Reviews Summary


93% of the Osprey Hikelite reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (66%)
Good (27%)
Average (2%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (2%)


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

Reviewers like these things about the Osprey Hikelite

  • Reviewers found the Osprey Hikelite backpack comfortable and easy to wear.
  • According to testers, the bag’s adjustable straps make it possible for people of all builds to comfortably carry the backpack.
  • Users found that the padded back of the backpack minimizes the pressure on their shoulders and spine.
  • Those who have purchased the backpack liked that the waist strap can easily be removed if need be.
  • Most users noted that the zipper and pulls of the backpack are sturdy and secure.
  • A number of testers recommend this backpack for warmer climate, as it doesn’t stick to your back and cause sweating.
  • According to reviewers, the backpack can fit a large amount of belongings.
  • Users also recommend this backpack for mountaineering, winter hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities.
  • Testers found it convenient that the rain cover is attached to the backpack, so it can’t be lost.
  • In general, reviewers found that the backpack is lightweight but sturdy.
  • Users commented that the backpack offers better ergonomics than most other hiking backpacks they’ve tried.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One reviewer thought that the backpack doesn’t have enough pockets.
  • Another user found the waist straps too narrow.
The bag is recommended for these activities:

Hiking
Cycling
Travel
School
Backpacking
Sport



Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Osprey Hikelite features:
  • Compression straps
  • Sternum strap
  • Side pockets
  • Stretch mesh
  • Hydration compatible
  • Hydration bladder
  • Sunglasses pocket

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


Rankings


vs Osprey Bags

The Osprey Hikelite ranks #72 compared with the other Osprey bags.

70Osprey Cyber
3.99
Osprey Cyber
71Osprey Hikelite
3.96
Osprey Hikelite
72Osprey Pandion
3.94
Osprey Pandion
73Osprey Pixel
3.88
Osprey Pixel
74Osprey Beta
3.87
Osprey Beta

vs All Bags

The Osprey Hikelite ranks #1110 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1108OGIO Gravity
3.96
OGIO Gravity
1109Osprey Hikelite
3.96
Osprey Hikelite
1110Gregory Verte
3.95
Gregory Verte
1111Mountain Hardwear Zoan
3.95
Mountain Hardwear Zoan
1112Ultimate Direction Marathon
3.95
Ultimate Direction Marathon



Vs Other Bags


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

Many sources mention this feature
Some sources mention this feature


Osprey Hikelite vs Osprey Daylite


Osprey Hikelite
Osprey Hikelite

3.96
Based on 50 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$


Osprey Daylite
Osprey Daylite

4.25BEST
Based on 1,085 reviews
Capacity: 20 l
Weight: 1.1 oz
Price: $

  • The Hikelite is rated a bit worse than the Daylite.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,135 reviews of the two bags.

FeatureHikeliteDaylite
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Laptop compartment
Organizer panel
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Sunglasses pocket
Ultralight
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Grey
Blue
Red
Orange
Purple

Only the Hikelite is available in these colors:
Green

Only the Daylite is available in these colors:
Yellow
White




Osprey Hikelite vs Osprey Talon


Osprey Hikelite
Osprey Hikelite

3.96
Based on 50 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$


Osprey Talon
Osprey Talon

4.58BEST
Based on 1,648 reviews
Capacity: 6-44 l
Weight: 0.7-2.3 oz
Price: $$

  • The Hikelite is rated somewhat worse than the Talon.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,698 reviews of the two bags.

FeatureHikeliteTalon
Adjustable torso
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Reflective
Shoulder strap pockets
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Sunglasses pocket
Waterproof

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Green
Red
Orange

Only the Hikelite is available in these colors:
Grey
Purple







Selected Reviews


The Test Pit


Posted 26 January 2018

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Last updated on February 21, 2019

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