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High Sierra Fat Boy Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated April 2019

based on 6,027 reviews

We have checked thousands of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Fat Boy - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

85% of the reviewers give the High Sierra Fat Boy a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (69%)
Good (16%)
Average (6%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (4%)

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Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the High Sierra Fat Boy:

Reviewers like these things about the High Sierra Fat Boy

  • Most of the buyers were impressed with the high durability of the bag.
  • Reviewers commented that the water bottle holder easily fits a 32 oz water bottle.
  • Buyers admitted that the laptop sleeve is quite effective in keeping your laptop or iPad safe.
  • Many users in the reviews mentioned that the straps of the bag are easy to adjust and are quite comfortable to use.
  • Other users admitted that the bag is competitively priced.
  • The bag can easily fit large textbooks as claimed by most of the buyers.
  • The bag withstands can withstand weather conditions well with no adverse impact as confirmed by some users.
  • The extra zipper pockets on the outside of the bag were quite useful for many buyers.
  • Reviewers also mentioned that the bag is ideal for use of not only students but mothers and vacationers as well.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A buyer highlighted that the base line of the bag is not padded.
  • As per another buyer, the bag appeared much bigger in the pictures than actual.
  • The front pockets of the bag are too small to fit any useful thing and thus are useless for many users.


Crowdsourced specs across all High Sierra Fat Boy models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.4 oz (0.6 kg)
Length iconLength7-20 in (18-51 cm)
Width7-20 in (18-51 cm)
Height13 in (33 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these High Sierra Fat Boy features:
  • Insulated
  • Media pocket

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Compression straps

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


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The High Sierra Fat Boy ranks #11 compared with the other High Sierra bags.

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Last updated on April 20, 2019