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Eagle Creek Deviate Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Jan 2019)

2.89 based on 37 reviews
Eagle Creek Deviate
64% of the Eagle Creek Deviate reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (59%)
Good (5%)
Average (5%)
Poor (14%)
Bad (14%)

Capacity iconCapacity91 l (5553 cuin)
Weight iconWeight4.3 oz (2 kg)
Length iconLength13 in (33 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height32 in (81 cm)

Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Eagle Creek Deviate:

Reviewers like these things about the Eagle Creek Deviate

  • Many reviewers noted that the Eagle Creek Deviate backpack could be used as a carry-on pack when traveling.
  • Other reviewers pointed out that the bag could be carried light due to its molded polycarbonate frame sheet.
  • They also said that its frame sheet provides exceptional durability to the pack.
  • Many users thought that it is easy to access the main compartment of the bag due to its large panel load opening.
  • Several reviewers found out that the pack is compressible.
  • Many of the users thought that its stowable rain cover is sufficient gear in keeping the bag dry.
  • Users noted that the bag has a designated compartment for a three-liter hydration bladder.
  • They pointed out that quenching thirst has become more accessible due to its elastic loop which secures the hose.
  • Several testers also felt that its lockable zippers provide enough security for the things.
  • Other users pointed out that it was accessible to grab items from its pockets.
  • Due to the protection of bag, several users thought that it has anti-theft features.
  • Reviewers said that it was comfortable to use the backpack.
  • Testers felt that it could wick moisture through its air mesh straps.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user said that the bag feels very stiff due to its internal frame.
  • Another user thought that its seams have a tendency to come loose due to poor stitching.
  • A reviewer said that it might be a little small to fit a lot of items.

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Eagle Creek Deviate features:
  • Hydration compatible
  • Hydration bladder
  • Compression straps
  • Hip belt
  • Sternum strap
  • Raincover included
  • Organizer panel
  • Carry-on size

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

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.

8591 l4.3 oz0.05 oz/L


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The Eagle Creek Deviate ranks #24 compared with the other Eagle Creek bags.

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vs All Bags

The Eagle Creek Deviate ranks #1661 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Eagle Creek Deviate vs Osprey Farpoint

If you want the best travel backpack for any adventure, you’d not go wrong with either Eagle Creek Deviate or Osprey Farpoint.

Both bags are lightweight and durable, come with a daypack and have excellent organization (zippered and drop-in pockets).

The Creek Deviate model is made of nylon and polycarbonate frame and has good suspension that makes it perfect for exploring new cities as well as for short hikes. It has 5 zippered and 1 RFID blocking smartphone pocket. Other distinguishing features include: travel duffel, sternum strap hip belt, and a removable brain.

Osprey Farpoint is designed for comfort and convenience during travel and can survive severe travel abuse. It's considered as one of the most durable travel backpacks for its stiff, large frame (though it can be cumbersome sometimes). It's made of nylon with alloy frame, has 4 zippered and 3 drop in pockets and gear attachment points in addition to the detachable daypack.

Osprey Farpoint 4.52 based on 1,371 reviews

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Last updated on January 11, 2019