MightyGoods > Mountainsmith > Mountainsmith Parallax

Mountainsmith Parallax Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 39 reviews

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

Check all the pros and cons here.

100% of the reviewers give the Mountainsmith Parallax a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (100%)
Good (0%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Mountainsmith Parallax

  • Testers found out that the Mountainsmith Parallax backpack has adjustable dual-density shoulder straps with load lifter suspension and padded waist straps.
  • Reviewers mentioned that the pack features a front zippered compartment that holds a laptop behind a padded divider and a tablet inside an additional slip pocket.
  • Users noted that it includes an Anvil Airway Suspension system is built into the back and consists of ergonomic padding that allows air to circulate against the back.
  • Other users also stated that one side has a slip pocket that unzips at the bottom to accommodate a tripod leg and a compression strap at the top that holds down the tripod.
  • Other testers said that its sternum strap provides further comfort for carrying a heavy load.
  • Laptop users praised its grip handle at the top that allows them to grab the bag and go.
  • Users pointed out that it has an accessory attachment panel for optional lens pouch.
  • Reviewers recommend the use of the bag for on-the-go photography.
  • Many users said that the backpack has a removable rain cover for unpredictable weather.
  • Testers noted that its quality is great.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A tester discovered that it is way too bulky and difficult to get into.
  • A reviewer mentioned that the outer pocket could be a little roomier.


vs Mountainsmith Bags

The Mountainsmith Parallax ranks #26 compared with the other Mountainsmith bags.

24Mountainsmith Modular Hauler
Mountainsmith Modular Hauler
25Mountainsmith Drift
Mountainsmith Drift
26Mountainsmith Parallax
Mountainsmith Parallax
27Mountainsmith Cyber
Mountainsmith Cyber
28Mountainsmith Cubik
Mountainsmith Cubik

vs All Bags

The Mountainsmith Parallax ranks #2412 compared with all the bags we have checked.

2410Jansport Digibreak
Jansport Digibreak
2411Mountainsmith Parallax
Mountainsmith Parallax
2412Travelers Choice Merced
Travelers Choice Merced
2413World Traveler Damask
World Traveler Damask
2414Marc Jacobs Gotham City
Marc Jacobs Gotham City

Selected Reviews

Mtn Weekly

The combination of these two packs has enhanced my photography experiences beyond my previous dreams of never owning a dedicated photo bag system. With everything neatly stored in the Parallax and having my Photo Day ready for daily shoots I’m completely organized and ready for anything.

Posted 28 February 2011 by Kevin Krill - Read full review

Become a reviewer

Bag ID 33047. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019