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Top 5 Summer Activities A Cool Bag Backpack Is Perfect For

Posted by Luke Green

Versatile, lightweight, and incredibly comfy to carry, our cool bag backpack is an essential for those looking to enjoy a summer spent outdoors. Keeping your favourite food and drinks fresh so that you can stay fuelled throughout your day, this cooler backpack is perfect for a whole range of summer activities. Some of our favourites include:


A Day At The Beach

Nothing beats enjoying some tasty treats or a cold beer on the beach, and our cool bag backpack makes organising this a breeze. The waterproof and leakproof T-Bar Zip keeps water (and sand) out, whilst preventing any of the contents inside from leaking. Padded airflow straps ensure ultimate comfort, meaning it isn’t a problem if you have a long walk down to the beach from the car park. Whether you’re planning a whole day at the beach with the family, or are just popping down for a few beers after work, the 15L capacity offers just the right amount of space for keeping the essentials fresh and cool.


A Hiking Trip

It’s crucial to stay hydrated and fuelled when hiking, particularly when you're enjoying a full day out in the summer heat. You certainly don’t want to be slinging a heavy cool bag over your shoulder to bring refreshments along with you, and the alternative of squashing sandwiches into your hiking bag that’ll inevitably get too warm isn’t any better! Our cool bag backpack resolves this problem, by enabling you to transport food and drinks, comfortably on your back. A padded back panel and removable chest strap provide essential support, whilst the TPU material that’s used to make the cool bag backpack is highly durable yet super lightweight, ensuring you won’t be carrying any excess load. 


A Camping Getaway

Having the right kit really can make the difference between an unforgettable summer camping trip, and one that you’d quite frankly rather forget. A cool bag backpack is a really handy piece of kit for making life a whole lot easier, particularly for wild camping when you may have quite a trek to reach your overnight destination. Aside from the obvious benefit of being able to carry your food suppliers on your back, the multiple storage attachments and valuables pockets are really handy for transporting essential gear easily, whilst keeping phone and other key items secure and dry. If you’re embarking on a longer camping trip, you may want to consider our larger 30L cool bag instead.

Man drinking from Red Original insulated water bottle whilst holding a cool bag backpack in mustard
Red Original cool bag backpack in grey on the beach
Young girl getting a drink out of Red Original cool bag backpack

A Picnic In The Park (Or Anywhere Outdoors!)

With plenty of sunshine, food, and good company, picnics in the park are one of the simplest yet most enjoyable summer activities. The 15L capacity provides plenty of space for storing food for a small group, and is designed so that you can lay tupperware flat rather than having to stack it sideways - This means you can make some delicious salads and sides without worrying about them getting ruined in transit. The two external water storage pockets on the side of the cooler backpack are perfect for carrying drinks in reusable water bottles - whether that’s water, wine or cocktails! The backpack design makes it easy to take your picnic to more unique locations if you want to escape the busy parks. 


A Cycling Adventure

Planning on cramming plenty of cycling into the rest of the summer? Our backpack cool bag allows you to make a day of it, by ensuring you can bring a tasty lunch along with you. As we mentioned, the fabric is durable yet lightweight, and is also made from recycled plastic bottles. The adjustable, padded straps offer plenty of flexibility to ensure your back and shoulders are supported well when cycling. However, another benefit of this cooler backpack is the reflective logo that provides visibility when you’re cycling on roads or in low light conditions. This provides an extra level of safety for your cycling trip, particularly if you’re cycling into the evening. 


Portable, lightweight and super comfortable to carry, really our cool bag backpack is suitable for any of your favourite outdoor activities - these are just a few of our top summer picks. If you’d like further assistance choosing your perfect cool bag from the Red Original range, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.