She was born with the Tor...at that time, there were no big, medium, or small sponsors on the horizon. There was only those who invented the race, and those who immediately believed in the project.
What was needed RIGHT AWAY was a bag large enough to hold a week’s worth of equipment and small enough to be easily transported.
“30 liters, robust and with a place to put the bib number”, was the request, followed by quick research among suppliers. And then it was ready. Made of Cordura, it measures 75 x 30 cm.
Today, the yellow Grivel bag has become an object of worship. The tough ones are those that have ran the Tor and are now participate in other races, carrying that legendary yellow, an unmistakable and enviable sign of distinction among Giants.