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Sea to Summit Rapid Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 19 reviews

We have checked a few reviews and found 14 reasons to buy the Rapid - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Sea to Summit Rapid:

Reviewers like these things about the Sea to Summit Rapid

  • Reviewers agree that the Sea to Summit Rapid backpack is comfortable to wear.
  • Other reviewers noted that its load-lifters make the bag more convenient.
  • Testers found that its hydration pocket is separated from its main compartment.
  • Reviewers found that the pack has a roll-top design.
  • Other reviewers noted that its main compartment is waterproof.
  • They recommend the use of the bag for hiking, biking, and climbing.
  • According to those who have used the bag, its shoulder straps are ventilated.
  • They also mentioned that its padded back panel distributes the weight of heavier loads.
  • Some reviewers noted that its hip belt could be removed.
  • Reviewers said that its rigid back panel is able to support heavier gear.
  • Many users were able to note that the pack is lightweight.
  • Users thought that the bag has sufficient pockets for storage and organization.
  • They also said that its zippers are well-placed and are of high quality.
  • Others mentioned that it has a daisy chain and four lash points for additional attachment points.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that the foam back panel does not offer much airflow.
  • Another user felt that its zippered external pockets are not quite splash-proof.


Crowdsourced specs across all Sea to Summit Rapid models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity26 l (1587 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.85 oz (0.8 kg)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Sea to Summit Rapid features:
  • Waterproof
  • Hydration bladder
  • Hydration compatible
  • Seam taped

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

Capacity/Weight Levels

The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

2626 l1.85 oz0.07 oz/L


vs Sea to Summit Bags

The Sea to Summit Rapid ranks #4 compared with the other Sea to Summit bags.

2Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil
Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil
3Sea to Summit eVent
Sea to Summit eVent
4Sea to Summit Rapid
Sea to Summit Rapid
5Sea to Summit Nomad
Sea to Summit Nomad
6Sea to Summit Access
Sea to Summit Access

vs All Bags

The Sea to Summit Rapid ranks #1127 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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1126Sea to Summit Rapid
Sea to Summit Rapid
1127Granite Gear Air
Granite Gear Air
1128Ultimate Direction Adventure
Ultimate Direction Adventure
1129Osprey Rev
Osprey Rev

Bag ID 33327. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019