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Mountainsmith Day Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 473 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 18 reasons to buy the Day - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

92% of the reviewers give the Mountainsmith Day a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (84%)
Good (8%)
Average (2%)
Poor (1%)
Bad (1%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Mountainsmith Day:

Reviewers like these things about the Mountainsmith Day

  • Some users love how they can wear the bag sideway, in the front and back as waistbag, or as a backpack.
  • Others particularly like how the zippers open very nicely and easily.
  • Many reviewers find the straps nice and comfortable.
  • Some users are glad with how the two straps at the bottom allow for attaching a tripod.
  • Many users enjoy the oversized zipper pulls that do not bind and are easy to locate.
  • Others like how the loops make hanging eye glass case or keys simple.
  • Many travelers like how it fits perfectly under the airline seat.
  • A lot of users thought it's large enough to carry enough gear but small enough to get through the stores and lines encountered on trip.
  • Some users find the hipbelt comfortable and easy to adjust.
  • Many owners appreciate the presence of two water bottle holders for hydration.
  • A lot of users love how it keeps their bacj open to breath and keeps the weight on the hips, without straining the shoulders.
  • Padding on the waist belt is also appreciated by a lot of users.
  • Some owners find it perfect for their hiking needs as it enables them to carry enough water and snacks for a 15mile trip, plus binoculars and a DSLR without issue.
  • Others particularly like how the back pocket holds plane ticket and hotel info for easy access.
  • Extremely well built, looks good, multiple compartments, hydration space, spacious and adjustable are cited as the main reasons for choosing this bag.
  • Lumbar pockets are also a favorite feature of the bag.
  • Some employees chose this bag to carry tools while allowing their hands free for measuring, note taking, working without weight on their shoulders.
  • Many users find the optional straps great and very comfortable and easy on the back.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Others find the shoulder strap difficult to adjust while wearing.
  • Some users said the only negative would be that the top of pack can lean away from body.


Crowdsourced specs across all Mountainsmith Day models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.7 oz (0.8 kg)
Length iconLength8 in (20 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height12.5 in (32 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


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Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Mountainsmith Day features:
  • Hydration bladder
  • Hydration compatible

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


vs Mountainsmith Bags

The Mountainsmith Day ranks #4 compared with the other Mountainsmith bags.

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The Mountainsmith Day ranks #545 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparisons of the Mountainsmith Day vs 2 other, similar bags.

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Mountainsmith Day vs Mountainsmith Daylight

Mountainsmith Day
Mountainsmith Day

Based on 473 reviews
Weight: 1.7 oz
Price: $$

  • The Day is rated about the same as the Daylight.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 492 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Day is available in these colors:

Mountainsmith Day vs Mountainsmith Tour

Mountainsmith Day
Mountainsmith Day


Based on 473 reviews
Weight: 1.7 oz
Price: $$

Mountainsmith Tour
Mountainsmith Tour


Based on 514 reviews

Capacity: 10 l
Weight: 1.15-2 oz
Price: $$

  • The Day is rated about the same as the Tour.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 987 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Day is 18% lighter than the biggest Tour (1.7 oz vs 2 oz).

Compression straps
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible

Both bags are available in these colors:

Selected Reviews

Backpack Gear Test

It is a great all around pack and very versatile. It can be used a lumber pack and also as a daypack.

Posted 5 February 2008 by Chuck Carnes - Read full review

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Last updated on July 03, 2019