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Arcteryx Altra Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Feb 2019)

3.82 based on 71 reviews




Reviews Summary


87% of the Arcteryx Altra reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (77%)
Good (10%)
Average (0%)
Poor (5%)
Bad (7%)


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

Reviewers like these things about the Arcteryx Altra

  • Most reviewers liked its simple and effective design.
  • Reviewers said that it has great weight distribution.
  • Most of them also said that this is the most comfortable pack they have ever won.
  • One great feature mentioned by many users is that it has a removable top lid.
  • The side zipper access of the pack is praised by many users.
  • Another great feature mentioned by the users is that there is a front kangaroo pocket.
  • Users also said that there are wingman pockets which are great.
  • They agreed that the pack is extremely efficient and versatile.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One user complained that the side pockets are small with not much room in them.
  • The interior girth midway at the pack seemed too tight.

Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Arcteryx Altra models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight2.2-2.9 oz (1-1.3 kg)
Length iconLength22 in (56 cm)
Width16 in (41 cm)
Height3 in (8 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Hiking
Backpacking
Travel
Cycling
School
Sport



Popular Models


Arcteryx Altra 65

52% choose the Arcteryx Altra 65

52 %
Colors and combinations:

Red


Specs
Weight iconWeight2.2 oz (1 kg)


Arcteryx Altra 85

28% choose the Arcteryx Altra 85

28 %
Colors and combinations:

Red




Arcteryx Altra 75

21% choose the Arcteryx Altra 75

21 %
Colors and combinations:

Red






Arcteryx Altra 65 vs Altra 85


The two most popular Arcteryx Altra models are the Altra 65 and the Altra 85, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

In total, 80% of the people interested in the Arcteryx Altra bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Altra 65 which is choosen by 52% (1.9 times as many as the 28% that choose the Altra 85).

Altra 65Altra 85
Most popular

Features and Colors

Both models are available in red.




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Arcteryx Altra features:
  • Compression straps
  • Hip belt
  • Hydration compatible
  • Sternum strap

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.


Rankings


vs Arcteryx Bags

The Arcteryx Altra ranks #17 compared with the other Arcteryx bags.

15Arcteryx Pender
3.85
Arcteryx Pender
16Arcteryx Altra
3.82
Arcteryx Altra
17Arcteryx Cierzo
3.81
Arcteryx Cierzo
18Arcteryx Covert
3.80
Arcteryx Covert
19Arcteryx Arro
3.73
Arcteryx Arro

vs All Bags

The Arcteryx Altra ranks #1339 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1337Osprey Zip
3.82
Osprey Zip
1338Arcteryx Altra
3.82
Arcteryx Altra
1339Patagonia Atom
3.82
Patagonia Atom
1340CamelBak Daystar
3.82
CamelBak Daystar
1341Coach Edie
3.82
Coach Edie



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Arcteryx Altra vs 4 other, similar bags.

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Arcteryx Altra vs Arcteryx Bora


Arcteryx Altra
Arcteryx Altra

3.82
Based on 71 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 2.2-2.9 oz
Price: $$$$


Arcteryx Bora
Arcteryx Bora

4.87BEST
Based on 25 reviews
Capacity: 49-63 l
Weight: 2.5-4.8 oz
Price: $$$$

  • The Altra is rated quite a lot worse than the Bora.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 96 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Altra is 66% lighter than the biggest Bora (2.9 oz vs 4.8 oz).

FeatureAltraBora
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Ventilated back panel

Only the Altra is available in these colors:
Red

Only the Bora is available in these colors:
Blue
Black




Arcteryx Altra vs Gregory Baltoro


Arcteryx Altra
Arcteryx Altra

3.82
Based on 71 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 2.2-2.9 oz
Price: $$$$


Gregory Baltoro
Gregory Baltoro

4.77BEST
Based on 958 reviews
Capacity: 65-95 l
Weight: 1.5-5.4 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Altra is rated much worse than the Baltoro.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,029 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Altra is 86% lighter than the biggest Baltoro (2.9 oz vs 5.4 oz).

FeatureAltraBaltoro
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Load-lifter straps
Lumbar pack lid
Organizer panel
Raincover included
Removable daypack
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Ventilated back panel
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:
Red

Only the Baltoro is available in these colors:
Blue
Black
Green
Grey




Arcteryx Altra vs Osprey Aether


Arcteryx Altra
Arcteryx Altra

3.82
Based on 71 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 2.2-2.9 oz
Price: $$$$


Osprey Aether
Osprey Aether

4.70BEST
Based on 1,021 reviews
Capacity: 60-85 l
Weight: 4.4-5.3 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Altra is rated much worse than the Aether.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,092 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Altra is 83% lighter than the biggest Aether (2.9 oz vs 5.3 oz).

FeatureAltraAether
Adjustable torso
Compression straps
Detachable lid
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Load-lifter straps
Lumbar pack lid
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh

Both bags are available in these colors:
Red

Only the Aether is available in these colors:
Green
Blue
Orange
Grey




Arcteryx Altra vs Osprey Xenith


Arcteryx Altra
Arcteryx Altra

3.82
Based on 71 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 2.2-2.9 oz
Price: $$$$


Osprey Xenith
Osprey Xenith

4.54BEST
Based on 191 reviews
Capacity: 85-105 l
Weight: 5.1-5.45 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Altra is rated worse than the Xenith.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 262 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Altra is 88% lighter than the biggest Xenith (2.9 oz vs 5.45 oz).

FeatureAltraXenith
Abrasion resistant
Adjustable torso
Compression straps
Detachable lid
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Load-lifter straps
Lumbar pack lid
Organizer panel
Removable daypack
Seam taped
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Sleeping pad attatchment
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh

Only the Altra is available in these colors:
Red

Only the Xenith is available in these colors:
Grey
Blue
Green
Black





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Last update on 2019-02-22 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API


Last updated on February 10, 2019

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