Excursion Rolltop 37 Backpack

12 reviews 0 5 4.5
Our large 100% waterproof Excursion Rolltop backpack with lightweight Knurled Welded™ construction and integrated laptop sleeve. Five-bar haul handles and Hypalon® MOLLE straps for versatility. Guaranteed for Life.


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Review by Ashley (chrome familia)

The knurled welded is one of the toughest bags we sell, i love the design, use, and quality. As it is a submersible bag! take it to the beach, take it hiking, take it to the pool. The material drys fast, its just awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Cross country dry bag for motorcycles

Review by wirewc

I've had this bag for about a year and I have put it through its paces. I originally purchased the bag as the only luggage item to fly out and pick up my motorcycle in Iowa where I then rode it to PA. It rained in Chicago, Indiana, Ohio, and the last leg of the trip where I looked up and saw a tornado forming... Not a drop got inside. I will note be careful with the straps because they may scratch the motorcycle.

Now a lot people will complain about their bag being bomb proof. Its not, but it is water resistant. I've used this bag to hike in the middle of the Delaware river to a small island where I loaded it up with beer and ice. It didn't leak and is by far the best portable cooler I have ever seen.

As far as the comments I read before my own about cleaning the bag I have only one solution. Flip the bag inside out, poor judicious amounts of dish sope in the bag and fill it in a bath tub. Little elbow grease after that with a cloth and the bag is clean on the outside. No matter which side you clean, always flip for it to air dry.


The Chameleon of Adventure Bags

Review by On The Road... Somewhere

I love this bag. It has that rare quality where it looks super expensive and stands out in the office setting, but also manages to blend in on some of the dodgier adventures I've taken. It is sleek and comfortable and incredibly durable. You can pretty much pack more than your two legs legs can handle and still roll the top down to keep out the rain. More interior pockets would certainly help with organization, but it's a small sacrifice to make given all the other strengths.



Review by Evan

Love this bag for the first dozen times i used it, took it everywhere across the states in a short time. But....this bag stains easy. I got on a muddy trek and of course, the bag got muddy. Well I washed it off an hour later and the mud was still imprinted on the bag. Got home and washed it up even more with heavy soap and water and still nothing...don't know what to do.. HELP ME CHROME


Love but just not durable

Review by sofa_kingdom

Really love this bag. Completely waterproof, light, and can fit so much stuff in it it sometimes seems bottomless.

My only gripe is that it is nowhere near the level of durability I have come to expect from Chrome bags. My Citizen endured through hell and high water. The Urban Rolltop? I fell the other day (doing maybe 5 mph on a skateboard), did a single barrel roll, and lo and behold--bag has two tears in it. Even my hands which made contact with the ground without cutting...

I really love this bag, but if you're looking for bombproof products you've come to know and love from Chrome, this is not it.


In love with this bag

Review by Danelmanperry

First Chrome product! I was so excited for shipment to arrive; when it showed up I was like dang this bag is way bigger than I thought (never been to a Chrome store to try them on)!
Within a day I was so glad I tried it out instead of returning it for the smaller one (Urban Ex 18). I have fallen in love with this bag. It is the most comfortable bag I have ever owned and it hauls like a champ. From superlight loads to barely closing the top and biking 35 miles with 35lbs in the bag it has been comfortable and easy to handle.
Wouldn't mind a little more organization options inside but it is not an issue. Carry handles seemed a little obnoxious at first (no stowage options when on your back) but the one against my back is stiff enough it easily folds down and I dont remember it ever contacting my helmet or neck as long as I do that before taking off.


Really really good.

Review by Dave

Been using this bag for over a year. It's totally rain proof which is great if you want to keep your computer and documents dry! Perfect for short camping trips. And it can fit a whole lot of groceries if you don't roll up the top. To clean any dirt or mud simply hose and sponge it with water. Versatile and looks pretty cool, always get compliments and people wanting to know where I got it (as not many people in Europe have these top-rolling bags). As the other review says, you probably can't go swimming with it, but otherwise everything stays dry. (ps if you do want a bag to take right into the water heaps of people from Basel have a Wickelfisch bag to carry their stuff while they take a dip in the Rhine).

