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Osprey Duro Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

4.29
based on 146 reviews


We have checked tens of reviews and found 7 reasons to buy the Duro - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


89% of the reviewers give the Osprey Duro a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (76%)
Good (13%)
Average (7%)
Poor (1%)
Bad (0%)



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Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the Osprey Duro:

Reviewers like these things about the Osprey Duro

  • Most of the reviewers said that it is the perfect hydration pack for running and climbing.
  • They said it is very comfortable to wear and fits perfectly with their body shape.
  • Many buyers said that the pack looks attractive and is made with high quality materials making it more durable.
  • Some buyers also mentioned the bag as ultra lighweight pack and is very comfortable to carry.
  • A user said that the pack has lots of spaces to carry water. He is happy to have two bottle carry at the front and a bladder at the back section.
  • Another user said that the waist belt pockets are good enough to hold phones, compass and other emergency gears.
  • Few buyers also said that the main compartment is big enough to carry essentials for hiking.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A few said that the bag is expensive for all the features provided.
  • A user also complained that the water bottle pockets are smaller.
  • A user said that the waist straps loosen up on long run.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Osprey Duro models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.8-1.3 oz (0.4-0.6 kg)
Length iconLength7-19 in (18-48 cm)
Width6-10 in (15-25 cm)
Height3-8 in (8-20 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Sport
Hiking
Cycling
Travel
School
Backpacking



Popular Models


Osprey Duro 6

67% choose the Osprey Duro 6

67 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Grey
Red


Specs
Weight iconWeight0.8 oz (0.4 kg)
Length iconLength16 in (41 cm)
Width6 in (15 cm)
Height8 in (20 cm)


Osprey Duro 1.5

22% choose the Osprey Duro 1.5

22 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Red


Specs
Weight iconWeight1.2 oz (0.5 kg)
Length iconLength17 in (43 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height3 in (8 cm)


Osprey Duro 15

10% choose the Osprey Duro 15

10 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Green
Red
White


Specs
Weight iconWeight1.3 oz (0.6 kg)
Length iconLength19 in (48 cm)
Width9 in (23 cm)
Height8 in (20 cm)




Osprey Duro 6 vs Duro 1.5


The two most popular Osprey Duro models are the Duro 6 and the Duro 1.5, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

In total, 89% of the people interested in the Osprey Duro bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Duro 6 which is choosen by 67% (3 times as many as the 22% that choose the Duro 1.5).

Duro 6Duro 1.5
Most popular

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Duro 6 is 0.4 kg (14.1 oz) lower than the weight of the Duro 1.5.

Duro 6Duro 1.5
Lightest

If we look at dimensions, the Duro 6 is 1 in (2 cm) longer than the Duro 1.5 (16 vs. 17 in). It's 4 in (10 cm) wider (6 vs. 10 in), while the height is the same (both 8 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in black and red. Only the Duro 6 is available in grey.




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Osprey Duro features:
  • Stretch mesh
  • Reflective
  • Sternum strap
  • Side pockets

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


Rankings


vs Osprey Bags

The Osprey Duro ranks #36 compared with the other Osprey bags.

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36Osprey Duro
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37Osprey Waypoint
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Osprey Waypoint
38Osprey Reverb
4.28
Osprey Reverb

vs All Bags

The Osprey Duro ranks #411 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Osprey Duro vs 2 other, similar bags.

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Osprey Duro vs Osprey Dyna


Osprey Duro
Osprey Duro

4.29

Based on 146 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 0.8-1.3 oz
Price: $$


Osprey Dyna
Osprey Dyna

4.55
BEST
Based on 77 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 1-1.8 oz
Price: $$

  • The Duro is rated a bit worse than the Dyna.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 223 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Duro is 38% lighter than the biggest Dyna (1.3 oz vs 1.8 oz).

FeatureDuroDyna
Reflective
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Duro is available in these colors:
Red
Blue
Grey
Green
White

Only the Dyna is available in these colors:
Purple




Osprey Duro vs Osprey Rev


Osprey Duro
Osprey Duro

4.29
BEST
Based on 146 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 0.8-1.3 oz
Price: $$


Osprey Rev
Osprey Rev

4.03

Based on 471 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 0.5-1.1 oz
Price:

  • The Duro is rated a bit better than the Rev.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 617 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Duro is 18% heavier than the biggest Rev (1.3 oz vs 1.1 oz).

FeatureDuroRev
Media pocket
Reflective
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Ultralight

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Grey
Green

Only the Duro is available in these colors:
Black
Red
White







Selected Reviews


Fell Running Guide

A comfortable, well designed running pack with plenty of storage options despite its small size. Ideal for runs or races where you need to carry just that bit more than comfortably fits into a bumbag.

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Last updated on July 03, 2019