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Osprey Mira Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

4.11
based on 210 reviews


We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Mira - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


81% of the reviewers give the Osprey Mira a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (71%)
Good (10%)
Average (12%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (1%)





Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Osprey Mira

  • Most people said that it is a small little pack for the price.
  • They are happy that the pack comes with a bonus rain cover.
  • Many are also happy to have a bonus hydration pack with the bag.
  • Some testers said that the pack has great suspension system to carry it comfortably.
  • A few of the testers also mentioned the bag to be lightweight in nature.
  • Many of the buyers said that the pack has right number of zippered pockets to keep things organized while travelling.
  • A user said that the hip belt pockets are large enough to carry compass, keys and other stuffs for easy access.
  • Another user said that the top water resistant pocket of the pack helped him to carry his electronic gadgets securely.
  • A few travellers also mentioned that the side mesh pockets are large enough to carry stuffs without the fear of falling out.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users complained the the harness is not adjustable.
  • Some more buyers complained that there is no compression straps at the bottom of the bag.
  • A few reviewers said that the pack has no external loops to carry gears externally.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Osprey Mira models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity18-32 l (1098-1953 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.5-2.3 oz (0.7-1 kg)
Length iconLength20-21 in (51-53 cm)
Width11-15 in (28-38 cm)
Height12-13 in (30-33 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Hiking
Sport
Backpacking
Cycling
Travel
School



Popular Models


Osprey Mira 34

31% choose the Osprey Mira 34

31 %
Colors and combinations:

Blue
Grey
Red


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity32 l (1953 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.3 oz (1 kg)
Length iconLength21 in (53 cm)
Width15 in (38 cm)
Height13 in (33 cm)


Osprey Mira 26

31% choose the Osprey Mira 26

31 %
Colors and combinations:

Blue
Grey
Red


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity24 l (1465 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.3 oz (1 kg)
Length iconLength21 in (53 cm)
Width15 in (38 cm)
Height13 in (33 cm)


Osprey Mira 18

16% choose the Osprey Mira 18

16 %
Colors and combinations:

Blue
Grey
Red


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity18 l (1098 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.5 oz (0.7 kg)
Length iconLength20 in (51 cm)
Width11 in (28 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)


Osprey Mira Ag 26

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12% choose the Osprey Mira Ag 26

12 %




Osprey Mira Ag 34

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9% choose the Osprey Mira Ag 34

9 %






Osprey Mira 26 vs Mira 34


The two most popular Osprey Mira models are the Mira 26 and the Mira 34, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

The same amount of people are interested in both models. 31% of the people interested in the Osprey Mira choose the Mira 26 and 31 choose the Mira 34.

Looking at the prices, the Mira 26 is typically around $20 more expensive than the Mira 34, but check the deals before you buy.

Mira 26Mira 34
Cheapest

Capacity and Packing

The Mira 26 has a capacity of 24 l, while the Mira 34 has a capacity of 32 l.

Mira 26Mira 34
Biggest

For a traveller, the 8 L (488 cuin) difference equals around 1 laptop, 1 tshirt, 1 boxers and 1 pair of socks.

Packing the Mira 26
toilet_bag
1
blouse
1
tshirt
3
boxers
3
socks
3
shorts
1
shoes
1
towel
1
Extra in the Mira 34
laptop
1
tshirt
1
boxers
1
socks
1

If you are an athlete, the 8 L difference equals 1 water bottle, 1 tshirt, 1 boxers, 1 pair of socks, 1 shorts, 2 protein bars and 1 book.

Packing the Mira 26
water_bottle
1
toilet_bag
1
blouse
1
tshirt
1
boxers
1
socks
1
shorts
1
shoes
1
protein_bar
2
towel
1
Extra in the Mira 34
water_bottle
1
tshirt
1
boxers
1
socks
1
shorts
1
protein_bar
2
book
1

Outdoor people can equal the capacity difference as 1 blouse, 1 shorts, 1 towel, 1 book, 1 sleeping bag and 1 packaged meal.

Packing the Mira 26
water_bottle
2
toilet_bag
1
tshirt
1
boxers
1
socks
1
shorts
1
jacket
1
protein_bar
2
towel
1
book
1
packaged_meal
1
Extra in the Mira 34
blouse
1
shorts
1
towel
1
book
1
sleeping_bag
1
packaged_meal
1

Check how you can pack the Mira here.

