Vortex Reviews

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Vortex 4500

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Before I bought this pack in 2004, I owned a North Face Snow Leopard for 16 years and never thought I'd find anything to compare. Even North…
 
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Vortex 5800

rated 3 of 5 stars I was a participant in a wilderness program in Utah and spent about nine weeks with and older model of this pack. The bottom line is that it…
 
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Vortex 2200

rated 2 of 5 stars I have gone through three Vortex 2200 packs. So it's obvious that I like them b/c I would replace it with a seemingly identical model. However…
 
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Vortex 7000

rated 5 of 5 stars Technically, I have a 6800 model, which Vortex made available to me when I described my needs to them. Evidently, they make this pack on a contract…
 
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Vortex 2200

rated 5 of 5 stars Backcountry snowboarder with over 13 years of professional experience, 10 of those years was using a 2200 Vortex pack of one year or another.
 
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Vortex 5800

rated 4 of 5 stars I work at a wilderness therapy program in Colorado where as staff we spend 16 days a month in the field backpacking. And we are incredibly tough…
 
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Vortex 5800

rated 2 of 5 stars I have owned several Vortex day and touring packs and have been very happy with them. The new 5800 (2004), however, is a POS. The tendency toward…
 
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Vortex 2200

rated 5 of 5 stars Do you backcountry ski, snowboard, or snowshoe? If you do even one of these sports, you should have this pack! I do all three of these sports…
 
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Vortex 5800

rated 5 of 5 stars I have owned a 5800 pack for more than seven years, have owned several now. I have a 2003 model sitting in front of me. I am not one to write…
 
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Vortex 5800

rated 2 of 5 stars Basic design flaw that I found out after 20 miles into a 45 mile trip. The shoulder straps are only single stitched into a piece of plastic.
 
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Vortex 5800

rated 2 of 5 stars Yo, I bought this pack (vortex 5800) and took it out for a week in the snow. I was carrying round 50 pds and I had read all the reviews about…
 
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Vortex 2200

rated 5 of 5 stars This pack has become my favorite pack. It's not too big, not too small, backpacking I can pack around three days in it, or just an overnight.
 
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Vortex 5800

rated 5 of 5 stars This is the only backpack a serious backpacker should have! I have been trying to find a comfortable, large capacity, internal frame pack for…
 
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Vortex 2200

rated 5 of 5 stars A great ski, technical pack. Beautiful quality. Carries great. Comes bladder compatible. Has a shovel and handle pocket on the outside. Has…
 
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Vortex 4500

rated 3 of 5 stars I obtained the year 2001 model of the 4500. From a comparison with the year 2000 model still viewable on Vortex's web site and their catalog,…
 
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Vortex 3500

rated 2 of 5 stars While looking for a new backpack with a volume in the 3000 to 4000 cubic-inch range, I decided to try a Vortex pack since I read many good things…
 
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Vortex 5800

rated 5 of 5 stars I was so impressed when I first tried a Vortex pack that I bought 7 of them for other people over internet auctions when I had the opportunity.
 
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Vortex 5800

rated 5 of 5 stars Ok, I would have to say the most impresive thing about the Vortex is the suspension. It is just plain great. Everything is so soft and fits…
 
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Vortex 5800

rated 5 of 5 stars After one year, 3000 miles, and ungodly amounts of weight (100-ish pounds on a 30-day Yukon trip) all I can say about this pack is "Ahhhh."…
 
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Vortex 4500

rated 5 of 5 stars This is the most comfortable backpack I've ever used. Vortex uses a special foam padding which slowly comforms to the body. I like the strap…
 
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Vortex 5800

rated 5 of 5 stars This is one, incredible pack. The first thing that caught my attention about this pack, was all of the positive feedback that I had read about…
 
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Vortex 4500

rated 5 of 5 stars With the Vortex 4500 the search is over for the ultimate backpacker's pack, read: Polycarbonate, molded foam, kevlar. It's all here: Panel or…
 
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Vortex 7000

rated 5 of 5 stars Vortex is a Salt Lake City, Utah, based company, and their packs are the best and most comfortable I've even seen. All stitching is done with…