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CamelBak Alpine Explorer

camelbak-alpine.jpgCamelBak Alpine Explorer – The ultimate CamelBak daypack.

With plenty of room for gear, the CamelBak Alpine Explorer is a great choice for day long ascents or gear heavy day hikes. The ample amount of space and features on the CamelBak Alpine Explorer are just a few things that make it such a cool daypack.

As I said before, there are loads of features on the CamelBak Alpine Explorer. Some of the more notable ones are; a padded pocket for sunglasses or MP3 player, four compression straps, multiple compartments, and bungee cinch system are just a few of the features you’ll find on the CamelBak Alpine Explorer.

The CamelBak Alpine Explorer bladder hold a whooping 3 liters of water. The bladder fits inside of an insulted pocket at the back of the pack. There is a backpanel pocket on the CamelBak Alpine Explorer that provides zippered access to the bladder, keeping it insulated and isolated from the rest of your gear.

The quick & dirty:

Where you can get one: $79

Why it rocks:

  • Material: Nylon
  • Pack Volume: 1862cu in
  • Reservoir Volume: 100oz (3L)
  • Pockets: 1 Front, 1 top, 2 side
  • Compression Straps: 4
  • Bite Valve: Big Bite
  • Waist Belt: Yes
  • Why it bites:

  • Not sure

Seat-of-the-pants rating: 8 out of 10

An excellent daypack for cooler weather hikes where layers are a must. Theres plenty of room inside and outside of the CamelBak Alpine Explorer to store extra layers when not in use. Stuff them inside the room compartments or lash them to the outside, its your call.

Looking to buy? Check out these sites: $79