Macpac Reviews

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Macpac Minaret

rated 5 of 5 stars Bomb-proof, four-season tent that is easy to pitch and take down. A true multi-pitch design. Just enough room for two. I bought the original…
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Macpac Microlight

rated 4.5 of 5 stars My go-to tent. UK all year. Easy to set up, easy to sleep in, easy to pack up. I'm 6'1", 14 stone, and this is my first choice tent. I do 4/5…
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Macpac Pisa Polartec Alpha Fleece Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars Most importantly, it fits me well and feels good against my skin. Winter base layer or lightweight midlayer I have recommended friends have…
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Macpac Microlight

rated 5 of 5 stars A relatively inexpensive quality tent that is robust and can be used in much tougher conditions than you might expect. If you are mostly alone…
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Macpac Minaret

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A four-season, plus two you never knew existed, tent. Absolutely bomb proof design, but a trifle on the small side for two. My son who works…
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Macpac Minaret

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The standard by which other tents could be judged. Capable of keeping you dry and sheltered in gale force winds and torrential rain—this,…
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Macpac Kahu 22

rated 3 of 5 stars Daypack with challenges; customer service slow but eventually responsive. I purchased the Macpac Kahu 22 while in New Zealand in December 2016…
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Macpac Cascade 65

rated 1.5 of 5 stars Disappointing necessity. Thought we would buy a well known quality pack to do the Milford and Kepler tracks back to back. Selling point was…
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Macpac Olympus

rated 5 of 5 stars Legendary mountain tent for Australia / New Zealand. I have been camping, hiking, XC skiing, and mountaineering for 40 (+) years and have owned…
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Macpac Minaret

rated 5 of 5 stars Used a roughly 12- or 14-year-old Minaret tent last year when crossing the Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean (the High Route,…
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Macpac Cascade

rated 5 of 5 stars I personally think any Macpac backpack is a good pack. Expect a heavy pack but also expect a durable tough rugged made for NZ pack. I tramped…
 
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Macpac Citadel

rated 5 of 5 stars Most reliable in all weather and climate conditions, robust and long living, easy to pitch, spacious, would never buy another one. We have used…
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Macpac Torre 80

rated 5 of 5 stars The (old skool) Macpac Torre is one tough mutha... you'll need to include it in your will! The Macpac Torre model I have is slightly different…
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Macpac Minaret

rated 4 of 5 stars A sturdy four-season tent, lightweight and pretty much bomb proof. Integral pitch design makes it a snap to get up in any sort of weather, but…
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Macpac Cascade

rated 3 of 5 stars Have had a Cascade pack for some time now and have been on many trips. Yes, it's strong and tough but there are a view problems: 1) it's too…
 
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Macpac Microlight

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Very good tent, only lacking a little in the way that condensation can build up. Setup: Sets up quick and easy, especially handy is the dual…
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Macpac Microlight

rated 5 of 5 stars The Macpac Microlight is a versatile tent especially for a 46-year-old dad, me, wanting to introduce his 5-year-old daughter to the Australian…
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Macpac Minaret

rated 5 of 5 stars I have owned Macpac Minaret tents for the past 20 years, used extensilvely throughout the world, above snowline, and in deserts. Highly recommend.
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Macpac Possum

rated 5 of 5 stars I actually bought mine at a consignment store, but had seen one around and knew i wanted it... now i don't know what i would do without it.
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Macpac Torre 80

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This was (is) my very first overnight pack purchase. I tried a few different types/brands, before deciding that spending a few extra dollars…
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Macpac Cascade 65

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The MacPac Cascade 65 is a brilliant pack. I have had mine now for only a few months but I have used it on two 4 day hikes. I could never see…
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Macpac Glissade Classic

rated 5 of 5 stars Had it for a few years now. Hasn't given me any trouble. The harness is great, and the canvas is tough, and weatherproof. It works really well.
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Macpac Traverse

rated 5 of 5 stars The Macpac Traverse felt great in the shop, and even better out on the trail. Very supportive, very tough, it will last me for many years bashing…
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Macpac Ascent

rated 5 of 5 stars This is the best pack I have ever owned. Bare bones sack with just the right amount of features, and comfortable enough to take both trekking…
 
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Macpac Prophet Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars The best jacket have used for any outdoor pursuit, strech in all the right places and just a hard wearing good jacket. good on ya macpac
 
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Macpac Microlight

rated 5 of 5 stars Used this tent always on multi-day trips on foot. I have done quite a bit of research before I bought this tent and I could not find any other…
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Macpac Minaret

rated 5 of 5 stars We love this tent. My wife and I have used this extensively over the last 12 years bushwalking in Australia -- Tasmania and NSW. It has had…
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Macpac Nautilus

rated 4 of 5 stars Tough, reasonably light (2.5kg) 3-season tent. Feels spacious inside due to the vertical side walls and unusual (V shaped) pole configuration…
 
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Macpac Genesis

rated 3 of 5 stars I'ts a tough enough piece of kit, BUT don't believe the literage values you are given. The 95l is right when the daysack is off, but when zipped…
 
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Macpac Prophet Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars This jacket is kick-ass, I use it for mostly backcountry skiing and ice climbing. The kevlar hot spots work extremely well and the quality of…
 
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Macpac Celeste

rated 5 of 5 stars This tent is very versatile with the ability to set up in three options (tent and fly, tent only, and fly only). Inside there is plenty of room…
 
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Macpac Citadel

rated 5 of 5 stars I can only agree with Rog. Overall quality, materials, ease of setup are great. Weight is also great for a three-sleeper with such a big vestibule,…
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Macpac Cascade

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought my pack in 1993 and it stood up well to ten years of being dragged round the world on aircraft and climbing trips to various parts…
 
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Macpac Cascade

rated 5 of 5 stars It is strong and well padded -- very comfortable even with a heavy load. I simply reaffirm the other reviews here.
 
