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Granite Gear Cross Trek Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 735 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 11 reasons to buy the Cross Trek - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

73% of the reviewers give the Granite Gear Cross Trek a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (59%)
Good (14%)
Average (8%)
Poor (10%)
Bad (7%)

Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Granite Gear Cross Trek:

Reviewers like these things about the Granite Gear Cross Trek

  • According to several reviewers, the Granite Gear Cross Trek wheeled carry-on duffel backpack protects their things well and safely against elements.
  • Other users noted that its adjustable load lifter straps are able to transport weight over the center of gravity.
  • Users thought that its hip belt could carry up to 70% of the load.
  • Reviewers thought that the backpack is lightweight.
  • Its steel frame structure and its ventilation space provide comfort to those who have used the product.
  • Many users have mentioned that its sternum straps increase the load stability of the pack.
  • Other users said that the shoulder straps are padded, providing additional stability and comfort.
  • Several others pointed out that the backpack may be used for traveling, hiking, and climbing.
  • Users praised the presence of pockets and compartments, providing plenty of storage options for those who are into excursions.
  • Testers also noted that the bag is resistant to extreme weather conditions.
  • Reviewers noted that its padded grab handles make it easy to lift the bag.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the seams of the backpack have a tendency to rip.
  • Another reviewer noted that its built-in straps could not be removed.


Crowdsourced specs across all Granite Gear Cross Trek models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity36-63.6 l (2197-3881 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3.2 oz (1.5 kg)
Length iconLength12 in (30 cm)
Width8 in (20 cm)
Height20 in (51 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Granite Gear Cross Trek 22

100% choose the Granite Gear Cross Trek 22

100 %
Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity63.6 l (3881 cuin)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Granite Gear Cross Trek features:
  • Wheeled/rolling
  • Compression straps
  • Sternum strap
  • Hip belt
  • Adjustable torso
  • Laptop compartment
  • Carry-on size
  • Water resistant

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Harness system
  • Removable daypack
  • Load-lifter straps

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 Granite Gear Cross Trek models (the most popular choice is the Cross Trek 22).

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.

3636 l3.2 oz0.09 oz/L


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The Granite Gear Cross Trek ranks #2536 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on May 12, 2019