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CamelBakRatchet 6L Backpack

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Item # CAM006C

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Ratchet 6L Backpack

Striking an optimal balance between streamlined organization and impressive hydration, the CamelBak Ratchet Hydration Pack carries a whopping three liters of water in a lightweight, minimalist design. This low-profile pack moves blisteringly fast on longer trail rides where carrying extra water is essential to finishing without a nasty case of heat stroke or dehydration.

Just because it's relatively streamlined doesn't mean it completely throws storage by the wayside. In fact, the Ratchet features a stretch overflow pocket for stashing a minimalist shell, as well as internal tool organization for making essential repairs. Side mesh pockets are a great addition as well, lending extra versatility for riding snacks and spare tubes.

  • Minimalist trail pack with impressive hydration capacity
  • 3-liter Crux reservoir keeps you hydrated on longer rides
  • Ventilated foam support and air mesh shoulder straps
  • Stretch overflow pocket carries a light shell or extra layer
  • Internal tool organization for making essential repairs
  • Side mesh pockets are great for snacks and spare tubes

Tech Specs
Volume[total capacity] 6L (350cu in), [cargo capacity] 3L (150cu in)
Support/Suspensionventilated foam with air mesh
Waist Beltremovable
Reservoir Included3L Crux reservoir
Accesstop, front panel
Pockets1 zippered w/tool organization, 1 stretch overflow, 2 side mesh
Recommended Usemountain bike
Manufacturer Warrantylifetime

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What do you think about this product?


>Rating: 5

The Pack You Need

I've used it several times

Most new pack style hydration packs are designed with too much storage, they flop around. Storage on this was just enough and I really like the extra storage behind the lower pocket. I can put my glasses case and my cellphone in there, snug down the straps, good to go without having to hassle around. Only thing is it would be nice if the tube for drinking was about an inch longer. Found I had to tuck my head down a bit to easily drink but not a deal breaker. Very nicely made with well thought out inner pockets.

>Rating: 5

Super functional

I've used it several times

This pack is a great pack for so many outdoor activities including mountain and road biking, running, hiking, climbing. It is awesome! I have used mine for multipitch climbing and lightweight hiking mostly! I love it! It is very lightweight and holds what I need it to to keep minimalism and functionality! I would recommend for anyone!

>Rating: 5

Just what I was after

I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

After a season of mountain biking without a camel bak, I finally decided to cave and join all my riding companions in using a hydration pack. I bought this pack just before racing 25 hours in frog hollow, and I am very pleased with my purchase. Large 3 liter bladder kept me from running out of water, and the storage is perfect for a spare tube and a couple power bars.

>Rating: 5

Well insulated Well Insulated

I've put it through the wringer

Gentlemen, This is the one to own. I'm a avid cyclist and have been needing a hydration pack for some time. This one is nice because it has a 3 liter bladder. I assure you the 2 or 2.5 liters bladder would not be enough. If you are not sure you need all 3 liters the you can just fill half full. But if you do need 3 liters and you have one of the smaller ones, you can't just make it larger. Get the larger one. I mountain bike ride 2-3 hours all the time and drink the entire thing. This pack is also insulated very well. I filled it up with ice water the other day in 95 degree Texas weather, went for a nice 2 hour ride and still had a liter left when I was done. I through it my car and later pulled it out to clean. The water was still Ice COLD after 5 hrs. All of the other Camelbak hydration packs I looked at didn't have the insulation that this one did. The pack also has enough storage for my Keys, I-phone 6 plus, a extra Tube and all my tools. as well as some energy bars..There is also a spot to store additional layers if needed. It stays very secure to my back and I often forget I even have it on. The only negative is that it doesn't have one of those cool magnetic hooks, but the standard hook is just fine.

>Rating: 5

Lightweight & Functional

I've used it several times

This little pack really packs a punch! Just what I needed for my road and mountain biking. Its small enough and breathable enough that I often forget I'm wearing it while I'm riding. Easy adjustable straps make it fit perfectly. The water reservoir doesn't have a bad taste (even after several uses) which I've experience with other packs. The pack offers just enough space to carry what you need for a ride (tubes, tools, a small snack, keys, gloves, phone). Overall a great pack and a great price for what you get!