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High Sierra Wave Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Jan 2019)

2.89 based on 781 reviews
High Sierra Wave
64% of the High Sierra Wave reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (40%)
Good (24%)
Average (15%)
Poor (7%)
Bad (10%)

Specs across all Wave models
Weight iconWeight0.7-1.05 oz (0.3-0.5 kg)
Length iconLength2 in (5 cm)
Width11-13 in (28-33 cm)
Height15-19 in (38-48 cm)

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.

Popular Models

High Sierra Wave 70

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Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight1.05 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 #44 compared with the other High Sierra bags.

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The High Sierra Wave ranks #1662 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on January 11, 2019