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Granite Gear Lutsen Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Jan 2019)

4.17 based on 66 reviews
Granite Gear Lutsen
99% of the Granite Gear Lutsen reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (55%)
Good (44%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)

Specs across all Lutsen models
Capacity iconCapacity35-55 l (2136-3356 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.4-3 oz (1.1-1.4 kg)
Length iconLength12-26 in (30-66 cm)
Width16-27 in (41-69 cm)
Height7-14 in (18-36 cm)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Granite Gear Lutsen

  • Several reviewers thought that the Granite Gear Lutsen backpack is designed for users who are into thru-hiking or traveling.
  • Other reviewers found that its loops make it suitable for attaching several things.
  • Several users discovered that its adjustable hip belt and frame allows it to fit their hip size and length of their torso, respectively.
  • Reviewers found that its pockets might carry several equipment and belongings including a compass and a wallet.
  • Testers lauded its convenient extra storage.
  • Many users felt that their backs were well-ventilated due to its foam with air channels.
  • Many of those who have tried using the backpack praised its compression straps which may also be used to secure snowshoes to the backpack.
  • Some testers noticed its water resistant barrier zippered tricot line hip belt pocket.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user found that the top lid pockets have a tendency to flop when the main pack compartment is not full.
  • Another user mentioned that the frame adds weight to the bag.
  • A reviewer thought that the lumbar padding was uncomfortable.

Popular Models

Granite Gear Lutsen 55

42% choose the Granite Gear Lutsen 55

Capacity iconCapacity55 l (3356 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3 oz (1.4 kg)
Length iconLength26 in (66 cm)
Width16 in (41 cm)
Height7 in (18 cm)

Granite Gear Lutsen 45

42% choose the Granite Gear Lutsen 45

Capacity iconCapacity45 l (2746 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3 oz (1.4 kg)
Length iconLength12 in (30 cm)
Width27 in (69 cm)
Height14 in (36 cm)

Granite Gear Lutsen 35

17% choose the Granite Gear Lutsen 35

Capacity iconCapacity35 l (2136 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.4 oz (1.1 kg)
Length iconLength12 in (30 cm)
Width24 in (61 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Granite Gear Lutsen features:
  • Hydration compatible
  • Compression straps
  • Hip belt
  • Water resistant
  • Hydration bladder
  • Adjustable torso
  • Stretch mesh

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Hip belt pockets
  • Ice axe/trekking pole loops
  • Organizer panel

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 Lutsen models (the most popular choice is the Lutsen 55).

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.

3535 l2.4 oz0.07 oz/L
4545 l3 oz0.07 oz/L
5555 l3 oz0.05 oz/L

Granite Gear Lutsen
Average for 17,986+ different bags


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Last updated on January 11, 2019