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Mammut Nirvana Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 13 reviews

We have checked a few reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Nirvana - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

100% of the reviewers give the Mammut Nirvana a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (100%)
Good (0%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Mammut Nirvana:

Reviewers like these things about the Mammut Nirvana

  • Most users said that it’s tough, durable, well thought out and so functional.
  • Users also commented that it is a Great little ski backpack for short excursions.
  • Most reviewers said that the compartments are well laid out.
  • They also said that the zippers worked great.
  • Users liked the A-Frame ski carry which is easy to use.
  • Reviewers mentioned that the pocket situation is great.
  • One great feature liked by many users is that the access from top and back panel for the main pocket.
  • Users also said that it is a really great go-to for smaller trips.
  • Most reviewers said that the rigid frame but does not feel stiff at all.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users complained that the vertical straps connect at the edges of the board making it difficult to clip, balance, and secure the board.
  • Some other users complained that there wasn't a pocket or anywhere specifically to hold a hydration bladder.


Crowdsourced specs across all Mammut Nirvana models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity22-35 l (1343-2136 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.5-3.5 oz (0.7-1.6 kg)
Length iconLength16.5-22 in (42-56 cm)
Width8.5-14 in (22-36 cm)
Height5-12 in (13-30 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Mammut Nirvana Pro

62% choose the Mammut Nirvana Pro

62 %
Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight3.2 oz (1.5 kg)
Length iconLength16.5 in (42 cm)
Width8.5 in (22 cm)
Height10 in (25 cm)

Mammut Nirvana Ride

38% choose the Mammut Nirvana Ride

38 %
Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight3.1 oz (1.4 kg)
Length iconLength19 in (48 cm)
Width14 in (36 cm)
Height7 in (18 cm)

Mammut Nirvana pro vs Nirvana ride

The two most popular Mammut Nirvana models are the Nirvana pro and the Nirvana ride, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

In total, 100% of the people interested in the Mammut Nirvana bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Nirvana pro which is choosen by 62% (1.6 times as many as the 38% that choose the Nirvana ride).

Nirvana proNirvana ride
Most popular

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Nirvana pro is 0.1 kg (3.5 oz) higher than the weight of the Nirvana ride.

Nirvana proNirvana ride

If we look at dimensions, the Nirvana pro is 3 in (8 cm) longer than the Nirvana ride (16 vs. 19 in). It's 6 in (15 cm) wider (8 vs. 14 in), while the height is the same (both 10 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in black, blue and red. Only the Nirvana ride is available in brown and grey.

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Mammut Nirvana features:
  • Snowboard carry
  • Hydration compatible
  • Ski carry
  • Hip belt
  • Carry-on size
  • Ice axe/trekking pole loops

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Sunglasses pocket
  • Helmet carry
  • Hydration bladder

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

Capacity/Weight Levels

The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

2222 l3.1 oz0.14 oz/L
2525 l2.4 oz0.1 oz/L
3535 l3.5 oz0.1 oz/L
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Mammut Nirvana
Average for 22,435+ different bags


vs Mammut Bags

The Mammut Nirvana ranks #3 compared with the other Mammut bags.

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vs All Bags

The Mammut Nirvana ranks #216 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 10% bag

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215Mammut Nirvana
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218Michael Kors Rhea
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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Mammut Nirvana vs the Deuter Freerider.

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Mammut Nirvana vs Deuter Freerider

Mammut Nirvana
Mammut Nirvana


Based on 13 reviews
Capacity: 22-35 l
Weight: 1.5-3.5 oz
Price: $$

Deuter Freerider
Deuter Freerider


Based on 81 reviews

Capacity: 24-30 l
Weight: 1.3-3.3 oz
Price: $$

  • The Nirvana is rated about the same as the Freerider.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 94 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Nirvana is 17% bigger than the biggest Freerider (35 L vs 30 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Nirvana is 6% heavier than the biggest Freerider (3.5 oz vs 3.3 oz).

Carry-on size
Compression straps
Helmet carry
Hip belt
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Load-lifter straps
Ski carry
Snowboard carry
Sternum strap
Sunglasses pocket
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Nirvana is available in these colors:

Only the Freerider is available in these colors:

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Last updated on July 03, 2019