Platypus Origin 9 hydration pack review

Sleek and versatile pack

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
£90.00 RRP
Platypus Origin hydration pack

Our review

Sleek design and well made with welded seams and waterproof zips
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With its sleek design the Origin 9 is easy to keep clean, but what pockets it does have on the outside are well specified. Elastic opening pockets on the waist belt are a real plus as they are accessible on the move for energy bars, GPS or multitool, and the large pocket on the back is great for stowing wet jackets.

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This is extra handy because the bag is made from waterproof material with welded seams and waterproof zips, a rarity in hydration packs. We really liked the high-flow from the top quality reservoir with its quick-disconnect hose too. The pack has no mountain bike specific features though. A downside is that, apart from the reservoir compartment, there is only one large compartment for everything, with one small zipped mesh pocket inside.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Origin 9 hydration pack (11)
Brand Platypus

Available Colours Black Blue Green
Features • 9 liter weatherproof gear compartment and 3.0L Big Zip SL reservoir • Two on the go waist zippered sleeve pockets plus two sleeve side pockets • Main pocket with internal organizer pocket • Quick access panel sleeve on back • Welded light loop/lash points and reflective detailing