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Mountainsmith Travel Trunk Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 276 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 17 reasons to buy the Travel Trunk - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

100% of the reviewers give the Mountainsmith Travel Trunk a good or excellent rating!

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Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Mountainsmith Travel Trunk:

Reviewers like these things about the Mountainsmith Travel Trunk

  • One owner thought it was indeed a heavy duty bag. It carries relatively heavy stuff and it has held up well.
  • Some reviewers like the heavy fabric and zippers with compression strap that relieve stress from the zippers.
  • One user was happy with how she was able to fit all of her outdoor gear in it for a weekend of winter activities.
  • A number of reviewers also appreciate the haul loops on both ends and the padded velcro wrap for the top handles.
  • Some users recommend this bag for all its great features and meeting airline carry on baggage requirements.
  • One customer refer to it as a travel trunk of many uses.
  • A reviewer is confident that the bag will hold up to years of travel.
  • Frequent travelers love how they can easily put over a week's worth of clothes in it with room to spare.
  • One skier thought it was perfect for packing as much gear as he needs.
  • One happy customer recommends this bag for its quality, big beefy zippers,stitching and thick fabric.
  • A reviewer was so amazed with how this bag never seems to run out of space and it seems to have magical properties when stuffing gear into it.
  • One owner said he'd recommend this bag to any outdoor enthusiast looking to carry all their gear.
  • Huge storage capacity,strong straps and zippers,great construction and size are cited as the most favorite features of this bag.
  • Some reviewers said it is the perfect travel bag for all their hunting gear and clothes.
  • One couple was amazed with how it had enough room for both of their luggage for an extended trip.
  • One exclaimed that he could pack an entire closet with this travel trunk.
  • A number of reviewers said the bag is perfect for business trave as it is light and rugged with a VERY comfortable shoulder strap.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One customer thought it was too big for regular checked baggage.
  • One owner said it needs more compression straps on the sides.


Crowdsourced specs across all Mountainsmith Travel Trunk models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity47.5-96.7 l (2899-5901 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.4-2.7 oz (0.6-1.2 kg)
Length iconLength15 in (38 cm)
Width27.5 in (70 cm)
Height15.5 in (39 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Mountainsmith Travel Trunk Large

100% choose the Mountainsmith Travel Trunk Large

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Capacity iconCapacity96.7 l (5901 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.7 oz (1.2 kg)
Length iconLength15 in (38 cm)
Width27.5 in (70 cm)
Height15.5 in (39 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Mountainsmith Travel Trunk features:
  • Compression straps
  • 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 Mountainsmith Travel Trunk models (the most popular choice is the Travel Trunk Large).

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.

Medium47.5 l1.4 oz0.03 oz/L
Large96.7 l2.7 oz0.03 oz/L


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The Mountainsmith Travel Trunk ranks #1 compared with the other Mountainsmith bags.

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The Mountainsmith Travel Trunk ranks #349 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on July 03, 2019