Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40 (2017)

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Gossamer Gear Gorilla is the go-to pack for the lightweight hiker or weekend warrior. Its versatility, comfort, and fit will keep you reaching for it on your next adventure.

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Gossamer Gear Gorilla

Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40 liter is a versatile mid-size pack with an removable internal frame, 3 built in pockets, a new top lid, full side compression webbing, and a rugged exterior. Whether your weekend plans include a trek down a tropical forest trail or a ramble on high alpine ridges, the Gorilla Ultralight Backpack has the options you need without weighing you down.

This backpack is sold without hipbelt. Add one of the hipbelts separately (click here).

Click here if you are looking for the 2018 version of the Gorilla.

Gorilla Backpack Features

  • New belt with added stiffener and stay integration for superior load transfer and comfort
  • Hackable into multiple configurations
  • New Removable Top Lid (Brain)
  • Unisex ergonomic belt shape
  • 3 belt size options for a more custom fit
  • Large functional integrated hip belt pockets
  • Unisex ergonomic harness for both men and women
  • New dual exit hydration tube exit port
  • Internal hydration sleeve and drinking tube keeper loops on both shoulder straps
  • Two side mesh bottle pockets accessible while wearing pack
  • Full side and top compression
  • New Air-mesh fabric on shoulder straps and hipbelt for less friction, more cushion and more comfort
  • Rear mesh pocket great for drying gear and other gear storage
  • Trekking pole hardware for storing them outside the pack
  • Made of our custom 70 and 100 denier Robic nylon
  • Lash loop for ice axe
  • Includes a SitLight pad and a removable stay
  • Updated hipbelt with stay coupler
  • Recommended for loads of 30 pounds or less

Pack Size (Varies greatly depending on body type and how you wear your pack)

  • Small 17.25” (11.5″ – 15.5″ torso) (29 – 41 cm.) Generally fits people 5′ 6″ and under
  • Medium 20.25” (15.5″ – 19″ torso) (41 – 50 cm.) Generally fits people 5’5″ to 5’10”
  • Large 23.25” (19.5″ – 23.5″ torso) (49 – 60+ cm.) Generally fits people 5’11” and up

Average Weight Fully Configured (pack, belt, frame, lid and pad)

  • Small : 31.7 oz / 899 g
  • Medium : 33.6 oz / 954 g
  • Large: 35.7 oz / 1012 g

Average Weight Components (all weights listed are for size Medium)

  • Pack body:  17.7 oz / 502 g
  • Pack frame: 3.0 oz /  84 g
  • Sitlight pad: 2.1 oz / 60 g
  • Pack lid: 2.8 oz / 80 g
  • Pack belt:   7.7 oz / 218 g

Average Weight Hipbelt

Gossamer Gear Gorilla Capacity (Size Medium)

  • 2,354 c.i. (40 l.) total
  • 1,760 c.i. (28.84 l.) in main pack body to extension collar seam
  • 30 lb recommended maximum carry capacity

Gossamer Gear Gorilla Dimensions (Size Medium)

  • Height 20” back panel only (bottom of pack to shoulder strap attachment point)
  • Width 11”
  • Depth 6”
  • Extension collar adds another 9” of height


  • Custom 70 denier Robic ripstop nylon
  • Select use of 100 denier Robic nylon for reinforcement.
  • Air mesh fabric for harness lining
  • Power mesh fabric pad holder
  • Custom stretch mesh fabric for big back pocket


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