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Killer race pack with a very light construction. Great for lightweight/ racing or go with a Osprey pack for durability and everyday use.
I love this pack - I can seriously take it anywhere...it holds enough water to last me quite a long time, yet is small enough not to get in the way...whether I'm going for a hike, jog, or just bummin' around town...this pack is great for all of the above! It's super lighweight as well, and very breathable in the back.
The rubber mouth piece is fragile, meaning a hole appeared after a day of use. Went to buy a new one and was very surprised to see that it costs $6 + tax. Price is not much different if purchased online either. I was angry. I could not return the camelbak. I swallowed my pride and purchase the $6 piece of plastic. Only reason I got this is because it is easier to climb chimneys and go light.
I find it hard to believe that the prices for these items are still high for such a poor rubber quality. No, I will not recommend this item to a friend
I am known for being a pack junkie and was very disappointed in the fit of the straps on this pack as a running pack. Even after several adjustments wearing it around the house I couldn't get it to fit well, it never made it out the door. Pros: The pack was lightweight, lots of rooms in thee waist pockets, sweet green color. Looking for a great running pack, check out Solomon Skin Pro Set or S-Lab - pricey, but worth every cent or a Nathan pack.
Originally, I bought this hydration pack to quench my thirst when running, but have found many other uses for it. As a park ranger, I am called upon to do many other outdoor activities such as lead hikes and park clean-ups. I used the pack, so far, on two park clean-ups and was able to stay hydrated the entire time. Many of the people participating in the clean up were envious of my ability to drink water when I pleased, while they had to walk to the water cooler several hundred yards away. The zipper pockets on this pack allowed me to carry bug-dope, my keys, and a few granola bars without fear of loosing them. When I lead hikes this year through the park, my pack will be there with me allowing me to carry essential gear such as CPR, First Aid kits, and bug-dope. I am excited about all the possibilities this pack brings to my outdoor lifestyle. I will be using my pack again on a 12.5-mile canoeing trip this Friday. I am sure those on the trip will be envious of my sweet pack as well. I will never be without a hydration pack like this for the rest of my life. A great product at a great price; thanks CamelBak and Backcountry!