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Outdoor Research Airpurge Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 133 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 15 reasons to buy the Airpurge - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

88% of the reviewers give the Outdoor Research Airpurge a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (74%)
Good (14%)
Average (5%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (2%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Outdoor Research Airpurge:

Reviewers like these things about the Outdoor Research Airpurge

  • Users praise the bag for its solid construction and ability to store and compress huge amount of items into smaller pack.
  • Campers thought it was a great size for fitting down sleeping bags.
  • One user who used the bag during canoeing trip found no leaks at all and highly recommend it.
  • Reviewers are impressed with its construction and said that it worked as advertised.
  • Many users liked how it keeps everything dry and compresses down nicely.
  • One user said the purge makes this bag perfect because you can actually crush down clothes or sleeping bag after closing the waterproof top.
  • One reviewer who took this to a canoe trip described it as fantastic and super water-proof.
  • A camper finds this a good replacement for tent.
  • Other campers liked that its waterproof but still air permeable.
  • meaning gears can still stay fresh.
  • Many travelers and campers thought this is a great piece of gear for a goose down sleeping bag as it doesn't only keep it dry but helps compress it down while keeping it stowed in the pack.
  • Overall, users agree that these these compression sacks are durable, easy to use, waterproof, and truly help you make the most of the space that you have to work with.
  • What some users liked about this pack is it can always cinch down a little bit further than expected.
  • Campers liked how they fold up very compactly into themselves and zipper closed when not in use.
  • A lot of users agree that it's definitely worth the price.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users thought that the material is thin and light which makes it less durable.
  • One reviewer finds the straps and their buckles a bit smaller.

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Outdoor Research Airpurge features:
  • Waterproof
  • Compression straps

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


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The Outdoor Research Airpurge ranks #2 compared with the other Outdoor Research bags.

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The Outdoor Research Airpurge ranks #720 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on July 03, 2019