March 19, 2015
By Jeff Simpson
The Yeti Hopper is described as the first 100-percent leak-proof travel cooler. It features a Hydrolock zipper that won't leak or break--even if you carry it upside down. Just like all YETI Coolers, it is over-engineered and features an inch of closed-cell foam insulation on the sides and 1.5 inches of on the bottom. The Hopper is also ultra durable, constructed from the same material they use to make hazmat suits and high performance whitewater rafts.
"This is an impressive soft-sided cooler that works perfectly for keeping food and beverages cold all day long," says Senior Editor Steve Quinn. "Even during the heat of summer, it keeps ice for days."
New this year is the Hopper 20. The Hopper 20 can easily transport at least 12 icy cans using the sturdy handles or carrying strap. It's puncture-resistant, leak-proof and sports an anti-microbial liner that resists mildew. Retail: $299 to $349. Yetti