Reviews Summary

70% of the Vanguard Pioneer reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (60%)
Good (10%)
Average (10%)
Poor (17%)
Bad (0%)

Here's what the reviewers think about the Vanguard Pioneer:

Reviewers like these things about the Vanguard Pioneer

  • Most users said that it is a perfect backpack.
  • Many users said that it does everything thing I need it to do and holds all my gear perfectly.
  • Some other users said that it holds all their gear and hands-free as they walk into the woods.
  • They also said that the air cushion back keeps the weight evenly distributed and not pushing to their back.
  • Some reviewers said that they were very surprised with the quality and comfort of this pack.
  • They said that there are many pockets to keep your stuff organized.
  • Buyers said that it is really well thought out and very versatile.
  • Many other reviewers said that it is comfortable and well-thought out.
  • Some other buyers said that they love the mesh frame to keep the back away from my back so you stay cooler.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Another user said that it is too small of a carry around bag.
  • Most users said that this pack is perfect for them.


Crowdsourced specs across all Vanguard Pioneer models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.8-4.7 oz (0.8-2.1 kg)


vs Vanguard Bags

The Vanguard Pioneer ranks #5 compared with the other Vanguard bags.

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4Vanguard Pioneer
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5Vanguard Sedona
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6Vanguard Reno
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1Vanguard Adaptor
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vs All Bags

The Vanguard Pioneer ranks #1802 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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1801Vanguard Pioneer
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1804Coach Mercer
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Last update on 2019-02-17 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last updated on February 10, 2019