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Arcteryx Maka Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 65 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Maka - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

99% of the reviewers give the Arcteryx Maka a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (81%)
Good (18%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Arcteryx Maka

  • Reviewers thought that the Arcteryx Maka waist pack is versatile and durable due to its nylon material.
  • Other reviewers noted that it could be used around the waist.
  • Many users indicated that its strap could be lengthened for an over-the-shoulder carry.
  • A lot of users felt the ventilation and the comfort it offers through its spacer mesh padded back panel.
  • Other users commend its lightweight design brought about by its use of fabrics.
  • Many of those who have tried the bag noticed that the bag is comfortable to wear.
  • Others who have used the pack liked its discreet slip pocket which could be used to place smartphones quickly.
  • Many reviewers found it easy to organize things properly through its internal pockets.
  • Users pointed out that its zippers are secure enough to keep the necessities safe inside the pockets.
  • Other users noted that they could quickly stash essentials on its external front pocket with a key clip.
  • Many reviewers lauded the sleek yet fashionable design of the bag.
  • Users noted that it could be used for running or commuting.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that it is not as comfortable to wear as an over-the-shoulder bag.
  • Another user felt that the bag may not fit everybody structure there is.


Crowdsourced specs across all Arcteryx Maka models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity2 l (122 cuin)
Weight iconWeight0.3-0.4 oz (0.1-0.2 kg)
Length iconLength9.5-11 in (24-28 cm)
Width5.5-10 in (14-25 cm)
Height3-4.5 in (8-11 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


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.

22 l0.4 oz0.2 oz/L
12 l0.3 oz0.15 oz/L

Arcteryx Maka
Average for 22,435+ different bags


vs Arcteryx Bags

The Arcteryx Maka ranks #2 compared with the other Arcteryx bags.

Top 5% Arcteryx bag

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2Arcteryx Maka
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4Arcteryx Astri
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5Arcteryx Cambie
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vs All Bags

The Arcteryx Maka ranks #70 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Bag ID 31689. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on May 12, 2019