A bag that can be used as a travel and school bag in one not only serves a double purpose but is also extremely convenient. Granite Gear bags are an internationally respected brand that matches purpose with weight, comfort and durability. Their award-winning backpacks and accessories have now reached our shores and for sure will be a choice option for both travelers and students.

Conceived by two buddies on a camping trip in the late 1980s, Granite Gear traces its humble beginnings back to the placid network of wild waterways etched through the arctic forest that make up the Boundary Waters between Minnesota and Ontario.

We got these 2 Granite Gear bags and of course, Jael claimed the black trolley right away.


Granite Gear Bags for Travel: the All-Weather Backpacker

My Champ bag (Petal) is a nice bright pink and yellow colored bag. At first glance it seemed too loud for me but I like the femininity and when it comes to traveling it makes it easier to spot. I used both bags during my recent weekend away.

The things that usually fail in a bag are the zippers but considering that these are particularly armed with Barrier-zippers it shouldn’t be a problem. They worked smoothly for me.

Champ features:

  • made with Repelaweave and Taurpalite fabric
  • water-repellant
  • water-resistant
  • tricot-lined pockets for electronics
  • protective laptop sleeve
  • built-in organizer
  • two external stretch mesh hydration pockets for added protection for electronics

Also comes in Flint (blue gray)

Retails at around Php4500 ($39.99)


Granite Gear Bags for School: the Super Transformer

The 2-in1 Haulsted trolley features two rugged wheels and an aircraft grade aluminum pull handle. It can also turn into an ergonomic backpack with its high-density shoulder harness tucked cleverly behind its padded back panel!

The trolley is easy to handle and the handle can easily be hidden and tucked away when turning into a backpack.


Haulstead Trolley features:

  • 33 liters
  • constructed with Taurpalite and Repelaweave water-repellant technologies
  • multi-pocket organizer for smaller things like pens, pencils, and erasers
  • padded Gear-Tec laptop sleeve that fits laptops of up to 15.5 inches
  • Tricot line stash pocket with water-resistant Barrier zipper

Available in Black, Gooseberry, and Purple Biscayne, and Midnight Blue

Retails at Php2500 ($69.99)

Granite Gear is available at The Travel Club, Bratpack, R.O.X.,and select SM Department Stores. TExclusively distributed in the Philippines by the Primer Group of Companies – Asia’s next retail giant.

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