Review Year
Best in Class
Overall Rating
Price
Name Overall Rating Ratings The Good The Bad Price
Osprey Rev 18
86
Best in Class
2016
Comfort 8
Stability In Motion 8
Weight 7
Quality of Construction 8
Multi-sport Versatility 5

Comfort/fit

Features

Materials and construction

Over-kill on the closures

Dangling strap ends

Requires separate rain cover

MSRP
$120.00
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Nathan VaporCloud 11
83
Comfort 8
Stability In Motion 9
Weight 6
Quality of Construction 6
Multi-sport Versatility 4

Quality construction

Simple closures

Body-conforming

Bladder closure

Small stowage capacity

Small phone pocket

MSRP
$200.00
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N/A
Salomon Agile2 20L
81
Comfort 5
Stability In Motion 5
Weight 8
Quality of Construction 5
Multi-sport Versatility 8

Waterproof

Capacity

Weight

Versatility

Roll-top closure

Non body-conforming

Missing dedicated phone pocket

Outer rip-stop material

MSRP
$150.00
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N/A
Nathan Elevation 16
79
Comfort 6
Stability In Motion 8
Weight 5
Quality of Construction 6
Multi-sport Versatility 4

Three-way propulsion stability

Stowing capabilities

Conforms to body

Well thought-out extras

Small cell phone holder

Low positioning on back

Poor strap management

Poor hydration hose routing

MSRP
$160.00
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