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MOUNTAINTOP 40 Liter Hiking Backpack with Rain Cover for Outdoor Camping

Last Updated: 1 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.6
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764
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Review Summary - 448 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
For Travel
 165
hiking, backpack, trips, camping, backpacking
+92%
-8%
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" ...  The rain cover will be great when on trips and hiking.  ...  "
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" ...  Great bag its my goto travel pack!  ...  "
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" ...  I use this daily for work and also for weekend hikes in the Rockies.  ...  "
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" ...  Used for a fishing/overnight camping trip.  ...  "
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" ...  wore it throughout Europe. ... took it as a carry on in every plane, foreign and domestic.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm a hiker, took this backpack for a multi-day hike in the Italian Dolomite mountains.  ...  "
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" ...  For the monew it is much easier on your shoulders than a Jansport but I wouldn't bet my survival during a week long trip on its form or function.  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to pack for a 7-day trip in this with no issue.  ...  "
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Storage
 159
backpack, bag, compartment, zippers, straps
+89%
-11%
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" ...  This backpack is definitely meant for someone under 5'5  ...  "
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" ...  In truth, we had more room left! ... It features a little zip pocket on top that is perfect for the Quart sized liquid bag needed for air travel- you can take it out for inspection very easily. ... This bag was terrific. ... 130lbs 14-year-old and we each used and LOVED this bag.  ...  "
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" ...  This bag is great! ... Was able to fit my sleeping bag, small pillow, and all the food and clothes on the inside.  ...  "
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" ...  That being said I gave it 4 stars because the quality of the pack is excellent as is all the storage.  ...  "
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" ...  It has so many pockets and the wait distributes evenly so it's not so bad on your shoulders.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a solid bag.  ...  "
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" ...  So far I opened every compartment and all zippers work well. ... I have yet to use it but I feel that so far the quality of the backpack will be good.  ...  "
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" ...  I like this bag a lot. ... There is a nice pocket for a laptop inside, but the interior does not have any other compartments.  ...  "
Size
 139
bag, carry, pack, pocket, pockets
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Love this backpack!  ...  "
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" ...  This bag is great!  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect size for the plane and fit tons of things.  ...  "
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" ...  Great backpack for the price in my opinion.  ...  "
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" ...  Such an awesome backpack!  ...  "
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" ...  I use this daily for work and also for weekend hikes in the Rockies.  ...  "
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" ...  It seems like pretty good quality material that is going to last me a number of years worth of travel. ... It has a pocket in the front you can hide things in under the velcro.  ...  "
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" ...  Just received this backpack and have not used it yet.  ...  "
Build Quality
 122
zippers, material, backpack, zipper, padding
+74%
-26%
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" ...  It is made of good material and is well made.  ...  "
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" ...  This pack is PADDED. ... The bag material is nice and thick--looks like it will hold up a while.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of room and very sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  Held up great.  ...  "
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" ...  Very comfortable to carry with thick padded straps & straps that go around your waist to take so.e of the weight off your back.  ...  "
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" ...  They are very durable and I highly recommend them!  ...  "
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" ...  So far, I have used it several times a week stuffed with school materials (binder and a couple folders) in the slim pocket inside the main bag, clothing and small food containers (shoes,pants, several shirts and a sweater) in front of the slim pocket inside the backpack, and writing materials in the top outside pouch ( several pens,markers, and notepads). ... So far, seems really sturdy and well made.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks and feels great!  ...  "
Comfort
 103
strap, shoulders, shoulder straps, comfortable to wear, waist
+81%
-19%
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" ...  This is my first back pack, but very durable material, good design, comfortable straps.  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to fit all my toiletries, three sets of clothing, a sweater, a rain jacket and my sleeping back strapped to the outside.  ...  "
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" ...  Took it out for a short hike and found it is very comfortable and doesn't put any strain on your back.  ...  "
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" ...  It rests the weight on my lower back and does not hurt my shoulders.  ...  "
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" ...  Fits him well, but I could adjust it up for me to wear as well.  ...  "
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" ...  It has plenty of straps and pockets for organizing and attaching your items, and the straps make wearing it very comfortable. ... It's a little heavier than a standard backpack, but is much more comfortable thanks to those straps.  ...  "
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" ...  It's definitely comparable to bigger name brands - but maybe the difference there is the comfort for long-term wear.  ...  "
