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Outdoor Research Ultralight Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 374 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 8 reasons to buy the Ultralight - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

85% of the reviewers give the Outdoor Research Ultralight a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (74%)
Good (11%)
Average (4%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (5%)


Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Outdoor Research Ultralight

  • Hikers were amazed with how the pack kept their clothes and stuff dry despite heavy rain and falling in river few times.
  • Many users recommend this bag for its tought yet very light material.
  • A lot of users liked how it kept their sleeping bags,socks and undies fresh and dry on backpacking trips.
  • Many cyclists thought the bag is super lightweight,easy to use,well-made, with very secure buckles.
  • A lot of users find this pack totally waterproof.
  • A user particularly liked the sealing strip and how it fits perfectly in his tankbag.
  • Many users find the small plastic loop near the clip very useful in hanging the pack.
  • Others liked how the bag compress easily,maximizing space and getting rid of all the air before securing the bag.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Others thought it's made of thin material which makes it a less durable bag.
  • Some finds it challenging to compress the bag when it's not completely filled.


Crowdsourced specs across all Outdoor Research Ultralight models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity8-35 l (488-2136 cuin)
Weight iconWeight0.1-0.25 oz (0-0.1 kg)
Length iconLength10-15 in (25-38 cm)
Width3-4 in (8-10 cm)
Height2 in (5 cm)

Feature Summary

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

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

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.

1010 l0.2 oz0.02 oz/L
1515 l0.1 oz0.01 oz/L
2020 l0.25 oz0.01 oz/L
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Outdoor Research Ultralight
Average for 22,435+ different bags


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The Outdoor Research Ultralight ranks #7 compared with the other Outdoor Research bags.

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The Outdoor Research Ultralight ranks #1862 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on July 03, 2019