Straight from SHOT: Camelbak Packs & Gloves


At SHOT Show, Hunter Shoop gave us the inside scoop on what Camelbak products are sure to be big this year. He showed their hottest items including one outstanding pack, which has already been reviewed by GearScout, and two pairs of hardcore gloves.


The Linchpin

  • Designed to fit well with or without body armor
  • Harness is adjustable for any individual torso size
  • There are 30 liters of total cargo space within the pack.
  • Pockets include one main large front pocket, dual radio antenna cords, easy-access external pocket, a flat slap pocket for maps, two side pockets and one organization pocket
  • As with all Camelbaks, it comes with the omega reservoir compartment.
  • Available in MultiCam, ACU, coyote and foliage

FR Magnum Force

  • Kevlar glove
  • Short cuff with elastic on the side using digitized goat leather
  • Two layers on the palm for extra durability
  • Hard molded knuckle with carbon fiber overlay and accordion stitch on the backside

FR Mag Force Long

  • Available in mid-March
  • Nomex instead of Kevlar
  • Same knuckle construction and accordion as shorter version
  • Velcro closure for secure wrist closer
  • Single palm construction instead of two layer

MaxGrip SD Pilot

  • Takeoff of popular Maxgrip glove from the aviation field
  • Uses a Nomex Simplex blend
  • Smooth hair sheep leather to provide better dexterity and tactility

Have you wear-tested any of these products? What did you like/dislike?

One Comment on “Straight from SHOT: Camelbak Packs & Gloves

  1. Wow! Gloves and packs! Wow. Camelbak is always stepping it up! They always make such great, reliable products. From water bottles to backpacks to gloves!

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