SOG Surrept Carry System Packs

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When you look at some of the most popular bags within the everyday carry community, it’s not surprising to see plenty of outdoor technical bags and tactical packs. While those packs are built for critical missions and outdoor environments, most of us spend our day-to-day simply commuting around town. 

The SOG Surrept Carry System of bags and pouches were designed with the everyday commuter in mind, while still featuring the technical construction and tactical features we EDCers look for in their bags. 

The result is a sleek range of packs that can blend into both urban and outdoor environments with the versatility to tackle work, travel, and emergencies alike.

Each of the six bags in the Surrept Carry System performs well for its intended uses, but they work even better in conjunction with one another. 

The primary pack in the lineup best suited for daily carry is the mid-sized, 24L Surrept/24 CS. It offers ample storage for a full day’s worth of essentials and emergency gear, with clever organization throughout. You can access its main compartment via a top-half U-shaped zipper. Inside you’ll find a dedicated padded laptop sleeve and a tablet/document sleeve, with the rest of the compartment left empty. The bulk of the organization lies in the front pocket, which features an admin panel, horizontal zip pocket, and integrated key leash. 

But the storage doesn’t stop there: a hidden rear section under the pack’s straps conceals a customizable loop field for additional gear attachments or a holster for concealed carry. Two water bottle pockets flank the sides of the bag, while a zip compartment on the base of the bag is perfect for stowing bulky items or gear you need in a pinch. 

The Surrept/16 CS features many of the same features—including dedicated laptop storage—and design language, but in a smaller 16L capacity for more compact loadouts.

The Surrept Carry System offers other storage solutions in different sizes and capacities. The smallest is the 02 CS, a well-organized gear pouch designed to fit in the bottom compartment of the larger Surrept packs. Standout features include a removable insert that acts as a gear slip or pocket sheath, a pull handle for easy in-bag retrieval, and a free-standing base for desktop use.

One size up is the 04 CS, a sizable waist-pack for carrying just the essentials. It can be worn around the hips or slung across the chest, giving easy access to its main compartment or hidden loop field compartment for concealed carry. Its unique features include a secret internal compartment hidden by a magnetic flap, external loops for knife or flashlight storage, and a clever 3/4 zip that prevents gear from falling out when wearing the pack vertically.

Last but not least are the Surrept/12 CS and the Surrept/36 CS, designed for travelers who want to stay organized, or EDCers with minimalist or maximalist kits. The smaller Surrept/12 CS shows its versatility with its reversible design. It serves as an ultra-light, no-frills 12L daypack for your laptop and a few work essentials. When zipped inside out, it acts as a packing cube for a change of clothes and fits nicely in the larger, travel-focused Surrept/36 CS. 

The 36 CS carry-on offers the most capacity out of the Surrept lineup at 36L—enough for overnighters and short haul trips. It features a quick-access top storage pocket, a spacious bottom access pocket for a pair of shoes, and stow-away straps in addition to the many features found on the smaller Surrept packs.

You can see design influences from both the outdoor and tactical fields throughout the entire Surrept range. 

They’re all made from water-resistant 420D nylon ripstop like you’d find on a technical outdoors pack. The secure velcro panel compartments should satisfy any tactical EDC’s needs for modularity or CCW-compatibility. 

Despite that, the Surrept line still offers travel-friendly features like locking 2-way zippers, as well as smart, tech-friendly features like admin organizers, padded laptop sleeves, and tablet pockets. 

Best of all, the bags keep a low profile with a sophisticated yet sleek aesthetic worthy of its Surrept namesake, ensuring you can rely on the bag for urban carry as well.

The SOG Surrept Carry System is an ambitious one that delivers performance for your day-to-day by blending technical and tactical features in an efficient, understated way. You can learn more about the whole line of bags and all their features at the link below.

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