The Camelbak rucksack range. It’s known to be one of the UK’s best selling rucksacks to the British Army.The The Motherlode is made from 500D Cordura which ensures the bag is very strong and is capable of taking on the toughest conditions you can put it through. With soldiers in mind, this backpack is designed to provide all the possible features a soldier may need when on deployment, and more. Featuring quick release buckles to allow for quick reaction situations, an air director to allow the best ventilation, essential in hot and humid environments and a storage space for glasses, goggles and night vision goggles (NVG).
Easy to wash
A great benefit of the Camelbak Motherlode is its ability to be cleaned easily, simply pop the rucksack into the washing machine and it should come out looking as good as new. This is a great benefit if you intend to put it though muddy and wet environments.
Large hydration pack
The rucksack features a Mil Spec Antidote Reservoir which is capable of storing up to 3 litres of water to hydrate you for the whole day. This makes this Camelbak rucksack a desirable choice for any outdoor enthusiast that needs a hydration system that lasts them the whole day, such as cyclists and hikers. The this type of bag would be perfect for cadets,although a little pricey, as the hydration capacity allows them to stay hydrated while taking part in any field craft or other exercises.
The large storage capacity of the bag allows soldiers, outdoor enthusiasts and cadets to store their essential equipment and more. The bag features a large 37 litre storage space, if you are a cadet you can store everything you need in this rucksack. Typical items to be stored inside a cadets bag include:
· British Army Ration Packs.
· Survival aids such as flint and steel and water purification tablets.
· Cutlery and mess tins.
· Camo cream, and camouflage clothing.
· Underwear and other dry clothing.
· Lights and a camping cooker.
· Sleeping Bag.
· Pen Knife.
· Army First Aid Kit
This is the light version backpack, it has all the same material as the 500 but a few features have been reduced to make this Motherlode bag lighter. It has a smaller size belt around waist that can be removed. All the internal pockets have been reduced down or taken out to make this rucksack one of the lightest version ever made.