2.5 LITER HYDRAULICS™ LT RESERVOIR
2.5 LITER HYDRAULICS™ LT RESERVOIR
2.5 LITER HYDRAULICS™ LT RESERVOIR
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Features

  • Twin Baffles - Twin-welded chevron baffles stabilize the water and maintain a flat profile.
  • Slide-Seal™ - Easy Slide-Seal™ top opening, seals watertight and provides wide access for easy filling and cleaning
  • Pour Shield - Pour shield extends the collar to ease filling in shallower sinks and control pouring into pots or bottles
  • Carry Handle - Carry handle allows easy reservoir management and filling
  • Magnetic Bite Valve - Magnet clip attaches to the reservoir hose and pairs with the included sternum strap magnet for easy water access and hose management
  • Hydrapak® Blaster™ - Hydrapak® Blaster™ bite valve offers fast, smooth water flow with a ¼ twist on/off switch
  • QuickConnect™ System - The QuickConnect™ system allows easy removal/filling of the reservoir and filtering in the backcountry

Specs

  Volume Dimensions Weight
O/S 85 in3 / 2.5 l 15h x 8w x 2d in. 0.37 lbs.
O/S 85 in3 / 2.5 l 39h x 19w x 6d cm 0.17 kg
Fabric
Main
TPU film
Accent
TPU film
Bottom
TPU film
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Reviews

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Osprey2.5 LITER HYDRAULICS™ LT RESERVOIR
 
2.8

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

31%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to load (10)
  • Large capacity (7)
  • Lightweight (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Day hikes (9)
  • Extended trips (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid adventurer (8), Casual adventurer (5)
    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Comfort driven (9), Survivalist / minimalist (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (15)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Updated hanging clip

So many bad reviews and no response from Osprey. Strange. I see many bad reviews about the hanging clip breaking. They must have redesigned it since then. There is no clip now just...Read complete review

So many bad reviews and no response from Osprey. Strange. I see many bad reviews about the hanging clip breaking. They must have redesigned it since then. There is no clip now just a hole for the webbing to go through. This should be unbreakable now.

So far I have not used this reservoir outside the house. I have filled it a few times to reduce the plastic taste. It seems to be pretty well made. It doesn't leak.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Have had to replace twice so far

The design of the bladder makes it easy to fill, but the plastic hangar is weak and I have had to replace it twice because it keeps breaking.

The design of the bladder makes it easy to fill, but the plastic hangar is weak and I have had to replace it twice because it keeps breaking.

Reviewed by 17 customers

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Quick connect DISCONNECT

By 

from Denver, CO

About Me Avid Adventurer

Pros

  • Large Capacity
  • Lightweight
  • lockable mouthpiece

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Osprey 2.5 LITER HYDRAULICS™ LT RESERVOIR:

      I have the Osprey Ariel 60L backpack, and have LOVED it on adventures in South America, California, and Europe. When I read about an Osprey daypack that got great reviews, I jumped on it - and this reservoir came included. After a few uses this season, though, I can now say that I'm consistently having problems with the hose coming disconnected. This is a big problem when I take the reservoir on a multipitch rock climb - I wouldn't want to drop the hose down a cliff. This seems like a basic functional problem that the company should address.

      • What Is Your Gear Style:
      • Minimalist
      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Suspension hook broke, twice.

      By 

      from Kirkland, WA

      About Me Avid Adventurer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Easy To Load
      • Highly Adjustable
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Not durable

      Best Uses

      • Day Hikes
      • Extended Hikes

      Comments about Osprey 2.5 LITER HYDRAULICS™ LT RESERVOIR:

      I love the quick connect and the new seal, makes filling and loading very easy. However the hook on top to suspend it in your bag broke on me after the first use. I had it replaced no questions asked, but then it broke on me again. I've heard they've updated their design to increase its strength, but I have yet to see it.

      • What Is Your Gear Style:
      • Minimalist
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Don't know what the bad reviews are about

      By 

      from Nashville TN

      About Me Avid Adventurer

      Pros

      • Easy To Load
      • Large Capacity
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Day Hikes
        • Extended Hikes
        • Travel

        Comments about Osprey 2.5 LITER HYDRAULICS™ LT RESERVOIR:

        Have used this 4 times now on extended backpacking trips and havent had any problems. High quality product. Havent experienced any of the problems other reviewers had, i dont know why. Didn't read the reviews on this product before I purchased, and now I'm glad because I probably would have gone with a different product.

