I bought the Tilopa about a month ago and as soon as it arrived I wrote a blog entry about it.
Right after it I went on vacation together with my girlfriend and Christian (my best mate/assistant/the other half of Infocus-Photo) and his family. It wasn’t a vacation to some exotic mountain range or big forest. It was a vacation to the seaside in the Netherlands.
Still it gave me plenty of opportunities and a variety of different scenes to test the backpack. I tested it in the sun, the rain, during pretty strong wind, on the beach and in an urban environment like different cities. It held up awesome!
Is it totally without flaws? No, it isn’t but we will get to the good and bads. But overall the F-Stop bags are the best backpacks out there, in my humble opinion.
Let’s begin with an objective view at the backpack. I was at the seaside. That means there is a lot of sand and seawater/saltwater. Saltwater is really aggressive! Thankfully the Tilopa BC has a Hypalon bottom part.
That means I didn’t worry about putting it on the wet sand and on any other surface...Read More