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    Long torso hydration pack help

    I have a Camelbak Alpine pack that I have used many time for hikes but I have never used the belt on it, now that I want to use it for riding I found it is not tall enough. I need something a few inches longer, I tried on a friends Osprey Zealot 16 and its close but I need something longer. I was looking at the Evoc FR Trail in XL but I would like to try one on before purchase but it looks like I am out of luck with that. Does anyone on here have first hand experience comparing the Osprey to Evoc?

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    Long torso hydration pack help

    Look into Wingnut/ Hyper 2.5 or 3. Non traditional but the harness is completely adjustable. They are hard to find in shops so online may be your only option.


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    Was the Osprey pack you looked at in the M/L size? I'm 6'8" and have the Osprey Talon 11 in M/L. Its fits pretty well, maybe a tad short. I have more issues with the strap not being adjustable enough. I can't clip it around my body. I end up just tightening it all the way and not using it.

    The Ergon packs have Large sizes and are adjustable. I looked into them, but had a hard time even finding them online for a decent price. I'd be curious about that XL Evoc pack as well.

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    Re: Long torso hydration pack help

    Quote Originally Posted by rjedoaks View Post
    Look into Wingnut/ Hyper 2.5 or 3. Non traditional but the harness is completely adjustable. They are hard to find in shops so online may be your only option.


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    They are also in my short list but I have the same issue, I want to try one on before I buy.

    Quote Originally Posted by DarkKnight369 View Post
    Was the Osprey pack you looked at in the M/L size? I'm 6'8" and have the Osprey Talon 11 in M/L. Its fits pretty well, maybe a tad short. I have more issues with the strap not being adjustable enough. I can't clip it around my body. I end up just tightening it all the way and not using it.

    The Ergon packs have Large sizes and are adjustable. I looked into them, but had a hard time even finding them online for a decent price. I'd be curious about that XL Evoc pack as well.
    It was a m/l zealot, the m/l escapist fits great but it has adjustable straps. I need to find an Evoc dealer or see what their return policy is.


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    I have a long back and the XL Evoc pack your thinking of works quite nicely for me.
    With their system the belt fits tight for the back protection which I have to say I really like.
    The pack does not bounce around like my old ones did on the rough trails or really technical trails!
    Like yourself I had to rely on the measurements off their website to make sure and take a chance and order it.
    Been very happy with it!!

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    I am all torso with a 54" chest, and the Osprey Talon fits me the best of all packs I have every tried (every one I ever see).
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