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Lowepro Ridgeline Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 99 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Ridgeline - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

99% of the reviewers give the Lowepro Ridgeline a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (85%)
Good (14%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Lowepro Ridgeline:

Reviewers like these things about the Lowepro Ridgeline

  • A lot of users laud its cradle fit compartment feature that suspends and protects a laptop and tablet.
  • Travelers like the presence of a built-in trolley handle for easy transport when paired with a rolling bag.
  • Some reviewers like the stretch-mesh side pocket which offers easy access to a quick-grab item like a water bottle or travel umbrella.
  • Many users describe it as spacious, well made, sturdy, very comfortable and comes with many good features.
  • Others chose it for its perfect fit and well designed pockets.
  • Some reviewers said it's lightweight yet carries a full day's worth of needs.
  • Others find it perfect for office commute and business travel.
  • Some users particularly like its comfortable shoulder straps.
  • A number of users thought it's designed for safe transport of laptop and peripherals.
  • Some reviewers said the zippers are very solid and the stitching is great.
  • Many users love that everything has its own perfect safe place in this bag, including the cables in their little banded storage spots.
  • One user described it as a great all purpose backpack.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users said that the only downside was the shoulder straps tend to fit in the outside of the shoulders.
  • Others said it has great quality and functionality but not big enough to carry stuff for work.


Crowdsourced specs across all Lowepro Ridgeline models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight2.5-3 oz (1.1-1.4 kg)
Length iconLength7-8 in (18-20 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height19-20 in (48-51 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches


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The Lowepro Ridgeline ranks #154 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

Mac Sources

The Lowepro RidgeLine 250 AW Daypack is great for any type of use. Whether your are a professional or outdoor enthusiast, this backpack will get you where you want to go.

Posted 17 May 2016 by Robyn - Read full review

The Gadgeteer

The backpack is pretty comfortable to wear. The rear padding is excellent and the padding on the shoulder should be good enough to keep you pain free.

Posted 23 March 2016 by Dennis Moore - Read full review

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Last updated on July 04, 2019