Mammut Granit 30

This 30-40 litre rucksack weighs 1160g; padded back system; rope attachment loop under lid; gear loop on waistbelt; single-buckle lid closure for ease; padded hipbelt; large lid pocket; compression straps; ideal for climbers and mountaineers. But no wand pockets; no airflow back system; no deep snow-lock extension.

Verdict: A simple, practical workhorse that’s ideal for hill-walkers, scramblers and mountaineers who need no frills.


First published in Trail magazine, May 2008