Suggestions; additional internal pocket for wallet/phone/keys would be appreciated in future versions, though these things can fit in the laptop pocket of the current bag.

Overall, a really really good investment for people who want a light, mid-size waterproof bag that's pretty stylin'


It's a wanna-be ortlieb

Review by MONGO

I bought this bag to replace my old beat up ortlieb bag. Wow am I regretting that decision. Where do I even start? If your looking for a welded waterproof bag you definitely get that, but nothing else. Chrome used to succeed at making trustworthy, well fitting, large bags these days they seem more like a cop out to make some money. The first thing I noticed while pulling the bag out of the package was that there is no way this thing is 38-43 LITERS. I could fit it inside my ortlieb that is rated at 30 liters. The second thing I noticed is that the shoulder straps are not padded at all. There is supposed to be some EVA foam on the backside. I'm not feeling it, I see tortured shoulders in my future. I thought this was a bike/adventure bag? I Guess I was wrong. Lastly the shape of the bag just makes no sense at all. Its basically shaped like a pillowcase meaning there is no expansion width wise in this bag. Maybe this was a cost cutting measure? I'm not sure but come on guys, seriously? Oh, I almost forgot if you have wide shoulders this bag probably isn't going to be that comfortable. I can tell you this because I do. On the plus side the bag is very light, looks good, and is waterproof. I hate to be so negative about this bag and really tried to like it but there were just too many problems. Sorry Chrome.


great - but would be even greater with a few mods


great and love it - but it would be even more amazing if the the roll top was a little more flexible and extended a bit more - with maybe even a zipper so you could leave it unrolled when carrying more stuff but keep the contents secure - and more internal pockets and zippers for organization without sacrificing the open space - and that still fits the 15" macbook :-)


Perfect outdoor bag

Review by Kenny

Love this bag. Rain just runs right off the bag. Love the side buckle closure. It can be a very big bag or rolled down to a perfect size. Bag can shift a bit without the chest buckle secured, but it's not that big a deal. Nice padded back.


yes yes yes

Review by Ari

big enough for me to take on a 2-week trip with all my stuff but still small enough to take as an airplane carry on bag!
finally a bag strong and big enough to hold ALL my groceries on a huge shopping trip. i got the smaller version first, but it was hardly big enough to carry my laptop and a couple sweatshirts.

no worries that my stuff will get wet while i'm traveling, riding, etc.

extremely well made, quality product. all the seams are welted together so no chance of water seeping in while you're out and about.

wish it had an exterior pocket, but i attach my fanny pack to the front loops instead

also, got complimented by a really cute lady cyclist the first day i was wearing it out, "Sharp bag!" ;-)


Worth Every.Freaking.Penny

Review by Matt

I got this bag because I've been waiting for Chrome to come out with a 100% reliable waterproof bag.

This bag is a waterproof DRY bag, in every sense. I am an avid biker, but just got into SUPing recently. I can say, with no reservations, this bag is waterproof. It's fallen in, seen a fair amount of chop, and not a drop on the inside.

Will your contents withstand complete submersion for a length of time? Probably not...and 95% (ish) of all dry bags won't either. I've no need to test it when transporting my macbook air over the pond.

- Lets be clear, this is NOT a scuba diving bag -

Everything about this bag rocks: MOLLY straps, chest strap that doubles as a bottle opener, roll top straps that act as a compression strap while the top secures as a traditional "doughnut" dry bag top ...I'm actually on this site right now to buy the little brother of this bag for my wife who also SUPs and bike commutes.

Use this on or off the water, it'll look better than that kayak dry bag when going to the bar/office and weigh less when adventure camping.

The price? Go look for a new Sea to Summit dry bag that cost less...I've not found one. This weights less, costs less, and is more rugged than any dry bag I've seen.


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