Reviews by Topic

Our analysis shows how reviewers feel about different topics. Please note these are not full reviews.

Comfort

Atlas Packs Athlete

(1/2)

Important: Choose the Adventure or Athlete hip belt – otherwise you will have literally no padding on your hips. I don’t recommend using the bag without a hipbelt either. The Adventure belt is more comfortable as it provides two layers of foam padding and a wider webbing and buckle – it’s also bigger and bulkier.

Positive
1 month ago

Osprey Arcane Large Day Bag

(1/1)

Other than that it is a great pack, made well and very, very comfortable. I don't carry much; a laptop, iPad, a couple paper notebooks, but this sits nicely with the soft padding. The laptop pouch is hung (sewn) to the back pad, with about an inch or two between it and the bottom of the bag, thus you can put this down *a little* rough and your electronics will be fine. TL;DR: Needs a few more organization pouches to make it into a school bag, but works well as a day hike/urban pack; great quality, comfortable, looks great

Positive
Ethan
4 years ago

Hiking

Atlas Packs Athlete

(1/1)

I also purchased a Capture Clip from Peak Designs which allows you to fix the camera to the shoulder strap in place while hiking – a great addition to this pack.

Positive
1 month ago

Osprey Arcane Large Day Bag

(1/1)

I have taken it for a day hike a few times and it worked well. I go light on it though, as it is my school bag. And on that note, this pack doesn't have any support-structure besides the semi-stiff back pad to keep your devices from nestling into your back. Keep this in mind if you tend to pack your bags with very heavy items, as my back begins to hurt after loading it with six library books and a small laptop

Positive
Ethan
4 years ago

Compartment

Osprey Arcane Large Day Bag

(1/1)

This compartment’s actual inside holds around 20L of gear, meaning you have a fair amount of room for your everyday essentials. Even if you stuff it to the brim, the bag won’t look overly bulky on your back—it keeps a nice, slim profile instead.

Positive
1 month ago

Carry-on

Strap

Osprey Arcane Large Day Bag

(1/1)

The shoulder straps are comfortably padded for the load you’re likely carrying every day. They’re not under or overbuilt—instead, we’ve found them to be the just-right level of support for a bag of this size. They also feature a micro-mesh material that aids in keeping your shoulders ventilated, which is much appreciated when we’re out in the heat or have a particularly long commute.

Positive
1 month ago