All our products are crafted locally in our workshop by the most skilled sewing team in San Francisco.
- 1050 Denier Ballistic nylon or brown waxed canvas
- Premium full-grain leather accents
- More details here.
Dimensions & Weight:
- 12.5” L x 5.25” W x 16” H; 3.2 lbs. 31.75 L x 13.34 W x 40.64 H cm; 1.45 kg
Volume: 17 liters
- Two padded compartments - one for laptop, one for tablet - both easily accessible through a separate waterproof zipper for easy access at airport security.
- Additional waterproof zipper to access main compartment contents.
- Spacious, gold-lined interior.
- Two open-topped, interior hand pockets for storing chargers, cords, pens, etc.
- Two exterior side pockets for water bottle or other quick-access items.
- Front zippered pocket with rain-guard flap for stashing sensitive documents.
- Two additional front pockets with leather tabs and magnetic closures.
- Anti-sweat mesh cushion also slides over rolling suitcase handle for breezing through airports.
- Ergonomically-designed straps distribute weight evenly.
- Thick, leather bottom boot provides structure and enhances water-resistance and longevity.
- Leather-lined comfortable grab handle.
- OPTIONAL: Martexin Original Wax can be used to touch-up and and freshen the wax on your bag.
The Bolt Backpack is part of the Bolt Collection of bags.
The bag's quality is really top notch, I think I found my forever bag with my new bolt backpack :)
If you own any other Waterfield products, well then you pretty much know what you can expect from this company: timeless design, extreme durability, high functionality, and incredible practicality and usefulness. The Bolt Backpack has all of these qualities. Highly recommended! Favorite backpack ever.
I love this backpack; I have never used a bag that is so well designed and made as this. It is comfortable and durable, and I love the size and organization of all the pockets. I am glad I went with this size as anything smaller may not have accommodated my school supplies quite as well. Despite the pandemic, my bag came on time. It was missing one zipper pull (for the hidden pocket) but they sent me several to make up for it upon inquiry. Excellent customer service. Well done, Waterfield.
"Well, it depends" -Linus
The bag arrived within a week of ordering and it's even more gorgeous in person. The interior offers more than enough room for edc (everyday carry) and the section for your laptop is generously padded on both ends. The shoulder straps also has a good amount of padding for prolonged usage and the leather used on the carrying strap looks and feels great too! Nothing cheap feeling about this product. Rarely do i come across a backpack with both quality and aesthetics. Customer service responded within an hour to my email queries which was surprising. Overall I am satisfied with the purchase.
Beautiful one of a kind design. Well built. Perfect balance between casual and business. Always loved their designs.
Tech.Co - November 15, 2017
”The Bolt Backpack offers the perfect combination of durability, well thought-out function, and style. This product is also made in America with care, and it shows.”
ZDNet - July 28, 2017
”Millions carry items to and from work in backpacks every single day and it may be one of the most used bags you own. Waterfield makes all of its bags in San Francisco and they are built to last for years.”
MacDirectory - June, 2017
”The Bolt is intended for travelers or anyone who tends to be away from their home all day and needs to be prepared for any situation.”
The Verge - April 7, 2017
”The Staad and Bolt backpacks from Waterfield Designs are pricey and peculiar, but ultimately worth it”
MacSparky - September 29, 2016
”If you carry a lot of gear or are looking to use a backpack for travel, you should probably step up to the Bolt.”
AppAdvice - September 23, 2016
”The Bolt is something I can see carrying for years and holding up wonderfully. And that’s more than I can say for other backpacks.”
The Gadgeteer - September 13, 2016
”Waterfield has made a backpack that can easily fit into just about any lifestyle, whether it’s corporate, weekend or—dare I say it?—hipster. The Bolt is stylish without showing off, rugged yet classic looking and quite comfortable to lug about.”
The Bolt Backpack has a built-in padded laptop pocket - and - a built-in padded tablet pocket:
- Laptop pocket fits laptops up to 15" x 10":
- 16" MacBook Pro
- 15" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar
- 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Air Retina
- Dell XPS 15
- Surface Book 3 & 2 (13.5" & 15")
- Surface Laptop 3 (13.5" & 15")
- Lenovo X1 Carbon
- Tablet pocket fits tablets up to 13" x 9":
- iPad Pro with NEW Magic Keyboard (11", 12.9")
- Pixel Slate
- Surface Pro X, Pro 7, Go
- Customer-vetted Devices - From Customer Reviews:
- Dell XPS 15 fits in Laptop Padded Sleeve (William T., Torrance, US)
NOTE: The water bottle pocket can hold up to 4-inch (10.16 cm) water bottles.