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Gregory Maya Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

3.75
based on 130 reviews


We have checked tens of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Maya - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


81% of the reviewers give the Gregory Maya a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (64%)
Good (17%)
Average (14%)
Poor (1%)
Bad (3%)





Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Gregory Maya

  • Several reviewers thought that the Biosync suspension technology of the Gregory Maya backpack allows the pack to move with them without restricting their motion.
  • Other reviewers thought that it was designed specifically for female use.
  • Other reviewers noted its main compartment was zippered, ensuring users that their valuables are safe.
  • A lot of users found it organize their things due to its organizer pockets, some of which are stretchable with bungee closure.
  • Many of those who have tried the backpack found it easy to drink water on the go due to its hydration sleeve which may be accessed externally.
  • Several testers praised the backpack for its low-profile safety light lash point, allowing users to be safety when in dark environments.
  • Other testers recommend the bag for those who are into hiking, running, and cycling.
  • Users commented that the backpack is very comfortable to use because it can fit their curves.
  • Other users thought that it was a little bit waterproof.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the side pockets were large enough to fit smaller objects.
  • Another reviewer felt that its structure might not please everyone.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Gregory Maya models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity5-22 l (305-1343 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1-2 oz (0.5-0.9 kg)
Length iconLength17-27.5 in (43-70 cm)
Width9-16 in (23-41 cm)
Height2-4 in (5-10 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Hiking
Cycling
Travel
School
Backpacking
Sport



Popular Models


Gregory Maya 16

61% choose the Gregory Maya 16

61 %
Colors and combinations:

Blue
Grey
Pink
Purple


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity16 l (976 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.7 oz (0.8 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height4 in (10 cm)


Gregory Maya 22

26% choose the Gregory Maya 22

26 %
Colors and combinations:

Blue
Green
Grey
Purple
Red


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity22 l (1343 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.4 oz (0.6 kg)
Length iconLength21 in (53 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height3 in (8 cm)


Gregory Maya 10

12% choose the Gregory Maya 10

12 %
Colors and combinations:

Blue
Grey
Pink
Purple
Red


Specs
Weight iconWeight1.2 oz (0.5 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width11 in (28 cm)
Height3 in (8 cm)




Gregory Maya 16 vs Maya 22


The two most popular Gregory Maya models are the Maya 16 and the Maya 22, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

In total, 87% of the people interested in the Gregory Maya bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Maya 16 which is choosen by 61% (2.3 times as many as the 26% that choose the Maya 22).

Maya 16Maya 22
Most popular

Looking at the prices, the Maya 16 is typically around $30 cheaper than the Maya 22, but check the deals before you buy.

Maya 16Maya 22
Cheapest

Capacity and Packing

The Maya 16 has a capacity of 16 l, while the Maya 22 has a capacity of 22 l.

Maya 16Maya 22
Biggest

For a traveller, the 6 L (366 cuin) difference equals around 1 pair of shoes.

Packing the Maya 16
toilet_bag
1
blouse
1
tshirt
3
boxers
3
socks
3
shorts
1
towel
1
Extra in the Maya 22
shoes
1

If you are an athlete, the 6 L difference equals 1 blouse and 2 protein bars.

Packing the Maya 16
water_bottle
1
toilet_bag
1
tshirt
1
boxers
1
socks
1
shorts
1
shoes
1
towel
1
Extra in the Maya 22
blouse
1
protein_bar
2

Outdoor people can equal the capacity difference as 1 shorts.

Packing the Maya 16
water_bottle
2
toilet_bag
1
tshirt
1
boxers
1
socks
1
jacket
1
protein_bar
2
towel
1
book
1
packaged_meal
1
Extra in the Maya 22
shorts
1

Check how you can pack the Maya here.

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Maya 16 is 0.3 kg (10.6 oz) higher than the weight of the Maya 22.

Maya 16Maya 22
Lightest

If we look at dimensions, the Maya 16 is 3 in (8 cm) longer than the Maya 22 (18 vs. 21 in). Both bags are the same width (12 in), while the height is the same (both 4 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in blue, grey and purple. Only the Maya 16 is available in pink. Only the Maya 22 is available in green and red.




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Gregory Maya features:
  • Hydration compatible
  • Organizer panel
  • Hip belt
  • Hip belt pockets
  • Hydration bladder
  • Side pockets
  • Compression straps

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Load-lifter straps
  • Moisture wicking
  • Carry-on size
  • Water bottle pockets
  • Zippered top
  • Shoulder strap pockets
  • Adjustable torso

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 Maya models (the most popular choice is the Maya 16).




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
55 l1 oz0.2 oz/L
1616 l1.7 oz0.11 oz/L
2222 l1.4 oz0.06 oz/L


Gregory Maya
Average for 22,435+ different bags




Rankings


vs Gregory Bags

The Gregory Maya ranks #35 compared with the other Gregory bags.

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35Gregory Maya
3.75
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36Gregory Patos
3.73
Gregory Patos
37Gregory Contour
3.73
Gregory Contour

vs All Bags

The Gregory Maya ranks #1859 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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3.76
Vera Bradley Hadley
1858Gregory Maya
3.75
Gregory Maya
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3.75
Granite Gear Jackfish
1860Voli Dry Bag
3.75
Voli Dry Bag
1861Outdoor Research Ultralight
3.75
Outdoor Research Ultralight



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparison of the Gregory Maya vs the Gregory Miwok.

Many sources mention this feature
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Gregory Maya vs Gregory Miwok


Gregory Maya
Gregory Maya

3.75

Based on 130 reviews
Capacity: 5-22 l
Weight: 1-2 oz
Price: $$


Gregory Miwok
Gregory Miwok

3.98
BEST
Based on 121 reviews

Capacity: 6-18 l
Weight: 0.8-1.7 oz
Price: $$

  • The Maya is rated a little bit worse than the Miwok.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 251 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Maya is 22% bigger than the biggest Miwok (22 L vs 18 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Maya is 18% heavier than the biggest Miwok (2 oz vs 1.7 oz).

FeatureMayaMiwok
Adjustable torso
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Load-lifter straps
Moisture wicking
Organizer panel
Shoulder strap pockets
Side pockets
Water bottle pockets
Zippered top

Both bags are available in these colors:
Grey
Blue
Red
Green

Only the Maya is available in these colors:
Purple
Pink

Only the Miwok is available in these colors:
Black
Orange







Selected Reviews


Backpack Gear Test

It’s lightweight, has easy access pockets and fits its purpose. The make is highly durable.

Posted 13 May 2017 by Morgan Lypka - Read full review

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Last updated on July 03, 2019