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Camelbak Gambler Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 49 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Gambler - and 1 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

100% of the reviewers give the Camelbak Gambler a good or excellent rating!

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Reviews Summary

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.


vs Camelbak Bags

The Camelbak Gambler ranks #1 compared with the other Camelbak bags.

Top 5% Camelbak bag

1Camelbak Gambler
Camelbak Gambler
2Camelbak Spark
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3Camelbak Lobo
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4Camelbak HAWG
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5Camelbak Fourteener
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vs All Bags

The Camelbak Gambler ranks #2 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 5% bag

1Camelbak Gambler
Camelbak Gambler
2Deuter Walker
Deuter Walker
3Ethnotek Raja
Ethnotek Raja
4Gregory Denali
Gregory Denali
5Think Tank CityWalker
Think Tank CityWalker

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 July 03, 2019