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Nathan Vaporcloud Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 78 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Vaporcloud - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

91% of the reviewers give the Nathan Vaporcloud a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (73%)
Good (18%)
Average (3%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (4%)

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Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Nathan Vaporcloud:

Reviewers like these things about the Nathan Vaporcloud

  • Reviewers thought that the Nathan Vaporcloud pack sets the bar for ultra-distance racing packs in this class by combining stability, a variety of nutrition and gear a stow options, and simple closures.
  • Other users noted that it succeeds with several tough elasticized straps to create an unmatched body-conforming fit.
  • Users pointed out that the pack is very comfortable due to its body-wrapping feel and fast wicking materials.
  • Several of those who have tried the pack noted that it places its weight in the middle of the back to relieve some weight from the shoulders.
  • Many wrote that it shines with regard to stability by placing several elasticized straps across the sides, chest, and hips.
  • Other reviewers thought that its design feels more like a vest than a backpack, which keeps everything in concert with body movements.
  • Several users pointed out that it is good with strong seams and robust straps.
  • They also said that its mesh paneling is very light and prone to tearing.
  • Users found that it has simple closures.
  • They further indicated that the bag is lightweight.
  • Reviewers thought that it has more notable features around the front and on the sides.
  • They also noticed that it includes two shoulder straps that sport a pair of quick release clips to keep the unit snug.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user noticed that even though the bag has many stowage options, the capacity is not high enough for a mid-weight jacket or fleece.
  • Another user mentioned that it is not a great choice for multi-sport use due to low carrying capacity and how tight the pack fits to the body.


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The Nathan Vaporcloud ranks #2 compared with the other Nathan bags.

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vs All Bags

The Nathan Vaporcloud ranks #986 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Nathan Vaporcloud vs the Nathan Vaporair.

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Nathan Vaporcloud vs Nathan Vaporair

Nathan Vaporcloud
Nathan Vaporcloud

Based on 78 reviews

Nathan Vaporair
Nathan Vaporair


Based on 151 reviews

Weight: 0.9 oz
Price: $$

  • The Vaporcloud is rated a bit better than the Vaporair.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 229 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Vaporcloud is available in these colors:

Only the Vaporair is available in these colors:

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Last updated on July 03, 2019