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Gregory Maven Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Jan 2019)

3.92 based on 11 reviews
Gregory Maven
63% of the Gregory Maven reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (63%)
Good (0%)
Average (36%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)

Specs across all Maven models
Capacity iconCapacity35-65 l (2136-3967 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.5 oz (0.7 kg)
Length iconLength16 in (41 cm)
Width4 in (10 cm)
Height4 in (10 cm)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Gregory Maven

  • Several reviewers thought that the Gregory Maven backpack is ideal for backpacking and hiking.
  • Testers praised its 210 CryptoRip Nylon and 100D High Tenacity Nylon body which makes the pack more durable and well-balanced.
  • Users noted that the bag has sufficient compartments to store essential items and personal belongings.
  • Users thought that the bag is lightweight and comfortable.
  • Several users said that its Aerolon suspension feature offers sufficient ventilation.
  • Users also mentioned that its load stabilizing performance reduces the expenditure of energy while on the trail.
  • According to other users, its foam back panel structure is breathable, providing air flow and moisture evaporation features.
  • Those who have used the bag found its several pockets fit for storing necessary equipment and personal belongings.
  • Users noted that its hip belts and its back height might be adjusted to fit perfectly.
  • Many reviewers thought that its lumbar pad technology enhances load transfer even further, saving energy in the process.
  • Users can quickly store their sunglasses on the go through a stow system on the shoulder harness.
  • Testers found its integrated rain cover as essential in keeping the bag dry when exposed to harsh weather.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that the backpack might need to shed a little bit of weight.
  • A reviewer found out that some of the loops on its shoulder straps stretched out quickly.

Popular Models

Gregory Maven 55

100% choose the Gregory Maven 55

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity55 l (3356 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.5 oz (0.7 kg)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Gregory Maven features:
  • Raincover included
  • Sleeping bag compartment
  • Side pockets

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Ultralight
  • Compression straps
  • Hydration compatible
  • Lumbar pack lid
  • Hip belt
  • Hip belt pockets
  • Ice axe/trekking pole loops
  • Load-lifter straps
  • Sternum strap
  • Ventilated back 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 Gregory Maven models (the most popular choice is the Maven 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 l1.5 oz0.04 oz/L
4545 l1.5 oz0.03 oz/L
5555 l1.5 oz0.03 oz/L
6565 l1.5 oz0.02 oz/L

Gregory Maven
Average for 17,986+ different bags


vs Gregory Bags

The Gregory Maven ranks #22 compared with the other Gregory bags.

20Gregory Paragon
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21Gregory Maven
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22Gregory Matia
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23Gregory Alpaca
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24Gregory Verte
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vs All Bags

The Gregory Maven ranks #952 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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951Gregory Maven
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952Gregory Matia
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953Dakine Trek
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954Arcteryx Haku
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Selected Reviews

Dirtbag Dreams

Overall, this pack exceeded my expectations, and I grew to like it more as the trip progressed.

Posted 12 October 2017 by Rachel Davidson - Read full review

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Last updated on January 11, 2019