Get a Custom Fit with Granite Gear’s New Lutsen Series


Two Harbors, MN - Granite Gear, award-winning backpack manufacturer, is debuting the lightweight Lutsen Series multi-day backpacks, which include the innovative and fully adjustable Re-Fit system. Backpackers can enjoy a fully custom fit with this highly technical and easily adjustable backpack, without sacrificing comfort or adding weight. Building upon Granite Gear’s ultralight designs, the three Lutsen packs range from a low 2.9 lbs to 3.1 lbs.

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The Lutsen Series’ Re-Fit system utilizes a refined Air Current injection-molded polycarbonate frame sheet with a fully adjustable torso length and hip belt. Molded air channels work in combination with a dual-density molded foam back panel and durable stretch mesh that assists in the ventilation of heat and moisture, while providing comfort and support. To adjust the Re-Fit torso length or Re-Fit hip belt, backpackers simply use their hand to separate the hook and loop connection and then expand or contract to the appropriate size.

 “The Lutsen provides the comfort and fit advancements that hikers want, allowing them to quickly adjust to a perfect fit even when on the trail,” notes Granite Gear’s Senior Director of Design and Development, Michael Meyer. “Besides the convenient ease of adjustability, the Lutsen series provides superior load-transfer capabilities to the shoulders and hips. With the Re-Fit system, hikers will be able to go farther, more comfortably.”


The Lutsen 35 weighs 2.9 lbs, the Lusten 45 weighs 3.0 lbs, and Lutsen 55 weighs 3.1 lbs. All are available in 3 colorways. MSRP: 35L - $179.99, 45L - $199.99, 55L - $219.99.

Lutsen Series Features & Benefits:

  • Re-Fit A.C. Frame with 40 lb load rating
  • Re-Fit fully adjustable torso length with dual density shoulder harness
  • Re-Fit fully adjustable (from 28 in – 40 in) dual density hip belt
  • Zippered stretch mesh hip belt pocket
  • 360-degree water-repellency with BARRIER technology
  • Extreme water-resistant BARRIER zippered tricot lined hip belt
  • Hydration port & internal hydration sleeve
  • Tool loops & adjustable tool holders
  • Large side, stretch woven pockets
  • Side and front compression straps
  • Stretch mesh front pocket
  • High-tenacity nylon fabrics with BARRIER DWR

Granite Gear’s Lutsen series with the Re-Fit System will hit retail shelves in Spring 2016. The series will be on display at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Tradeshow in Salt Lake City, UT, August 5 – 8, 2015 at booth #36155. For more information contact Shelly Smith at

About Granite Gear
For 29 years, Granite Gear has brought cutting-edge products to the outdoor marketplace. Their award-winning backpacks, adventure travel gear, extensive variety of storage sacks, lifestyle accessories, 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.

Contact: Shelly Smith