Considered a major innovator in hydration systems for avid outdoor adventurers, Platypus® (part of the Cascade Designs family of outdoor brands) has been creating phenomenal hydration products since 1996. Beginning with space-saving collapsible water bottles and eventually moving into full-featured hydration packs, Platypus® products like the Hoser hydration system and SoftBottle are used by hikers, climbers, backpackers, skiers and adventure racers all over the world. All Platypus® hydration systems and bottles are made in the USA using durable, taste-free materials, and Platypus® hydration p ... Learn more about Platypusacks are some of the most comfortable, versatile and well-made packs on the market. ... Less

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  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by sarah from maryland on Wednesday, June 22, 2016
    great, wish it was easier to open and close to add water.. its a little difficult if youre trying to do it in a hurry or while walking. i took the bag to a music festival and it was a bit of a pain at the water filling stations. the pack itself is very tight and adjustable w/ movable chest strap. and you can fit quite a bit without it being bulky or heavy. i love the stretch pocket for shoving things you often need in. i also loved that the inside pocket for a camera or money was zipped. the valve was okay, my mouth was sore after 4 days due to how hard you have to bite down. camelbak's bite valve doesn't seem so difficult. maybe this is to prevent leaks, however usually if im doing something with a hydration pack on, i dont notice tiny drops out of the valve. camelback also has an easier opening as well as easier to hang to dry in my opinion... However, i like the design and streamline look. i also love the shape and how the weight is higher on the back, you can hardly feel it when its full as well as packed with cameras, phones, and food. i have lower back issues and my back didnt hurt AT ALL after walking around all day with this thing full. generally that is not the case. happy customer
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by mral from colorado on Monday, June 20, 2016
    This is a great bottle that can easily fit into almost any pocket. The reviews about needing to use 2 hands when drinking from it are slightly misleading. I find that if you put mouth over the opening and suck you can use one hand to drink from it.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Chris from NY on Tuesday, June 14, 2016
    Haven't used it yet but as long as it doesn't leak it will be great to travel with.
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