The Camelbak Octane 18X 3 litre hydration pack is the latest version of the award winning Octane 8+.
This versatile running backpack, is 35% lighter with an expandable cargo storage, providing a capacity between 16.4 litre – 20.9 litre. The 2 litre hydration bladder means that you can carry plenty of water whilst out for long runs or other outdoor activities.
This Camelbak running rucksack features front and rear reflectivity, increasing your safety levels. The waist straps come with pockets allowing you to have easy access to essentials, such as energy gels, to keep you going when out running.
Fitted with an air director system on the back, the The Camelbak Octane 18X 3 litre hydration pack helps to keep your back cooler and more comfortable while out running, walking or cycling.
Specification: Hydration Capacity: 100 oz (3 L)
Total Capacity: Open: 1281 cu in (21 L)
Closed: 976 cu in (16 L)
Includes NEW 100 oz (3 L) Antidote Reservoir with Quick Link:
System Pack Weight: 16 oz (450 g)
Fabric Specs: 70D mini ripstop, 230D taffeta 420D Nylon with DWR + 1000mm PU Coating Torso Length: 16 in (41 cm)
The Camelbak Octane 18X 3 Litre Hydration Pack Review
Whilst this is looked upon as a distance runners backpacks, it can be used for almost anything with it’s roomy 18L capacity. In fact, if you are a short distance runner, it may prove too large for your needs.
But for a hiker, walker or cyclist, this one fits the bill. It’s comfortable, lightweight and did I mention it’s a Camelbak?
The included 3L water bladder sits well inside and has the superior bite valve that this manufacturer does so well.
The Camelbak Octane 18X 3 litre hydration pack sits snuggly to your back with straps that fit across the chest and hips. There is only one main compartment and no pockets inside. It would have been nice to have a separator for wet clothes included, but just take a separate plastic bag if you need to swap clothes during your run/hike.
All in all a good backpack with great hydration pack from a credible maker, we give it a 4.2 out of 5. We would like to see a separator inside and a tidy up of loose threads!