High Sierra Appalachian 75 Reviews

You wouldn’t want to take this High Sierra backpack to work. We liked the molded back panel, which High Sierra calls Hex-Vent. It wicked away moisture and sweat to prevent any uncomfortable hot spots.

The fit of the pack is very adjustable and allows for a lot of customization. The best part of this pack’s design is the inclusion of the Ergo-Fit feature which allows the user to adjust how high the shoulders of the pack sit. If you are shorter, you can adjust the pack to fit your shoulders and back size, and if you are taller, you can pull it back up and it’ll be comfortable for you. The durability is the most frustrating part of this review.

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The backpack comes with two velcro straps that can be moved around the pack, which help to attach gear outside of the pack. The rain fly stored in the bottom of the pack is an added bonus to keep your pack dry on those rainy days. The back of the pack has an Ergo-Fit feature to adjust the shoulder height based on body size. The High Sierra Loop backpack’s functionality gives it a few redeeming qualities.

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The main compartment closes with a gusseted drawstring and the lid is adjustable, but not removable. The tags attached to the Titan 65 explained in exceptionally great detail how to adjust the ERGOFIT shoulder straps, torso, waist belt and sternum straps to fit my size. Detailed diagrams and instructions showed where the weight should sit and even how to pack items depending on the type of load being carried and terrain encountered.

Okay, maybe that’s a little harsh and I’m sure there are plenty of people who this bag works fine for but I’m not one of them. Alright, enough about the, ‘loop’, let’s move on before I start to get a headache thinking about it. When you buy something using the retail links in our stories, we may earn a small commission. Outside does not accept money for editorial gear reviews. Enjoy features galore without emptying your wallet with this light-duty pack.