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Burton Gig Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 282 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Gig - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

92% of the reviewers give the Burton Gig a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (74%)
Good (18%)
Average (4%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Burton Gig:

Reviewers like these things about the Burton Gig

  • Users have noted that the Burton Gig bag is fully functional.
  • Many of the reviewers indicated that the main compartment of the bag has a full-zip access.
  • Other reviewers pointed out that it is fully padded to protect the gear from rough baggage handlers.
  • Some users found that the bag is durable.
  • Reviewers noted that the bag has an external accessory pocket that is zippered to secure things in place.
  • Reviewers also said that it comes with a double-cush shoulder strap that provides support when carrying the bag.
  • Several users noted that its shoulder strap could be removed when not needed.
  • Users said that its design is minimalist yet effective.
  • Other users noted that its TPE lining prevents edges from damaging the bag.
  • Testers pointed out that it has water-resistant capabilities.
  • They also mentioned that its padded handle makes hauling through airports easier.
  • Reviewers also thought that bag is spacious enough to fit board, gear, and shoes, among others.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer noted that the bag lacks a flap or pouch to separate the boards.
  • Another reviewer said that its compartment is a little shallow.


Crowdsourced specs across all Burton Gig models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight2.9-5.05 oz (1.3-2.3 kg)
Length iconLength24-48 in (61-122 cm)
Width13-19 in (33-48 cm)
Height3-7 in (8-18 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Burton Gig 156

100% choose the Burton Gig 156

100 %

Weight iconWeight4.3 oz (2 kg)
Length iconLength24 in (61 cm)
Width19 in (48 cm)
Height3 in (8 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Burton Gig features:
  • Ski carry

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.


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The Burton Gig ranks #14 compared with the other Burton bags.

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vs All Bags

The Burton Gig ranks #466 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 20% bag

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Burton Gig vs the Dakine Tour.

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Burton Gig vs Dakine Tour

Burton Gig
Burton Gig

Based on 282 reviews
Weight: 2.9-5.05 oz
Price: $$

Dakine Tour
Dakine Tour


Based on 528 reviews

Weight: 3.8 oz
Price: $$

  • The Gig is rated a little bit better than the Tour.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 810 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Gig is 33% heavier than the biggest Tour (5.05 oz vs 3.8 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:

Bag ID 33598. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019