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Osprey Palea Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

3.86
based on 11 reviews


We have checked a few reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the Palea - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


67% of the reviewers give the Osprey Palea a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (67%)
Good (0%)
Average (0%)
Poor (33%)
Bad (0%)





Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Osprey Palea

  • Most reviewers mentioned that the Osprey Palea backpack could easily stand upright due to its kickstand feature.
  • A lot of reviewers recommended the bag for those who are into traveling and hiking.
  • Other reviewers thought that the backpack might also be used for everyday use.
  • Laptop users commend the pack for having a designated padded sleeve where they can place their laptop and tablets in place.
  • Many of those who have tried the bag have commented on the presence of several pockets where they can put several of their valuables and gears.
  • Others also found it durable and lightweight.
  • Users highlighted on the comfort the pack provided due to its mesh back panel.
  • Several of those who have used the pack also said that they felt relaxed and cool while wearing the backpack because its back panel provides breathability.
  • Many testers praised the main compartment for making it possible to secure and store several things inside of it.
  • Users have noted that its pockets make it easier to organize things.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that the pockets are not functional.
  • Another user noted that the mesh compartments were too loose; it felt like things could quickly fall out of the bag.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Osprey Palea models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight2.4 oz (1.1 kg)
Length iconLength20 in (51 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

School
Hiking
Cycling
Travel
Backpacking
Sport



Rankings


vs Osprey Bags

The Osprey Palea ranks #76 compared with the other Osprey bags.

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3.94
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75Osprey Flapjill
3.91
Osprey Flapjill
76Osprey Palea
3.86
Osprey Palea
77Osprey Parsec
3.85
Osprey Parsec
78Osprey Quantum
3.85
Osprey Quantum

vs All Bags

The Osprey Palea ranks #1661 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1659Manhattan Portage Vintage
3.87
Manhattan Portage Vintage
1660Osprey Palea
3.86
Osprey Palea
1661Gregory Sucia
3.86
Gregory Sucia
1662Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler
3.86
Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler
1663Mountainsmith Adventure
3.86
Mountainsmith Adventure



Vs Other Bags


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

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Osprey Palea vs Osprey Parsec


Osprey Palea
Osprey Palea

3.86
BEST
Based on 11 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 2.4 oz
Price: $$


Osprey Parsec
Osprey Parsec

3.85

Based on 38 reviews

Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$

  • The Palea is rated about the same as the Parsec.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 49 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Palea is available in these colors:
Purple

Only the Parsec is available in these colors:
Red
Blue
Green




Osprey Palea vs Osprey Talia


Osprey Palea
Osprey Palea

3.86

Based on 11 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 2.4 oz
Price: $$


Osprey Talia
Osprey Talia

4.22
BEST
Based on 34 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 2.6 oz
Price: $$

  • The Palea is rated slightly worse than the Talia.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 45 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Palea is 8% lighter than the biggest Talia (2.4 oz vs 2.6 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Purple

Only the Talia is available in these colors:
Blue
Grey





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Last updated on May 12, 2019