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Mountainsmith Drift Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

3.57
based on 116 reviews


We have checked tens of reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the Drift - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


82% of the reviewers give the Mountainsmith Drift a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (57%)
Good (25%)
Average (2%)
Poor (15%)
Bad (0%)





Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Mountainsmith Drift

  • Most reviewers who used the Drift said that it is a great practical Pack.
  • They mentioned that the pack is not too large, not too small.
  • Some other reviewers said that it is a very well thought out waist pack.
  • Many users commented that It has nice quality zips.
  • Users also said that it holds plenty for a hike, a phone, snack, a bar, a wallet etc.
  • One great feature mentioned by many users is that the straps to cinch things tighter is great.
  • Reviewers liked the mesh in the back and said that it is important for some comfort in the heat.
  • Another fantastic feature mentioned by many users is that the shoulder harness which you can use in addition or instead of the waist belt.
  • Buyers of the pack said very sturdy and light construction.
  • Users also said that pack is very comfortable and secure, with ample room.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users complained that the external zippers not weatherproof.
  • Some other users said that it needs extra pockets and storage areas in both compartments.


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Hiking
Cycling
Travel
School
Backpacking
Sport



Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Mountainsmith Drift features:
  • Hydration bladder
  • Hydration compatible
  • Zippered top

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


Rankings


vs Mountainsmith Bags

The Mountainsmith Drift ranks #24 compared with the other Mountainsmith bags.

22Mountainsmith Kinetic
3.75
Mountainsmith Kinetic
23Mountainsmith Descent
3.70
Mountainsmith Descent
24Mountainsmith Drift
3.57
Mountainsmith Drift
25Mountainsmith Modular Hauler
3.49
Mountainsmith Modular Hauler
26Mountainsmith Parallax
3.46
Mountainsmith Parallax

vs All Bags

The Mountainsmith Drift ranks #2314 compared with all the bags we have checked.

2312Salomon Skin
3.57
Salomon Skin
2313Mountainsmith Drift
3.57
Mountainsmith Drift
2314Eberlestock Gunslinger
3.57
Eberlestock Gunslinger
2315ONA The Brooklyn
3.57
ONA The Brooklyn
2316Columbia Beacon
3.57
Columbia Beacon



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparison of the Mountainsmith Drift vs the Mountainsmith Tour.

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Mountainsmith Drift vs Mountainsmith Tour


Mountainsmith Drift
Mountainsmith Drift

3.57

Based on 116 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $


Mountainsmith Tour
Mountainsmith Tour

4.24
BEST
Based on 514 reviews

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

  • The Drift is rated worse than the Tour.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 630 reviews of the two bags.

FeatureDriftTour
Compression straps
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Zippered top

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Black
Grey

Only the Tour is available in these colors:
Red





Bag ID 33024. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on May 12, 2019