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Exped Core Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

We have checked a few reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Core - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Exped Core:

Reviewers like these things about the Exped Core

  • Many reviewers noted that the 1680 D Ballistic nylon material of the Exped Core backpack make it exceptionally durable.
  • Many users also pointed out that the presence of several pockets makes it easy for storing equipment and gears securely.
  • Several reviewers found out that the pack is lightweight, providing ease when using it for climbing and hiking.
  • Many of the users thought that it was easy to place and access gears through its top lid pocket.
  • Users like that it has specialized loops and attachment to stash ice axes and trekking poles.
  • Other users noted that the bag might be repellent to water due to its fabric.
  • Several reviewers found the bag minimalistic yet highly functional.
  • Reviewers said that it was comfortable to use the backpack.
  • Other reviewers thought its removable back panel might add comfort depending on the preference of the user.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user said that the bag may be too large to be used for everyday use.
  • A reviewer it may struggle when he needs to stash heavier things.


Crowdsourced specs across all Exped Core models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity35 l (2136 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.6-2.8 oz (0.7-1.3 kg)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Exped Core 25

50% choose the Exped Core 25

50 %

Weight iconWeight1.6 oz (0.7 kg)

Exped Core 35

50% choose the Exped Core 35

50 %

Capacity iconCapacity35 l (2136 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.8 oz (1.3 kg)

Exped Core 25 vs Core 35

The two most popular Exped Core models are the Core 25 and the Core 35, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

The same amount of people are interested in both models. 50% of the people interested in the Exped Core choose the Core 25 and 50 choose the Core 35.

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Core 25 is 1.2 kg (42.3 oz) lower than the weight of the Core 35.

Core 25Core 35

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Exped Core features:
  • Seam taped
  • Ultralight

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 Exped Core models (the most popular choice is the Core 25).

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.

3535 l2.8 oz0.08 oz/L

Bag ID 31335. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019