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Patagonia MiniMass Messenger Bag


    Patagonia MiniMass Messenger Bag

    The Patagonia MiniMass messenger bag balances the need to carry day-to-day vitals with the desire to stay light and move freely. It holds the basics: lunch, phone, keys, a book and a light rain shell. See details

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    Item # 853833

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    The Patagonia MiniMass messenger bag balances the need to carry day-to-day vitals with the desire to stay light and move freely. It holds the basics: lunch, phone, keys, a book and a light rain shell.

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    The Patagonia MiniMass messenger bag balances the need to carry day-to-day vitals with the desire to stay light and move freely. It holds the basics: lunch, phone, keys, a book and a light rain shell.

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    The Patagonia MiniMass messenger bag balances the need to carry day-to-day vitals with the desire to stay light and move freely. It holds the basics: lunch, phone, keys, a book and a light rain shell.

    • Padded main compartment has a drop-in pocket, a mesh pocket for visibility, an electronics pocket, pen sleeves and a secure zippered pocket
    • Interior sleeve holds most 13 in. laptops, iPads and small electronics
    • Large front flap features a zip pocket, a reflective panel and a webbing bike light mount (light sold separately)
    • Side pocket carries a water bottle
    • Patagonia MiniMass features a fully adjustable, no-slip shoulder strap and top-side carry handle
    • The MiniMass is made of a tough yet lightweight 600-denier recycled polyester with a slick 200-denier, polyurethane-coated polyester liner
    • Fabric is treated with a Durable Water Repellent finish to repel moisture and stains

    Please note: Patagonia products can only be shipped to the U.S. and Japan.


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    Patagonia MiniMass Messenger Bag Specs
    Best use
    Messenger bag
    12 liter
    732 cubic inches
    2 + main compartment
    13 inches
    Recycled polyester
    12 x 11 x 5 inches
    1 lb. 2 oz.
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    Laptop compartment
    Fits laptop size (in.)
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    Patagonia MiniMass Messenger Bag

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    Patagonia MiniMass Messenger Bag is rated 4.6429 out of 5 by 14.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect bag for traveling I purchased this bag specifically for taking on our 2.5 wk trip to Europe. I wanted something that could hold my iPad, maps, water, and other misc items as needed (umbrella, scarf, light jacket, purchases, etc.). This bag proved to be perfect. I liked the back pocket for quick access to maps; water bottle holder was great to have. There are enough pouches for me to hold all the random things (ipad charger, pens, personal items, etc.). It was almost TOO big, as I kept putting more things in there and then it started to get heavy!! So, that's why I think a padded shoulder strap would've been nice, but overall, I am very pleased with this purchase!
    Date published: 2014-04-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just right I volunteer doing light field research. This bag is just the right size to hold my clipboard-organizer sideways, and still have enough room to carry the field guides, water bottle, pens and whatnot, and other stuff, as well as a rain jacket, and enough pockets for all these stuff to make the obsessive-compulsive types like me weep with joy. When everything has an intuitive and sensible place of its own, it makes things so easy to find. It's like carrying a desk around, except it's really light.
    Date published: 2014-04-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Travel Companion for Everyone This bag fits the perfect bill for everyday travel wether within the city or overseas. With all the different pockets both inside and outside, every modern gadget (even a tiny umbrella) has its own place to be stored efficiently making it a breeze to locate them anytime still leaving you with a lot of room in the main compartment. The elastic mesh divider inside serves as a versatile divider for your tablet and the rest of your stuff. The quick stash pocket on the top flap provides a great place to store small items like money, candies, keys, etc. And with its overall size, there's no doubt it will fit under the seat on a plane still leaving room for your feet. The only caveat I have is the absence of strap padding which at least can be bought separately from another brand. But honestly with all the nice features of the bag that shouldn't bother you at all. Important note though: if you're planning on getting one for your MacBook or laptops of that size, you might find it a little tight.
    Date published: 2014-04-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this bag! Love the Purple/Pink color. It has an equally nice contrasting green-ish color inside. The inside laptop slot fits my 12.5" Lenovo Twist laptop perfectly, which is to say it would be snug for a FAT 13", although it has plenty of stretch. The adjacent inside space is roomy (holds 8 1/2 x 11 papers or folders perfectly), it's very lightweight, and has several zipper pockets. The clips would ensure it would not come undone on a bike ride (vs. say velcro), although I don't plan to ride to work with this, so... I can still carry it using the top handle, without securing the clips, if I just want to pick it up quick and move it (this is important to me). I do wish the strap had a pad on it, but then it is so lightweight (as is my laptop), that it really hasn't been an issue. There is plenty of space for a charger and other do-dads too. Very nice balistic style fabric, with a bright reflective strip on the front. The slot on the back is closed with a small piece of velcro, so I have been slipping my phone in there when I need to access it quickly. There is a nice spot for a phone inside though, and pen slots, etc. too. Exactly what I was looking for!
    Date published: 2014-04-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect bag for any occasion! I purchased this bag with the intention of using it for airline travel but I quickly realized that it has so many other day-to-day uses! I'm a full-time professional and I'm taking night/weekend classes, so it also acts as a great bag to carry my study materials around in. The strap is adjustable so it is very comfortable no matter how you wear it - plus, the strap is thick and made of high quality material so it doesn't hurt your shoulder, even with a heavy bag. There are so many compartments and zippered pouches - you'll never run out of places to put your things! The only bad thing is that the tag said it would fit "most" 15-inch laptops but my 15-inch MacBook Pro doesn't fit in the padded section. It does fit in the main compartment, but it is a very tight squeeze and it isn't protected as well in there. Otherwise, this was a great find and I'm so happy to have it!
    Date published: 2014-04-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality murse
    Date published: 2014-03-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just the right size Like ALL REI products, quality, price
    Date published: 2014-04-12
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from A purple pack of pockets I was looking for a bag that could handle my daily stuff and a little extra when needed. It needed to be durable enough to withstand dirt, water, my dog, my boyfriend, and my job. I am outdoors around animals a lot and indoors working in a kitchen. My Mom sends me awesome purses and I end up ruining then or carrying them with a grocery tote of extras that didn't fit. I have had the bag for a couple weeks and I love it. I don't worry about it getting dirty or too wet, the finish is sturdy. It is big enough to carry a lot of little things in all the pockets and a few larger things in the main compartment. The color is bright and cheerful. The only things not so great are the velcro tabs. I hate small bits of velcro. Cloth gets snags when it sticks to it and I always end up scratching myself on it. It even sounds tacky. They could have used snaps. Also my water bottle, a standard metal kleen canteen doesn't fit well in the side pocket. It fits but the bag is lop-sided and it's hard to remove. However, It did fit nicely inside the bag in the corner kind tucked under the flap where the strap connects, so no bother. Velcro aside the bag is quality and I look forward to giving it much adventure and abuse. I think it will handle both.
    Date published: 2014-04-12

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