Freefly Packable Duffle Matador vs Osprey Exos 58 Pack - Men's

  • Great for urban travel
  • Highly compressible
  • Lightweight and durable
  • Packable into a small pouch for easy storage
  • Durable and water resistant
  • Great for lightweight backpackers or thru hikers
  • Ultra light, but fully featured
  • Weighing between two pounds
  • Hip pockets are eliminated
  • Popular on trail because it's lightweight

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
PositivePositive
5 months ago
hatchetsupply.com
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Osprey Exos 58 Pack - Men's
Well made, comfortable, clever features
This is a high quality product. It is comfortable. This is my first Osprey, so I had to learn how to wear it. Here's how: put it on with everything loose. Buckle the hip belt first and tighten it on your hips. Then tighten the shoulder straps, BUT NOT TOO TIGHT. (it will not be comfortable on the sh...
5/5
SCBB
1 year ago
amazon.com
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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
PositivePositive
5 months ago
hatchetsupply.com
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Osprey Exos 58 Pack - Men's
Well thought through product that works well
I bought this hiking pack to meet 3 main requirements: 1. To allow me to place the majority of the weight on my hips rather than my shoulders 2. To allow an air gap between the pack and my back and 3. To be intrinsically light-weight. Having recently used it on a 150 km 4-day hike and I can confirm ...
5/5
Tusker
3 years ago
amazon.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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Osprey Exos 58 Pack - Men's
Base weight for Pack?
But, you can definitely start with the exos 58, and after hiking a few consecutive over nighters in what you think describes the typically hikes you're after, you'll know if it works or not, and if not - selling osprey gear second hand is much easier than selling a lesser known brand of the cottage industry variety (to the majority, I am very well aware of them) such as gossamer gear/z packs/granite gear etc. This is a sort of middle ground between going all heavy (i.e. osprey atmos 65) or going ultralight (i.e.
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invDave
8 months ago
reddit.com/r/Ultralight
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