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Mountain Hardwear Scrambler Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Jan 2019)

3.91 based on 150 reviews
Mountain Hardwear Scrambler
88% of the Mountain Hardwear Scrambler reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (77%)
Good (11%)
Average (3%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (5%)

Specs across all Scrambler models
Capacity iconCapacity30-46 l (1831-2807 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.7-2.5 oz (0.8-1.1 kg)
Length iconLength19-27 in (48-69 cm)
Width8.5-14 in (22-36 cm)
Height3.5-11 in (9-28 cm)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Mountain Hardwear Scrambler

  • Reviewers found out that the Mountain Hardwear Scrambler backpack conforms comfortably to the curve of the back.
  • Users thought that its waterproof main compartment keeps the gear dry inside.
  • Reviewers felt that its main compartment is roomy enough to store essential equipment.
  • Testers thought that the weight of the pack is distributed evenly.
  • Other users thought that they could easily access their hydration bladders from its designated sleeve.
  • Many reviewers found that its pockets were sufficient to store and organize things securely.
  • According to some reviewers, its compression straps secure the load to keep the pack stable on the back.
  • Testers thought that its deep side pockets are essential for carrying small items.
  • Other users also noted that the pack is versatile and efficient.
  • They also mentioned that the bag could be used by hikers, climbers, and skiers.
  • Many users took notice on its robust water which leaves no seams and gaps.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that there is no sleeve specifically designed for laptops.
  • Another reviewer mentioned that the top drawstring closure is not waterproof at all.

Popular Models

Mountain Hardwear Scrambler 30

100% choose the Mountain Hardwear Scrambler 30

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity30 l (1831 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.7 oz (0.8 kg)
Length iconLength22 in (56 cm)
Width14 in (36 cm)
Height4 in (10 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Mountain Hardwear Scrambler features:
  • Waterproof
  • Side pockets
  • Hip belt
  • Compression straps
  • Sternum strap

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Roll top
  • Water bottle pockets
  • Carry-on size
  • Organizer panel
  • Hydration compatible
  • Seam taped

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 Scrambler models (the most popular choice is the Scrambler 30).

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.

3030 l1.7 oz0.06 oz/L
3532.3 l1.9 oz0.06 oz/L
4046 l2.25 oz0.05 oz/L

Mountain Hardwear Scrambler
Average for 17,986+ different bags


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The Mountain Hardwear Scrambler ranks #3 compared with the other Mountain Hardwear bags.

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2Mountain Hardwear Scrambler
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3Mountain Hardwear Ozonic
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4Mountain Hardwear Hueco
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5Mountain Hardwear Enterprise
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vs All Bags

The Mountain Hardwear Scrambler ranks #973 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

Backpack Gear Test

It is a descent little backpack. It is a lightweight pack with a good hydration port and waist belt.

Posted 7 June 2007 by Raymond Estrella - Read full review

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Last updated on January 11, 2019