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Gregory Alpaca Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

3.89
based on 98 reviews


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

Check all the pros and cons here.


82% of the reviewers give the Gregory Alpaca a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (75%)
Good (7%)
Average (7%)
Poor (10%)
Bad (0%)





Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the Gregory Alpaca:

Reviewers like these things about the Gregory Alpaca

  • Some users thought it has highly weather resistant fabric.
  • MAny users thought its supple fabric and large opening made it nice and easy to pack.
  • A lot of users laud its removeble, padded backpack straps that offer superior comfort during travels.
  • Others adore its haul handles and easy attachment points feature.
  • Some reviewers particularly like the daisy chainfor easy attachment to yak or rack.
  • Another favorite among users are the easy access and lockable zippers.
  • many reviewers love the zippers allow the entire top panel to open up for easy packing.
  • Others thought the lockable zippers with reflective pulls add security and easy acquisition in low light.
  • Many owners thought it has ton of volume and super-tough construction.
  • A lot of owners like how the internal divided mesh pocket organizes accessories for fast access.
  • Others like the presence of an internal sleeve in the zippered end pocket for gear tag or business card.
  • Some reviewers thought the bag's thickness feels tough and durable.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users find the exterior pocket on the smaller side.
  • Others thought the shoulder straps take a little more work to remove.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Gregory Alpaca models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight3-3.3 oz (1.4-1.5 kg)
Length iconLength31 in (79 cm)
Width20 in (51 cm)
Height2 in (5 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Sport
Travel
Hiking
Cycling
School
Backpacking



Popular Models


Gregory Alpaca 45

67% choose the Gregory Alpaca 45

67 %




Gregory Alpaca 30

33% choose the Gregory Alpaca 30

33 %
Colors and combinations:

Blue






Gregory Alpaca 45 vs Alpaca 30


The two most popular Gregory Alpaca models are the Alpaca 45 and the Alpaca 30, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

In total, 100% of the people interested in the Gregory Alpaca bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Alpaca 45 which is choosen by 67% (2 times as many as the 33% that choose the Alpaca 30).

Alpaca 45Alpaca 30
Most popular




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Gregory Alpaca features:
  • Water resistant
  • Compression straps
  • Reflective
  • Waterproof

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


Rankings


vs Gregory Bags

The Gregory Alpaca ranks #28 compared with the other Gregory bags.

26Gregory Paragon
3.91
Gregory Paragon
27Gregory Stash
3.90
Gregory Stash
28Gregory Alpaca
3.89
Gregory Alpaca
29Gregory Sula
3.88
Gregory Sula
30Gregory J
3.87
Gregory J

vs All Bags

The Gregory Alpaca ranks #1617 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1615Skyway Mirage
3.89
Skyway Mirage
1616Gregory Alpaca
3.89
Gregory Alpaca
1617Manhattan Portage Empire
3.89
Manhattan Portage Empire
1618Vaude Hyper
3.89
Vaude Hyper
1619Thule Aspect
3.89
Thule Aspect



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparison of the Gregory Alpaca vs the Patagonia Black Hole.

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Gregory Alpaca vs Patagonia Black Hole


Gregory Alpaca
Gregory Alpaca

3.89

Based on 98 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 3-3.3 oz
Price: $$


Patagonia Black Hole
Patagonia Black Hole

4.58
BEST
Based on 1,406 reviews

Capacity: 6-120 l
Weight: 0.2-2.4 oz
Price: $$

  • The Alpaca is rated worse than the Black Hole.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,504 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Alpaca is 38% heavier than the biggest Black Hole (3.3 oz vs 2.4 oz).

FeatureAlpacaBlack Hole
Bluesign approved
Carrying handle
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Laptop compartment
Organizer panel
Reflective
Seam taped
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Water resistant
Waterproof
Wheeled/rolling
Zippered top

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Red

Only the Black Hole is available in these colors:
Grey
White
Green
Yellow
Pink
Brown





Bag ID 31632. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on May 12, 2019