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" ...  nice back support strap.  ...  "
Fit
 79
pocket, backpack, pockets, zipper, bag
+84%
-16%
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" ...  Other than that, plenty of storage and straps and hooks to hang stuff on the outside as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Fits and lots of space  ...  "
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" ...  I opted to return and try another bag hoping for a better fit for me.  ...  "
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" ...  Fits well in the overhead and could even fit under the seat in front of you.  ...  "
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" ...  All in all- good if it fits what you’re doing!  ...  "
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" ...  very light and fits the daughter great.  ...  "
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" ...  The front straps are great and help the pack stay in place while moving and stooping. ... There are lots of straps and hooks to hold all your stuff.  ...  "
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" ...  The pouches are very roomy and flexible so you can fit a lot.  ...  "
Price
 64
backpack, pack, money, bag, value
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Amazing backpack for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, good product for the cost.  ...  "
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" ...  but still a good product and very high quality for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Hard to beat for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  decent quality for the price  ...  "
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" ...  The price was good, though.  ...  "
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" ...  Can't imagine a better 40L backpack for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price, it's a good buy  ...  "
Band
 23
strap, waist strap, chest, padding, waist
+43%
-57%
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" ...  The straps rub on my neck.  ...  "
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" ...  -The compression straps are worthless.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm 5'9" and the waist straps fall much higher on me.  ...  "
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" ...  Only complaint I would have is the straps near the top the top does dig into my neck a little bit. ... But only think it does that because it's brand new padding in the straps.  ...  "
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" ...  Just a little tight with all the essentials, but the side straps allow you to strap a quiver and axe on each side, the 4 loops are good for a bed roll and rope, I suggest getting a dry bag that's about 30 liters so your stuffs 100% dry  ...  "
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" ...  The waste strap could be thicker and padded. ... I wish i chose the one with more padding and pockets in the waste strap.  ...  "
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" ...  The straps are uncomfortable and crushed my tits to actual death.  ...  "
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" ...  The clips and strap buckles broke on mine after 2 uses.  ...  "
Cover
 21
pouch, bottom, rain cover, zipper, compartment
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Possibly with a toiletrie bag at the bottom.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with the rain over and the inside of the bag is also lined.  ...  "
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" ...  Besides that, its an awesome bag.  ...  "
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" ...  The Zipper at the bottom that allows you to get to the things that are there is probably my most favorite part of this bag.  ...  "
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" ...  Good quality bag.  ...  "
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" ...  Came with rain cover that stows in a small zippered compartment in the bottom.  ...  "
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" ...  I thought it would be like the waist pouch I have (pic related for reference).  ...  "
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" ...  The lower zipper compartment is actually a gateway to the bottom of the inside of the bag, and is not a separate pouch.  ...  "
Color
 19
pack, colors, shown, rose, pictures
+100%
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" ...  The color is great and their are a ton of pockets!!  ...  "
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" ...  Great looking color.  ...  "
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" ...  I ordered the fuchsia pack and the color is more red than it appears in the pictures.  ...  "
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" ...  Color is exactly as shown in the discription (color of this pack is Rose).  ...  "
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" ...  Love the grey color.  ...  "
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" ...  Nicer than expected and to my eye, colors were just what is shown here.  ...  "
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" ...  The color is what made me obsessed.  ...  "
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" ...  I originally wanted this bag for the color.  ...  "
Design
 18
design, pretty, pack, nice, look
+100%
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" ...  I have yet to use my new pack, but its quality looks pretty good to me.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks good visually.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked the design of it and thats why I chose it over some of the more expensive 40l options which just didn't work with my gear.  ...  "
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" ...  It has all the pockets and straps I want plus it looks pretty cool.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks and feels great!  ...  "
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" ...  It's looks bigger but I'm satisfied.  ...  "
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" ...  Very nice pack, no gripes with the construction, size, fit and finish.  ...  "
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" ...  Design is also really good and easy to use.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 15
last, months, week, pack, years
+53%
-47%
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" ...  Used it all week.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought one a few weeks ago and had to get another one.  ...  "
