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post #13 of (permalink) Old 12-21-2012, 08:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Tech420 View Post
What's wrong with Hydrapack? Is this some rumor you heard or first hand experience? Not sure what kind of reservoir you're talking about, but my Hydrapack I use for mountain biking has a plastic clip you slide over the top of the entire thing. I don't see how that is ever going to pop loose. I have taken many falls on my mountain bike which are arguably harder hits than snowboarding falls and I haven't had any issues. I think it is a fantastic pack and prefer it over the numerous Camelback packs I have used.

I have a hydrapack in my dakine helipack too and it works fine. I am not really worried about water leakage either as I've taken some spills on the bike and it's been fine. The only thing I can see is the possibility of the hose freezing up out on the slopes. I know my camelback water bottle does, causing ice to form in the mouth piece.
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