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Granite Gear Blaze Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

4.31
based on 91 reviews


We have checked tens of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Blaze - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


94% of the reviewers give the Granite Gear Blaze a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (80%)
Good (14%)
Average (4%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)





Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the Granite Gear Blaze:

Reviewers like these things about the Granite Gear Blaze

  • Most reviewers said that it is a great lightweight pack for weekend trips and camping.
  • Many of them said that it has good adjustable torso lengths to fit their back comfortably for carrying.
  • Some has also mentioned the excellent suspension system of the pack which helped them to carry the bag very comfortably.
  • Few reviewers said that the hip belt and should straps are very comfortable to wear.
  • A user also mentioned that the pack is roomy and has good compression straps that helped him to compress the bag when partially filled.
  • Many agreed that the pack is tough and built with good fabrics to make it more durable over the years.
  • A buyer said that pack is water and dirt resistant.
  • Another buyer said that the hip pocket was quiet useful to carry small items for the trail.
  • A user also complimented the big front mesh pocket that helped him carry wet and dirty clothes for camping.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A few buyers said that the pack has thin straps which made the pack uncomfortable to carry for heavier loads.
  • A user said that the biggest drawback is that the pack doesn't come with a top compartment.
  • Another user said that the bag is too pricey compared to others with similar features.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Granite Gear Blaze models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity60 l (3661 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.9 oz (1.3 kg)
Length iconLength24 in (61 cm)
Width14 in (36 cm)
Height7 in (18 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Backpacking
Hiking
Cycling
Travel
School
Sport



Popular Models


Granite Gear Blaze Ac 60

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Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Granite Gear Blaze features:
  • Seam taped
  • Hydration compatible
  • Ultralight
  • Hip belt
  • Load-lifter straps
  • Stretch mesh

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 l2.9 oz0.05 oz/L



Rankings


vs Granite Gear Bags

The Granite Gear Blaze ranks #4 compared with the other Granite Gear bags.

Top 20% Granite Gear bag

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4.40
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4.37
Granite Gear Voyageurs
4Granite Gear Blaze
4.31
Granite Gear Blaze
5Granite Gear Virga
4.21
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6Granite Gear Round Rock
4.15
Granite Gear Round Rock

vs All Bags

The Granite Gear Blaze ranks #360 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 20% bag

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4.31
Mystery Ranch Mission
359Granite Gear Blaze
4.31
Granite Gear Blaze
360Gregory Compass
4.31
Gregory Compass
361Jack Georges Voyager
4.31
Jack Georges Voyager
362Oakley Gearbox
4.31
Oakley Gearbox



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Granite Gear Blaze vs 5 other, similar bags.

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Granite Gear Blaze vs Granite Gear Crown


Granite Gear Blaze
Granite Gear Blaze

4.31
BEST
Based on 91 reviews
Capacity: 60 l
Weight: 2.9 oz
Price: $$$


Granite Gear Crown
Granite Gear Crown

4.03

Based on 199 reviews

Capacity: 60 l
Weight: 2.2-2.4 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Blaze is rated a bit better than the Crown.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 290 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Blaze is the same size as the biggest Crown (both 60 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Blaze is 21% heavier than the biggest Crown (2.9 oz vs 2.4 oz).

FeatureBlazeCrown
Hip belt
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Load-lifter straps
Seam taped
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Ultralight

Only the Crown is available in these colors:
Black
Grey
Orange




Granite Gear Blaze vs Granite Gear Leopard


Granite Gear Blaze
Granite Gear Blaze

4.31
BEST
Based on 91 reviews
Capacity: 60 l
Weight: 2.9 oz
Price: $$$


Granite Gear Leopard
Granite Gear Leopard

3.98

Based on 122 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 2.85-3.45 oz
Price: $$

  • The Blaze is rated a bit better than the Leopard.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 213 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Blaze is 19% lighter than the biggest Leopard (2.9 oz vs 3.45 oz).

FeatureBlazeLeopard
Hip belt
Hydration compatible
Load-lifter straps
Seam taped
Stretch mesh
Ultralight

Only the Leopard is available in these colors:
Blue
Grey
Black




Granite Gear Blaze vs Osprey Exos


Granite Gear Blaze
Granite Gear Blaze

4.31

Based on 91 reviews
Capacity: 60 l
Weight: 2.9 oz
Price: $$$


Osprey Exos
Osprey Exos

4.57
BEST
Based on 1,302 reviews

Capacity: 38-58 l
Weight: 2.3-2.6 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Blaze is rated a bit worse than the Exos.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,393 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Blaze is 3% bigger than the biggest Exos (60 L vs 58 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Blaze is 12% heavier than the biggest Exos (2.9 oz vs 2.6 oz).

FeatureBlazeExos
Compression straps
Detachable lid
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Load-lifter straps
Organizer panel
Seam taped
Side pockets
Sleeping pad attatchment
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Ultralight
Ventilated back panel

Only the Exos is available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Green




Granite Gear Blaze vs ULA Catalyst


Granite Gear Blaze
Granite Gear Blaze

4.31
BEST
Based on 91 reviews
Capacity: 60 l
Weight: 2.9 oz
Price: $$$


ULA Catalyst

0.00

Based on 0 reviews

Capacity:
Weight:
Price:

  • The Blaze is rated quite a lot better than the Catalyst.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 91 reviews of the two bags.




Granite Gear Blaze vs ULA Circuit


Granite Gear Blaze
Granite Gear Blaze

4.31
BEST
Based on 91 reviews
Capacity: 60 l
Weight: 2.9 oz
Price: $$$


ULA Circuit
ULA Circuit

0.00

Based on 0 reviews

Capacity:
Weight:
Price:

  • The Blaze is rated quite a lot better than the Circuit.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 91 reviews of the two bags.





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Last updated on July 03, 2019