|Bottom Width:||13 in|
|Handle Drop:||2 in|
|Handle Length:||8 in|
|Middle Width:||13 in|
|Note:||Arc'teryx products are available for US shipment only|
|Strap Drop:||18 in|
|Strap Length:||38 in|
|Top Width:||13 in|
|Volume:||1098 cubic inches / 18 liter|
|Weight:||9.3 oz / 265 g|
|Arc'teryx Cierzo 35 Backpack||$118.95 - $119.00|
So, this bag is killer. No doubt that the radness of this sack is one of epic proportions. I use it as my stuff-able day pack that goes into my bigger traveling bag. This a gnarly bag, the zippers are strong and stop rain, it is well structured, and the straps aren't that uncomfortable so long as you don't have 30 lbs packed in. I used to have the Marmot Kompressor stuff-able and it was not nearly as nice as the Cierzo. The Kompressor sat funny on my back and the top pouch zipper and draw string were an easy target for a thief on packed subway or bus, which always made me uneasy. The Cierzo sits well on my back and the double zipper pockets are well sewn in. There is also a little hanging pouch in the inside of the main compartment for your wallet/phone. The hip strap is nice too for extra support and the bag overall is hella light. I would buy this bag again any day. HIGHLY recommended. Hope this helps someone...cheers!
Have used this bag as a daily backpack for 2 months now. Looks as good as new. Super lightweight, comfortable, well-designed. Interior pocket is is a nice touch, as well as attachment loop (good as a grab handle). Unpadded shoulder straps seem comfy to me, even with fairly heavy loads. This is a minimalist pack after all.
I used this to replace a beloved Patagonia Beeline pack because I wanted something lighter. I haven't missed the padding and straps. Haven't had a chance to use this in the mountains yet, but I think it makes a perfect bag for grabbing summits--right size for just a outer shell, water and snacks. If it won't fit in here you probably don't want to carry it.
very lightweight and comfortable. perfect size for day hikes - there is more than enough space for your water and snacks. planning to take it to ice climbing too.
My friend owns the previous version of this pack so when ARCTERYX redesigned it with some improvements I bought it.
I use it as my crag bag and wanted to use it as a lightweight alternative to my 26 liter Osprey for multi-pitch trad climbing (carry water, rain jacket, food and extra gear).
I love the new zippers as opposed to the drawstring closer which I think is a bit more secure and keeps water out much better. It still opens very wide so i can get stuff in and out easily. I also love the new inside pocket for my wallet, phone, money, etc...
I DISLIKE the new shoulder straps. ARCTERYX indicates they changed to the nylon straps to save weight. This may be true, but it's at the expense of comfort. I used it for a 5-pitch climb at Seneca Rocks, WV. I carried two 32 ounce jugs of water (About 8.3 lbs), a couple energy bars, two sandwiches and two leightweight Sierra designs rain jackets. it wasn't much weight at all, maybe 12 pounds total. By the time I got to the top, my shoulders were killing me from the straps digging in. By the time we were repelling, I was cursing this bag and most of the water was gone, meaning the pain was from the weight earlier in the day.
I give it 3 stars because it looks cool, has some good features that make it great for going to the rock gym, or for short hikes to the local crags. but for this price, it should be good for more than just one thing. Bottom line is it's bad for multi-pitch climbing or for longer hikes. If I was to do it again, I would get the older version. maybe backcountry will let me switch.