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Patagonia Nine Trails Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 42 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the Nine Trails - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

99% of the reviewers give the Patagonia Nine Trails a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (81%)
Good (18%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Patagonia Nine Trails:

Reviewers like these things about the Patagonia Nine Trails

  • Many reviewers thought that the Patagonia Nine Trails backpack was built specifically with runners in mind.
  • Users lauded the lightweight and durable design of the bag.
  • Testers found out that the bag is waterproof due to its weather-resistant nylon ripstop with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish.
  • Several users thought that its zippered main compartment makes it easy to fit various-sized loads.
  • Other users found that its top loader is foldable.
  • A lot of testers have noted the bag is comfortable to wear due to its highly breathable mesh vest.
  • Reviewers found that its back panel is highly breathable and it does not absorb sweat.
  • Many reviewers commented on the top loading design of the backpack.
  • Other reviewers found it easy to hold items in place securely due to its integrated compression straps.
  • Some testers lauded the bag for being available in two sizes, ensuring that it fits the user.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the bag was not designed for trail running.
  • Another reviewer noted that the pockets on its shoulder straps were not functional.
  • A user found it hard to lock the contents of the pack down when it is not entirely full.


Crowdsourced specs across all Patagonia Nine Trails models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.9 oz (0.4 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width14 in (36 cm)
Height9 in (23 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Patagonia Nine Trails features:
  • Water resistant
  • Hydration compatible
  • Sternum strap
  • Bluesign approved
  • Insulated
  • Quick drying

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


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The Patagonia Nine Trails ranks #3 compared with the other Patagonia bags.

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The Patagonia Nine Trails ranks #250 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on July 03, 2019