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Macpac Rocketeer

rated 4 of 5 stars An excelllent all round day pack/summit pack. It allows enough room for all your gear. A large pouch on the outside can carry a tent or shovel.
 
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Macpac Torre 80

rated 5 of 5 stars I know it sounds like an overused sentence but... this has got to be the best all-round pack in the world! Tough, durable, functional, very…
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Macpac Olympus

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought an Olympus a decade ago and it has performed almost faultlessly in all conditions, from wet and windy Scottish winters, hot Spanish…
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Macpac Citadel

rated 5 of 5 stars Superb quality of construction and flexibility of use. Can set up fly and inner together, or fly first, or inner alone (in warm stable weather--needs…
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Macpac Ravine

rated 5 of 5 stars A simple top-loading internal frame pack with a large (300 cubic inch) pocket in the lid. I've very comfortably carried 35 lbs. with this pack.
 
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Macpac Genesis

rated 5 of 5 stars I've owned my Genesis for seven years. During this time I have used the daypack almost every day. It's faded and a bit grubby, but there's not…
 
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Macpac Ravine

rated 4 of 5 stars I bought this pack one year ago and have used it four times. It is reasonably priced and extremely well made and rugged. It has but one main…
 
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Macpac Nautilus

rated 5 of 5 stars The Nautilus is a great "situation" tent. It's small and light enough to take on a full tramp/hike, but is also comfy enough to use as a base…
 
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Macpac Torre 80

rated 4 of 5 stars I've had the Torre for about three years now and I like it a lot. It's very rugged and functional but not especially light. I have an older…
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Macpac Minaret

rated 4 of 5 stars Yes this is still a great tent. Intergral pitch allowing you to to slide a couple poles in bang in four pegs and go to bed while the others…
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Macpac Traverse

rated 5 of 5 stars Got on sale for £135. Used it for Wainwright's coast to coast and have carried up to 50 lbs in it. Doesn't look, and isn't, particualrly big,…
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Macpac Minaret

rated 5 of 5 stars An exceptionally light tent. Outstanding groundsheet. Stable in strong winds. The inner tent can be reduced in size to allow more cooking space…
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Macpac Genesis

rated 5 of 5 stars Like many people when first thinking of travelling, I looked for the cheap options, thankfully my mate convinced me to look at the best. My…
 
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Macpac Cascade

rated 5 of 5 stars I am afraid I am a little biased over Macpac gear, but being as objective as I can, the Cascade is one rugged workhorse. I've had it for two…
 
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Macpac Kestral

rated 5 of 5 stars If there's anything bout Macpacs.....it's bout D REPUTATION. With it comes the guaranteed quality and confort. My friend recommended me to get…
 
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Macpac Ascent

rated 5 of 5 stars awesome pack. Very comfortable harness which allows quite alot of movement, so it is very good for climbing in. made from a lightweight canvas…
 
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Macpac Ascent XPD

rated 4 of 5 stars Macpac claim 2.1 kg,, in reality 2.5kg. Comfortable minamilist pack. Would recommed to anyone who requires a big pack. Although I did manage…
 
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Macpac Cascade

rated 5 of 5 stars Built like a brick shithouse. Has sleeping bag compartment, lid security pocket, ice axe attachment point, adjustable Dynamic (old version)…
 
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Macpac Microlight

rated 5 of 5 stars Macpac make wonderful tents. Fly is UV40 polyester, waterproof to 3500ml, floor is robust, no leaks after prolonged pitching in wet areas. Pole…
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Macpac Summit

rated 2 of 5 stars Used this on Aconcagua (late season)--we got lots of snow and high winds. two guy points ripped clean out of the tent causing the tent almost…
 
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Macpac Cascade

rated 5 of 5 stars Even though part of the harness disintegrated on me during a recent Tasmanian trip, I must say that this pack is one tremendous product. My…
 
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Macpac Minaret

rated 4 of 5 stars In the Antipodes, Macpac is renowned for its very high quality equipment which employ superior fabrics and craftsmanship to be world leaders.
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Macpac Cascade

rated 5 of 5 stars Macpac don't make anything other than world class gear. The Cascade is a great pack, made of canvas it maintains its shape very well, as well…
 
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Macpac Prophet Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars firstly, if any of you have not used/seen/heard of Macpac outdoor equipment look 'em up. These guys make useful tough jackets, tents, packs…
 
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Macpac Celeste

rated 5 of 5 stars This tent was elected tent of the year a while ago. Now I know why: it is a tent that is very simple to pitch, it is lightweight and has lots…
 
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Macpac Traverse

rated 5 of 5 stars Best backpack bag ever to cross into my mind with the waterproof layer..
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Macpac Rocketeer

rated 4 of 5 stars Great climbing pack with a good harness, suitable for cycling also. No complaints yet.
 
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Macpac Gemini

rated 5 of 5 stars Best money I ever spent. Salesman let me load it up with gear and jump around the shop like an ape. Stuck to my back like it was part of my…
 
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Macpac Minaret

rated 5 of 5 stars A truly fantastic lightweight all weather performer. The offset vestibule provides sheltered entry. Excellent ventilation, considering it has…
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Macpac Neve

rated 4 of 5 stars The Neve has now 100% silver Goose Down, which is all on top. You use your sleeping mat, which slips into a sleeve on the back of the back.
 
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Macpac Olympus

rated 4 of 5 stars Great tent, light, roomy, stable and waterproof which many others claim to be but aren't. Pitches fly first normally (protecting the inner),…
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Macpac Torre 80

rated 5 of 5 stars While the Macpac range is local firm I thought that they have a place in this review. The last one was still going strong thanks to their 100%…
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