Reviews Summary

68% of the High Sierra Piranha reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (49%)
Good (19%)
Average (9%)
Poor (11%)
Bad (12%)

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

Reviewers like these things about the High Sierra Piranha

  • Majority of the reviewers said that this backpack holds everything required for the hike.
  • Users liked the small meshed zip pocket for holding the smaller items.
  • The quality of the hydration bladder is quite nice and there are no leakage issues as confirmed by the buyers.
  • Reviewers quoted that it is very easy to clean the bag.
  • Other reviewers said that the color combination of the bag is really great.
  • Many buyers appreciated the back air flow ventilation system of the backpack.
  • The backpack comes with removable waist belt which allows the user to customize the bag for various activities as confirmed by them.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some reviewers said that the framing of the pack is not quite good and when it is loaded it becomes uncomfortable for the user to carry the backpack.
  • A few users said that for shorter people, the strap length will be a problem. Also, they wished the straps should have been wider.
  • Some buyers said that the bag is intended only for shorter trips/hikes.


Crowdsourced specs across all High Sierra Piranha models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.2 oz (0.5 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width4 in (10 cm)
Height10 in (25 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these High Sierra Piranha features:
  • Compression straps
  • Insulated
  • Reflective
  • Sternum strap

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


vs High Sierra Bags

The High Sierra Piranha ranks #43 compared with the other High Sierra bags.

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vs All Bags

The High Sierra Piranha ranks #2010 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last update on 2019-02-22 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last updated on February 10, 2019