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Mountainsmith Lariat Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 16 reviews

We have checked a few reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the Lariat - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

83% of the reviewers give the Mountainsmith Lariat a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (33%)
Good (50%)
Average (16%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Mountainsmith Lariat

  • Most reviewers mentioned that the Mountainsmith Lariat backpack is durable due to its 305D Multi-Rip HP Cordura fabric.
  • A lot of reviewers recommended the bag for those who are into traveling and hiking.
  • Other reviewers thought that the main compartment might be accessed easily through its roll-top closure and sizeable U-shaped zipper.
  • Users noted its detachable summit pack with a back panel hydration sleeve.
  • Many of those who have tried the bag have commented on the presence of several pockets where they can put several of their valuables and gears.
  • Others also found it compact and lightweight.
  • Users highlighted on the comfort the pack provided due to its mesh back panel.
  • Several of those who have used the pack said that its suspension could adjust to a variety of torso sizes.
  • Many testers noted its waist belt frame sheet for being able to fit the form of the iliac crest hip bone well.
  • Users have pointed out that the backpack is stable when used.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that the shoulder straps were not adjustable.
  • Another user noted that the removable daypack should be more comfortable.


Crowdsourced specs across all Mountainsmith Lariat models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity48-58 l (2929-3539 cuin)
Weight iconWeight5.1-5.2 oz (2.3-2.4 kg)
Length iconLength26-28 in (66-71 cm)
Width8 in (20 cm)
Height11-12 in (28-30 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Mountainsmith Lariat 65

100% choose the Mountainsmith Lariat 65

100 %
Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity58 l (3539 cuin)
Weight iconWeight5.2 oz (2.4 kg)
Length iconLength28 in (71 cm)
Width8 in (20 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)

Feature Summary

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

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 Mountainsmith Lariat models (the most popular choice is the Lariat 65).

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.

5548 l5.1 oz0.11 oz/L
6558 l5.2 oz0.09 oz/L
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Mountainsmith Lariat
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The Mountainsmith Lariat ranks #19 compared with the other Mountainsmith bags.

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The Mountainsmith Lariat ranks #1564 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Bag ID 31319. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019