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Eagle Creek Gear Warrior Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

3.54
based on 557 reviews


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

Check all the pros and cons here.


79% of the reviewers give the Eagle Creek Gear Warrior a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (68%)
Good (11%)
Average (9%)
Poor (5%)
Bad (5%)



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Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the Eagle Creek Gear Warrior:

Reviewers like these things about the Eagle Creek Gear Warrior

  • Many reviewers commend the Eagle Creek Gear Warrior luggage for its spacious compartment.
  • According to users, the bag is sturdy due to its materials.
  • Reviewers mentioned that the trodden wheels of the bag have protective wheel housing and a durable kick plate.
  • Testers noted that the pack is resistant to abrasion.
  • Several of those who have tried the bag thought that its dual-tube aluminum handle is lightweight.
  • Other users felt that the bag ensures balance and load stability.
  • Reviewers noted that its Hypalon material protects and blocks the bag from bumpers.
  • Testers said that it has ample pockets for storage and organization.
  • Users pointed out that the bag has lockable zippers with reflective pulls.
  • Reviewers mentioned that its equipment keeps gears on top of the bag.
  • Others noted that the bag has several haul handles making it easy to grab the bag on the go.
  • Reviewers recommend the bag for travel and outdoor adventures.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the pack is difficult to maintain because its dirt does not wash off quickly.
  • Another reviewer noted that its outer straps tend to be ripped out.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Eagle Creek Gear Warrior models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity76-91.5 l (4638-5584 cuin)
Weight iconWeight6.4-8 oz (2.9-3.6 kg)
Length iconLength9-12 in (23-30 cm)
Width14-17 in (36-43 cm)
Height22-29 in (56-74 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Travel
Hiking
Cycling
School
Backpacking
Sport



Popular Models


Eagle Creek Gear Warrior 32

81% choose the Eagle Creek Gear Warrior 32

81 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity91.5 l (5584 cuin)
Weight iconWeight7.6 oz (3.4 kg)
Length iconLength12 in (30 cm)
Width16 in (41 cm)
Height29 in (74 cm)


Eagle Creek Gear Warrior 29

19% choose the Eagle Creek Gear Warrior 29

19 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Purple


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity76 l (4638 cuin)
Weight iconWeight7.1 oz (3.2 kg)
Length iconLength12 in (30 cm)
Width17 in (43 cm)
Height29 in (74 cm)




Eagle Creek Gear Warrior 29 vs Gear Warrior 32


The two most popular Eagle Creek Gear Warrior models are the Gear Warrior 29 and the Gear Warrior 32, so let's compare them:

The Gear Warrior 29
Eagle Creek Gear Warrior 29

The Gear Warrior 32
Eagle Creek Gear Warrior 32

Popularity and Prices

In total, 100% of the people interested in the Eagle Creek Gear Warrior bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Gear Warrior 32 which is choosen by 81% (4.3 times as many as the 19% that choose the Gear Warrior 29).

Gear Warrior 29Gear Warrior 32
Most popular

Looking at the prices, the Gear Warrior 29 is typically around $20 cheaper than the Gear Warrior 32, but check the deals before you buy.

Gear Warrior 29Gear Warrior 32
Cheapest

Capacity and Packing

The Gear Warrior 29 has a capacity of 76 l, while the Gear Warrior 32 has a capacity of 91.5 l.

Gear Warrior 29Gear Warrior 32
Biggest

For a traveller, the 16 L (976 cuin) difference equals around 1 tshirt, 1 boxers, 1 pair of socks, 1 shorts and 1 pair of shoes.

Packing the Gear Warrior 29
laptop
1
toilet_bag
1
blouse
3
pants
3
tshirt
6
boxers
6
socks
6
shorts
2
jacket
1
shoes
1
towel
2
book
3
Extra in the Gear Warrior 32
tshirt
1
boxers
1
socks
1
shorts
1
shoes
1

If you are an athlete, the 16 L difference equals 1 tshirt, 1 boxers, 1 pair of socks, 1 shorts, 1 pair of shoes and 2 protein bars.

Packing the Gear Warrior 29
water_bottle
4
toilet_bag
1
blouse
2
tshirt
4
boxers
4
socks
4
shorts
2
jacket
1
shoes
2
protein_bar
4
towel
3
football
1
book
2
Extra in the Gear Warrior 32
tshirt
1
boxers
1
socks
1
shorts
1
shoes
1
protein_bar
2

Outdoor people can equal the capacity difference as 1 two person tent, 1 trangia and 2 packaged meals.

