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Camelbak Franconia Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 49 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Franconia - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

75% of the reviewers give the Camelbak Franconia a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (50%)
Good (25%)
Average (13%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (12%)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Camelbak Franconia

  • Reviewers of Camelbak Franconia mentioned that it is for a full day or overnight hike.
  • Most reviewers said that the pack fits well and nicely distributes the weight.
  • Users said that it has good ability to adjust the distribution of weight onto hips or shoulders.
  • Many other reviewers said that the backpack portion had plenty of storage space.
  • Several buyers said that it was comfortable to wear all day.
  • Most users mentioned that it is easy to attach a pair of hiking poles to this pack.
  • One great feature mentioned by many users is that there is an air suspension back panel which helps with air circulation.
  • Many reviewers said that It holds plenty of water and gear for a day hike.
  • They also said that it is a very comfortable fitting pack and causes no pressure on the neck and shoulders.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users complained that its fit is not uncomfortable.
  • Another user said that the bag needs to include a cover over the big bite valve for protection of the valve and keeping the bite valve clean.


Crowdsourced specs across all Camelbak Franconia models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight2.7 oz (1.2 kg)
Length iconLength21 in (53 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)

Popular Models

Camelbak Franconia Lr 24

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The Camelbak Franconia ranks #50 compared with the other Camelbak bags.

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The Camelbak Franconia ranks #2611 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Camelbak Franconia vs the Camelbak Fourteener.

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Camelbak Franconia vs Camelbak Fourteener

Camelbak Franconia
Camelbak Franconia


Based on 49 reviews
Weight: 2.7 oz
Price: $$$

Camelbak Fourteener
Camelbak Fourteener

Based on 390 reviews

Capacity: 18.5-24 l
Weight: 2.5-2.6 oz
Price: $$

  • The Franconia is rated quite a lot worse than the Fourteener.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 439 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Franconia is 4% heavier than the biggest Fourteener (2.7 oz vs 2.6 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Fourteener is available in these colors:

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Last updated on May 12, 2019