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Thule Capstone Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 126 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Capstone - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

88% of the reviewers give the Thule Capstone a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (74%)
Good (14%)
Average (0%)
Poor (9%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Thule Capstone:

Reviewers like these things about the Thule Capstone

  • According to several reviewers, the Thule Capstone backpack keeps them cool and dry during the hike due to its breathable mesh back panel.
  • Other users praised its durability due to its 210D Cordura Nylon and 315 Cordura Nylon materials.
  • Users also commended the ability of its shoulder straps to adjust in order to fit all body types.
  • Reviewers thought that the backpack includes several pockets on the sides and at the bottom so that smaller things such as phones and wallets will not get lost easily.
  • Its pockets are designed to make unloading of items much more manageable.
  • Many users have mentioned that it has a waterproof cover included which can be essential when the pack is exposed to rain.
  • Other users said that the backpack is ideal for day hikes and trails.
  • Several others pointed out that the long side loops allow walking sticks and other similar items to be hooked safely.
  • The colors of the backpack can help users be seen easily.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the backpack stands in an awkward position because it may not fit well for those with a long torso.
  • Another reviewer felt that the hip belt stays on the navel, making the bag uncomfortable to wear.


Crowdsourced specs across all Thule Capstone models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity22-40 l (1343-2441 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2-3 oz (0.9-1.4 kg)
Length iconLength9-11 in (23-28 cm)
Width11-13 in (28-33 cm)
Height21-29 in (53-74 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Thule Capstone features:
  • Raincover included
  • Hydration compatible
  • Hydration bladder

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Hip belt
  • Compression straps
  • Water bottle pockets
  • Sternum strap
  • Hip belt pockets
  • Sleeping bag compartment
  • Ice axe/trekking pole loops
  • Load-lifter straps

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.

2222 l2 oz0.09 oz/L
4040 l3 oz0.08 oz/L
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Thule Capstone
Average for 22,435+ different bags


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The Thule Capstone ranks #15 compared with the other Thule bags.

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The Thule Capstone ranks #1751 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on July 03, 2019