The Fold Top is our most popular best selling product and it turns heads wherever we go. As a product that lasts a lifetime, it is an investment that only gets better, more sustainable, and affordable with time. Stylish for city use. Sturdy for forest hiking. Easily big enough for a weekend trip. Compact to carry on as cabin luggage. Its ergonomics are designed to keep it comfortable even after full days of carrying heavier loads. It might just be the last backpack you’ll ever need.
And now there is a new Fold Top on the block. The S.03 is a limited run of the Fold Top, made from Whitetail deer leather, developed from the ground to our specifications. The Whitetail is moss green, a new stunning color, with the frame part of the bag made out of our staple sturdy vegetable-tanned bovine hyde. We are stoked to bring the new S.03 to you, as the Whitetail is a tad lighter than the Yak and has an extra supple feel to it. The S.03 might take the trophy for the best Fold Top yet.
A detachable computer sleeve is included in the price. The sleeve attaches only at the top to let the bag conform to the shape of your back. It also works as padding when the bag is packed full. The bag has six external attachment points for external gear like camera tripods, fishing rods, or camping gear.
Premium ecological Whitetail leather custom-developed for Kasperi
In the 1930s, a couple of Whitetails were brought to Finland by Finnish expatriates from Minnesota, USA. One thing led to another and the population exploded to over 100 000 Whitetails today with the population doubling every 10 years or so. With over 50 000 deers hunted yearly, we've decided to make a backpack, perhaps the best one we've ever made, out of the otherwise doomed-to-waste Whitetail skins.
Ahlskog tannery has set up a process of tanning Whitetail deer skins. They designed a Whitetail leather tanning recipe from the ground up for Kasperi, which matches our strict requirements of premium, vegetable-tanned, weather-resistant, and ecological leather. The Whitetail has a waxed surface to further waterproof it and is supple and a tad lighter, making it a perfect match for our Fold-top.
The Whitetail can provide a sustainable, local supply of ecological leather that has some of the best properties out there. That’s also why we are creating products out of it. Local supplies make streamline supply chains and create local jobs. Using the whitetail also makes use of a material that would otherwise be doomed for waste. Read more about the S.03 Whitetail here.
One outer pocket for smaller items.
60 mm wide ergonomically designed shoulder straps.
Includes detachable laptop computer sleeve up to 15” laptops.
A place for rear bicycle light.
Extension strap for maximizing packing capacity.
D-ring key loop inside.
Special KASPERI stainless steel buckle.
Six attachment points for equipment straps.
Outdoor, travel, urban
Made from high-quality vegetable-tanned leather. The frame of the bag is made of 2mm and 3mm SOHRE tannery’s excellent German cow leather and the folding part is made of Ahlskog Tannerys 1.8mm vegetable-tanned and waxed moss green Finnish Whitetail deer that is custom tanning recipe for the S.03 moss green Whitetail specifically.