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Burton Day Hiker Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 637 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Day Hiker - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

85% of the reviewers give the Burton Day Hiker a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (79%)
Good (6%)
Average (10%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (1%)

Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Burton Day Hiker:

Reviewers like these things about the Burton Day Hiker

  • Many of the users thought that the Burton Day Hiker backpack is robust and highly practical to use.
  • Other users have observed its compartments provided enough room to place necessary things including phones and chargers.
  • Some reviewers thought that it was waterproof.
  • Furthermore, users noted that it was comfortable to wear.
  • Several reviewers have mentioned that the bag has a sleek design.
  • Testers lauded the inclusion ergonomic shoulder straps which provide additional support and comfort to the users.
  • Other testers felt that their backs were well-ventilated due to the air flow provided by the back panel of the bag.
  • Many of those who have tried using the backpack thought that its removable waist strap is commendable.
  • Laptop users agree that its sleeve which is found inside its compartment secures their laptops in place.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A few reviewers thought that the bag could cause you abrasions on your back if not fitted correctly.
  • A user mentioned that the pack is not meant for all kinds of body structures.


Crowdsourced specs across all Burton Day Hiker models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.3-1.7 oz (0.6-0.8 kg)
Length iconLength19-23 in (48-58 cm)
Width12-15 in (30-38 cm)
Height2-7 in (5-18 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Burton Day Hiker Pro

50% choose the Burton Day Hiker Pro

50 %
Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight1.5 oz (0.7 kg)
Length iconLength19 in (48 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height6 in (15 cm)

Burton Day Hiker Supreme

50% choose the Burton Day Hiker Supreme

50 %
Colors and combinations:


Burton Day Hiker pro vs Day Hiker supreme

The two most popular Burton Day Hiker models are the Day Hiker pro and the Day Hiker supreme, so let's compare them:

The Day Hiker pro
Burton Day Hiker Pro

The Day Hiker supreme
Burton Day Hiker Supreme

Popularity and Prices

The same amount of people are interested in both models. 50% of the people interested in the Burton Day Hiker choose the Day Hiker pro and 50 choose the Day Hiker supreme.

Features and Colors

Both models are available in black.

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Burton Day Hiker features:
  • Water bottle pockets
  • Hydration compatible
  • Sternum strap

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Laptop compartment
  • Hip belt
  • Snowboard carry
  • Sunglasses pocket
  • Carry-on size
  • Tablet compartment
  • Organizer panel
  • Compression straps
  • Zip-in compatible
  • Bluesign approved

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


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The Burton Day Hiker ranks #19 compared with the other Burton bags.

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The Burton Day Hiker ranks #707 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on May 12, 2019