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Camelbak Powderhound Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 25 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 11 reasons to buy the Powderhound - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

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

Excellent (100%)
Good (0%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Camelbak Powderhound

  • Many reviewers noted that the Camelbak Powderhound hydration pack is designed for runners, travelers, and hikers.
  • Other reviewers pointed out that the pack could expand through its expansion panel, adding storage when needed.
  • They also said that its tri-zip access makes it easy to reveal the entire contents of the pack.
  • Many users thought that it had designated places to attach helmets, snowboard, and snowshoes.
  • Several reviewers indicated that the pack is equipped with a four-point compression.
  • Others mentioned that the reservoir has a low-profile design.
  • Reviewers thought that its fill port is lightweight.
  • According to some reviewers, its pockets help organize essentials including money and phones well.
  • Several testers also felt that it is easy to adjust the bag.
  • Reviewers said that it was comfortable to use the pack.
  • According to those who used it, the bag has a durable design.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user said that the pack has a tendency to leak.
  • Another user thought that its seams have a tendency to come loose due to poor stitching.


Crowdsourced specs across all Camelbak Powderhound models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity12 l (732 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2 oz (0.9 kg)
Length iconLength21 in (53 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height8 in (20 cm)

Popular Models

Camelbak Powderhound 12

100% choose the Camelbak Powderhound 12

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Capacity iconCapacity12 l (732 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2 oz (0.9 kg)
Length iconLength21 in (53 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height8 in (20 cm)

Packing Guide

See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Camelbak Powderhound models (the most popular choice is the Powderhound 12).

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.

1212 l2 oz0.17 oz/L


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The Camelbak Powderhound ranks #21 compared with the other Camelbak bags.

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The Camelbak Powderhound ranks #578 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Camelbak Powderhound vs the Camelbak SnoBlast.

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Camelbak Powderhound vs Camelbak SnoBlast

Camelbak Powderhound
Camelbak Powderhound


Based on 25 reviews
Capacity: 12 l
Weight: 2 oz

  • The Powderhound is rated a little bit worse than the SnoBlast.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 132 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:

Bag ID 31668. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on May 12, 2019