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Vanguard Reno Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 13, 2019

based on 38 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 11 reasons to buy the Reno - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

66% of the reviewers give the Vanguard Reno a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (54%)
Good (12%)
Average (4%)
Poor (25%)
Bad (4%)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Vanguard Reno

  • Reviewers agree that the Vanguard Reno backpack is quite durable.
  • A number of testers said that this backpack is an upgrade from their old bags.
  • Several users noted they were satisfied with how lightweight this backpack is.
  • According to buyers, the backpack is made to sustain a lot of rougher handling.
  • Those who have tested the bag say that it comfortably fits their photography gear.
  • Most reviewers agree that the backpack is comfortable to carry for longer periods of time.
  • A few testers noted they were pleased with the fact that he padded compartment is removable.
  • Overall, users found the Vanguard Reno bag to be handy.
  • A number of buyers said that the compartments of the bag make packing easier.
  • In general, reviewers highly recommend this bag for hiking photography and other outdoor activities.
  • A number of testers also recommend this backpack for weekend trips.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One reviewer thought that the removable waist belt is too thin.
  • According to another tester, the zipper of the bag isn’t durable enough.


Crowdsourced specs across all Vanguard Reno models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.1-2 oz (0.5-0.9 kg)
Length iconLength11-15 in (28-38 cm)
Width7-19 in (18-48 cm)
Height7-14 in (18-36 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Vanguard Reno features:
  • Raincover included
  • Harness system

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


vs Vanguard Bags

The Vanguard Reno ranks #10 compared with the other Vanguard bags.

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vs All Bags

The Vanguard Reno ranks #2534 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on May 13, 2019