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Arcteryx Cierzo Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 55 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 6 reasons to buy the Cierzo - and 4 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

80% of the reviewers give the Arcteryx Cierzo a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (70%)
Good (10%)
Average (9%)
Poor (9%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Arcteryx Cierzo

  • A lot of users have mentioned that the Arcteryx Cierzo backpack is perfect for a long day of mountain climbing and alpine climbing.
  • According to some users, its frameless structure makes the backpack easily compressible.
  • A reviewer mentioned that the presence of pockets and straps allowed him to store several personal items and hiking equipment with ease.
  • Users found it easy to access to drink from the hydration bladders due to a HydroPort drink tube passage.
  • Testers found the product to be compressible.
  • Many wrote that the backpack is lightweight and compact, capable of storing a lot of gears including navigation tools.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Reviewers observed that the backpack might be uncomfortable, especially when you place a lot of things in its compartment.
  • A user noted that product is not waterproof, making it susceptible to being wet when exposed to moist environments.
  • Another user thought that the backpack could be quite limiting, especially when users need the object placed at the bottom portion of the bag.
  • According to a tester, its shoulder straps are thin.


Crowdsourced specs across all Arcteryx Cierzo models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity18-28 l (1098-1709 cuin)
Weight iconWeight0.8-1.2 oz (0.4-0.5 kg)
Length iconLength17-29 in (43-74 cm)
Width13-16 in (33-41 cm)
Height5-6 in (13-15 cm)

Popular Models

Arcteryx Cierzo 18

100% choose the Arcteryx Cierzo 18

100 %
Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity18 l (1098 cuin)
Weight iconWeight0.8 oz (0.4 kg)
Length iconLength17 in (43 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height6 in (15 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Arcteryx Cierzo features:
  • Carry-on size
  • Compression straps
  • Hip belt
  • Ultralight
  • Sternum strap

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

Packing Guide

See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Arcteryx Cierzo models (the most popular choice is the Cierzo 18).

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.

1818 l0.8 oz0.04 oz/L
2828 l1.2 oz0.04 oz/L
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Arcteryx Cierzo
Average for 22,435+ different bags


vs Arcteryx Bags

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

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17Arcteryx Cierzo
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18Arcteryx Covert
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19Arcteryx Blanca
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vs All Bags

The Arcteryx Cierzo ranks #1770 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1769Arcteryx Cierzo
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Last updated on July 03, 2019