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Burton Gig Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

4.26
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.



Specs


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:

Travel
Sport
Hiking
Cycling
School
Backpacking



Popular Models


Burton Gig 156

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Specs
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.


Rankings


vs Burton Bags

The Burton Gig ranks #15 compared with the other Burton bags.

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4.30
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14Burton Weekend
4.28
Burton Weekend
15Burton Gig
4.26
Burton Gig
16Burton Youth Day
4.22
Burton Youth Day
17Burton Prospect
4.21
Burton Prospect

vs All Bags

The Burton Gig ranks #475 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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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

4.26
BEST
Based on 282 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 2.9-5.05 oz
Price: $$


Dakine Tour
Dakine Tour

4.14

Based on 528 reviews

Capacity:
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:
Black
Blue





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Last updated on May 12, 2019