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Granite Gear Buffalo Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 162 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Buffalo - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

81% of the reviewers give the Granite Gear Buffalo a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (71%)
Good (10%)
Average (8%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (8%)


Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Granite Gear Buffalo

  • Reviewers said that it is a great organier backpack for daily travelling and schooling.
  • Few buyers said that the pack is roomy to carry all school supplies and also coat.
  • Students are happy as the pack has several compartments that can hold their books, notebooks and items like pens and laptops.
  • Most reviewers said that it is a heavy duty pack for daily travelling.
  • Some users said that the pack is an excellent water proof.
  • A few users also said that the side mesh pockets are big enough to carry water bottles for travelling.
  • Many buyers said that the bag is light in weight and can support heavier loads comfortably.
  • Some reviewers mentioned that the padded shoulder straps are comfortable to carry.
  • Few reveiwers also said that the pack has good ventilation system.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user said that the straps are sewn too close and it hurts his shoulders while carrying heavier loads.
  • Another user said that pack is very rigid on his shoulders.


Crowdsourced specs across all Granite Gear Buffalo models and sizes:

Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 17 inches

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Granite Gear Buffalo features:
  • Sternum strap
  • Stretch mesh
  • Compression straps

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


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The Granite Gear Buffalo ranks #23 compared with the other Granite Gear bags.

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vs All Bags

The Granite Gear Buffalo ranks #2000 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1998Granite Gear Talus
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1999Granite Gear Buffalo
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2001Timbuk2 Rapid
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2002Sakroots New Adventure
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Bag ID 31415. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019