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Camelbak Charm Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

3.90
based on 581 reviews


We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 18 reasons to buy the Charm - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


85% of the reviewers give the Camelbak Charm a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (68%)
Good (17%)
Average (9%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (2%)





Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the Camelbak Charm:

Reviewers like these things about the Camelbak Charm

  • Runners agree that it is a great hydration pack.
  • One user liked how it sits high on his back, and hardly weighs anything when full.
  • One reviewer who used it for snowboarding observed that it didn't put her off balance since it's so light.
  • A reviewer said that the bag is great for an average person and holds just enough water to keep you hydrated.
  • An owner liked how its pretty easy to empty and clean.
  • Husband and wife thought the bag was fantastic after hiking on a very hot day and have never run out of water.
  • Users liked the adjustable shoulder strap feature of the bag.
  • One owner was surprised that the bag was able to fit her comfortably despite her large body frame.
  • Other reviewers appreciate the presence of small zipper pocket where they can place protein bar and other small valuables.
  • Users commend the presence of fabric loops on the front of the shoulder straps where they could thread through a sweat towel. It is in a great location to wipe sweat off the forehead, chest or back of neck during hikes.
  • One runner liked how the bag was small and low profile enough that he was able to easily navigate the obstacles on the race course without getting hung up.
  • A reviewer thought that this Camelback is very functional and lightweight.
  • definitely good for minimalism.
  • Solid design, easy to wear, lightweight,huge water capacity and perfect fit are the main reasons for recommending it.
  • Users find the bag super easy to take apart and clean.
  • One reviewer said that if you want a good sized water bladder in a super compact backpack this one is perfect for you.
  • One user was happy that it arrived fast and the color is spot on from the picture.
  • One who bought the bag for a music festival described the bag as a lifesaver with its decent-seized water pouch.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One user noticed that this pack does not have a waist or chest strap.
  • The only downfall to this hydration pack according to a reviewer is that there is a little cap on the nozzle that is tough to put back on.
  • One owner although loving the design of the bag wish there were more utility pockets and hooks.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Camelbak Charm models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity1.5 l (92 cuin)
Weight iconWeight0.2-0.7 oz (0.1-0.3 kg)
Length iconLength13.5 in (34 cm)
Width7.5 in (19 cm)
Height3 in (8 cm)





Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Camelbak Charm features:
  • Reflective

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.


Capacity/Weight Levels


The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

ModelCapacityWeightLevel
20171.5 l0.2 oz0.1 oz/L



Rankings


vs Camelbak Bags

The Camelbak Charm ranks #38 compared with the other Camelbak bags.

36Camelbak Scorpion
3.95
Camelbak Scorpion
37Camelbak Octane
3.94
Camelbak Octane
38Camelbak Charm
3.90
Camelbak Charm
39Camelbak Rogue
3.88
Camelbak Rogue
40Camelbak Ratchet
3.84
Camelbak Ratchet

vs All Bags

The Camelbak Charm ranks #1588 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1586Mountainsmith Approach
3.90
Mountainsmith Approach
1587Camelbak Charm
3.90
Camelbak Charm
1588Dakine Fall Line
3.90
Dakine Fall Line
1589Rebecca Minkoff Julian
3.90
Rebecca Minkoff Julian
1590Latico Leathers Roberta
3.90
Latico Leathers Roberta



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Camelbak Charm vs 3 other, similar bags.

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Camelbak Charm vs Camelbak Aurora


Camelbak Charm
Camelbak Charm

3.90

Based on 581 reviews
Capacity: 1.5 l
Weight: 0.2-0.7 oz
Price: $

  • The Charm is rated a little bit worse than the Aurora.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,015 reviews of the two bags.

FeatureCharmAurora
Reflective

Both bags are available in these colors:
Purple
Pink
Blue

These hydration packs are designed with women in mind and their design certainly shows more care than usual. The Charm provides extra hydration without putting too much stress on the wearer. It's perfect for those times when you need to get yourself up and moving or long periods.

For backpackers looking for a shorter time outside, the Aurora might be a better match. It's designed to provide hydration without weighing you down or demanding too much of your energy.


Camelbak Charm vs Camelbak Dart


Camelbak Charm
Camelbak Charm

3.90

Based on 581 reviews
Capacity: 1.5 l
Weight: 0.2-0.7 oz
Price: $

  • The Charm is rated a bit worse than the Dart.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 789 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Purple

Only the Charm is available in these colors:
Pink
Blue

Only the Dart is available in these colors:
Black




Camelbak Charm vs Camelbak Hydrobak


Camelbak Charm
Camelbak Charm

3.90
BEST
Based on 581 reviews
Capacity: 1.5 l
Weight: 0.2-0.7 oz
Price: $


Camelbak Hydrobak
Camelbak Hydrobak

3.82

Based on 1,662 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 0.1-0.45 oz
Price: $

  • The Charm is rated a little bit better than the Hydrobak.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 2,243 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Charm is 56% heavier than the biggest Hydrobak (0.7 oz vs 0.45 oz).

FeatureCharmHydrobak
Reflective

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue

Only the Charm is available in these colors:
Purple
Pink

Only the Hydrobak is available in these colors:
Black
Red





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Last updated on May 12, 2019