Packing the Gear Warrior 29
water_bottle
3
toilet_bag
1
blouse
1
pants
1
tshirt
4
boxers
4
socks
4
shorts
1
jacket
1
fleece
1
protein_bar
2
towel
1
book
1
sleeping_bag
1
trangia
1
packaged_meal
8
Extra in the Gear Warrior 32
tent_2_persons
1
trangia
1
packaged_meal
2

Check how you can pack the Gear Warrior here.

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Gear Warrior 29 is 0.5 kg (17.6 oz) lower than the weight of the Gear Warrior 32.

Gear Warrior 29Gear Warrior 32
Lightest

If we look at dimensions, both the Gear Warrior 29 and the Gear Warrior 32 has the same length (12 in). Both bags are the same width (17 in), while the height is the same (both 29 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in black and blue. Only the Gear Warrior 29 is available in purple.




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Eagle Creek Gear Warrior features:
  • Reflective
  • Compression straps
  • Wheeled/rolling

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


Packing Guide


See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Eagle Creek Gear Warrior models (the most popular choice is the Gear Warrior 32).




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
2976 l7.1 oz0.09 oz/L
3291.5 l7.6 oz0.08 oz/L
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Eagle Creek Gear Warrior
Average for 22,435+ different bags




Rankings


vs Eagle Creek Bags

The Eagle Creek Gear Warrior ranks #23 compared with the other Eagle Creek bags.

21Eagle Creek Tarmac
3.58
Eagle Creek Tarmac
22Eagle Creek Afar
3.58
Eagle Creek Afar
23Eagle Creek Gear Warrior
3.54
Eagle Creek Gear Warrior
24Eagle Creek Adventure
3.50
Eagle Creek Adventure
25Eagle Creek Expanse
3.35
Eagle Creek Expanse

vs All Bags

The Eagle Creek Gear Warrior ranks #2293 compared with all the bags we have checked.

2291Dakine Vault
3.55
Dakine Vault
2292Eagle Creek Gear Warrior
3.54
Eagle Creek Gear Warrior
2293Samsonite Aspire
3.54
Samsonite Aspire
2294Pacsafe Intasafe
3.54
Pacsafe Intasafe
2295Victorinox Etherius
3.54
Victorinox Etherius



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Eagle Creek Gear Warrior vs 2 other, similar bags.

Many sources mention this feature
Some sources mention this feature


Eagle Creek Gear Warrior vs Eagle Creek Load Warrior


Eagle Creek Gear Warrior
Eagle Creek Gear Warrior

3.54

Based on 557 reviews
Capacity: 76-91.5 l
Weight: 6.4-8 oz
Price: $$$


Eagle Creek Load Warrior
Eagle Creek Load Warrior

4.34
BEST
Based on 602 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 4.6-5.4 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Gear Warrior is rated worse than the Load Warrior.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,159 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Gear Warrior is 48% heavier than the biggest Load Warrior (8 oz vs 5.4 oz).

FeatureGear WarriorLoad Warrior
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Organizer panel
Reflective
Ultralight
Water resistant
Wheeled/rolling

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Black

Only the Gear Warrior is available in these colors:
Purple




Eagle Creek Gear Warrior vs Eagle Creek Tarmac


Eagle Creek Gear Warrior
Eagle Creek Gear Warrior

3.54

Based on 557 reviews
Capacity: 76-91.5 l
Weight: 6.4-8 oz
Price: $$$


Eagle Creek Tarmac
Eagle Creek Tarmac

3.58
BEST
Based on 498 reviews

Capacity: 75.75 l
Weight: 7.4-13 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Gear Warrior is rated about the same as the Tarmac.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,055 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Gear Warrior is 21% bigger than the biggest Tarmac (92 L vs 76 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Gear Warrior is 62% lighter than the biggest Tarmac (8 oz vs 13 oz).

FeatureGear WarriorTarmac
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Media pocket
Reflective
Wheeled/rolling

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Black

Only the Gear Warrior is available in these colors:
Purple

Only the Tarmac is available in these colors:
Green
Grey





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Last updated on July 03, 2019