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Athalon Glider Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 37 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 16 reasons to buy the Glider - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

Excellent (42%)
Good (10%)
Average (5%)
Poor (16%)
Bad (26%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Athalon Glider:

Reviewers like these things about the Athalon Glider

  • As a backpack, the design distributes heavy weight, and gives maximum comfort as observed by a number of users.
  • Others like how it can be carried in a north, south direction with its hide-away backpack straps.
  • A number of users how its top and side ergonomic handles give lots of versatile carrying options.
  • Others love the presence of collapsible internal dividers so they can organize and protect their equipment, boots, and clothing.
  • Some skiers like how the bottom section accommodates a pair of ski, snowboard boots and protects them with padded dividers.
  • Others find it easier to maneuver because its runs flat and doesn't feel like they're going to tip backwards.
  • Others are glad to know that there are separate compartments for each pair of boots.
  • A number of users find the cargo section nice and large.
  • Sturdy, strong stitching, well-placed handles and straps, a pleasing overall look are cited as some of the main reasons for choosing this bag.
  • Others are pleased with how it offers plenty of space for ski boots on the bottom side , jacket, gloves & snow pants on the main compartment.
  • Some reviewers said it wears like a decent quality hiking pack making it handy for long treks to the lodge from the car.
  • A number of users observed that having the boots separated from other gear keep everything clean and dry.
  • Many owners find it easy to load and comfortable to carry.
  • A number of owners highly recommend it as a method to transport boots and skiing accessories.
  • Many users agree that this is a great bag for organizing ski accessories as there's a separate compartment for ski boots and lots of zippered storage compartments for other equipment and change of clothes.
  • Sturdy, multiple pockets, easy to handle, loading capacity,massive middle compartment,full sized zippers, easy to grip,self-repairing and wide opening are cited as the main reasons for purchasing the bag.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users complained how the interior section ripped the first time.
  • A number of reviewers thought the bag design is great but the interior zipper failed after 4 uses.


Crowdsourced specs across all Athalon Glider models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight6.6 oz (3 kg)
Length iconLength12 in (30 cm)
Width29 in (74 cm)
Height17 in (43 cm)


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The Athalon Glider ranks #4 compared with the other Athalon bags.

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The Athalon Glider ranks #2954 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on July 04, 2019