Reviews Summary

88% of the Hazard 4 Kato reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (72%)
Good (16%)
Average (5%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (0%)

Here's what the reviewers think about the Hazard 4 Kato:

Reviewers like these things about the Hazard 4 Kato

  • A lot of users find the Hazard 4 Kato absolutely top-notch as far as build quality, materials, seams, stitching and hardware.
  • Others love how the messenger flap zipper that allows you to access the main compartment while the exterior flap is still covering and locked.
  • Some reviewers like how the functional outer pocket easily store boarding pass and passport.
  • A number of users thought the padded, wide carrying strap is exceptional in distributing weight.
  • Others find the drop-down admin section, with its clear plastic map holder an ingenious design, including its fold-in straps.
  • Some users love how the quilted tablet/iPad pouch is easily accessed and very well padded .
  • Other reviewers like how the middle compartment can also fit Nalgene bottles with room to spare.
  • A lot of users love the presence of Molle which give them the ability to attach anything to the bag.
  • Others particularly like the heavy duty zippers.
  • Some users refer to it as the durable and functional bag.
  • Many reviewers thought the design is well thought out with plenty of molle attachment points, zippered sections and several hidden fabric pockets.
  • A lot of users appreciate how the multiple top-zippered sections let them access sections without exposing other sections.
  • A number of users love how the sectioned design helps to keep things organized by function or need for accessibility.
  • A number of users love how everything is easily accessible via the zippered compartments.
  • Some users are happy that this pouch has a water resistant zipper system on it and can be easily accessed.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One user thought it's over engineered.
  • Some users wished it comes with optional double strap carry.


Crowdsourced specs across all Hazard 4 Kato models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight2.3 oz (1 kg)
Length iconLength12 in (30 cm)
Width9 in (23 cm)
Height3 in (8 cm)


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The Hazard 4 Kato ranks #2 compared with the other Hazard 4 bags.

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The Hazard 4 Kato ranks #632 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Hazard 4 Kato vs the Hazard 4 Tonto.

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Hazard 4 Kato vs Hazard 4 Tonto

Hazard 4 Kato
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Based on 72 reviews
Weight: 2.3 oz
Price: $$

  • The Kato is rated about the same as the Tonto.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 125 reviews of the two bags.

Only the Kato is available in these colors:

Selected Reviews

Mil-spec Monkey

It is a great durable and versatile pack. The bag can hold a tablet without being bulky in nature.

Posted 9 March 2013 by DJ Monkeyboy - Read full review

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Last updated on March 27, 2019