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Gregory Denali Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

4.75
based on 44 reviews


We have checked tens of reviews and found 13 reasons to buy the Denali - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


99% of the reviewers give the Gregory Denali a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (92%)
Good (7%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)



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Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Gregory Denali

  • A lot of users have mentioned that the Gregory Denali can be used for hiking and travel.
  • Others thought that it the pack is durable due to its 210D Nylon and 420D High-Density Nylon material.
  • Several reviewers thought that the bag could be scaled down due to its removable frame stays and bivy pad.
  • Users found it comfortable to use even with heavy loads.
  • According to some users, its loops and daisy secure gears in place.
  • A user mentioned that it has excellent load stability.
  • Another reviewer thought that it has sufficient pockets which provide make it easy to organize things.
  • Testers found that the bag is large enough to carry a heavy load.
  • Other testers noted that it is lightweight.
  • Many wrote that it is comfortable to carry the bag due to its padded shoulder pads.
  • They also said that its suspension system helps carry more weight.
  • Several of those who have tried the bag thought that it works best when used in rough terrain.
  • A lot of testers felt that the bag is stable and did not move or sway around.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the bag might be cumbersome.
  • Another user found that it does not include an integrated rain cover.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Gregory Denali models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity73.5-97 l (4485-5919 cuin)
Weight iconWeight6-6.5 oz (2.7-2.9 kg)
Length iconLength35 in (89 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height4 in (10 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Backpacking
Hiking
Sport
Cycling
Travel
School



Popular Models


Gregory Denali 100

62% choose the Gregory Denali 100

62 %
Colors and combinations:

Black


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity97 l (5919 cuin)
Weight iconWeight6.5 oz (2.9 kg)
Length iconLength35 in (89 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height4 in (10 cm)


Gregory Denali 75

38% choose the Gregory Denali 75

38 %
Colors and combinations:

Black


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity73.5 l (4485 cuin)
Weight iconWeight6 oz (2.7 kg)
Length iconLength35 in (89 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height4 in (10 cm)




Gregory Denali 75 vs Denali 100


The two most popular Gregory Denali models are the Denali 75 and the Denali 100, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

In total, 100% of the people interested in the Gregory Denali bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Denali 100 which is choosen by 62% (1.6 times as many as the 38% that choose the Denali 75).

Denali 75Denali 100
Most popular

Looking at the prices, the Denali 75 is typically around $50 cheaper than the Denali 100, but check the deals before you buy.

Denali 75Denali 100
Cheapest

Capacity and Packing

The Denali 75 has a capacity of 73.5 l, while the Denali 100 has a capacity of 97 l.

Denali 75Denali 100
Biggest

For a traveller, the 23 L (1404 cuin) difference equals around 1 tshirt, 1 boxers, 1 pair of socks, 1 shorts, 1 jacket, 1 pair of shoes and 1 towel.

Packing the Denali 75
laptop
1
toilet_bag
1
blouse
3
pants
3
tshirt
6
boxers
6
socks
6
shorts
2
jacket
1
shoes
1
towel
1
book
3
Extra in the Denali 100
tshirt
1
boxers
1
socks
1
shorts
1
jacket
1
shoes
1
towel
1

If you are an athlete, the 23 L difference equals 1 water bottle, 2 tshirts, 2 boxers, 2 pair of socks, 1 shorts, 1 pair of shoes, 2 protein bars, 2 towels and 1 book.

Packing the Denali 75
water_bottle
3
toilet_bag
1
blouse
2
tshirt
3
boxers
3
socks
3
shorts
2
jacket
1
shoes
2
protein_bar
4
towel
2
football
1
book
2
Extra in the Denali 100
water_bottle
1
tshirt
2
boxers
2
socks
2
shorts
1
shoes
1
protein_bar
2
towel
2
book
1

Outdoor people can equal the capacity difference as 1 tshirt, 1 boxers, 1 pair of socks and 1 two person tent.

Packing the Denali 75
water_bottle
3
toilet_bag
1
blouse
1
pants
1
tshirt
3
boxers
3
socks
3
shorts
1
jacket
1
fleece
1
protein_bar
2
towel
1
book
1
sleeping_bag
1
trangia
1
packaged_meal
6
Extra in the Denali 100
tshirt
1
boxers
1
socks
1
tent_2_persons
1

Check how you can pack the Denali here.