Weight and dimensions

The weight of both bags is the same. Both bags weight 2.3 oz.

If we look at dimensions, both the Mira 26 and the Mira 34 has the same length (21 in). Both bags are the same width (15 in), while the height is the same (both 13 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in blue, grey and red.




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Osprey Mira features:
  • Raincover included
  • Hydration bladder
  • Hydration compatible
  • Hip belt
  • Sternum strap
  • Compression straps
  • Hip belt pockets
  • Stretch mesh

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Sunglasses pocket
  • Adjustable torso
  • Carry-on size
  • Ice axe/trekking pole loops

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


Packing Guide


See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Osprey Mira models (the most popular choice is the Mira 34).




Capacity/Weight Levels


The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

ModelCapacityWeightLevel
1818 l1.5 oz0.08 oz/L
2624 l2.3 oz0.1 oz/L
3432 l2.3 oz0.07 oz/L


Osprey Mira
Average for 22,435+ different bags




Rankings


vs Osprey Bags

The Osprey Mira ranks #59 compared with the other Osprey bags.

57Osprey Wayfarer
4.13
Osprey Wayfarer
58Osprey Daylite
4.11
Osprey Daylite
59Osprey Mira
4.11
Osprey Mira
60Osprey Kode
4.11
Osprey Kode
61Osprey Ultralight
4.11
Osprey Ultralight

vs All Bags

The Osprey Mira ranks #950 compared with all the bags we have checked.

948Mountainsmith Knockabout
4.11
Mountainsmith Knockabout
949Osprey Mira
4.11
Osprey Mira
950Backcountry Access Float
4.11
Backcountry Access Float
951Black Diamond Octane
4.11
Black Diamond Octane
952The North Face Base Camp
4.11
The North Face Base Camp



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Osprey Mira vs 3 other, similar bags.

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Some sources mention this feature


Osprey Mira vs Osprey Manta


Osprey Mira
Osprey Mira

4.11

Based on 210 reviews
Capacity: 18-32 l
Weight: 1.5-2.3 oz
Price: $$


Osprey Manta
Osprey Manta

4.39
BEST
Based on 460 reviews

Capacity: 20-34 l
Weight: 2.3-2.5 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Mira is rated a bit worse than the Manta.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 670 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Mira is 6% smaller than the biggest Manta (32 L vs 34 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Mira is 9% lighter than the biggest Manta (2.3 oz vs 2.5 oz).

FeatureMiraManta
Adjustable torso
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Raincover included
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Sunglasses pocket

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Grey

Only the Mira is available in these colors:
Red

Only the Manta is available in these colors:
Green
Black




Osprey Mira vs Osprey Sirrus


Osprey Mira
Osprey Mira

4.11

Based on 210 reviews
Capacity: 18-32 l
Weight: 1.5-2.3 oz
Price: $$


Osprey Sirrus
Osprey Sirrus

4.22
BEST
Based on 609 reviews

Capacity: 24-36 l
Weight: 2.5-2.95 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Mira is rated a little bit worse than the Sirrus.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 819 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Mira is 12% smaller than the biggest Sirrus (32 L vs 36 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Mira is 28% lighter than the biggest Sirrus (2.3 oz vs 2.95 oz).

FeatureMiraSirrus
Adjustable torso
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Load-lifter straps
Raincover included
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Sunglasses pocket

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Grey

Only the Mira is available in these colors:
Red

Only the Sirrus is available in these colors:
Black
Purple
Green




Osprey Mira vs Osprey Tempest


Osprey Mira
Osprey Mira

4.11

Based on 210 reviews
Capacity: 18-32 l
Weight: 1.5-2.3 oz
Price: $$


Osprey Tempest
Osprey Tempest

4.38
BEST
Based on 567 reviews

Capacity: 6-40 l
Weight: 1-2.4 oz
Price: $$

  • The Mira is rated a bit worse than the Tempest.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 777 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Mira is 25% smaller than the biggest Tempest (32 L vs 40 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Mira is 4% lighter than the biggest Tempest (2.3 oz vs 2.4 oz).

FeatureMiraTempest
Adjustable torso
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Raincover included
Shoulder strap pockets
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Sunglasses pocket

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue

Only the Mira is available in these colors:
Grey
Red

Only the Tempest is available in these colors:
Black
Green
Purple
Pink





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Last updated on May 12, 2019