TETON SPORTS TrailRunner 2.0

Last updated: October 20, 2021

The straps on the TETON SPORTS TrailRunner 2.0 are adjustable, allowing you to find the perfect fit to keep you comfortable. One of the best things about this hydration system is how lightweight it is, totaling only 0.9 pounds when empty. One inconvenience of this system is that you'll have to remove the bladder to refill it.

TETON SPORTS TrailRunner 2.0

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: If you're spending hours on a hiking trail or cycling around town, you'll love this lightweight TETON SPORTS TrailRunner 2.0.

In our analysis of 70 expert reviews, the TETON SPORTS TrailRunner 2.0 placed 10th when we looked at the top 15 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

When you’re two miles down the trail with no hydration station in sight, be sure you have the most convenient, lightweight hydration companion available, and at half the price of comparable packs–the TETON Sports TrailRunner 2.0 Hydration Backpack. Take it out when you run, hike, cycle, and even to amusement parks. It’s comfortable and provides you with much needed hydration on demand. Satisfy your thirst for adventure with the TrailRunner 2.0, by TETON Sports. This hydration backpack comes with a leakproof 2-Liter hydration bladder and is thoughtfully designed with you in mind. The 9” (23 cm) deep mesh pocket that will securely carry all the things you need on the trail. You can adjust the shoulder, chest, and waist straps to get a comfortable fit.

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Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Standout for the user-friendly, minimalist design that's lightweight and easy to adjust to provide an excellent fit for most users
Here's one area where this affordable model stands out. While it lacks in other metrics, it is indeed lightweight.
I much prefer this to some of the belts that seem to move about too much. Once I secure the straps, this hydration pack doesn’t shift or bounce around. Plus, it is really easy to refill and it has reliable pockets for holding keys, wallet, phone, etc.
Lots of safety features built in
The hydration pack is very lightweight weighing less than a pound dry and can hold up to 2 liters (70 ounces) of liquid. The biggest feature is its size and how comfortably it fits on your back.

What reviewers didn't like

Some leaks have been reported. Lacks space and lots of pockets
No storage, difficult to fill and clean
A minor issue relates to the need to fully remove the bladder from the pack before being in a position to refill.
Plastic taste from the bladder until it is fully broken in
The only downside of the Trailrunner pack is the way the hose runs across the front of your chest.
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