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Camelbak Fourteener Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Jan 2019)

4.51 based on 266 reviews
Camelbak Fourteener
95% of the Camelbak Fourteener reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (86%)
Good (9%)
Average (3%)
Poor (1%)
Bad (0%)

- this bag is popular.

Specs across all Fourteener models
Capacity iconCapacity17-24 l (1037-1465 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.6 oz (1.2 kg)
Length iconLength22 in (56 cm)
Width10-11 in (25-28 cm)
Height8 in (20 cm)





Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Camelbak Fourteener

  • Several users noted that the Camelbak Fourteener backpack is designed with comfort in mind.
  • A reviewer thought that it would be entirely functional when used in alpine hiking and casual outings.
  • Reviewers lauded its ability to remain stable even if used rough terrains.
  • Testers found it easy to hold water reservoirs easily.
  • Users also praised the bag for having several pockets to store things securely.
  • Users also noted that it is easy to clean the reservoir due to its broad mouth feature.
  • Several reviewers have pointed out that the reservoir can be refilled quickly without removing it from the bag.
  • Other reviewers found that it distributes load evenly, providing a comfortable use.
  • Testers noticed that its back panel provides ventilation to the back of the users.
  • Reviewers pointed out that the main compartment can hold several belongings.
  • According to those who have used it, its tool loop and the lash point made it easy for them to attach gears securely.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that getting things from the pockets while the pack is being used is a bit awkward.
  • Another reviewer said that the bladder seam might be too fragile.



Popular Models


Camelbak Fourteener 24

67% choose the Camelbak Fourteener 24

Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Orange
Red


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity24 l (1465 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.6 oz (1.2 kg)
Length iconLength22 in (56 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height8 in (20 cm)


Camelbak Fourteener 20

33% choose the Camelbak Fourteener 20

Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Grey
Orange
Red


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity17 l (1037 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.6 oz (1.2 kg)
Length iconLength22 in (56 cm)
Width11 in (28 cm)
Height8 in (20 cm)




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Camelbak Fourteener features:
  • Hydration compatible
  • Compression straps
  • Hip belt
  • Sunglasses pocket
  • Hydration bladder
  • Ice axe/trekking pole loops
  • Sternum strap

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


Packing Guide


See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Camelbak Fourteener models (the most popular choice is the Fourteener 24).




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
2017 l2.6 oz0.15 oz/L
2424 l2.6 oz0.11 oz/L


Camelbak Fourteener
Average for 17,986+ different bags




Rankings


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The Camelbak Fourteener ranks #7 compared with the other Camelbak bags.

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vs All Bags

The Camelbak Fourteener ranks #68 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews


Marathon MTB

As it is, the Camelbak Fourteener is my go to backpack every day – for heading to work or jumping on a plane for a public speaking trip or race weekend away.

Posted 23 November 2017 by Justin - Read full review

Bag ID 31522. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last updated on January 11, 2019

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