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Camelbak Classic Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

4.15
based on 925 reviews


We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Classic - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


90% of the reviewers give the Camelbak Classic a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (75%)
Good (15%)
Average (4%)
Poor (1%)
Bad (2%)



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Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Camelbak Classic

  • Reviewers thought that the Camelbak Classic backpack has a lightweight design.
  • Other reviewers remarked that it was comfortable to wear.
  • Users lauded its exterior zipper pocket.
  • Other users recommend the use of the backpack for biking and trekking.
  • Testers found that it has one small zip pocket on front holds keys and other essentials.
  • Many of the reviewers commented on its shoulder strap length.
  • Users found the bag to be versatile and accessible.
  • A lot of users thought that the pack was easy to carry.
  • Testers also noted that the materials used are high quality.
  • Other testers like that the bag has a solid performance in a minimalist pack.
  • They also noticed that it has a breathable air mesh back panel for a comfortable fit.
  • Reviewers pointed out that it consists of reflective accents for visibility in a low-light environment.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer has an issue with the bladder.
  • A reviewer thought that it is not durable enough.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Camelbak Classic models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.8 oz (0.4 kg)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Cycling
Hiking
Travel
School
Backpacking
Sport



Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Camelbak Classic features:
  • Reflective
  • Sternum strap

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


Rankings


vs Camelbak Bags

The Camelbak Classic ranks #28 compared with the other Camelbak bags.

26Camelbak Scout
4.19
Camelbak Scout
27Camelbak Aurora
4.17
Camelbak Aurora
28Camelbak Classic
4.15
Camelbak Classic
29Camelbak Blowfish
4.13
Camelbak Blowfish
30Camelbak Sequoia
4.11
Camelbak Sequoia

vs All Bags

The Camelbak Classic ranks #805 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 30% bag

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804Camelbak Classic
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Camelbak Classic
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4.15
Jansport Hatchet
806Granite Gear Round Rock
4.15
Granite Gear Round Rock
807Under Armour Storm Hustle
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Under Armour Storm Hustle



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Camelbak Classic vs 5 other, similar bags.

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Camelbak Classic vs Camelbak Dart


Camelbak Classic
Camelbak Classic

4.15

Based on 925 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 0.8 oz
Price: $$

  • The Classic is rated a little bit worse than the Dart.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,133 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Classic is available in these colors:
Blue
Red

Only the Dart is available in these colors:
Purple




Camelbak Classic vs Camelbak Hydrobak


Camelbak Classic
Camelbak Classic

4.15
BEST
Based on 925 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 0.8 oz
Price: $$


Camelbak Hydrobak
Camelbak Hydrobak

3.82

Based on 1,662 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 0.1-0.45 oz
Price: $

  • The Classic is rated a bit better than the Hydrobak.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 2,587 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Classic is 78% heavier than the biggest Hydrobak (0.8 oz vs 0.45 oz).

FeatureClassicHydrobak
Reflective
Sternum strap

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Red




Camelbak Classic vs Camelbak Marathoner


Camelbak Classic
Camelbak Classic

4.15

Based on 925 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 0.8 oz
Price: $$

  • The Classic is rated a bit worse than the Marathoner.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,055 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue

Only the Classic is available in these colors:
Black
Red




Camelbak Classic vs Camelbak MULE


Camelbak Classic
Camelbak Classic

4.15

Based on 925 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 0.8 oz
Price: $$


Camelbak MULE
Camelbak MULE

4.25
BEST
Based on 315 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 1.1 oz
Price: $$

  • The Classic is rated a little bit worse than the MULE.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,240 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Classic is 38% lighter than the biggest MULE (0.8 oz vs 1.1 oz).

FeatureClassicMULE
Compression straps
Helmet carry
Hip belt
Organizer panel
Raincover included
Reflective
Sternum strap

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Red

Only the MULE is available in these colors:
Orange




Camelbak Classic vs Camelbak Rogue


Camelbak Classic
Camelbak Classic

4.15
BEST
Based on 925 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 0.8 oz
Price: $$


Camelbak Rogue
Camelbak Rogue

3.88

Based on 1,308 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 0.9 oz
Price: $$

  • The Classic is rated a bit better than the Rogue.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 2,233 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Classic is 12% lighter than the biggest Rogue (0.8 oz vs 0.9 oz).

FeatureClassicRogue
Compression straps
Reflective
Sternum strap

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Red

Only the Rogue is available in these colors:
Green

The Camelbak Classic is perfect for those who want something brightly colored and fashionable to wear while cycling while the Camelbak Rogue is designed for those who want a more sleek design for their cycling pack.

The Camelbak Rogue is perfect for those looking for something new, but the Camelbak Classic is great for those who want to stick to the traditional Camelbak style. The Rogue is for those seeking a longer cycling experience while the Classic is suited for beginners.



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Last updated on July 03, 2019