Rated 4 out of
A bit overpriced but of good qualityI have an Osprey Raptor 14 for long rides and the LOBO for shorter rides. This pack is great for minimalists and short rides. It has enough room for the basic tools you'll need for minor repairs, a one person medical kit and a couple of power bars. It is however, overpriced. It's a great pack but I think you can find something comparable for the same price or cheaper.....but if you're a Camelbak fan who wants a small pack for short rides then this pack's for you. It's built well and should last years. I recommend that you fill the bladder first before you stuff the bag, it'll make it easier on you.
Date published: 2015-05-30
Rated 5 out of
This hydration pack rocks!A couple of months ago I bought the smaller Camelbak pack for myself. I brought it with me to Colorado and when my son saw saw it, he loved it so much that I bought him one too! I went with the next larger size for him because he tends to go on longer excursions than me. This is a great sized pack for a full day of biking, hiking or snowboarding!
Date published: 2015-11-22
Rated 5 out of
HYDRATED: Lost at Sea&Surrounded by Sharks...sortaThis glorious pack was my "Wilson" on a 12-mile SUP board race around the island of Key West. Being my first SUP race, my first time SUP boarding in the ocean, and the first time I had ever been on a narrow race board, I spent a lot of time in the choppy water of the Atlantic and Gulf surrounded by a large school of curious hammer head sharks. This Camelbak stayed in place on my back without issue, the mouthpiece stayed sealed without letting in any saltwater, and the pockets provided just enough storage for my gel packs and other necessities like my glow-in-the-dark lucky rubber ducky. In theory, the magnetized mouthpiece clip is awesome, but when trying to balance yourself in large ocean swells, I found it difficult to have to battle getting it unlocked each time without falling in... this is probably more circumstantial than any real issue with the feature. About half-way through the race, exhaustion set in and I couldn't fight a strong current that swept me about 1.5 miles off course and into the Gulf. After being rescued by some kind tourists, I was able to complete the last 3 miles and stumble to the finish line with my salt stained Camelbak in tiptop shape.