Trying to write up something on the GORUCK GR1 Backpack is tough… because the write-ups on goruck.com are so extensive and well done that anything else doesn’t compare. How can you improve on perfection? You copy and paste and give their site a lot of credit. All the details you could ever want here.
First, here’s the definition:
go•ruck noun [verb go + verb ruck] ruck is a noun short for rucksack (aka backpack), it’s also a verb: to ruck is to move with a rucksack, and implies action, energy, and purpose.
Secondly, here’s the story behind GORUCK as explained by the Green Beret founder, Jason:
“GORUCK brings military-grade gear tough enough for Special Forces to adventure seekers the world over, people who demand a lot from their equipment. Tailored to the needs of the individual, by the individual, for the individual, GORUCK gear is built in the USA, leaving the smallest bootprint possible, and always adhering to the highest standards of functionality, durability, and a unique style. I offer a Lifetime Guarantee on all GORUCK gear, so play hard.”
And finally, here’s some info on the bag. In one word: awesome.
The GR1 Backpack is the original GORUCK product and represents GORUCK’s highest standards of functionality, durability, and a unique style. The bag is simple and looks minimalistic at first glance, but you can’t judge this bag by its cover. The GR1 took a year of prototyping and field-testing – so you know it’s completely dialed in. No detail is too small to consider, and the end result is a highly functional yet simple bag that only gets better with time. Lots of time… there’s a lifetime warranty. Built in the USA of 100% military grade materials and tough enough for Special Forces, GR1 thrives as a daypack in any environment imaginable. This is a must have for any adventurist. Get it now for $295.00 and it will last a lifetime.