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Keep the fluids flowing with this bag.
The MSR Dromlite Bags are a lighter, but equally tough, version of MSR's Dromedary Bags for the weight-conscious backpacker or camper. MSR Dromlite Bags take the hassle out of filling, carrying, and pouring water in the field. MSR designed their Dromlite Bags to withstand the most trying conditions. With a temperature threshold from freezing to boiling, and abrasion-resistant Cordura construction, these sturdy Bags hold up to the most rigorous adventures. MSR added a low-profile handle making it easy to fill. MSR Dromlite Bags have added perimeter webbing allowing you to attach it to your pack or hang it up at the base camp. The bonus 3-in-1 cap ensures effortless filling, drinking, and pouring from the Dromlite Bags.
- High-capacity water storage that collapse down to its cap size
- Lightweight, durable film construction makes for fast travel
- Loop at top makes for easy hanging and carrying
- BPA-free design makes for safe drinking
- Item #CAS009N
- Q & A
Peculiar hydration hose Incompatability
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
Fyi-Every msr bladder I've encountered has had the same size cap(s), compatible with the msr hydration hose, etc-until now. For some reason (maybe to pour better?) the designers decided to use a different size cap, not compatible with the hydration hose.
Wrote msr and they were nice enough to send me the compatible cap for free.
Other than that, the bladder is fine. Not as durable as the canvas dromedary, but packs tighter.
New design is great
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
I've been using dromedary and dromlite bags for desert trips or anything where i need to carry a larger amount of water and have always been a huge fan. MSR re-designed these recently and to date, I continue to be really happy with the new version.
For all of the bags, the 3-in-1 lid is awesome - you can take the whole cap off for filling, the sort of medium sized one if you're drinking from the bag, or the small one when filling another bottle or to have what's basically a small stream of water. I'll hang the bag by the top and use the small flip for things like getting a bit of water to clean a pot.
The old material has been pretty bombproof for me, and the new material has stood up well so far. It's more pliable than the old material, which i like when stuffing a empty one into my pack.
Dromlite Details from MSR team
For lightweight, yet durable water hauling.