Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Mountainsmith Descent

  • Many users said that the materials and construction are top notch.
  • Most reviewers said that from zippers to water proofing the construction is amazing.
  • Many reviewers said that the bag balances well when slung across their body.
  • Many buyers said that it has a good capacity for a relatively small bag.
  • One great feature mentioned by many users is that it has an extra securing latch and strap which add a level of security not found in a lot of bags.
  • Many photographers said that it comfortably fits a camera with zoom lens, two other shorter lenses and chargers for all of that stuff.
  • Reviewers agreed that it holds everything so well and not just camera/photo gear.
  • Many users said that the stabilizing strap keeps everything in place no matter what they are doing.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users said that when loaded the single strap didn't have enough padding to make it comfortable.
  • Some users said that the front compartment was a little small.


vs Mountainsmith Bags

The Mountainsmith Descent ranks #18 compared with the other Mountainsmith bags.

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vs All Bags

The Mountainsmith Descent ranks #1476 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

Dirtbag Dreams

After a few hours walking around with the two bigger lenses and body in the LowePro Slingshot, my shoulder would start to feel it, but not so in this bag.

Posted 12 October 2015 by Dane Cronin - Read full review

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Last updated on February 10, 2019