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Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

3.86
based on 1,203 reviews


We have checked more than a thousand reviews and found 14 reasons to buy the Cargo Hauler - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


86% of the reviewers give the Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (71%)
Good (15%)
Average (4%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (5%)





Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler:

Reviewers like these things about the Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler

  • Users have noted that the Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler duffel bag is built with robust materials to ensure durability.
  • They also said that the pack could be used as a backpack or a duffel bag.
  • Many of the reviewers indicated that the bag is comfortable to wear.
  • Other reviewers thought that its compartments are spacious enough to fit several gears.
  • Several users felt that things were secured well due to its efficient zippers.
  • Others said that the bag is ultralight and strong.
  • Other users thought that its daisy chains could provide attachment points for essentials.
  • Users noted that it is deisgned with big adventures in mind.
  • Testers also noted that its main compartment could hold a lot of stuff.
  • Users said that its back straps could be removed when not needed.
  • They also mentioned that its straps are comfortable to use.
  • Other users commended its ability to store items safely and securely.
  • Testers noted that the bag fits well with their body types.
  • They thought that the zippers had good quality.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer indicated that the bag has no compression straps which could help keep a smaller footprint when used on a large group excursion.
  • Another reviewer pointed out that the bag hax no sternum strap.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity45-120 l (2746-7323 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.5-4 oz (0.7-1.8 kg)
Length iconLength12-16 in (30-41 cm)
Width14-32 in (36-81 cm)
Height9-16 in (23-41 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Travel
Sport
Hiking
Cycling
School
Backpacking



Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler features:
  • Reflective

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Wheeled/rolling
  • Water resistant
  • Carry-on size
  • Organizer panel

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


Capacity/Weight Levels


The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

ModelCapacityWeightLevel
6060 l1.8 oz0.03 oz/L
9090 l2.6 oz0.03 oz/L
rolling120 l3.5 oz0.03 oz/L



Rankings


vs Eagle Creek Bags

The Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler ranks #14 compared with the other Eagle Creek bags.

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3.88
Eagle Creek XTA
13Eagle Creek Travel Bug
3.87
Eagle Creek Travel Bug
14Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler
3.86
Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler
15Eagle Creek ORV
3.86
Eagle Creek ORV
16Eagle Creek Undercover
3.86
Eagle Creek Undercover

vs All Bags

The Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler ranks #1663 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1661Gregory Sucia
3.86
Gregory Sucia
1662Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler
3.86
Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler
1663Mountainsmith Adventure
3.86
Mountainsmith Adventure
1664Tumi Alpha
3.86
Tumi Alpha
1665LittleLife Cross Country
3.86
LittleLife Cross Country



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler vs 3 other, similar bags.

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Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler vs Eagle Creek No Matter What


Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler
Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler

3.86

Based on 1,203 reviews
Capacity: 45-120 l
Weight: 1.5-4 oz
Price: $$


Eagle Creek No Matter What
Eagle Creek No Matter What

3.99
BEST
Based on 2,658 reviews

Capacity: 30.3-110 l
Weight: 1.15-8.5 oz
Price: $$

  • The Cargo Hauler is rated a little bit worse than the No Matter What.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 3,861 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Cargo Hauler is 9% bigger than the biggest No Matter What (120 L vs 110 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Cargo Hauler is 112% lighter than the biggest No Matter What (4 oz vs 8.5 oz).

FeatureCargo HaulerNo Matter What
Abrasion resistant
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Laptop compartment
Organizer panel
Reflective
Seam taped
Sternum strap
Water resistant
Wheeled/rolling

Both bags are available in these colors:
Grey
Black
Blue
Red

Only the Cargo Hauler is available in these colors:
Orange

Only the No Matter What is available in these colors:
White
Green




Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler vs Patagonia Black Hole


Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler
Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler

3.86

Based on 1,203 reviews
Capacity: 45-120 l
Weight: 1.5-4 oz
Price: $$


Patagonia Black Hole
Patagonia Black Hole

4.58
BEST
Based on 1,406 reviews

Capacity: 6-120 l
Weight: 0.2-2.4 oz
Price: $$

  • The Cargo Hauler is rated worse than the Black Hole.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 2,609 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Cargo Hauler is the same size as the biggest Black Hole (both 120 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Cargo Hauler is 67% heavier than the biggest Black Hole (4 oz vs 2.4 oz).

FeatureCargo HaulerBlack Hole
Bluesign approved
Carrying handle
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Laptop compartment
Organizer panel
Reflective
Seam taped
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Water resistant
Wheeled/rolling
Zippered top

Both bags are available in these colors:
Grey
Black
Blue
Red

Only the Cargo Hauler is available in these colors:
Orange

Only the Black Hole is available in these colors:
White
Green
Yellow
Pink
Brown




Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler vs The North Face Base Camp


Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler
Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler

3.86

Based on 1,203 reviews
Capacity: 45-120 l
Weight: 1.5-4 oz
Price: $$


The North Face Base Camp
The North Face Base Camp

4.11
BEST
Based on 6,027 reviews

Capacity: 3.5-132 l
Weight: 0.2-4.2 oz
Price: $$

  • The Cargo Hauler is rated a bit worse than the Base Camp.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 7,230 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Cargo Hauler is 10% smaller than the biggest Base Camp (120 L vs 132 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Cargo Hauler is 5% lighter than the biggest Base Camp (4 oz vs 4.2 oz).

FeatureCargo HaulerBase Camp
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Organizer panel
Reflective
Water resistant
Waterproof
Wheeled/rolling

Both bags are available in these colors:
Grey
Black
Blue
Orange
Red

Only the Base Camp is available in these colors:
Green
White
Brown
Purple
Pink
Yellow







Selected Reviews


Utah Outside

The Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler duffel not only packs your gear, but a features lot of tech that truly works. Shows no sign of breakdown after a full summer of serious abuse.

Posted 10 September 2016 by Ryan Malavolta - Read full review

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Last updated on May 12, 2019