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High Sierra Access Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

3.68
based on 10,359 reviews


We have checked many thousands of reviews and found 13 reasons to buy the Access - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


82% of the reviewers give the High Sierra Access a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (66%)
Good (16%)
Average (6%)
Poor (4%)
Bad (5%)





Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the High Sierra Access:

Reviewers like these things about the High Sierra Access

  • Several users noted that the High Sierra Access pack is designed with dedicated areas to store a laptop and tablet.
  • Reviewers thought that this backpack helps users comfortably tote their gear from place to place.
  • According to those who have tried that pack, its reflective accents keep them visible in dimly lit areas.
  • Reviewers thought that it has an excellent number of pockets.
  • Users found that its durable polyester construction promotes lasting use.
  • Other users thought that its color is beautiful.
  • They also mentioned that it has fully padded Cushion Zone computer sleeve that fits at most 17in.
  • Users also praised integrated Tech Spot tablet sleeve for additional devices.
  • Laptop users found that it has deluxe media pocket offers a headphone port for easy listening.
  • Several reviewers have pointed out that the pack has a premium multiple-pocket organizer with a key fob to keep belongings in order.
  • A lot of testers thought that its mesh beverage pocket is perfect for staying hydrated.
  • Reviewers praised its padded bottom panel that helps keep the backpack in excellent condition.
  • They also mentioned that additional gears could be attached to the monster hook and daisy chain loops.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that poor quality thread was used in the pack.
  • Another reviewer said that the bag is not waterproof.
  • A user mentioned that they had had a little bit of a problem at times in the security line taking out and putting back the laptop.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all High Sierra Access models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.5 oz (0.7 kg)
Length iconLength20 in (51 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height15 in (38 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 17 inches


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Travel
Hiking
Cycling
School
Backpacking
Sport



Feature Summary


Many sources mention these High Sierra Access features:
  • Wheeled/rolling
  • Sternum strap
  • Raincover included
  • Media pocket

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


Rankings


vs High Sierra Bags

The High Sierra Access ranks #28 compared with the other High Sierra bags.

26High Sierra Kenley
3.70
High Sierra Kenley
27High Sierra Warren
3.70
High Sierra Warren
28High Sierra Access
3.68
High Sierra Access
29High Sierra Moray
3.66
High Sierra Moray
30High Sierra Explorer
3.66
High Sierra Explorer

vs All Bags

The High Sierra Access ranks #2074 compared with all the bags we have checked.

2072Watershed Big Creek
3.68
Watershed Big Creek
2073High Sierra Access
3.68
High Sierra Access
2074Michael Kors Cynthia
3.68
Michael Kors Cynthia
2075Timbuk2 Transit
3.68
Timbuk2 Transit
2076Think Tank Mirrorless Mover
3.68
Think Tank Mirrorless Mover



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the High Sierra Access vs 3 other, similar bags.

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High Sierra Access vs High Sierra Haywire


High Sierra Access
High Sierra Access

3.68

Based on 10,359 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.5 oz
Price: $$

  • The Access is rated somewhat worse than the Haywire.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 10,374 reviews of the two bags.

Only the Access is available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Grey
Red




High Sierra Access vs High Sierra Swerve


High Sierra Access
High Sierra Access

3.68

Based on 10,359 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.5 oz
Price: $$


High Sierra Swerve
High Sierra Swerve

3.98
BEST
Based on 20,511 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 1.2 oz
Price: $$

  • The Access is rated a bit worse than the Swerve.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 30,870 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Access is 25% heavier than the biggest Swerve (1.5 oz vs 1.2 oz).

FeatureAccessSwerve
Insulated
Laptop compartment
Media pocket
Moisture wicking
Raincover included
Sternum strap
Water bottle pockets
Wheeled/rolling

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Grey

Only the Access is available in these colors:
Red

Only the Swerve is available in these colors:
White
Pink




High Sierra Access vs The North Face Surge


High Sierra Access
High Sierra Access

3.68

Based on 10,359 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.5 oz
Price: $$


The North Face Surge
The North Face Surge

4.38
BEST
Based on 5,917 reviews

Capacity: 33 l
Weight: 3-3.1 oz
Price: $$

  • The Access is rated worse than the Surge.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 16,276 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Access is 107% lighter than the biggest Surge (1.5 oz vs 3.1 oz).

FeatureAccessSurge
Compression straps
Laptop compartment
Load-lifter straps
Media pocket
Raincover included
Reflective
Sternum strap
Water bottle pockets
Wheeled/rolling

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Grey
Red

Only the Surge is available in these colors:
Green
Purple
Pink





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Last updated on May 12, 2019