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Nathan Zelos Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 26 reviews

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

Check all the pros and cons here.


Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Nathan Zelos

  • Reviewers thought that the Nathan Zelos pack is uniquely designed to fit a males torso better.
  • Other users noted that it is super light.
  • Users pointed out that the pack's Wall Mesh shoulder straps and felt lined ribbing are great features for breathability and snug feel against the body.
  • Several of those who have tried the bag praised its slide rail on the sternum strap that gives the ability to either where it high across the chest.
  • Many wrote that the bag is very comfortable from the get-go.
  • Other reviewers thought that its newly redesigned 3-Way Propulsion Harness occupies 2 of the straps and stabilizes the side-to-side/up-down movement of the bladder and other contents for a bounce-free ride.
  • Several users pointed out that its pocket gives increased capacity and somewhat of the ability to dry wet clothing.
  • They also said that its gusseted stretch mesh rear pocket is an external shock cord that gives versatility for on the go storage and quick retrieval if needed.
  • Users found that it has a zippers stretch mesh pocket that will fit a phone.
  • They further indicated that a trash storage can also be done lower down on the left side on the front of the SpeedDraw Flask pocket if preferred.
  • Reviewers thought that a water-resistant pill pocket on the right side that offers the option to either carry salt tablets or use it for housing the easily removable safety whistle.
  • They also noticed that it fits great on those cold days when wearing more clothing than usual.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user's issue with the bag straps is the on the fly adjustability.
  • Another user mentioned that it would have included a lower back felt panel at the point of contact with the body.


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The Nathan Zelos ranks #5 compared with the other Nathan bags.

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The Nathan Zelos ranks #1665 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on July 03, 2019