Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Lowe Alpine Tensor:

Reviewers like these things about the Lowe Alpine Tensor

  • Most users said that this is a great bag.
  • Many users said that it's water resistant which keeps contents dry in light showers or surprise rainfall.
  • Many reviewers said that the pack is small and versatile enough to fit comfortably inside nearly any rain cover.
  • Many reviewers said that the bag has two small zippered pockets.
  • Reviewers said that the quick access pocket on the back which is great for smaller items like wallets, phones, etc.
  • Many other reviewers said that there is a small internal pocket, located within the large main portion of the bag.
  • One nice feature mentioned by many users is that the addition of the hydration system pouch and tube ports.
  • Most reviewers said that the straps are great quality and comfortable for long rides and walks.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users complained that the waist belt is too thin to be comfortable.
  • One user complained that the straps on the upper bag don't feel particularly durable.


Crowdsourced specs across all Lowe Alpine Tensor models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.8-1.3 oz (0.4-0.6 kg)
Length iconLength19 in (48 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height4 in (10 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Lowe Alpine Tensor features:
  • Hydration compatible
  • Compression straps
  • Reflective
  • Stretch mesh
  • Sternum strap

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Hydration bladder
  • Side pockets

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

Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Lowe Alpine Tensor vs the Lowe Alpine Vector.

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Lowe Alpine Tensor vs Lowe Alpine Vector

Lowe Alpine Tensor
Lowe Alpine Tensor

Based on 3 reviews
Weight: 0.8-1.3 oz
Price: $$

Lowe Alpine Vector
Lowe Alpine Vector

Based on 4 reviews
Capacity: 18-30 l
Weight: 1.2-1.5 oz
Price: $$

  • The Tensor is rated worse than the Vector.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 7 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Tensor is 15% lighter than the biggest Vector (1.3 oz vs 1.5 oz).

Compression straps
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Tensor is available in these colors:

Only the Vector is available in these colors:

Bag ID 31959. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last update on 2019-02-20 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last updated on February 10, 2019