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High Sierra Wave Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 690 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the Wave - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

65% of the reviewers give the High Sierra Wave a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (41%)
Good (24%)
Average (15%)
Poor (7%)
Bad (10%)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the High Sierra Wave

  • Many reviewers commend the High Sierra Wave hydration pack for holding up to two liters of water.
  • They also mentioned that is quite convenient to use.
  • Users indicated that its shoulder straps could be adjusted to suit personal preference and body structure.
  • They also said that the pressure valve of the water tube is hands-free.
  • Testers mentioned that its mesh back system wicks the moisture, giving enough comfort when used.
  • Other testers indicated that its front pocket could be used to carry essential items such as mobile phones, keys, and money.
  • Reviewers suggested that the cover of the tube is insulated. This means that the water inside the hydration system will not freeze.
  • Other reviewers thought that it has a waffle weave material.
  • Users felt that the opening of the reservoir could be accessed quickly, making it easy to fill and use.
  • They also thought that the water remains cold after a reasonable amount of time.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the valve leaks sporadically.
  • Another reviewer felt that the side pocket is super small.


Crowdsourced specs across all High Sierra Wave models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.7-1 oz (0.3-0.5 kg)
Length iconLength2 in (5 cm)
Width11-13 in (28-33 cm)
Height15-19 in (38-48 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

High Sierra Wave 70

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Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight1 oz (0.5 kg)
Length iconLength2 in (5 cm)
Width11 in (28 cm)
Height15 in (38 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these High Sierra Wave features:
  • Insulated
  • Reflective

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


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The High Sierra Wave ranks #53 compared with the other High Sierra bags.

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The High Sierra Wave ranks #3010 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on May 12, 2019