- Classic 85 oz Hydration Pack
The name says it all: the Classic is the quintessential bike hydration pack, now updated with a Crux™ reservoir for a faster flow of water.
- The brand new Crux delivers 20% more water per sip, with an ergonomic handle for easier refilling, and an on/off lever that makes it easy to prevent leaks
- Breathable air mesh back panel for a lightweight, comfortable fit
- Reflective accents for visibility in low-light environments
- Secure zippered pocket for essentials
- Lightweight, ventilated mesh harness
Hydration Capacity: 2.5L/85 oz.
Hydration Type: CRUX™ Reservoir with Standard Exit Port
BPA/BPS/BPF Free: Yes
Quick Link Disconnect: No
Gear Capacity: 0.5L/30 cu in
Pack Weight: 170g/5 oz
Dimensions: 38.5 x 22 x 11.5 cm / 15.2 x 8.7 x 4.5 in
Fits torso: Fits a chest size of 38-53cm/15-21 in
Back Panel: Padded Mesh
Number of exterior pockets: 2
Includes a Crux reservoir, which delivers 20% more water per sip, with a self-sealing bite valve and ergonomic cap.
Crux On/Off Lever
Easy and intuitive, leak-proof On/Off lever. Water when you want it, none when you don't.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Rail Trail Junkie from Well made A pretty solid unit just the right size. I have yet to run out of water between trail heads. Well insulated , easy to load up with ice. Easy to clean.
Date published: 2017-07-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by bar5719 from Great pack but does not easily seal I have used camelbak for years with no issues, this is why I purchased this one. The only issue I have is that it is difficult to get a complete seal on the cap which allows the water to leak out. .
Date published: 2017-10-15
Rated 2 out of 5 by Tutham from Older classic better! Have had a couple of Camelbak classic over the years and this last one with the 2,5 liter instead of 2 is good quality as all camelbak but unfortunately not as good as the older style. It is fiddly to get the bladder into place and often there will be a kink on the tubing inside with even more fiddling. Well in place everything is fine. Unfortunately again I often find myself using the older very worn Camelbak instead since it is lightyears easier to get everything in place.
Date published: 2019-09-08
Rated 2 out of 5 by Coldbike from Could be great but... Multiple Camebak products used before, love the brand. Got a new Classic for an obstacle race this weekend. Filled the reservoir with two litres of water and laid it into my gym back. Everything got soaked, leaked like crazy. I could not fit the cap so it wouldn't leak until I took the reservoir out of the pack. I was being very careful to make sure the pack material holding the reservoir in place wasn't getting caught in the caps screw mechanism. Still just poured. I finally removed the reservoir and got it closed, eventually, so it would not leak. The screw cap mechanism seems to be very finicky. I pulled out my other two Camelbak reservoirs and filled them. The screw mechanism works easily and well. They did not leak. It is clear to see that the screw cap mechanism has been re-designed, I would suggest not very well. I am looking forward to seeing how the reservoir seals up when it is secured back into the pack. With the old screw cap in place this would have been 5/5 for a review, but sadly it isn't.
Date published: 2018-08-20
Rated 2 out of 5 by berunningF30 from good luck filling it without getting the pack wet The opening design on the bladder is terrible, and difficult to fill without spilling all over the entire pack.
Date published: 2019-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by KimW from Sleek Pack for Racing This pack is awesome! I recently have done some long mtb races and having this pack saved me from dehydration. I was able to drink a lot more because I didn't have to reach for a bottle.
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by Steve O from NO USER GUIDE My first hydration pack (very expensive) and it came with no user guide. Could not find basic operation instructions anywhere online. Does not work for cycling as the essential pocket is Useless cannot even fit my phone. It leaked all over me within a block of riding ruining my ride. I still do not know how to operate it, if it needed cleaning before first use, if it can go in the freezer, how to fill it up, if phone can go behind reservoir? Etc DO NOT BUY FOR BIKING
Date published: 2020-04-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by Mcos from First time owning a camelback I purchased the classic to ride while biking. The pack and bladder are of good quality and feel comfortable to wear. My only complaint is that the pocket is so small. I can’t fit my iPhone in the pocket, pocket will hold your car keys and that’s about it.
Date published: 2019-05-08