Granite Gear Pack Named Best Among Summer Gear

Granite Gear’s Nimbus Trace Access 70 backpack has been named best pack by Outside magazine’s 2014 Summer Buyer’s Guide, according to SNEWS, an outdoor industry trade magazine. The multi-day backpack features a 3-D, maple-core composite laminate frame sheet. It weighs 4 pounds, 3 ounces and has a capacity of 70 liters and a load rating of 60 pounds. It retails for $349.95. Granite Gear is based in Two Harbors.