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CamelBak Crux Hydration Reservoir Review

CamelBak is a synonym for high-quality hydration gear such as hydration packs, running vests, bottles and of course also hydration reservoirs. At the end of last year, me and Laura received the Rim Runner backpack and Circuit hydration vest for testing. Both products came with Crux hydration reservoirs. The Rim Runner came with a 2.5-liter… Read More »

CamelBak Crux Reservoir: Relatively big entry for easier cleaning

CamelBak Circuit Vest Review

In the end of 2020, I received the CamelBak Circuit hydration vest for testing and since then I’ve been regularly wearing it for running and speed hiking. I was very excited to test the Circuit vest because I was really curios about the advantages of hydration vests over traditional hydration packs.  Before getting the CamelBak… Read More »

CamelBak Circuit Vest: The front zippered pocket

CamelBak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack Review

In the end of 2020 we were so fortunate to be offered to test several CamelBak products in return for unbiased reviews. While Blaz has his beloved Osprey Talon backpacks, I actually haven’t owned a proper hiking backpack – till now! I received the CamelBak Rim Runner 22 hydration daypack with an included CRUX water… Read More »

CamelBak Rim Runner 22 - well-padded shoulder straps

CamelBak Chute Mag Vacuum Bottle Review

American CamelBak is nothing less than a household name, and basically synonymous with high-quality drinkware and hydration systems for outdoor activities. We were therefore thrilled when we were contacted by CamelBak in late fall and offered to test three of their products in return for unbiased reviews. In the end of November, we received the… Read More »

CamelBak Chute Mag Vacuum Bottle - in nature

Best Water Bottles for Hiking and Backpacking in 2021

Here we selected and reviewed the best water bottles for hiking and backpacking. We only listed insulated water bottles as these keep your beverages cool in hot weather and warm in cold weather.  Insulated water bottles are typically made of stainless steel and therefore very durable. Furthermore, as stainless steel doesn’t absorb flavors, they can… Read More »

Hydro Flask Water Bottle

The Best Hydration Bladders for Hiking in 2021

A hydration bladder is very useful for hiking trips of all durations because it provides easy access to water and you have your hands free while you are drinking. Therefore, it allows you to take small sips of water throughout the hike which is recommended during strenuous activities because it ensures that the water gets… Read More »

Source Outdoor Widepac 3l Reservoir

Best Lumbar Waist Packs for Hiking in 2021

On shorter hikes with stable weather you might feel a little silly bringing a huge backpack (which has to be packed sufficiently to provide stability) only to carry some water and a snack in it. On the other hand, you will always want to have your hands free rather than carrying water bottles, accessories etc.… Read More »

Osprey Tempest Waist Pack

Best Hydration Packs and Vests in 2021

A hydration pack is very useful for trail running and shorter hikes, where you don’t need to carry much besides water, power bars and other small essentials. Hydration packs come with hydration bladders (water reservoirs) and thus allow you to drink on the go without stopping. However, hydration packs also have limitations; due to their… Read More »

Source Dune X-Fit Hydration Pack

The Best Backpacks for Kids in 2021

Hiking and scouting can be great activities for children and adolescents. Unfortunately, the offer of backpacks suitable for children is quite limited in comparison for the many options for adults. Backpacks for kids differ from backpacks for adults by having smaller and more adjustable harnesses and narrower hip belts. This does not only provide the… Read More »

Gregory Wander 50 Kids