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Patagonia Jalama Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 36 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the Jalama - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Patagonia Jalama

  • A reviewer thought that the Patagonia Jalama backpack could separate wet gear without spoiling the rest of the things inside the bag due to its waterproof main compartment.
  • Users mentioned that they are ensured of the security of their things placed inside the backpack due to its zippered panel access.
  • Reviewers noted the backpack is versatile enough to keep up with the activities in school and work.
  • Other reviewers thought that it could be an excellent carry-on bag for travel.
  • Laptop users lauded the presence of a padded sleeve dedicated to keeping their gadgets safe and secure.
  • Several reviewers noted that pockets were sufficient to allow organization of things.
  • A user thought that backpack could comfortably hold a water bladder due to its stretch-woven side pockets.
  • Other users mentioned that the pack ensures comfort and proper ventilation on their backs.
  • According to some reviewers, the backpack was durable and sturdy.
  • Some reviewers noted that the straps are comfortable to wear.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the backpack might not fit a 17-inch laptop.
  • A few other reviewers believed that only a particular portion of the pack which is waterproof. This means that the bag may still be prone to getting wet.


Crowdsourced specs across all Patagonia Jalama models and sizes:

Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 17 inches

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Patagonia Jalama features:
  • Sternum strap
  • Waterproof

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


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The Patagonia Jalama ranks #10 compared with the other Patagonia bags.

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The Patagonia Jalama ranks #947 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on July 03, 2019