- Arete™ 22 Hydration Pack
The Arête™ 22 is a transformer—it’s a sleek, ultralight pack designed for peak bagging, minimalist adventures and traveling. The Arête is lightweight and reversible, with the ability to transform into a reservoir sleeve that keeps your water supply insulated and secure within a larger pack. When you reach basecamp, just flip the Arête right side out and you’ve got a minimalist pack for day hikes and summit scrambles. The Arête 22 has ample room for hiking essentials like a headlamp, warm layers, food and a trail map. It also features a 2-liter reservoir, an adjustable sternum strap, a removable stability belt for a close, comfortable fit, and a lightweight back panel to give the bag a little more structure. We’ve also added zippered compartments on the lid and the side of the pack, so you can keep your gear sorted more easily.
- Features the brand new Crux reservoir which 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.
- Reversible design converts into an insulated reservoir sleeve
- Removable waist belt for extra stability on the trail
- Zippered top compartment for hiking essentials
- Ultralight and compressible materials
- Removable sternum strap for a custom fit
Hydration Capacity: 2.5L/85 fl oz
Hydration Type: CRUX™ Reservoir with Standard Exit Port
BPA/BPS/BPF Free: Yes
Quick Link Disconnect: No
Gear Capacity: 19.5L/1150 cu in
Pack Weight: 410 g/0 lb 14 oz
Dimensions: 42 x 22.5 x 25 cm / 16.5 x 8.9 x 9.8 in
Fits torso: 38-53 cm/15-21 in
Fits Waist/Hips: 71-116 cm/28-46 in
Back Panel: Padded Nylon with removable foam framesheet
Waist Belt: Removable 3/4" stability belt
Number of exterior pockets: 4
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 1 out of 5 by BoulderHiker from The pack is great - the water system not so much We bought two of these packs about 18 months ago. The packs are great. Once we started using the water system we realized there is a major design flaw. The tube does not have a "click lock" like other Camelbaks. It just slides into place. And once you go for a long hike, or carry other items in your pack, the tube loosens and you have a watery mess. Very disappointed that to use the warranty I have to pay for shipping and I do not even know if it would be replaced by anything better. Look at reviews on Amazon and other places and you will see similar complaints. Why do they use the simple tube connection on this pack and for others they all seem to lock in place? We ended up using old bladders instead.
Date published: 2019-04-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by JSlocke from Exactly what I was looking for I bought this pack for dayhikes in colder weather. Needed extra space for clothing, socks, etc... love this pack! Exactly what I was looking for.
Date published: 2017-09-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by Marie from Color bled all over my white shirt! I bought this item for hiking, and the second time I wore it out for a hike (about 4 hours), I wore a white top. The red color bled all over my back, and stained and completely ruined my shirt. Washing it did not take the stain out! Very disappointed with this product.
Date published: 2017-08-21
Rated 2 out of 5 by lubinds from The hip belt got out from the backpack too easy The hip belt got out from the backpack too easy. The left side hip belt just got out from the backpack while traveling. I hate it.
Date published: 2018-01-15