Thursday, May 17, 2012

CAMELBAK® FALL 2012 HYDRATION SYSTEMS


Outdoor Retailer/SLC













words/images Judith Ecochard


CAMELBAK Hydration systems ---continue to deliver water on the go -wherever, with proprietary know-how that makes filling the bladder up,  drinking up, and cleaning up- drama free. 















Therminator™ harness

New for Fall 2012 is the Gambler $90, ETA Oct. 2012)---an ergonomically shaped, streamlined hydration pack that has enough  
loops and compartment s for essentials (shovel, avalanche probe, skins)---with a closed cell foam,  insulated tube compartment and 3L (100oz) Antidote™ Reservoir  with Quick Link® and Therminator™ Harness--- equipped--- to prevent liquids from freezing and keep the flow even and easily accessible.














zipped compartment for personal stuff


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easy grab adjustments and tabs

shovel room-and zipped multi-compartments

 Big Bite Valve™and non-abrasive (meaning not annoying) shoulder straps-Therminator™harness
easy access to mouthpiece encourages hydration on the go

comfy Snowshed™ back-lightweight too

easy grab handle
-and removable waist belt



















half shell opening






Other highlights we previewed included low profile designs for on the mountain haulers-with enough wipe compartments/straps for personal stuff and to secure a helmet....and new color waves for the best selling Roulette (3L-100 oz hydration capacity-women's), Tycoon and Pit Boss packs, pictured above.



Made from Quickfit™- lightweight, chafe-free, breathable/ stretchable mesh--- the wearable PowerBak Vest with an Antidote™slip-in reservoir... comes with a padded Hydropouch™to stabilize the load and an insulated pad to keep the water away from the skin---designed for long distance bikers or runners---on hot days, we would load up the easy fill bladder with ice cubes.
insulated drinking tube swings over the shoulder
low profile, zips on/off






Ice Queen-unique try access pack with 2L (70 oz) hydration capacity-with 1/4 easy open/close cap,  dryer arms,  center baffling and low profile design, patented Big Bite valve, HydroGuard™ technology, insulated PureFlow™ tube-S-shaped straps to fit a gal

Ice Queen







Cute patterns and more compact sizes- for snow sports enthusiasts---the lightweight Sno Angel...
sno angel-$59-70 oz (2L) hydration capacity-with essentials zipped pocket...
...with 1/4 easy open/close cap,  dryer arms,  center baffling and low profile design, patented Big Bite valve, HydroGuard™ technology, insulated PureFlow™ tube
sno angel

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kids hydration packs too---all made with the durable and tough Diamond Box ripstop /DWR nylon like the grownups 
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