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Camelbak Pursuit Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 75 reviews

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

Check all the pros and cons here.

87% of the reviewers give the Camelbak Pursuit a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (63%)
Good (24%)
Average (0%)
Poor (12%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Camelbak Pursuit

  • Many reviewers commend the Camelbak Pursuit backpack for the optimal comfort it delivers.
  • Reviewers thought that the bag offers stability and breathability.
  • Testers pointed out that the pack has a sufficient number pockets making it easy to organize and secure things.
  • Some users thought that the bag is fully functional for those who are into trail running and hiking.
  • Reviewers noted that its back panel provides support and comfort to them.
  • Other reviewers thought that its cap can easily be opened or closed.
  • Testers pointed out that it is easy to stash tools through its designated attachment points.
  • Several of those who have tried the bag found that its waist belt is able to carry load efficiently.
  • Users took notice of its mesh harness which offers additional comofort and ventilation.
  • Other users found that it is capable of loading several things including maps, poles, and extra clothes.
  • Testers pointed out that its lumbar antidote reservoir feature keeps the water weight low and close to the hips.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that it is difficult to put things inside the backpack itself.
  • Another reviewer felt that the hard plastic back support tends to bend which constraints movements.


Crowdsourced specs across all Camelbak Pursuit models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight3 oz (1.4 kg)
Length iconLength22 in (56 cm)
Width8 in (20 cm)
Height11 in (28 cm)

Popular Models

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Weight iconWeight3 oz (1.4 kg)
Length iconLength22 in (56 cm)
Width8 in (20 cm)
Height11 in (28 cm)


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The Camelbak Pursuit ranks #48 compared with the other Camelbak bags.

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The Camelbak Pursuit ranks #2330 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Camelbak Pursuit vs the Camelbak Fourteener.

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Camelbak Pursuit vs Camelbak Fourteener

Camelbak Pursuit
Camelbak Pursuit


Based on 75 reviews
Weight: 3 oz
Price: $$$

Camelbak Fourteener
Camelbak Fourteener

Based on 380 reviews

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

  • The Pursuit is rated a lot worse than the Fourteener.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 455 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Pursuit is 15% heavier than the biggest Fourteener (3 oz vs 2.6 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Fourteener is available in these colors:

Bag ID 31517. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019