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Mountain Hardwear Direttissima Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

4.40
based on 6 reviews


We have checked a few reviews and found 8 reasons to buy the Direttissima - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


100% of the reviewers give the Mountain Hardwear Direttissima a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (100%)
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Poor (0%)
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Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the Mountain Hardwear Direttissima:

Reviewers like these things about the Mountain Hardwear Direttissima

  • Most of the reviewers have said that it is a great, durable backpack with good volume for both day trips and overnights.
  • Reviewers have also mentioned the easy attaching and removing of skis and ice axe on the sides of the pack.
  • A few travellers appreciated the great suspension system and supportive back and straps. It helped them to adjust the pack and carry it comfortably for long hours.
  • Some reviewers also complimented the waterproofing of the pack.
  • A few travellers also stated that the adjustable hip belt made them walk comfortable for miles.
  • Climbers said that the highly padded hip belt can be easily removed and replaced with an additional 1.5 inch nylon strap hip belt. It can be great for people with large belly.
  • Some travellers said that the pack can be compressed down using the compression straps and they have used it for a day pack also.
  • A few reviewers said that the back padding is stiff enough to give the pack support and make it stand rigid with less stuffing of the pack.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some of the reviewers complained for not providing a proper hydration system for the pack.
  • A few of the travellers also complained about no mesh pockets in the hip belt to carry emergency things.
  • Some of the reviewers are also dissatisfied with the less number of side compartments and no external water bottle pockets.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Mountain Hardwear Direttissima models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity35-50 l (2136-3051 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.5-3.1 oz (1.1-1.4 kg)
Length iconLength27-28 in (69-71 cm)
Width16-17 in (41-43 cm)
Height5-6 in (13-15 cm)





Popular Models


Mountain Hardwear Direttissima 50

57% choose the Mountain Hardwear Direttissima 50

57 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
White


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity50 l (3051 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.5 oz (1.1 kg)
Length iconLength27 in (69 cm)
Width16 in (41 cm)
Height6 in (15 cm)


Mountain Hardwear Direttissima 35

43% choose the Mountain Hardwear Direttissima 35

43 %
Colors and combinations:

Blue


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity35 l (2136 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3.1 oz (1.4 kg)
Length iconLength28 in (71 cm)
Width17 in (43 cm)
Height5 in (13 cm)




Mountain Hardwear Direttissima 35 vs Direttissima 50


The two most popular Mountain Hardwear Direttissima models are the Direttissima 35 and the Direttissima 50, so let's compare them:

The Direttissima 35
Mountain Hardwear Direttissima 35

The Direttissima 50
Mountain Hardwear Direttissima 50

Popularity and Prices

In total, 100% of the people interested in the Mountain Hardwear Direttissima bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Direttissima 50 which is choosen by 57% (1.3 times as many as the 43% that choose the Direttissima 35).

Direttissima 35Direttissima 50
Most popular

Looking at the prices, the Direttissima 35 is typically around $100 cheaper than the Direttissima 50, but check the deals before you buy.

Direttissima 35Direttissima 50
Cheapest

Capacity and Packing

The Direttissima 35 has a capacity of 35 l, while the Direttissima 50 has a capacity of 50 l.

Direttissima 35Direttissima 50
Biggest

For a traveller, the 15 L (915 cuin) difference equals around 1 blouse, 1 pants and 1 jacket.

Packing the Direttissima 35
laptop
1
toilet_bag
1
blouse
1
pants
1
tshirt
4
boxers
4
socks
4
shorts
1
shoes
1
towel
1
book
1
Extra in the Direttissima 50
blouse
1
pants
1
jacket
1

If you are an athlete, the 15 L difference equals 1 tshirt, 1 boxers, 1 pair of socks and 1 football.

Packing the Direttissima 35
water_bottle
2
toilet_bag
1
blouse
1
tshirt
2
boxers
2
socks
2
shorts
2
jacket
1
shoes
1
protein_bar
4
towel
1
book
1
Extra in the Direttissima 50
tshirt
1
boxers
1
socks
1
football
1

Outdoor people can equal the capacity difference as 1 pants, 1 tshirt, 1 boxers, 1 pair of socks, 1 towel and 2 packaged meals.

Packing the Direttissima 35
water_bottle
2
toilet_bag
1
blouse
1
tshirt
1
boxers
1
socks
1
shorts
1
jacket
1
protein_bar
2
book
1
sleeping_bag
1
packaged_meal
2
Extra in the Direttissima 50
pants
1
tshirt
1
boxers
1
socks
1
towel
1
packaged_meal
2

Check how you can pack the Direttissima here.

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Direttissima 35 is 0.6 kg (21.2 oz) higher than the weight of the Direttissima 50.

Direttissima 35Direttissima 50
Lightest

If we look at dimensions, both the Direttissima 35 and the Direttissima 50 has the same length (28 in). Both bags are the same width (17 in), while the height of the Direttissima 35 is 1 in (2 cm) less than the height of the Direttissima 50 (5 vs. 6 in).

Features and Colors

Only the Direttissima 35 is available in blue. Only the Direttissima 50 is available in black and white.




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Mountain Hardwear Direttissima features:
  • Waterproof

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


Packing Guide


See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Mountain Hardwear Direttissima models (the most popular choice is the Direttissima 50).




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.

ModelCapacityWeightLevel
3535 l3.1 oz0.09 oz/L
5050 l2.5 oz0.05 oz/L
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Last updated on July 03, 2019