Instead of packing your gear in the same homogeneous dry bags as everyone else on your river trip, load up a vibrant Outdoor Research Graphic Dry Sack. The waterproof roll-top closure keeps your gear dry after a soaking sequence of rapids, and the D-ring allows you to securely attach the bag to the raft frame.

  • Two-layer shell with TPU laminate
  • Fully taped seams
  • Waterproof roll-top closure
  • Buckled lid
  • D-ring
  • Reviews
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didn't work

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

its not waterproof.

Worked Well for a Short Through Hike

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

I used this to hang food on a short through hike for several days. It held up in my backpack, outdoors on the trees and against the rain. I like the design and plan on using much more in the future.

bait and switch

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

Ordered the red with the playing card logo and received a company "Research" logo which is not at all like the image advertised. Done shopping here.

Bear baggin'

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I always carry three: a 15 liter for dehydrated meals, a 5 for snacks and drinks, and a old 15 for garbage which I line with 2 plastic heftys. I cut the corners off my Mountain House meals to prevent them from removing the internal waterproof coating. I hang all three from a mini-caribiner with the PCT bear bag method (Google pct bear bag).

Bear baggin'

Light and Dry

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

Outdoor Research has been my go to brand for compression sack and dry bags for years now. The build quality and lifetime warranty is hard to beat!
I purchased two of the 10L size bags for the fork mounts on my bikepacking bike. They are perfect for a small sleeping bag, hammock, sleeping pad, or anything you need to keep dry while on the trail. The fabric is very light and does not scratch or tear easily. Buckles are high quality plastic and have had no issues so far. Would not recommend for full submersion but they are perfect for keeping rain and mud out.

Dry and in Style!

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Confession: I love dry bags. They're amazing. They're pretty much stuff sacks that keep water out, or smells in. At our home, we have a plethora of dry bags of varying burliness, and these are on the ultralight side of that spectrum.

I've taken to bringing dry bags on everything from backpacking trips, down rivers, car camping, plane rides (inside other bags), the lake... almost everywhere. Having some style (I got the red one with the skiers that look like a playing card), the Hot Sauce it's called, and the graphic is pretty rad. I recently got back from a backpacking trip with about 15 folks, and must have heard, "cool dry bag" a dozen times.

Because it's ultralight, don't submerge it. Other than that, it'll keep the wet out. Not docking any stars for that, because ultralight dry bags aren't meant to be 100% uber ultra dry, so I would never have this as my only protection for electronics or something that absolutely can't get wet. For what it's meant for, it does it's job perfectly.

Great Dry Bag

  • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

This was a gift for a friend, but she tells me that she loves the design on the bag. It seals incredibly well and is perfect for close needed items that stay perfectly dry.

excellent value

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I've used these bags for several years. Love that they are lighter material for ease of compression and reducing bulk. I have had to retire a couple of them due to leaking, but they lasted at least 3 years of hard use. I replaced them and bought a couple more. I use several types of dry bags on trips, depending on what I'm carrying.

Food Bag

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

Bought this to use as a food bag. I used it on a 5 day backpacking trip. I never carry much food with me. I like to bring a lot of bars, rice, pasta, and fruit. The 10 L size bag was the right size for me.

It is easy to hang in a tree away from bears.

The material is great and the nylon material is not loud like some other dry bags.

Food Bag