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Two Harbors, MN – Combining 75 years of travel gear design experience, Granite Gear® has delved into a new market of adventure travel gear with their premier Cross-Trek collection. With its clean lines and built-in versatility, the Cross-Trek Collection is a stellar example of what technical design, functionality, and tested durability can offer the modern adventure traveler. Eager to outfit the summer wanderers, the collection will be available online and in retail stores this July.
The fresh collection comes complete with five different pieces of travel gear: a 36L backpack, a 22″ wheeled carry-onduffel, 26″ wheeled carry-on duffel with removable 28L pack, a 26″ wheeled duffel, and a 32″ wheeled duffel. Each item includes repelaweave and repelagrid DWR-treated polyester and Granite Gear’s famed BARRIER protection, providing 360 degrees of water-repellency coverage. The 22″, 26″ and the 32″ wheeled duffels, easily transition into a backpack with hide-away ventilated and load-absorbing shoulder straps. Each of the three bags also come with a padded, load-bearing hip belt and adjustable load lifter straps for ultimate travel comfort. Multiple padded comfort grab handles enable for more comfortable carry, impact-absorbing wheels allow the bag to roll easily over rough terrain. The 32″ duffel also boasts an expandable drop bottom pocket for 15% additional packing space, and a zippered divider curtain for packing adaptability. MSRPs range from $89.99 – $199.99.
“We created this collection with the purpose of filling the specific gear needs of modern adventure travelers,” notes Granite Gear’s Senior Director of Design and Development, Mike Meyer. “Every single closure, strap, zipper, and handle in this collection has been meticulously designed to provide the utmost in durability and travel flexibility.”
Each piece of the collection has built-in features that have been added with purpose, so that virtually every aspect of the bags can be utilized for very specific travel needs.
The collection will be available in color way options of Black with Chromium and Bleumine with Blue Frost.
About Granite Gear
For 27 independent years, Granite Gear has brought cutting-edge products to the outdoor marketplace. Their award-winning backpacks, extensive variety of storage sacks, lifestyle accessories, dog products and canoe gear offer excellence in design and construction. Granite Gear’s desire is for all outdoor enthusiasts and travelers to experience the incredible durability and comfort of their products. Located in Northern Minnesota, just minutes from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and the Superior Hiking Trail, they have a rugged and beautiful testing ground for their products.