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Granite Gear Taku Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 28 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Taku - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

67% of the reviewers give the Granite Gear Taku a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (50%)
Good (17%)
Average (17%)
Poor (16%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Granite Gear Taku

  • Many reviewers noted that the Granite Gear Taku's longer shape compared to a traditional backpack helps keep stuff closer to the body and makes it a lot easier to carry.
  • Other reviewers pointed out that the body of the pack has three main compartments so it will keep everything organized so everything can be found easily.
  • Testers also noted that its stretchy outer pocket has vertical zipper grants them quick access to anything inside in a jiffy.
  • Many users found that its middle compartment has a zipper at the top offering secure storage for gear, and organizing features like a pen sleeve, pocket for wallet and a nice clip for keys.
  • They also mentioned that its shoulder straps are very comfortable.
  • Several reviewers found out that the compression straps on the side of the bag are a huge plus for keeping the contents close to the body instead of weighing them down.
  • Many of the users noted that it has plenty of space and pockets along with adjustments.
  • Users pointed out that the bag is a great size for day backpacking trips.
  • They pointed out that the pack has lots of pockets for quick access.
  • Several testers also felt that the bag's rain cover is super convenient.
  • Other users pointed out that it lends itself very well to daily use in town and weekend use in the backcountry.
  • Reviewers also noted that the bag is comfortable and very adjustable.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user said that the bag's hip pockets are too small.
  • Another user thought that the bag's strap buckle could not be moved up or down, so it lands right in the middle of the chest.


Crowdsourced specs across all Granite Gear Taku models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight2.6 oz (1.2 kg)
Length iconLength11 in (28 cm)
Width21 in (53 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)

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Weight iconWeight2.6 oz (1.2 kg)
Length iconLength11 in (28 cm)
Width21 in (53 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Granite Gear Taku features:
  • Hydration compatible

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


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Last updated on July 03, 2019