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Arcteryx Aerios Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 12 reviews

We have checked a few reviews and found 6 reasons to buy the Aerios - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Arcteryx Aerios:

Reviewers like these things about the Arcteryx Aerios

  • A lot of users thought that the Arcteryx Aerios backpack is fit for hiking, trekking, and trail running.
  • Comfort and breathability of the back panel and shoulder straps were observed by several users.
  • Testers have found that backpack has plenty of room to place the gears and extra equipment for a quick hike or run.
  • Due to its light and ergonomic design, a user mentioned that he does not even feel like he is using a backpack.
  • Many wrote that the presence of security pockets had kept their valuables safe.
  • Another user mentioned that the construction of the bag is superb.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user remarked that the backpack is not waterproof, hence he needed to use plastic to wrap his gadgets when engaged in wet environments.
  • Several users have noted its poor construction as seen on the thin materials the backpack is made up of.
  • A reviewer thought that it might also be a little shaky when the user is running.


Crowdsourced specs across all Arcteryx Aerios models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.9 oz (0.4 kg)
Length iconLength12 in (30 cm)
Width4 in (10 cm)
Height19 in (48 cm)

Popular Models

Arcteryx Aerios 10

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Weight iconWeight0.9 oz (0.4 kg)
Length iconLength12 in (30 cm)
Width4 in (10 cm)
Height19 in (48 cm)


vs Arcteryx Bags

The Arcteryx Aerios ranks #9 compared with the other Arcteryx bags.

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9Arcteryx Aerios
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vs All Bags

The Arcteryx Aerios ranks #997 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

Bike Radar

Purists will love the lightweight, dialled-back style of the Aerios, although its size definitely makes it more of a daypack than a racepack.

Posted 14 August 2010 by Russ Burton - Read full review

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Last updated on July 03, 2019