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Osprey Waypoint Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Mar 2019)

4.29
based on 16 reviews

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Reviews Summary


96% of the Osprey Waypoint reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (88%)
Good (8%)
Average (4%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)


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

Reviewers like these things about the Osprey Waypoint

  • Most testers said that it is a great travel pack for hiking and travelling.
  • Many have complimented the design of the daypack and how it fits into the main pack.
  • Most of them also said that the built material is solid and the pack is highly durable in nature.
  • Some reviewers said that the zippers are heavy duty and are well made.
  • Few of the travellers said that the harness sytem is very comfortable to have it on their back all day long.
  • A user also liked the extra pair of buckles for compressing the pack to a smaller size.
  • Another user said that the padded hip straps were very comfortable to carry the pack for longer hours.
  • A buyer used the pack in downpour also and everything was dry inside.
  • Some buyers said that suspension is well balanced and helps to keep the pack steady on their back while on ride.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A few users complained that the daypack is much smaller to use.
  • A user complained that the side water bottle pockets are smaller in size to carry large bottles.

Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Osprey Waypoint models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight5.5 oz (2.5 kg)
Length iconLength16 in (41 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height24 in (61 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Travel
Hiking
Cycling
School
Backpacking
Sport



Popular Models


Osprey Waypoint 80

100% choose the Osprey Waypoint 80

100 %
Colors and combinations:

Green
Grey


Specs
Weight iconWeight5.5 oz (2.5 kg)
Length iconLength16 in (41 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height24 in (61 cm)




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Osprey Waypoint features:
  • Hip belt

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


Rankings


vs Osprey Bags

The Osprey Waypoint ranks #37 compared with the other Osprey bags.

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37Osprey Waypoint
4.29
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38Osprey Celeste
4.28
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39Osprey Axis
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vs All Bags

The Osprey Waypoint ranks #373 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Osprey Waypoint vs 4 other, similar bags.

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Osprey Waypoint vs Deuter Traveller


Osprey Waypoint
Osprey Waypoint

4.29
BEST
Based on 16 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 5.5 oz
Price: $$$


Deuter Traveller
Deuter Traveller

4.05

Based on 8 reviews

Capacity: 60 l
Weight: 6.5 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Waypoint is rated a little bit better than the Traveller.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 24 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Waypoint is 18% lighter than the biggest Traveller (5.5 oz vs 6.5 oz).

FeatureWaypointTraveller
Hip belt
Removable daypack

Only the Waypoint is available in these colors:
Grey
Green

Only the Traveller is available in these colors:
Black




Osprey Waypoint vs Osprey Farpoint


Osprey Waypoint
Osprey Waypoint

4.29

Based on 16 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 5.5 oz
Price: $$$


Osprey Farpoint
Osprey Farpoint

4.56
BEST
Based on 2,241 reviews

Capacity: 38-76 l
Weight: 3-4 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Waypoint is rated a bit worse than the Farpoint.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 2,257 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Waypoint is 38% heavier than the biggest Farpoint (5.5 oz vs 4 oz).

FeatureWaypointFarpoint
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Laptop compartment
Organizer panel
Removable daypack
Side pockets
Sternum strap

Both bags are available in these colors:
Grey

Only the Waypoint is available in these colors:
Green

Only the Farpoint is available in these colors:
Red
Blue
Black




Osprey Waypoint vs Osprey Porter


Osprey Waypoint
Osprey Waypoint

4.29

Based on 16 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 5.5 oz
Price: $$$


Osprey Porter
Osprey Porter

4.67
BEST
Based on 1,578 reviews

Capacity: 30-65 l
Weight: 2.2-3.3 oz
Price: $$

  • The Waypoint is rated slightly worse than the Porter.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,594 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Waypoint is 67% heavier than the biggest Porter (5.5 oz vs 3.3 oz).

FeatureWaypointPorter
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Harness system
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Laptop compartment
Organizer panel
Sternum strap
Zippered top

Both bags are available in these colors:
Grey
Green

Only the Porter is available in these colors:
Black
Red




Osprey Waypoint vs Osprey Wayfarer


Osprey Waypoint
Osprey Waypoint

4.29
BEST
Based on 16 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 5.5 oz
Price: $$$


Osprey Wayfarer
Osprey Wayfarer

4.10

Based on 17 reviews

Capacity: 70 l
Weight: 5.4 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Waypoint is rated a little bit better than the Wayfarer.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 33 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Waypoint is 2% heavier than the biggest Wayfarer (5.5 oz vs 5.4 oz).

FeatureWaypointWayfarer
Adjustable torso
Hip belt
Laptop compartment
Removable daypack
Sternum strap

Both bags are available in these colors:
Grey

Only the Waypoint is available in these colors:
Green

Only the Wayfarer is available in these colors:
Red
Black







Selected Reviews


Nerd Nomads

Over all we are very pleased with our Osprey Waypoint 85 backpacks! They have served us well and gotten our things safely around Asia.

Posted 26 April 2014 by Maria - Read full review

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Last updated on March 17, 2019