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Camelbak Gambler Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Feb 2019)

4.90 based on 49 reviews

Reviews Summary

100% of the Camelbak Gambler reviews are good or excellent!

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

Reviewers like these things about the Camelbak Gambler

  • Many reviewers said that this is a fantastic hydration pack. It's designed for skiing and shorter hiking trips.
  • Buyers mentioned that the internal compartment has enough room for all the daily essentials.
  • Many users said that the outside zipper pocket is good for keys and phone.
  • Reviewers said that the outside cargo pockets are great for either their helmet or compressing their jacket to layer down.
  • Travelers said that it has more than enough water capacity to last a full day with a lot of use.
  • Users also like that it has a waist strap so one can adjust it to take some weight off of their shoulders.
  • Most reviewers said that it is very durable and clips tight around the body so it doesn't flop around while riding.
  • One fantastic feature mentioned by the reviewers is that the hydration bladder is easily adjustable and fits nicely.
  • Many reviewers said that the size is perfect because they wanted a smaller pack to go light weight but still large enough to carry the essentials.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One user didn’t like the fact that to access and stow the bite-valve requires unzipping and re-zipping.


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The Camelbak Gambler ranks #1 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

Mtn Weekly

This pack is perfect for days that you feel like riding everywhere. When headed to the resort for the day I rock the Camelbak Gambler to satisfy any backcountry urges I might have, while still being comfortable on a chairlift.

Posted 20 March 2015 by Stephanie Buelow - Read full review

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Last updated on February 10, 2019