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REI Ruckpack Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 13, 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: 2019-05-25 18:45:57



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 3 other, similar bags.

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REI Ruckpack vs Osprey Fairview


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REI Ruckpack

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Osprey Fairview
Osprey Fairview

4.14
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Based on 238 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 238 reviews of the two bags.

Only the Fairview is available in these colors:
Grey
Green




REI Ruckpack vs Osprey Farpoint


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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




REI Ruckpack vs REI Trail


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REI Trail
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  • The Ruckpack is rated about the same as the Trail.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 0 reviews of the two bags.

These traveling backpacks give you so much in such a small package. They're perfect for the hiker who wants to go up the mountain trail but fears they might not be able to bring along their favorite laptop.

The Ruckpack gives you both vast space and a ventilation system in order to make it incredibly easy to carry up long trails. The Trail is designed for somebody who wants to hike up mountain trails and feels there is no need to bring anything but their essentials. Buy it if you want to experience heights and sights without any interference.



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Last updated on May 13, 2019