Reviews Summary


99% of the Gregory Wander reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (78%)
Good (21%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)


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

Reviewers like these things about the Gregory Wander

  • Some users thought it's a lightweight pack ideal for overnight and weekend tours.
  • Others like the two access points to the main compartment via the top lid or front panel.
  • Some reviewers like the dual compression straps feature of the pack.
  • Others use the compression straps on the bottom section to attach a sleeping pad, sleeping bag or even a tent.
  • Campers like that it comes with an integrated rain cover stored in the pocket on the bottom section on the front.
  • Others are pleased that it's hydration compatible.
  • A lot of users laud the adjustability of its harness system.
  • Many reviewers thought the shoulder straps are decently padded to provide the needed comfort.
  • Others particularly like the adjustable sternum strap that comes with an emergency whistle.
  • Many users laud its oversized main compartment access for easy packing and unpacking.
  • A lot of reviewers thought the built-in rain cover is a nice bonus.
  • Many parents who bought it for their kids thought the quality seems excellent, lots of pockets to keep all gear organized and huge storage space for camping or weekend tours.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users said it would be great if it has side zippered pockets.
  • Others said there's no proper back ventilation.

Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Gregory Wander models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity38-70 l (2319-4272 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.1-3.6 oz (1-1.6 kg)
Length iconLength25-27 in (64-69 cm)
Width16 in (41 cm)
Height6-12 in (15-30 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Hiking
Backpacking
Cycling
Travel
School
Sport



Popular Models


Gregory Wander 70

78% choose the Gregory Wander 70

78 %
Colors and combinations:

Blue
Green
Red


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity70 l (4272 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3.4 oz (1.5 kg)
Length iconLength27 in (69 cm)
Width16 in (41 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)


Gregory Wander 50

22% choose the Gregory Wander 50

22 %
Colors and combinations:

Blue
Green
Red


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity50 l (3051 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3.6 oz (1.6 kg)
Length iconLength25 in (64 cm)
Width16 in (41 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)




Gregory Wander 50 vs Wander 70


The two most popular Gregory Wander models are the Wander 50 and the Wander 70, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

In total, 100% of the people interested in the Gregory Wander bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Wander 70 which is choosen by 78% (3.5 times as many as the 22% that choose the Wander 50).

Wander 50Wander 70
Most popular

Looking at the prices, the Wander 50 is typically around $50 cheaper than the Wander 70, but check the deals before you buy.

Wander 50Wander 70
Cheapest

Capacity and Packing

The Wander 50 has a capacity of 50 l, while the Wander 70 has a capacity of 70 l.

Wander 50Wander 70
Biggest

For a traveller, the 20 L (1220 cuin) difference equals around 1 blouse, 1 pants, 2 tshirts, 2 boxers, 2 pair of socks, 1 shorts and 2 books.

Packing the Wander 50
1 laptop
1 toilet bag
2 blouses
2 pants
4 tshirts
4 boxers
4 pair of socks
1 shorts
1 jacket
1 pair of shoes
1 towel
1 book
Extra in the Wander 70
1 blouse
1 pants
2 tshirts
2 boxers
2 pair of socks
1 shorts
2 books

If you are an athlete, the 20 L difference equals 1 water bottle, 1 blouse, 1 pair of shoes, 1 towel and 1 book.

Packing the Wander 50
2 water bottles
1 toilet bag
1 blouse
3 tshirts
3 boxers
3 pair of socks
2 shorts
1 jacket
1 pair of shoes
4 protein bars
1 towel
1 football
1 book
Extra in the Wander 70
1 water bottle
1 blouse
1 pair of shoes
1 towel
1 book

Outdoor people can equal the capacity difference as 1 water bottle, 1 tshirt, 1 boxers, 1 pair of socks, 1 fleece, 1 trangia and 2 packaged meals.

Packing the Wander 50
2 water bottles
1 toilet bag
1 blouse
1 pants
2 tshirts
2 boxers
2 pair of socks
1 shorts
1 jacket
2 protein bars
1 towel
1 book
1 sleeping bag
4 packaged meals
Extra in the Wander 70
1 water bottle
1 tshirt
1 boxers
1 pair of socks
1 fleece
1 trangia
2 packaged meals

Check how you can pack the Wander here.

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Wander 50 is 0.2 kg (7.1 oz) higher than the weight of the Wander 70.

Wander 50Wander 70
Lightest

If we look at dimensions, the Wander 50 is 2 in (5 cm) longer than the Wander 70 (25 vs. 27 in). Both bags are the same width (16 in), while the height is the same (both 12 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in blue, green and red.




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Gregory Wander features:
  • Raincover included
  • Hydration bladder
  • Hydration compatible
  • Water bottle pockets
  • Stretch mesh
  • Sleeping bag compartment

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Compression straps

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 Wander models (the most popular choice is the Wander 70).




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
3838 l2.1 oz0.06 oz/L
5050 l3.6 oz0.07 oz/L
7070 l3.4 oz0.05 oz/L


Gregory Wander
Average for 19,962+ different bags




Rankings


vs Gregory Bags

The Gregory Wander ranks #6 compared with the other Gregory bags.

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vs All Bags

The Gregory Wander ranks #140 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 10% bag

138Tenba Cineluxe
4.45
Tenba Cineluxe
139Gregory Wander
4.45
Gregory Wander
140Hedgren Metro
4.45
Hedgren Metro
141Osprey Comet
4.44
Osprey Comet
142Osprey Xena
4.44
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Selected Reviews


The Big Outside

Designed for youths and small adults, the Wander 70 is built with the same quality and durability found in Gregory’s adult packs, and will last for years, getting handed down to multiple kids.

Posted 28 September 2016 - Read full review

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Last updated on February 20, 2019

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