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

4.18 based on 12 reviews
Arcteryx Velaro
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Specs
Weight iconWeight2.5 oz (1.1 kg)
Length iconLength22-23 in (56-58 cm)
Width15 in (38 cm)
Height5-13.5 in (13-34 cm)





Reviews Summary


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.



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.


Rankings


vs Arcteryx Bags

The Arcteryx Velaro ranks #5 compared with the other Arcteryx bags.

Top 20% Arcteryx bag

3Arcteryx Cambie
4.31
Arcteryx Cambie
4Arcteryx Velaro
4.18
Arcteryx Velaro
5Arcteryx Granville
4.15
Arcteryx Granville
6Arcteryx Brize
4.02
Arcteryx Brize
7Arcteryx Sebring
3.99
Arcteryx Sebring

vs All Bags

The Arcteryx Velaro ranks #513 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 30% bag

511eBags Portage
4.19
eBags Portage
512Arcteryx Velaro
4.18
Arcteryx Velaro
513The North Face Hot Shot
4.18
The North Face Hot Shot
514Osprey Volt
4.18
Osprey Volt
515Deuter Kikki
4.18
Deuter Kikki



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

Bag ID 31258. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last updated on January 11, 2019

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