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" ...  Taking it for a test run in two weeks and just found out 3 other people I know have and love this product!  ...  "
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" ...  i have had many packs over the years,, for the money this is a great pack.  ...  "
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" ...  It has held up over time.  ...  "
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" ...  I travelled for a little under 3 weeks in Asia and it kept up perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm giving this 4 stars b/c at least it's reliable.  ...  "
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" ...  It seems like things cost so much now days.  ...  "
Marketplace
 14
shown, color, pictures, image, described
+64%
-36%
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" ...  A lot better than the confusing sentence shown in one of the pictures.  ...  "
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" ...  Just as described.  ...  "
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" ...  I ordered the fuchsia pack and the color is more red than it appears in the pictures.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great deal and I hope Amazon will be able to keep the price at this level in the future  ...  "
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" ...  This is as shown and the blue color is true the image.  ...  "
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" ...  Of note, the orange color actually is closer to a "burnt umber" color than a blaze orange as it appears in the picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good thanks  ...  "
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" ...  This is my second back pack from Mountaintop.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 12
rain cover, waterproof, water, water proof, hiking
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Water proof cover worked perfectly, went to Universal Studios Hollywood in the rain and the bag was 100% dry when we left.  ...  "
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" ...  It held up in rain pretty good.  ...  "
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" ...  Has ton of room for supplies, rain cover to keep it waterproof, and plenty of pockets for items on your trip.  ...  "
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" ...  I enjoy that it has a built in rain cover (though I never had to use it).  ...  "
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" ...  Had this backpack in the rain and it held true for being waterproof.  ...  "
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" ...  2) Waterproof mini crate for valuables.  ...  "
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" ...  The rain cover is a plus.  ...  "
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" ...  I especially liked the rain bonnet it has  ...  "
For Kids
 11
loves, daughter, college, scouts, perfect
+100%
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" ...  Bought for my son.  ...  "
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" ...  It held up so well my little son took his to college.  ...  "
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" ...  We LOVE these backpacks so much that last year all of our children got one for Christmas, then we ordered one for my husband and myself.  ...  "
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" ...  Best for a young kid starting out in scouts.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for my 5'2" daughter.  ...  "
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" ...  Used this on overnights and liked it so much bought my son one too  ...  "
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" ...  Great for airport with toddler.  ...  "
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" ...  My daughter loves it and plans to take it off to college now that we are back. ... Great product will be getting another for my son.  ...  "
Washing
 9
packing, weeks, washing, tried, stains
+78%
-22%
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" ...  I was only able to use this for my clothes (2 weeks worth granted) and a few smaller items .  ...  "
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" ...  You can even wash it!  ...  "
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" ...  It has enough room to put a lot clothes or things inside.  ...  "
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" ...  I ended up packing more clothes than I need it.  ...  "
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" ...  it fits a laptop and some clothes .  ...  "
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" ...  I also use it for when I go to an event & need a change of clothes ready for me (I bike everywhere I go & therefore get sweaty).  ...  "
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" ...  Rolling up clothes and packing light, 3 of us each had one, and they worked perfectly!!  ...  "
Product As Described
 9
shown, color, pictures, image, described
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Just as described.  ...  "
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" ...  This is as shown and the blue color is true the image.  ...  "
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" ...  A lot better than the confusing sentence shown in one of the pictures.  ...  "
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" ...  I ordered the fuchsia pack and the color is more red than it appears in the pictures.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything is as described on the site and in the picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Of note, the orange color actually is closer to a "burnt umber" color than a blaze orange as it appears in the picture.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 8
use, really, access, way, bottom
+88%
-13%
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" ...  It allows for easy access to your sleeping bag or whatever you decide to put in the bottom of your pack - No more dogging through food and clothes to reach the bottom of your pack!  ...  "
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" ...  Design is also really good and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  makes it way easier  ...  "
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" ...  Many pockets for sorting and easy access. ... Easy to use while hiking a long way.  ...  "
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" ...  Super comfortable, easy to fit and set up  ...  "
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" ...  Easy use for travel and getting through the airport.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the easy access pocket to the bottom of largest compartment, really comes in handy.  ...  "