        • What Is Your Gear Style:
        • Minimalist
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Difficult to open

        By 

        from Newton, NJ

        About Me Avid Adventurer

        Pros

          Cons

          • bladder is difficult to fill & empty
          • Difficult To Load

          Best Uses

            Comments about Osprey 2.5 LITER HYDRAULICS™ LT RESERVOIR:

            this bladder is the most difficult to fill & empty then I have ever had. Stiff & awkward to open, not easy to drain the hose. I am very disappointed. Do NOT purchase this

            • What Is Your Gear Style:
            • Minimalist
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love it

            By 

            from Richboro PA

            About Me Getting Started

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Easy To Load
            • Large Capacity
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Day Hikes
              • Extended Hikes

              Comments about Osprey 2.5 LITER HYDRAULICS™ LT RESERVOIR:

              I love it!I have had no problems with it or the clip breaking.No leakage.I know many people have issues with it but I think it works great!I have only used it on medium length hikes but I haven't had any problems.

              • What Is Your Gear Style:
              • Comfort Driven
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Good but not close to worth the price I payed

              By 

              from San Ramon

              About Me Casual Adventurer

              Pros

              • Easy To Load
              • Large Capacity

              Cons

              • Disconnects easily
              • Low quality

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Day Hikes

              Comments about Osprey 2.5 LITER HYDRAULICS™ LT RESERVOIR:

              So I bought a osprey backpack that came with this water pouch. At first everything worked great! No leaking or leaking of the hose. Then after about a month of use the top part of the bag that clips in broke. Then the quick release connect for the hose CONSTANTLY comes apart, not even duct tape held it together. It's gotten to the point where almost every 5 minutes I have to stop and re adjust it. I payed a lot for my backpack which is a good product but this bladder was clearly made cheaply. Would NOT recommend buying it.

              • What Is Your Gear Style:
              • Comfort Driven
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Not the Best Product Ever

              By 

              from Maui, Hawaii

              About Me Avid Adventurer

              Pros

              • Easy to Clean
              • Easy To Load

              Cons

              • Everything Else
              • Reservoir feels like it could tear easily
              • What is with the zipper hanger?

              Best Uses

                Comments about Osprey 2.5 LITER HYDRAULICS™ LT RESERVOIR:

                I received a replacement Hydraulics Reservoir from one that came with a pack I purchased a couple years ago. The moment I took the new reservoir out of the box I thought to myself, "What the heck is this?" I've loved everything that I have ever used from Osprey until I gave this new Hydraulics LT Reservoir a try. It feels chintzy, but with all new things you have to give them a try before making an assumption.The reservoir is floppy and there is no support when sliding it into either of my packs. It feels like the material can tear easily, and I have no idea how long the plastic hanger will last. I've been thinking of taping the sides so it doesn't move while I'm active. I also have trouble opening the bite value without using two hands. The new design will be great for cleaning the inside, but that's about it. After one use I don't trust this product.

                • What Is Your Gear Style:
                • Minimalist
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Updated hanging clip

                By 

                from Schenectady, NY

                About Me Casual Adventurer

                Pros

                • Easy To Load
                • Large Capacity

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Extended Hikes

                  Comments about Osprey 2.5 LITER HYDRAULICS™ LT RESERVOIR:

                  So many bad reviews and no response from Osprey. Strange. I see many bad reviews about the hanging clip breaking. They must have redesigned it since then. There is no clip now just a hole for the webbing to go through. This should be unbreakable now.

                  So far I have not used this reservoir outside the house. I have filled it a few times to reduce the plastic taste. It seems to be pretty well made. It doesn't leak.

                  • What Is Your Gear Style:
                  • Comfort Driven
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Quick connect a deal killer

                  By 

                  from Arkansas

                  About Me Casual Adventurer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Quick connect fragile; disconnects easily.

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Osprey 2.5 LITER HYDRAULICS™ LT RESERVOIR:

                      I love Osprey products; I have five packs of varying sizes and uses. I used this product with a Stratos 32 and an Aether 70. In both instances, the quick connect disconnected repeated with normal loading, packing and hiking. I'll go back to my 1 liter bottles and return to the retailer. What a disappointment.

                      • What Is Your Gear Style:
                      • Comfort Driven
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      3.0

                      Easy to fill, easy to break plastic hanger

                      By 

                      from Irvine, CA

                      About Me Getting Started

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Day Hikes
                          • Extended Hikes

                          Comments about Osprey 2.5 LITER HYDRAULICS™ LT RESERVOIR:

                          I really like how easy it is to fill water using the slide. That said, if your bag doesn't have a pouch to take on some of the load of the reservoir and only has the loop to hold it up, it will break! I probably logged less than 30 miles of day hikes with the 2.5L that came with the Manta AG 36, and the plastic hanger already broke. That said, I'm going to keep using it without the hanger to see how necessary it is (maybe it's a weight distribution thing?).

                          • What Is Your Gear Style:
                          • Comfort Driven
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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