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Granite Gear Nimbus Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated April 2019

4.09
based on 65 reviews


We have checked tens of reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the Nimbus - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


84% of the reviewers give the Granite Gear Nimbus a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (78%)
Good (6%)
Average (12%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (3%)





Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Granite Gear Nimbus

  • Reviewers agree that the Granite Gear Nimbus bag is durable due to its nylon material.
  • Users noted that the pack is lightweight.
  • Other reviewers noted the bag has hydration port and internal sleeve.
  • Users pointed out that it has internal Nimbus Topoflex frame sheet, adding stability and durability to the bag.
  • They also felt that the bag is spacious enough to carry all the things they will need.
  • Reviewers noted the presence of a dual zipper front access panel.
  • Other testers thought that the stretch side pockets are very useful.
  • Reviewers pointed out that it has a massive front stretch pocket.
  • Other reviewers said that there are strap slots on the waist belt for attaching gear.
  • They also noted that the pockets on the bag are accessible.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user had issues with the hip belt of the bag.
  • Another user noted that some of the zippers do not function well.

Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Granite Gear Nimbus models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity54-79 l (3295-4821 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3.8-4.6 oz (1.7-2.1 kg)
Length iconLength23-32.5 in (58-83 cm)
Width16-17 in (41-43 cm)
Height5-8 in (13-20 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Backpacking
Hiking
Cycling
Travel
School
Sport



Popular Models


Granite Gear Nimbus Trace

100% choose the Granite Gear Nimbus Trace

100 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Red


Specs
Weight iconWeight3.8 oz (1.7 kg)
Length iconLength23 in (58 cm)
Width16 in (41 cm)
Height5 in (13 cm)




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Granite Gear Nimbus features:
  • Hydration compatible
  • Hydration bladder
  • Lumbar pack lid

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Ultralight
  • Adjustable torso
  • Hip belt
  • Compression straps
  • Ice axe/trekking pole loops
  • Sternum strap

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
6054 l4.2 oz0.08 oz/L
7067 l4.1 oz0.06 oz/L
8579 l4.6 oz0.06 oz/L


Granite Gear Nimbus
Average for 22,363+ different bags




Rankings


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The Granite Gear Nimbus ranks #8 compared with the other Granite Gear bags.

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vs All Bags

The Granite Gear Nimbus ranks #973 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews


Sierra Descents

It is a modestly-light trekking pack with an emphasis on comfort, durability, and load carrying ability. It can carry heavy load for long hours without bruising your shoulders.

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Last updated on April 19, 2019