As Gift
 7
son, loves, daughter, bought, one
+100%
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" ...  I bought it as a gift for my son and he loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  I have one and love it, and bought this one as a gift for my daughter.  ...  "
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" ...  This was a gift for someone but they seemed very happy with the quality  ...  "
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" ...  This was a gift for my daughter and she absolutely loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  This was a gift for my son.  ...  "
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" ...  This made a great gift!  ...  "
Delivery
 7
condition, still, quick, time, pack
+100%
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" ...  it's still in pristine condition.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived on time.  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived super fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Very quick delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  I was kind of skeptical ordering it from China but it arrived in perfect condition and is so well made.  ...  "
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" ...  I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the merchandise.  ...  "
Features
 7
lots, quality, nice, light
+100%
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" ...  Great variety of features.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing features and very respectable quality of construction.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of room and convenient features for packing.  ...  "
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" ...  Most packs of this quality and features are over $100.  ...  "
Returns
 6
returning, returned, probably, got, day
+17%
-83%
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" ...  I had to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  Had to return.  ...  "
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" ...  I ended up returning this because it was so cheaply made.  ...  "
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" ...  I suspect they ran out and quit sending them.  ...  "
Weight
 6
light, lot, little, feel, carrying
+100%
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" ...  Very happy with the quality, weight and adjustability.  ...  "
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" ...  Its light weight, is able to hold a lot of items in its many compartments & it has a rain cover.  ...  "
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" ...  The bag itself is light weight and very comfortable to wear.  ...  "
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" ...  But if you go over a little, I think it’ll be fine bc they never weight my carry on.  ...  "
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" ...  It's big enough for a much larger adventure and light weight enough to where to don't feel like you are carrying a large backpack.  ...  "
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" ...  Hugs your body tight (if you want) so you wont feel any weight.  ...  "
Capacity
 5
wish, weekend, spare, plenty, looking
+100%
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" ...  This is a pretty good size for me and has plenty of room.  ...  "
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" ...  If your looking to do cold night camping I suggest a bigger bag because this does have limited room.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of room for everything.  ...  "
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" ...  In truth, we had more room left!  ...  "
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" ...  I am planning to get a second since everyone in our (extended) family keeps using it.  ...  "
For Running
 4
15, weeks, hike, backpack
+100%
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" ...  It will come in handy when we start biking again in the spring.  ...  "
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" ...  Taking it for a test run in two weeks and just found out 3 other people I know have and love this product!  ...  "
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" ...  I picked up this backpack because I commute riding my bicycle.  ...  "
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" ...  Wore it for a 15 mile hike and it was very comfortable.  ...  "
Drying
 4
rain cover, kept, keeping, gear, clothes
+100%
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" ...  Great backpack, fits a lot of stuff and has a rain cover, unfortunately my clothes still got wet through the cover.  ...  "
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" ...  I like all the pockets and there's enough space for clothes, computer, hair dryer.  ...  "
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" ...  Everyting in this pack was safe and dry.  ...  "
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" ...  The rain cover did a great job of keeping what it could cover dry.  ...  "
Memory
 3
lots, roomy, camping
+100%
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" ...  Lots of storage.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very roomy with lots of storage options for camping.  ...  "
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" ...  That being said I gave it 4 stars because the quality of the pack is excellent as is all the storage.  ...  "
Software Platform
 3
error
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Google what an adjustable torso is-- It will change your life if you're on the extreme ends of height.  ...  "
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" ...  Will test it out pretty soon and update review.  ...  "
Overall performance
 3
fast, job, arrived
+100%
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" ...  It arrived super fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Nothing fancy about it but it gets the job done and is constructed well for the price.  ...  "
Hair
 3
shoulders, neck, trip
+33%
-67%
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" ...  They cut into your shoulders and rub against your neck.  ...  "
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" ...  (However easily fixable if you just cut the thread connecting the badge to the pack.)  ...  "
Camera
 3
+100%
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" ...  I use it for camera equipment.  ...  "
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" ...  9) Camera tripod  ...  "
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" ...  Will post pics if necessary.  ...  "

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Size:  53 meters