I've used camelbaks for years and bought this as a long overdue upgrade. Seemed like the perfect combo of bladder capacity, other stuff capacity, yet not too massive.
All of that is correct, and so far I've been happy. The only snag is the long other stuff pocket runs parallel to the bladder, and sometimes I've found your other stuff can stop the water getting to the hose connection on the bladder and therefore meaning you don't get anything to drink out the other end of the hose. This has only happened when the bladder isn't 3L capacity full, when I'm heading out for a quick session round the woods, but still a bit annoying. Solution is to reach back and squeeze the pack and bladder to push the water from the top part of the bladder to the bottom where the exit point is.
I don't pack the other stuff compartment full, just a phone and wallet. The front pocket has a few tiny tools and spare inner tube so not packet full either.
I'd still buy it as the price is good, a reliable brand, solid quality, but just change my approach a bit and get used to occasionally reaching back and giving it a squeeze.
Apologies if any of that sounded weird :)
|Item Package Dimensions L x W x H||18 x 8.5 x 3.6 inches|
|Package Weight||0.75 Kilograms|
|Item Dimensions LxWxH||18.11 x 9.65 x 2.17 inches|
|Item Weight||1.4 Pounds|
|Country of Origin||Philippines|
|Number of Items||1|