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Patagonia Ironwood Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Jan 2019)

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Patagonia Ironwood
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Capacity iconCapacity20 l (1220 cuin)
Weight iconWeight0.9 oz (0.4 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width14 in (36 cm)
Height5 in (13 cm)

Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Patagonia Ironwood:

Reviewers like these things about the Patagonia Ironwood

  • Several reviewers thought that the Mountainsmith Approach backpack is ideal for everyday use, light camping, and travel, among others.
  • Testers praised its Recycled-polyester fabric body with a DWR finish, making it durable and well-balanced.
  • Users noted that the backpack has sufficient compartments to store essential items and personal belongings.
  • Laptop users lauded the presence of a padded sleeve dedicated to keeping their gadgets safe and secure.
  • Several users thought that the pack is resistant to water and snow due to its durable water repellent fabric.
  • Other users praised the different versions of colors which the backpack is available on.
  • Those who have used the bag found it comfortable due to its human curve shoulder straps.
  • Users are ensured of the safety of their belongings due to its zippered exterior stash pocket.
  • Many reviewers noted that the backpack offers a sufficient amount of storage albeit its size.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that the backpack lacks organizing pockets which could help in arranging personal belongings.
  • A reviewer found out that the front pocket was a little tight to put things in.

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.

2020 l0.9 oz0.04 oz/L


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The Patagonia Ironwood ranks #2 compared with the other Patagonia bags.

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vs All Bags

The Patagonia Ironwood ranks #320 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

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The Patagonia Ironwood 20L backpack is a no-frills backpack for those who enjoy simplicity.

Posted 5 December 2017 by Matt Chan - Read full review

Bag ID 31215. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last updated on January 11, 2019