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Arcteryx Velaro Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Mar 2019)

based on 12 reviews

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Reviews Summary

100% of the Arcteryx Velaro reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (100%)
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Here's what the reviewers think about the Arcteryx Velaro:

Reviewers like these things about the Arcteryx Velaro

  • Reviewers thought that the Arcteryx Velaro backpack is protected from harsh weather due to the sealed seams of its main compartment.
  • Other reviewers noted that it was easy to access the front pocket of the bag due to its relatively large size.
  • Many of the users were able to fit essential things and equipment due to its generous main compartment.
  • Those who have used the backpack felt comfortable due to its mesh shoulder straps.
  • Users also noted that their hips felt comfortable due to its padded hip belt.
  • Other users thought that the backpack was well-ventilated.
  • Testers said that they could grab the bag quickly due to its top grab handle.
  • Other testers also commented that the backpack has a simple yet versatile design.
  • Many reviewers found it easy to adjust the sternum strap.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Several users have noted its poor construction as seen in the thin materials the backpack is made up of.
  • The backpack may not be suited for long-day trekking or travel due to its construction.


Crowdsourced specs across all Arcteryx Velaro models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.75-2.5 oz (0.8-1.1 kg)
Length iconLength22-23 in (56-58 cm)
Width15-16 in (38-41 cm)
Height5 in (13 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Arcteryx Velaro features:
  • Hip belt
  • Hydration compatible
  • Ice axe/trekking pole loops

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


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The Arcteryx Velaro ranks #7 compared with the other Arcteryx bags.

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The Arcteryx Velaro ranks #646 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

The Big Outside

If you want one, all-purpose daypack for virtually anything—from dayhikes of any distance, in any terrain, to bike commuting in any weather—the Velaro 24 is a solid pick that will tolerate a lot of abuse.

Posted 18 September 2015 - Read full review

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Last updated on March 17, 2019