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Burton Fathom Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 21 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Fathom - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

100% of the reviewers give the Burton Fathom a good or excellent rating!

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Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Burton Fathom:

Reviewers like these things about the Burton Fathom

  • Reviewers thought that the Burton Fathom backpack has a lightweight design.
  • Other reviewers remarked that it was comfortable to wear.
  • Users lauded its snap closure design for added security to its interior.
  • Other users recommend the use of the backpack for overnight trips or daily missions.
  • Testers found that its various designs are attractive and striking.
  • Many of the reviewers commented on its durability as manifested by its robust fabric.
  • Users found the bag to be versatile and accessible.
  • A lot of users thought that the pack was easy to carry.
  • Laptop users praised its padded compartment specifically designed for laptops.
  • Tablet users also lauded the presence of a specific sleeve for their gadget.
  • Testers also noted that its PU backing makes it resistant to any weather conditions.
  • Other testers like that it has specific pockets for water bottles.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer noted that its fabric shred after just a few months of use.
  • A reviewer thought that it does not fit on all body types.

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Burton Fathom features:
  • Laptop compartment
  • Side pockets
  • Tablet compartment
  • Water bottle pockets
  • Sternum strap

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


vs Burton Bags

The Burton Fathom ranks #8 compared with the other Burton bags.

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vs All Bags

The Burton Fathom ranks #204 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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203Burton Fathom
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206The North Face Router
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Last updated on July 03, 2019