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Marmot Long Hauler Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

4.44
based on 358 reviews


We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Long Hauler - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


96% of the reviewers give the Marmot Long Hauler a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (81%)
Good (15%)
Average (1%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)



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Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the Marmot Long Hauler:

Reviewers like these things about the Marmot Long Hauler

  • According to users, the polyester fabric of the Marmot Long Hauler provides durability to the duffel bag.
  • Reviewers praised the rain flap on its D-shaped main zipper which helps keep the weather out.
  • Other users pointed out that its shoulder strap harness could be removed.
  • They indicated that the removable shoulder straps could be converted to carrying handles.
  • They also mentioned that the zippered pocket on the end is designed to secure smaller items.
  • Users noted that its double bottom increases durability,.
  • Other users praised the spacious main compartment where they can place a variety of their things.
  • According to most reviewers, the bag is ideal for road trips, long adventures, and travel.
  • Reviewers praised its soft yet sturdy handles.
  • Other reviewers noted that its straps do not slide around the shoulder.
  • Testers said that the bag contains compression straps which keep the bag stable.
  • They also indicated that they could organize their things well through its pockets.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user said that the shoulder straps were a little uncomfortable when the bag is used as a backpack.
  • Another user felt that he could not pack a week's worth of things since the bag is small.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Marmot Long Hauler models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity75 l (4577 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2-3 oz (0.9-1.4 kg)
Length iconLength17-25 in (43-64 cm)
Width11-29 in (28-74 cm)
Height11-13 in (28-33 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Travel
Hiking
Cycling
School
Backpacking
Sport



Popular Models


Marmot Long Hauler Medium

31% choose the Marmot Long Hauler Medium

31 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Grey
Red


Specs
Weight iconWeight2.4 oz (1.1 kg)
Length iconLength25 in (64 cm)
Width25 in (64 cm)
Height11 in (28 cm)


Marmot Long Hauler Large

28% choose the Marmot Long Hauler Large

28 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Grey
Red


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity75 l (4577 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3 oz (1.4 kg)
Length iconLength17 in (43 cm)
Width29 in (74 cm)
Height13 in (33 cm)


Marmot Long Hauler Xl

24% choose the Marmot Long Hauler Xl

24 %
Colors and combinations:

Black




Marmot Long Hauler Small

17% choose the Marmot Long Hauler Small

17 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Grey
Red


Specs
Weight iconWeight2 oz (0.9 kg)
Length iconLength20 in (51 cm)
Width11 in (28 cm)
Height11 in (28 cm)




Marmot Long Hauler medium vs Long Hauler large


The two most popular Marmot Long Hauler models are the Long Hauler medium and the Long Hauler large, so let's compare them:

The Long Hauler medium
Marmot Long Hauler Medium

The Long Hauler large
Marmot Long Hauler Large

Popularity and Prices

In total, 59% of the people interested in the Marmot Long Hauler bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Long Hauler medium which is choosen by 31% (1.1 times as many as the 28% that choose the Long Hauler large).

Long Hauler mediumLong Hauler large
Most popular

Looking at the prices, the Long Hauler medium is typically around $30 cheaper than the Long Hauler large, but check the deals before you buy.

Long Hauler mediumLong Hauler large
Cheapest

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Long Hauler medium is 0.6 kg (21.2 oz) lower than the weight of the Long Hauler large.

Long Hauler mediumLong Hauler large
Lightest

If we look at dimensions, both the Long Hauler medium and the Long Hauler large has the same length (25 in). It's 4 in (10 cm) wider (25 vs. 29 in), while the height of the Long Hauler medium is 2 in (5 cm) less than the height of the Long Hauler large (11 vs. 13 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in black, blue, grey and red.




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Marmot Long Hauler features:
  • Carrying handle
  • Internal pockets
  • Haul loop
  • Compression straps
  • Harness system
  • Seam taped

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 Marmot Long Hauler models (the most popular choice is the Long Hauler medium).




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
large75 l3 oz0.04 oz/L



Rankings


vs Marmot Bags

The Marmot Long Hauler ranks #2 compared with the other Marmot bags.

1Marmot Eldorado
4.50
Marmot Eldorado
2Marmot Long Hauler
4.44
Marmot Long Hauler
3Marmot Urban Hauler
4.25
Marmot Urban Hauler
4Marmot Kompressor
4.25
Marmot Kompressor
5Marmot Graviton
4.21
Marmot Graviton

vs All Bags

The Marmot Long Hauler ranks #158 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 10% bag

156Gregory Amber
4.44
Gregory Amber
157Marmot Long Hauler
4.44
Marmot Long Hauler
158Dakine Session
4.44
Dakine Session
159American Tourister Star Wars
4.44
American Tourister Star Wars
160Fjallraven Duffel
4.44
Fjallraven Duffel



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparison of the Marmot Long Hauler vs the Patagonia Black Hole.

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Marmot Long Hauler vs Patagonia Black Hole


Marmot Long Hauler
Marmot Long Hauler

4.44

Based on 358 reviews
Capacity: 75 l
Weight: 2-3 oz
Price: $$


Patagonia Black Hole
Patagonia Black Hole

4.58
BEST
Based on 1,398 reviews

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

  • The Long Hauler is rated a little bit worse than the Black Hole.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,756 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Long Hauler is 60% smaller than the biggest Black Hole (75 L vs 120 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Long Hauler is 25% heavier than the biggest Black Hole (3 oz vs 2.4 oz).

FeatureLong HaulerBlack Hole
Bluesign approved
Carrying handle
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Harness system
Haul loop
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Internal pockets
Laptop compartment
Organizer panel
Seam taped
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Water resistant
Wheeled/rolling
Zippered top

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

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





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Last updated on July 03, 2019