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Osprey Tropos Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

4.31
based on 137 reviews


We have checked tens of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Tropos - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


93% of the reviewers give the Osprey Tropos a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (81%)
Good (12%)
Average (3%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (3%)



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Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Osprey Tropos

  • Reviewers agree that the Osprey Tropos backpack provides comfort and ventilation to the user of the pack.
  • Laptop users lauded the presence of a padded sleeve dedicated to keeping their gadgets safe and secure.
  • Reviewers found that the pack can stand upright due to its integrated kickstand.
  • Other reviewers noted that it has several pockets which may be essential in organizing several gears and personal belongings.
  • Many users like that they can secure a large water bottle with its mesh side pocket straps.
  • Those who have tried the backpack have commented on its adjustable straps which can compress and adjust the pack in any way that they need.
  • Users thought that the bag's back panel keeps their back from sweating.
  • According to those who have used the backpack, the pack was lightweight and versatile and durable due to its fabric construction.
  • Some reviewers noted that the pack beats other bags due to its rain cover and helmet holder.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that the lid had no lock, making it difficult to use when biking.
  • The waist straps are not comfortable to wear at all.


The bag is recommended for these activities:

School
Hiking
Cycling
Travel
Backpacking
Sport



Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Osprey Tropos features:
  • Sternum strap
  • Compression straps
  • Reflective
  • Side pockets
  • Stretch mesh
  • Hip belt

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


Rankings


vs Osprey Bags

The Osprey Tropos ranks #33 compared with the other Osprey bags.

31Osprey Meridian
4.34
Osprey Meridian
32Osprey Moki
4.32
Osprey Moki
33Osprey Tropos
4.31
Osprey Tropos
34Osprey Poco
4.29
Osprey Poco
35Osprey Radial
4.29
Osprey Radial

vs All Bags

The Osprey Tropos ranks #358 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 20% bag

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4.31
Arcteryx Cambie
357Osprey Tropos
4.31
Osprey Tropos
358Mystery Ranch Mission
4.31
Mystery Ranch Mission
359Granite Gear Blaze
4.31
Granite Gear Blaze
360Gregory Compass
4.31
Gregory Compass



Vs Other Bags


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

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Osprey Tropos vs Osprey Nebula


Osprey Tropos
Osprey Tropos

4.31

Based on 137 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$


Osprey Nebula
Osprey Nebula

4.38
BEST
Based on 516 reviews

Capacity: 34 l
Weight: 2.1 oz
Price: $$

  • The Tropos is rated a little bit worse than the Nebula.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 653 reviews of the two bags.

FeatureTroposNebula
Compression straps
Hip belt
Laptop compartment
Reflective
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Black
Grey
Green

Only the Nebula is available in these colors:
Red




Osprey Tropos vs Osprey Pandion


Osprey Tropos
Osprey Tropos

4.31
BEST
Based on 137 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$


Osprey Pandion
Osprey Pandion

3.94

Based on 14 reviews

Capacity:
Weight:
Price:

  • The Tropos is rated slightly better than the Pandion.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 151 reviews of the two bags.

FeatureTroposPandion
Compression straps
Hip belt
Reflective
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Black

Only the Tropos is available in these colors:
Grey
Green




Osprey Tropos vs Osprey Radial


Osprey Tropos
Osprey Tropos

4.31
BEST
Based on 137 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$


Osprey Radial
Osprey Radial

4.29

Based on 208 reviews

Capacity: 26-32 l
Weight: 2.8-3.3 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Tropos is rated about the same as the Radial.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 345 reviews of the two bags.

FeatureTroposRadial
Compression straps
Hip belt
Laptop compartment
Raincover included
Reflective
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Green

Only the Tropos is available in these colors:
Blue
Grey

Only the Radial is available in these colors:
Red







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Last updated on July 03, 2019