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REI Ruckpack Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019


We have checked a few reviews and found 11 reasons to buy the Ruckpack - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


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Last updated: 2019-12-15 18:36:12

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Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the REI Ruckpack:

Reviewers like these things about the REI Ruckpack

  • Several users noted that the REI Ruckpack pack is designed to be a perfect travel companion for destinations near and far.
  • A reviewer thought that it boasts plenty of storage and organization.
  • Testers mentioned that its ventilated mesh padding helps users stay cool.
  • Laptop users praised its supportive back panel that takes design cues from technical REI Co-op packs.
  • Tablet users also lauded the presence of sternum strap stabilizes the load when on the move.
  • Testers pointed out that its rugged, durable ripstop nylon withstands whatever the road throws on the way.
  • Users also noted that the bag's lightly padded shoulder straps provide carrying comfort.
  • Users indicated that it is always ready for severe weather, the stowable rain cover deploys quickly.
  • Several reviewers have pointed out that it's easy-access side panel keeps travel essentials convenient and well organized.
  • Other reviewers noted that the bag's hip belt is padded and wide enough that it will genuinely support the bag when needed.
  • Testers said that its access port on the left side of the pack accommodates a hydration reservoir tube.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer noted that its buckle hardware feels a bit lightweight.
  • Another user thought that the design decisions could turn off those highly concerned with security.


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Travel
Hiking
Cycling
School
Backpacking
Sport



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the REI Ruckpack vs 2 other, similar bags.

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REI Ruckpack vs Osprey Fairview


REI Ruckpack
REI Ruckpack

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Osprey Fairview
Osprey Fairview

4.14
BEST
Based on 116 reviews

Capacity: 40-70 l
Weight: 3.2-3.9 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Ruckpack is rated quite a lot worse than the Fairview.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 116 reviews of the two bags.

Only the Fairview is available in these colors:
Grey
Green




REI Ruckpack vs Osprey Farpoint


REI Ruckpack
REI Ruckpack

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Osprey Farpoint
Osprey Farpoint

4.56
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Based on 2,251 reviews

Capacity: 38-76 l
Weight: 3-4 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Ruckpack is rated quite a lot worse than the Farpoint.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 2,251 reviews of the two bags.

Only the Farpoint is available in these colors:
Grey
Red
Blue
Black





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Last updated on July 03, 2019