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TETON Oasis 1200 3L Hydration Backpack - Product Review

Editor's Rating: (4.3 / 5)

Pros

  • Lightweight bag
  • Enough room for a hydration pack and lightweight supplies or gear
  • Plenty of padding and added cushioning for comfort

Cons

  • Included hydration pack can leak
  • With the hydration bladder in there's not a lot of space room

Our Take:

The TETON Sports Oasis 1200 3 Liter Hydration Backpack is perfect for many outdoor needs.

Whether you hike, run, bike, ski, fish, etc. you’re going to find this bag is perfect for you.

It’s super lightweight at just over 2 pounds for a 20L backpack. On the back of the bag, there’s half-inch thick mesh-covered pads and “T” airflow channel that allows air to circulate, keeping you cooler and your back free from sweat.

Along with a decent sized main compartment, there’s a larger front pocket and a smaller pocket for keys, phone, and earbuds. Inside there are enough separate compartments to keep your bag organized along with a 3L hydration pack and durable, kink-free sip tube and push-lock cushioned bite valve.

There’s also a side pocket for a large canteen of water.

You won’t get enough space for an overnight trip, but for those trips where you need to hold phones, cameras, chapstick, a raincoat, etc., this bag will do wonders while also sitting comfortably on your back.

There’s even a hip belt to help take the pressure off your back and legs. For added versatility and toughness, the Sports Oasis daypack is both water-resistant and comes with a rain cover.

The only downside is for some people, the hydration pack tube can be problematic, but we didn’t have any problems with it.

Key Product Info:

Weight 2.45 lbs
Capacity 22L
Cubic Inches 1342"
Torso Length 19.5"
Hydration Pack Yes

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Erik

Erik grew up as a desert rat in Arizona. After exploring the backcountry of the west coast he came east for a job but still finds time to explore the beauty of the northeast.

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