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Camelbak Spire Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 14 reviews

We have checked a few reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the Spire - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

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

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Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Camelbak Spire

  • A lot of users said it's an awesome pack, comfortable and design is great.
  • A number of owners said there's plenty of storage and it fits perfectly.
  • Some users said they like the design as it keeps space between pack and their back.
  • Several owners like that it holds enough water for a half day hike without the refilling pack.
  • A lot of travellers said that it's perfect for a day hike.
  • Some users said it's very comfortable and highly adjustable.
  • Many reviewers said that the back design with an inside frame sheet stabilize the pack's shape.
  • Some owners like the hip straps which are effective at offloading their shoulders and distributing weight evenly.
  • Many owners said that it is made to stand the test of time.
  • A group of users said that they love its lumbar reservoir.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A few users said the storage space is very small.
  • Some users complain that hydration bladder is a little hard to fit in the lower back pouch.


Crowdsourced specs across all Camelbak Spire models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.4 oz (0.6 kg)
Length iconLength22 in (56 cm)
Width8 in (20 cm)
Height11 in (28 cm)

Popular Models

Camelbak Spire 22 Lr

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Weight iconWeight1.4 oz (0.6 kg)
Length iconLength22 in (56 cm)
Width8 in (20 cm)
Height11 in (28 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Camelbak Spire features:
  • Sternum strap

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


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The Camelbak Spire ranks #31 compared with the other Camelbak bags.

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The Camelbak Spire ranks #969 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

Backpack Gear Test

This pack is great for day hiking. The lumbar water bladder pouch just makes so much of a difference that even if the pack were mediocre in all other aspects it would still be a standout daypack.

Posted 26 May 2015 by Kathleen Waters - Read full review

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Last updated on July 03, 2019