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Arcteryx Index 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 Index - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

84% of the reviewers give the Arcteryx Index a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (69%)
Good (15%)
Average (3%)
Poor (5%)
Bad (5%)


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.


Crowdsourced specs across all Arcteryx Index models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity5-15 l (305-915 cuin)
Weight iconWeight0.2-0.4 oz (0.1-0.2 kg)
Length iconLength3-15 in (8-38 cm)
Width8-9 in (20-23 cm)
Height2-10 in (5-25 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Arcteryx Index 15

100% choose the Arcteryx Index 15

100 %
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 bladder
  • Hydration compatible
  • Ultralight

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Seam taped
  • Laptop compartment
  • Organizer panel

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.

55 l0.2 oz0.04 oz/L
1010 l0.3 oz0.03 oz/L
1515 l0.4 oz0.03 oz/L
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Arcteryx Index
Average for 22,435+ different bags


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Last updated on July 03, 2019