Reviews by Topic

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

Comfort

Freefly Packable Duffle Matador
Matador Freefly 16 Review: Six-Month Check-In
Where we left off, I was thoroughly impressed how easily this ultralight packable pack integrated itself into my daily routine. Whenever my girlfriend and I would leave the house, we’d grab it with a couple of 32 oz Yetis and some snacks. Having spent 6 months with it, I could not be happier
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5 months ago
hatchetsupply.com
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Hyperlite Mountain Gear 3400 Southwest
For those who moved from an Atmos/Aura AG 65 to a "Lightweight" option, did you regret it or love it?
I already have a really light weight set up and didn’t really need the comfort of a bigger back pack or padding. So I got rid of my older atmos for a hyper lite southwest 3400, way simpler bag and less bulky and dropped almost 3 pounds in weight for me. Super comfortable for me mostly because I don’...
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EconomicsEcstatic220
1 year ago
reddit.com/r/backpacking
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Strap

Freefly Packable Duffle Matador
Matador Freefly 16 Review: Six-Month Check-In
Where we left off, I was thoroughly impressed how easily this ultralight packable pack integrated itself into my daily routine. Whenever my girlfriend and I would leave the house, we’d grab it with a couple of 32 oz Yetis and some snacks. Having spent 6 months with it, I could not be happier
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5 months ago
hatchetsupply.com
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Hyperlite Mountain Gear 3400 Southwest
Poor construction. Not USA made as stated.
I don't mind buying stuff made in Mexico if the quality is OK and the price is right. This backpack is not made in the USA and the quality was pretty bad.
The shoulder straps and frame stays were not aligned at all with everything a half to full inch off side to side. It just had sloppy stitching...
1/5
jackie27
8 months ago
rei.com
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Size

Freefly Packable Duffle Matador
Love the bag not the pouch
I had their other duffle which I could always compress into it's compression sack.
This mesh one is just about half the size of the bag. I even emailed customer support to find the trick to getting it compact to fit in. If they would have made the mesh compression sack just a inch wider it would be ...
1/5
Robert W on Mar 20
53 years ago
matadorup.com
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Hyperlite Mountain Gear 3400 Southwest
Hyperlite Southwest 3400 Backpack Review (DETAILED) 2+ Years of Use
way down to the bottom of the pack, which is worth keeping in mind to avoid having to repack everything for a mid-day water refill. In the morning it’s best to pack your sleeping bag and shelter in the bottom first, before inserting the bladder.Front Exterior PocketHyperlite’s Southwest model has a large exterior front pocket
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5 months ago
downthetrail.com
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Carry-on

Freefly Packable Duffle Matador
Love my new duffel
This bag was so useful on my last flight. It fits easily in my luggage and has plenty of room to bring back extra stuff. Matador always delivers on the quality goods.
5/5
Lydia on Nov 05
53 years ago
matadorup.com
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Hyperlite Mountain Gear 3400 Southwest
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The Best All-Round Ultralight Backpack? | Hyperlite Mountain Gear Southwest Review
You have to be more conscientious in how you pack your backpack, but they do cut your weight even more, but it's a brilliant pack highly recommend it. It's got a lot of longevity. If you buy one, it's probably gon na last you for years
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Outdoor Intrigue
5 months ago
youtube.com
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