Crowdsourced specs across all Arcteryx Blade models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity6 l (366 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2-2.6 oz (0.9-1.2 kg)
Length iconLength14-24 in (36-61 cm)
Width3-19 in (8-48 cm)
Height6-18 in (15-46 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches

Reviews Summary

62% of the Arcteryx Blade reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (57%)
Good (5%)
Average (18%)
Poor (6%)
Bad (12%)

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

Reviewers like these things about the Arcteryx Blade

  • Several users noted that the Arcteryx Blade backpack is equipped with dural handles on top and sides.
  • Reviewers thought that its zippered side access makes it easier to get things inside the compartment from its side.
  • Laptop users lauded the presence of a padded sleeve dedicated to keeping their gadgets safe and secure.
  • Reviewers thought that it is easy to organize and store things well through its sufficient pockets.
  • Other reviewers found that it is equipped with a cable pass making it easy to charge on the go.
  • Users thought that its thermoformed padded back pannel provide support and additional comfort.
  • Its zippered pockets are praised by users for ensuring safety and security of the things placed inside the backpack.
  • Reviewers thought that its dual density shoulder straps offer total support by conforming to the body structure.
  • Many of those who tried the pack like are able to disperse the weight of the load evenly.
  • Several testers thought that its style is appealing.
  • Other users thought that it could be used for work and school.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the backpack has limited capacity when used in traveling.
  • A user felt that the fabrics are not waterproof nor are they water-resistant.

Popular Models

Arcteryx Blade 20

80% choose the Arcteryx Blade 20

Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight2.6 oz (1.2 kg)
Length iconLength14 in (36 cm)
Width11 in (28 cm)
Height10 in (25 cm)

Arcteryx Blade 28

20% choose the Arcteryx Blade 28

Weight iconWeight2.3 oz (1 kg)
Length iconLength24 in (61 cm)
Width19 in (48 cm)
Height6 in (15 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Arcteryx Blade features:
  • Carry-on size
  • Laptop compartment
  • Organizer panel
  • Sternum strap
  • Water bottle pockets

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

Capacity/Weight Levels

The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

66 l2 oz0.33 oz/L


vs Arcteryx Bags

The Arcteryx Blade ranks #22 compared with the other Arcteryx bags.

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vs All Bags

The Arcteryx Blade ranks #1564 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on January 20, 2019