Granite Gear

During a paddling trip through Quetico Provincial Park in 1986 Jeff Knight and Dan Cruikshank realized there was a need for better outdoor gear, planting the kernel that became Granite Gear. From those humble beginnings—two buddies on a camping trip—Granite Gear has grown into an internationally respected brand that matches purpose with weight, comfort and durability. Granite Gear’s gear is truly tougher than granite.

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  • Air ZippDitty Top
    Weighs 17g (1 Litre size)
    From £16.99
  • Hiker Wallet
  • Air Zippsacks
    Weighs 33g (Xsmall size)
    From £18.99
  • Crown 2 60 Litre Rucksack Top
  • Blaze 60 Rucksack
  • Air Bag - Singles
    Weighs 20g (7 Litre size)
    From £10.99
  • eVent Sil Compression Drysack
    From £32.99
  • Air Compressor
    Weighs 50g (8 Litre size)
    From £29.99
  • eVent Sil Drysack
    Weighs 42g (7 Litre size)
    From £22.99
  • Air Pocket
    Weighs 19g (Medium size)
    From £15.99
  • Pillow Sack
    Weighs 42g (excluding pouch)
  • Womens Blaze 60 Rucksack
  • Womens Crown 2 Ki 60 Litre Rucksack Top
  • Cloud Cover Packfly
    Weighs 96g (Xsmall size)
    From £32.99
  • Virga 2 54 Litre Rucksack
  • Air Bag - Multipack
    Weighs 48g (5 Litre size)
    From £21.99
  • Add-on Pocket
  • Crown 2 38 Litre Rucksack
  • Packable Air Cinch Sack
  • Perimeter 50 Litre Rucksack New
  • LineLoc Lid SALE
  • Virga 26 Rucksack
  • Sawbill 20 Day Pack
  • Scurry 24 Litre Rucksack

More than just creative...

Jeff Knight and Dan Cruikshank founded Granite Gear in 1986. It all started when we went on a paddling trip deep in the heart of Quetico. As usual, it took a few days of being out there before we shed the outer layer of our plastic civilization and began to get the rhythm of “being” in the wilderness. A week after that, we had discovered something about who we really were, and how we wanted things to be. At such a time, Dan and Jeff began to build a fire, both literally and figuratively…. that would become Granite Gear. A fire that started with the idea that we could make gear that genuinely worked, and supported wilderness adventurers in the pursuit of discovering something about themselves.


We are passionate about offering products that are not just creative, but innovative. Creative products have great shelf appeal because they usually come straight from the marketing department, complete with a new buzzword to describe it! To us, innovation is more than just being creative for the sake of market differentiation; it has to actually work better. True innovation starts with the fire of an idea, is tested on the trail, and stands the test of time. We are so passionate about innovation, that we’ve kindled our whole business fire with it.