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ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

3.80
based on 27 reviews


We have checked tens of reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the Red Tail - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


66% of the reviewers give the ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (0%)
Good (66%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (33%)





Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail:

Reviewers like these things about the ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail

  • Most reviewers said that it has lots of usable space, and plenty of compartments for segregated storage.
  • One great feature mentioned by many users is that the bottom compartment for the sleeping bag is great because you can access it from the outside, or unzip it from the inside and reach all the way down.
  • Another fantastic feature mentioned by many users is that there is a rain cover for it built into the bottom that is very easy to use as well.
  • Another great feature mentioned by the users is that the top pack is removable and can be used as a fanny pack.
  • Many user said that it holds a ton just in the outside pockets.
  • Many other users said that It is very durable.
  • Reviewers said that It is very easy to adjust in the sense of where you want the weight to be.
  • Many travelers said that you can tie down multiple items on the outside with the straps it has on it already.
  • Users said that It is also very easy to take off or put on when trying to rest.
  • Most users love all the plentiful pockets that it has.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One user complained that the right top tension strap on located above the shoulder broke due to the weak single stitching.
  • Another user complained that he bottom straps for attaching a tent are way too small.
  • Another user complained that the top section of the pack is way too large so if you fill it, it throws off the balance of the bag and you have to adjust.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight5.8-5.9 oz (2.6-2.7 kg)
Length iconLength30 in (76 cm)
Width14 in (36 cm)
Height7-9 in (18-23 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Backpacking
Hiking
Cycling
Travel
School
Sport



Popular Models


ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail 4900

100% choose the ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail 4900

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Colors and combinations:

Red






Rankings


vs ALPS Mountaineering Bags

The ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail ranks #2 compared with the other ALPS Mountaineering bags.

1ALPS Mountaineering Caldera
3.81
ALPS Mountaineering Caldera
2ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail
3.80
ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail
3ALPS Mountaineering Cyclone
3.60
ALPS Mountaineering Cyclone
4ALPS Mountaineering Shasta
3.59
ALPS Mountaineering Shasta
5ALPS Mountaineering Bryce
3.52
ALPS Mountaineering Bryce

vs All Bags

The ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail ranks #1827 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1825Columbia Silver Ridge
3.80
Columbia Silver Ridge
1826ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail
3.80
ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail
1827Arcteryx Covert
3.80
Arcteryx Covert
1828High Sierra Appalachian
3.80
High Sierra Appalachian
1829Sportube Series
3.80
Sportube Series

Bag ID 31929. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on May 12, 2019