Arc'teryx Bora AR 63
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Pros Light-weight, comfortable with heavy loads, perfect pocket combinationLight-weight, comfortable, supportive, functional feature setLight-weight, comfortable, easily personalized, inexpensiveLight-weight, good value, great featuresSpectacular suspension, comfortable padding, ergonomic shoulder strap design, extremely weather resistant
Cons Tiny buckles hard to operate with glovesNo lid, back-panel lacks ventilationlacks durabillity, not made for heavy loadsPoor support under heavy loads, Fixed torso and waist beltExpensive, heavier, few convenience features
Bottom Line This super-light pack caries loads like a pro and has just about every feature you could ever wantThis comfortable yet supportive pack has an extremely functional set of features and is one of the lightest in our testThe Features on the Flash 55 are some of the best and most versatile of all the packs in our testThis light weight pack performs really well unless it gets overloaded with too much weightOur testers were stoked on this pack's dreamy suspension and weather resistance
Rating Categories Granite Gear Blaze 60 Catalyst REI Co-op Flash 55 Gregory Optic 58L Arc'teryx Bora AR 63
Suspension And Comfort (45%)
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Features And Ease Of Use (20%)
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Adjustability (15%)
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Specs Granite Gear Blaze... Catalyst REI Co-op Flash 55 Gregory Optic 58L Arc'teryx Bora AR 63
Measured Weight (pounds) 3 lbs 3 lbs 2.6lbs 2.52lbs 5.00 lbs
Volume (liters) 60 L 75 L 55 L 58 L 63 L
Access Top Top Top Top Top + side access zipper
Hydration Compatible Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Materials 100D robic nylon w/ DWR coating 400 Robic fabric Main body: 100D ripstop nylon
Bottom: 420D nylon
Main Body: 100d High Tenacity Nylon Bottom: 210D High Tenacity Nylon Weatherproof N400r-AC squared fabric in areas exposed and a mix of N420p-HT and N630p-HT plain weave Nylon over the rest of the pack
Sleeping bag Compartment No No No No No
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