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High Sierra Powerglide Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

3.61
based on 5,046 reviews


We have checked thousands of reviews and found 11 reasons to buy the Powerglide - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


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

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





Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the High Sierra Powerglide

  • Most users said that it performed well and carried a lot of stuff. such as a projector, a heavy laptop with extended battery, cloths, radio, wireless speakers, etc.
  • Many users said that this rolling backpack has 3 front pockets, 2nd front pocket has a small pouch and 2 side pockets.
  • Reviewers said that the back straps are concealed into a zip pocket. It also has a handle on top to lift the backpack if needed.
  • Many users said that the pack is very sturdy & well made.
  • Reviewers said that this bag has a lot of storage pockets.
  • Most reviewers said that the pocket on the side is perfect for a small to medium sized water bottle.
  • Many users said that the telescoping bar pulls out and retracts very easily.
  • One great feature mentioned by many users is that there is a zippered cover for it so it can be hidden away nicely if you choose to use the backpack straps on the bag instead of the pull bar.
  • Users said that the wheels and the handle are very sturdy.
  • Another great feature mentioned by the users is that the padded pocket for the laptop, is located in the middle of the bag, inside the front pocket.
  • Some users said that they used it over varied terrains, from smooth asphalt to rough cobblestone and it worked fine.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users complained that the wheels lost their smoothness.
  • Some users complained that stitching on cloth handle is coming undone.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all High Sierra Powerglide models and sizes:

Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 17 inches





Feature Summary


Many sources mention these High Sierra Powerglide features:
  • Media pocket

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


Rankings


vs High Sierra Bags

The High Sierra Powerglide ranks #33 compared with the other High Sierra bags.

31High Sierra Sentinel
3.63
High Sierra Sentinel
32High Sierra Kennesaw
3.62
High Sierra Kennesaw
33High Sierra Powerglide
3.61
High Sierra Powerglide
34High Sierra Modi
3.59
High Sierra Modi
35High Sierra Hawk
3.58
High Sierra Hawk

vs All Bags

The High Sierra Powerglide ranks #2210 compared with all the bags we have checked.

2208Samsonite Fiero
3.61
Samsonite Fiero
2209High Sierra Powerglide
3.61
High Sierra Powerglide
2210Samsonite Solyte
3.61
Samsonite Solyte
2211Burton Boothaus
3.61
Burton Boothaus
2212Pacsafe Slingsafe
3.61
Pacsafe Slingsafe



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the High Sierra Powerglide vs 2 other, similar bags.

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High Sierra Powerglide vs High Sierra Freewheel


High Sierra Powerglide
High Sierra Powerglide

3.61
BEST
Based on 5,046 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$

  • The Powerglide is rated a little bit better than the Freewheel.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 10,197 reviews of the two bags.

FeaturePowerglideFreewheel
Insulated
Media pocket
Reflective

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue




High Sierra Powerglide vs High Sierra XBT


High Sierra Powerglide
High Sierra Powerglide

3.61
BEST
Based on 5,046 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$


High Sierra XBT
High Sierra XBT

3.25

Based on 1,318 reviews

Capacity: 35.45 l
Weight: 2 oz
Price: $$

  • The Powerglide is rated slightly better than the XBT.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 6,364 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue

Only the XBT is available in these colors:
Red

These luggage bags are perfect for those who want to take trips but don't enjoy the heavy hauling they are often forced to endure. You'll certainly find there are few examples of bags as excellent as the Powerglide happens to be.

It's padding provides your belongings with a greater sense of protection than you'll find in many bags. Nobody needs to worry that their laptop is going to break because of some rough bumps from the sidewalk. The XBT will give you much more freedom of movement but at a cost of space. Buy it if you need to haul your luggage swiftly while abroad.



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Last updated on May 12, 2019