Columbia Mobex Review, Pros and Cons

Columbia Mobex is rated 3.7 based on 6 reviews

Feature Summary

Columbia Men's Mobex Campus Luggage (Black, One size)
  • 100% polyester Cordura, 100% polyester tarmaq
  • Omni-Shield advanced repellency
  • Mobex rod technology with tool loop and multi-point lash down system
  • Do Not Wash, Hand Wipe With Damp Cloth, Do Not Bleach, Dry Flat, Do Not Iron
  • Vietnam

Reviews Summary

Here’s what the reviewers think about the Columbia Mobex:

Reviewers like these things about the Columbia Mobex

  • Some users thought that it’s an ideal pack for wintertime adventurer.
  • Other hikers said that its truly unique design element is an external flexible rod frame fitted to the front panel.
  • Some reviewers like its perimeter zipper opening that opens very wide because the zipper runs all the way to the bottom on both sides.
  • Many reviewers love how the mesh divider panel helps separate and control gear and keep it from falling out when the pack is open.
  • Others find the waterproof fabric is surprisingly lightweight.
  • Some reviewers are pleased that the nylon mesh used in several interior pockets is lightweight and soft.
  • Many users thought the slender plastic frame rods are quite flexible.
  • A number of users are pleased that the back panel, shoulder straps and waist belt are all decently padded.
  • Others thought the buckles, toggles and related hardware all appear to be of good quality.
  • Some are particularly happy that all the zippers have easy-pull cord tabs.
  • A number of users noted that the fabric edges, stitching and seams all look clean and even, with no loose threads, missed stitching or frayed edges.
  • Others like how the front panel swings wide from the bottom edge and because of the frame and retains its shape at all times.
  • Others find the presence of three mesh ditty pockets sewn into the back panel useful for stowing small items.
  • Some reviewers also love the built in water bottle pocket at the back panel.
  • Others find the hip belt pockets large enough to hold snacks, sunscreen and small gear.
  • Many users like how the supplied water bladder opens at the top which make it simple to clean and dry between uses.

Reviewers don’t like these things

  • Some users noted that the pack has no external bottle pockets, straps or strap anchors.
  • Others complain about the squeaking of the frame.

Selected Reviews

Bike Radar

A very clever construction idea that’s a bit wasted for mountain bikers where being compact is king.

Posted 21 June 2011 by Justin Loretz – Read full review

Backpack Gear Test

It is a great day pack that can hold extra gears for your hike. It is a lightweight and comfortable pack to carry.

Posted 8 January 2011 by Kathleen Waters – Read full review

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