality and strength. Maximum effort was made to make use of leftover studio materials from our previous production runs.

Please allow 5-10 business days to prepare for shipment. 

See size details below. For a sense of scale, the model in the photos is 5'8" tall and 125 lbs.

Behind-the-scenes with the designer

In this clip, c+c intern Jordyn interviews Mariana about the design and inspiration behind the Shale rucksack. 

Product Details

Colours: See product options above.
Volume: 7L (expands to 9L)
Dimensions: 8" wide x 3.5" thick x 11" high (rolled) or 16" high (unrolled)
Weight: 1.25 lbs / 570 grams
Outer: 100% organic cotton canvas, Manitoulin and northern Ontario beeswax, vegetable-tanned leather
Strap padding: Recycled yoga mat
Lining: 100% linen
Dyes used:
Bone: Undyed 
Hint of gold: Subtle tint from golden rod 
Grey: Plant tannins and iron acetate
Caramel/Rust/Rose Brown: Plant tannins
Gold: Osage

Ingredients 

Click below to find more detailed information on the materials used in this product.