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Denali 75 is 0.5 kg (17.6 oz) lower than the weight of the Denali 100.

Denali 75Denali 100
Lightest

If we look at dimensions, both the Denali 75 and the Denali 100 has the same length (35 in). Both bags are the same width (13 in), while the height is the same (both 4 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in black.




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Gregory Denali features:
  • Hydration compatible
  • Side pockets
  • Hydration bladder
  • Compression straps
  • Ski carry

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 Gregory Denali models (the most popular choice is the Denali 100).




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
7573.5 l6 oz0.08 oz/L
10097 l6.5 oz0.07 oz/L



Rankings


vs Gregory Bags

The Gregory Denali ranks #1 compared with the other Gregory bags.

Top 5% Gregory bag

1Gregory Denali
4.75
Gregory Denali
2Gregory Jade
4.66
Gregory Jade
3Gregory Baltoro
4.61
Gregory Baltoro
4Gregory Wander
4.47
Gregory Wander
5Gregory Amber
4.44
Gregory Amber

vs All Bags

The Gregory Denali ranks #5 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 5% bag

3Ethnotek Raja
4.80
Ethnotek Raja
4Gregory Denali
4.75
Gregory Denali
5Think Tank CityWalker
4.74
Think Tank CityWalker
6Osprey Escapist
4.73
Osprey Escapist
7Osprey Atmos
4.73
Osprey Atmos



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Gregory Denali vs 3 other, similar bags.

Many sources mention this feature
Some sources mention this feature


Gregory Denali vs Gregory Baltoro


Gregory Denali
Gregory Denali

4.75
BEST
Based on 44 reviews
Capacity: 73.5-97 l
Weight: 6-6.5 oz
Price: $$$


Gregory Baltoro
Gregory Baltoro

4.61

Based on 1,338 reviews

Capacity: 65-95 l
Weight: 1.5-5.4 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Denali is rated a little bit better than the Baltoro.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,382 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Denali is 2% bigger than the biggest Baltoro (97 L vs 95 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Denali is 20% heavier than the biggest Baltoro (6.5 oz vs 5.4 oz).

FeatureDenaliBaltoro
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Load-lifter straps
Lumbar pack lid
Organizer panel
Raincover included
Removable daypack
Side pockets
Ski carry
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Ventilated back panel
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Baltoro is available in these colors:
Blue
Red
Grey
Green




Gregory Denali vs Gregory Whitney


Gregory Denali
Gregory Denali

4.75
BEST
Based on 44 reviews
Capacity: 73.5-97 l
Weight: 6-6.5 oz
Price: $$$


Gregory Whitney
Gregory Whitney

3.15

Based on 10 reviews

Capacity:
Weight:
Price:

  • The Denali is rated quite a lot better than the Whitney.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 54 reviews of the two bags.

Only the Denali is available in these colors:
Black




Gregory Denali vs Osprey Xenith


Gregory Denali
Gregory Denali

4.75
BEST
Based on 44 reviews
Capacity: 73.5-97 l
Weight: 6-6.5 oz
Price: $$$


Osprey Xenith
Osprey Xenith

4.54

Based on 194 reviews

Capacity: 85-105 l
Weight: 5.1-5.45 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Denali is rated a little bit better than the Xenith.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 238 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Denali is 8% smaller than the biggest Xenith (97 L vs 105 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Denali is 19% heavier than the biggest Xenith (6.5 oz vs 5.45 oz).

FeatureDenaliXenith
Abrasion resistant
Adjustable torso
Compression straps
Detachable lid
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Load-lifter straps
Lumbar pack lid
Organizer panel
Removable daypack
Seam taped
Side pockets
Ski carry
Sleeping bag compartment
Sleeping pad attatchment
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Xenith is available in these colors:
Grey
Blue
Green







Selected Reviews


The Alpine Start people

The Alpine Start

This is an outstanding pack. Itll carry more weight than you want to, and do it without a creak. There are a few small niggles, but all the major components and features are solidly overbuilt and well thought out.

Posted 13 April 2015 by Raf Andronowski - Read full review


Backpack Gear Test

It is a comfortable pack and provides good securities to stuffs carried. The pack is a little heavy and pricy to buy.

Posted 1 May 2013 by Joe Schaffer - Read full review

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Last updated on July 03, 2019