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Camelbak Trailblazer Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 100 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Trailblazer - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

92% of the reviewers give the Camelbak Trailblazer a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (79%)
Good (13%)
Average (8%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)

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Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Camelbak Trailblazer

  • A lot of users have mentioned that the Camelbak Trailblazer backpack can keep all of the essentials and a few nonessential items too.
  • Others thought that the pack's sizing is perfect; it is not too big to be a burden.
  • Several reviewers felt that it is perfect for a day hike.
  • Users found that its bladder does not leak.
  • According to some users, the bag has room for snacks and a few must-haves.
  • Users lauded its excellent design.
  • Another reviewer thought that it is well-built.
  • Testers found that the water reservoir was sized just right.
  • Other testers noted that the built-in whistles on the trap could come in handy for safety purposes.
  • Many wrote that it has great pockets.
  • They also said that it is comfortable to use during hikes.
  • Several of those who have tried the bag noted that it is easy to clean and dry.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the mouthpiece breaks easily.
  • Another user had some problems with the leaky bite valve.


Crowdsourced specs across all Camelbak Trailblazer models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.9 oz (0.4 kg)
Length iconLength16 in (41 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height9 in (23 cm)

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Camelbak Trailblazer 15

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Weight iconWeight0.9 oz (0.4 kg)
Length iconLength16 in (41 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height9 in (23 cm)


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The Camelbak Trailblazer ranks #17 compared with the other Camelbak bags.

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The Camelbak Trailblazer ranks #500 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Camelbak Trailblazer vs the Camelbak Scout.

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Camelbak Trailblazer vs Camelbak Scout

Camelbak Trailblazer
Camelbak Trailblazer

Based on 100 reviews
Weight: 0.9 oz

Camelbak Scout
Camelbak Scout


Based on 202 reviews

Weight: 1.05 oz
Price: $$

  • The Trailblazer is rated about the same as the Scout.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 302 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Trailblazer is 17% lighter than the biggest Scout (0.9 oz vs 1.05 oz).

Only the Scout is available in these colors:

Bag ID 32154. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on May 12, 2019