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Arcteryx Index Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Jan 2019)

3.83 based on 55 reviews
Arcteryx Index
83% of the Arcteryx Index reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (66%)
Good (17%)
Average (4%)
Poor (6%)
Bad (4%)

Specs across all Index models
Capacity iconCapacity15 l (915 cuin)
Weight iconWeight0.3-0.4 oz (0.1-0.2 kg)
Length iconLength3-13 in (8-33 cm)
Width8 in (20 cm)
Height4-10 in (10-25 cm)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Arcteryx Index

  • Testers confirmed that it is a lightweight and sturdy backpack which is much comfortable to carry.
  • Some testers have also mentioned the great storage capacity of the pack.
  • A few travellers have said that it is a fashionable pack that can carry all gears for daily commuting.
  • Some reviewers have also mentioned about the few well thought out compartments of the pack which helped them to keep things organized.
  • A few said that the hydration system of the pack is great and keeps it separate from the other compartments.
  • Some travellers also complimented of the built material and zippers of the backpack.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A few reviewers have complained about a bad ventilation system of the backpack.
  • Some reviewers also complained about the thin straps which made the carry painful on the shoulders.

Popular Models

Arcteryx Index 15

100% choose the Arcteryx Index 15

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity15 l (915 cuin)
Weight iconWeight0.4 oz (0.2 kg)
Length iconLength13 in (33 cm)
Width8 in (20 cm)
Height4 in (10 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Arcteryx Index features:
  • Carry-on size
  • Hydration compatible
  • Ultralight
  • Hydration bladder

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Laptop compartment

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 Index models (the most popular choice is the Index 15).

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.

1515 l0.4 oz0.03 oz/L
1015 l0.3 oz0.02 oz/L

Arcteryx Index
Average for 17,986+ different bags


vs Arcteryx Bags

The Arcteryx Index ranks #14 compared with the other Arcteryx bags.

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The Arcteryx Index ranks #1075 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on January 11, 2019