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Camelbak Hydrobak Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

3.82
based on 1,662 reviews


We have checked more than a thousand reviews and found 11 reasons to buy the Hydrobak - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


85% of the reviewers give the Camelbak Hydrobak a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (64%)
Good (21%)
Average (7%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (3%)



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Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Camelbak Hydrobak

  • Reviewers thought that this hydration pack has a breathable air mesh back panel for a lightweight and comfortable fit.
  • Other reviewers remarked that it is comfortable to wear.
  • Users noted that it has an ergonomic handle for easy refilling and an on/off lever to prevent leaks.
  • They also stated that it has a secure zippered pocket for essentials.
  • Testers praised the bag for its lightweight and ventilated mesh harness.
  • Users found that it has reflective accents for visibility in low-light environments.
  • Other users noted that it new Crux reservoirs deliver 20% more water with every sip.
  • Testers found that the cap is designed for easier refilling and seals shut in just a few twists.
  • Many of the reviewers noted that the tube has Anti-Microbial HydroGuard Coating.
  • Testers noted that the bag is very functional.
  • Other testers also found its design to be simple and attractive.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer had issues with the absence of insulation to keep their water cool.
  • Another reviewer felt that he has to be in a more erect position in order for the water to flow freely.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Camelbak Hydrobak models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.1-0.45 oz (0-0.2 kg)
Length iconLength13 in (33 cm)
Width9-10 in (23-25 cm)
Height3-4 in (8-10 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Cycling
Hiking
Travel
School
Backpacking
Sport



Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Camelbak Hydrobak features:
  • Reflective

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


Rankings


vs Camelbak Bags

The Camelbak Hydrobak ranks #42 compared with the other Camelbak bags.

40Camelbak Ratchet
3.84
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41Camelbak Magic
3.83
Camelbak Magic
42Camelbak Hydrobak
3.82
Camelbak Hydrobak
43Camelbak Ambush
3.80
Camelbak Ambush
44Camelbak Circuit
3.77
Camelbak Circuit

vs All Bags

The Camelbak Hydrobak ranks #1729 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1727Timbuk2 Aviator
3.82
Timbuk2 Aviator
1728Camelbak Hydrobak
3.82
Camelbak Hydrobak
1729Nathan Vaporair
3.82
Nathan Vaporair
1730Osprey Zip
3.82
Osprey Zip
1731Arcteryx Altra
3.82
Arcteryx Altra



Vs Other Bags


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

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Camelbak Hydrobak vs Camelbak Charm


Camelbak Hydrobak
Camelbak Hydrobak

3.82

Based on 1,662 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 0.1-0.45 oz
Price: $


Camelbak Charm
Camelbak Charm

3.90
BEST
Based on 580 reviews

Capacity: 1.5 l
Weight: 0.2-0.7 oz
Price: $

  • The Hydrobak is rated a little bit worse than the Charm.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 2,242 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Hydrobak is 56% lighter than the biggest Charm (0.45 oz vs 0.7 oz).

FeatureHydrobakCharm
Reflective

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue

Only the Hydrobak is available in these colors:
Black
Red

Only the Charm is available in these colors:
Purple
Pink




Camelbak Hydrobak vs Camelbak Classic


Camelbak Hydrobak
Camelbak Hydrobak

3.82

Based on 1,662 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 0.1-0.45 oz
Price: $


Camelbak Classic
Camelbak Classic

4.15
BEST
Based on 925 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 0.8 oz
Price: $$

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

FeatureHydrobakClassic
Reflective
Sternum strap

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Red




Camelbak Hydrobak vs Camelbak Dart


Camelbak Hydrobak
Camelbak Hydrobak

3.82

Based on 1,662 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 0.1-0.45 oz
Price: $

  • The Hydrobak is rated slightly worse than the Dart.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,870 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Hydrobak is available in these colors:
Blue
Red

Only the Dart is available in these colors:
Purple




Camelbak Hydrobak vs Camelbak Rogue


Camelbak Hydrobak
Camelbak Hydrobak

3.82

Based on 1,662 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 0.1-0.45 oz
Price: $


Camelbak Rogue
Camelbak Rogue

3.88
BEST
Based on 1,308 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 0.9 oz
Price: $$

  • The Hydrobak is rated a little bit worse than the Rogue.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 2,970 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Hydrobak is 100% lighter than the biggest Rogue (0.45 oz vs 0.9 oz).

FeatureHydrobakRogue
Compression straps
Reflective

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Red

Only the Rogue is available in these colors:
Green




Camelbak Hydrobak vs Camelbak Skeeter


Camelbak Hydrobak
Camelbak Hydrobak

3.82

Based on 1,662 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 0.1-0.45 oz
Price: $


Camelbak Skeeter
Camelbak Skeeter

4.06
BEST
Based on 135 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 0.2 oz
Price: $

  • The Hydrobak is rated a little bit worse than the Skeeter.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,797 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Hydrobak is 125% heavier than the biggest Skeeter (0.45 oz vs 0.2 oz).

FeatureHydrobakSkeeter
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Reflective

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue

Only the Hydrobak is available in these colors:
Black
Red





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Last updated on July 03, 2019