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Red Rock Assault Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 2,988 reviews

We have checked thousands of reviews and found 20 reasons to buy the Assault - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

78% of the reviewers give the Red Rock Assault a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (60%)
Good (18%)
Average (9%)
Poor (5%)
Bad (5%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Red Rock Assault:

Reviewers like these things about the Red Rock Assault

  • A lot of users find it extremely well built and seams are well put together.
  • Some users thought it's small and compact but with enough room for all the essentials.
  • Others find it perfect for day hikes due to its hydration capability and expandable capacity.
  • Some reviewers find it very comfortable and fully adjustable.
  • Others love how the second smallest compartment has an internal storage area for pens, pencils and other small stuff.
  • Some reviewers like that each compartment comes with a double zipper that opens wide for easy access.
  • Others like the clam shell design of the large compartment which alllows them to open it up and lay flat for easy location of items.
  • Many users like how the compression straps effectively cinched down to compress the bag to prevent unwanted movement.
  • A lot of owners find the full molle system on the pack incredible.
  • Others are thankful with how both sides of the bag has one strip of useable Molle with a quick-clip system.
  • Many users find the material and stitching of high quality.
  • Others thought the buckles are hard enough and work great.
  • Some users recommend this bag to anyone looking for a day hike, edc or a survival, get home bag.
  • Many owners thought it has the interior dividers and pockets needed to keep your gear organized for easy access.
  • A lot of users enjoy the multiple molle attachment points for accessary pouches and light equipment.
  • Some reviewers especially like the contoured straps and waist belt and padded back.
  • A number of users said that the shoulder straps, padding, and chest straps are all well placed and function well.
  • Some users thought it is a very tactical looking pack and well thought out.
  • many reviewers love how all the compartments have a decent amount of inner pockets.
  • Others love the mesh padding on the back and shoulder straps to help dry out sweat.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users noted how the belly strap easily slips out of the clips making it somewhat useless.
  • Others find the padding on the shoulder straps too thin.


Crowdsourced specs across all Red Rock Assault models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight2.5-3.8 oz (1.1-1.7 kg)
Length iconLength12-13 in (30-33 cm)
Width10-11.5 in (25-29 cm)
Height18-19 in (46-48 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Red Rock Assault features:
  • Organizer panel
  • Hydration compatible
  • Compression straps
  • Sternum strap

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


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The Red Rock Assault ranks #6 compared with the other Red Rock bags.

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The Red Rock Assault ranks #2222 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on July 04, 2019