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Boreas Buttermilks Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Jan 2019)

4.15 based on 45 reviews
Boreas Buttermilks
99% of the Boreas Buttermilks reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (83%)
Good (16%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)

Specs across all Buttermilks models
Capacity iconCapacity40 l (2441 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.8-3 oz (1.3-1.4 kg)
Length iconLength24-25 in (61-64 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height10-11 in (25-28 cm)

Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Boreas Buttermilks:

Reviewers like these things about the Boreas Buttermilks

  • Most reviewers mentioned that Boreas Buttermilks backpack is lightweight and simple.
  • Others thought that it was designed for those who are moving at a fast pace.
  • Many of those who have tried the pack have commented on the presence of several pockets where they can place several of their valuables and gears.
  • Others noted that the 100D triple-ripstop nylon material of its body is durable enough.
  • A lot of reviewers felt comfortable using the bag due to its foamed back panel which pumps air behind the back while walking.
  • Users noted that its frame sheet could be removed when deemed unnecessary.
  • Several of those who have used the pack also said that is easy to grab the bag due to its easy-access handle.
  • Many testers praised the bag for having two daisy chains that could be tucked away when not in use.
  • Users have noted that the pack has two hip belt pockets which add to its overall functionality.
  • Other users pointed out that the bag could resist any weather condition through its integrated rain cover.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that the backpack has a weak side pocket configuration.
  • Another user noted that the water bottle could not be reached while wearing the pack.
  • A reviewer indicated that the back pocket is a little tight.

Popular Models

Boreas Buttermilks 55

70% choose the Boreas Buttermilks 55

Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight3 oz (1.4 kg)
Length iconLength25 in (64 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height11 in (28 cm)

Boreas Buttermilks 40

30% choose the Boreas Buttermilks 40

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity40 l (2441 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.8 oz (1.3 kg)
Length iconLength24 in (61 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height10 in (25 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Boreas Buttermilks features:
  • Ultralight
  • Seam taped

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 Boreas Buttermilks models (the most popular choice is the Buttermilks 55).

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.

4040 l2.8 oz0.07 oz/L


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Last updated on January 11, 2019