Teton Sports Oasis 1100 Backpack Reviewed
It is important for every sports-minded and active person to have a backpack to keep all their sporting gear and other necessary items.
If you enjoy an overnight journey or a day hike in the wilderness, you will benefit from using the Teton Sports Oasis 1100 backpack. It is a high capacity hydration backpack, but only weighs about two pounds when empty.
The amazing features of the Teton backpack make it stand out from the rest of the competition.
The hydration bladder can easily and safely carry 2 liters of water. This can be enough for an overnight or all-day hiking trip.
Large Enough – With Room To Carry Your Gear
The dimensions of the Teton Sports Oasis 1100 backpack are only 18.5 in. x 10 in. x 7 in. This is a small but very versatile backpack at 1100 cu in or 18L capacity.
This will provide enough space to carry your sports gear, change of clothing, food, and other items for your adventure. Your options will not run out when you are using this backpack and it has its own hydration pack for those warmer days.
You do not need an extra bag because it can cater to the much needed space for all your items. Apart from being roomy, the stash space is also centrally placed for better balance.
It also has multi pockets that will give you more carrying space. The full main pocket can carry your wallet, phone, and other valuables.
There are also three zipper pockets, including a front zipper pocket that you can use to keep your small items. The mesh pouches on each side come in really handy as you can keep sunscreen or lotion in these small pouches.
These pockets feature a weather guard that will protect your valuable items no matter what the weather conditions may be. They also have reversed zippers that provide the best protection for your items.
The Teton Sports Oasis backpack is lightweight weighing only 2.0 pounds when empty, but its carrying capacity is really huge, which makes it an ideal backpack for everyone who is into sports. All in all, the carrying space adds up to 1,100 cubic inches.
High-Density EVA Foam
In terms of the overall quality of the backpack, it comes with high-density EVA foam, so you can carry it with so much ease because it offers the right kind of comfort you would want for a backpack.
You will see ventilation holes in the EVA foam. Along with the mesh covering, the foam makes the backpack eliminate the possibility of being completely stuffy.
The chest absorber is another great feature. This makes the backpack endure any shocks like falling from higher ground. Therefore, all the items in your backpack, regardless of their value, will be protected from any kind of damage.
Comfortable Shoulder Straps
The Teton Sports Oasis 1100 may look like an ordinary backpack initially, but if you examine it closer, you will understand why it is a valuable instrument for adventurers.
The modern design of the shoulder straps is where it is most apparent. The straps come with a thick notched foam stabilizer, as well as comfort tape enhancements.
When you add these features to a ventilated mesh fabric cover, you will surely get a comfortable set of shoulder straps that anyone would wish to get in a backpack. These straps have multiple adjustments, which means you can still feel comfortable carrying your backpack even when it is fully loaded.
BPA-Free Hydration Bladder
The plastic hydration bladder of the Teton Sports Oasis 1100 backpack is coated with a BPA-free compound. It is certified for human consumption because the material is not poisonous. This guarantees that the water is fresh and healthy, and it also maintains its natural taste regardless of how long it is kept in the hydration pack.
It has three heat sealed edges, so you can always be sure that you have cool, fresh water whenever you drink from your hydration bladder.
This hydration bladder is quite handy as it will make it easy for you to access your water. It has a capacity of 2 liters (70 oz.), which could last the whole day. This will make sure you are fully hydrated in your sports activities, particularly when you are cycling for long distances.
The other important features of the hydration bladder include: a cushioned bite valve, a convenient and kink-free sip tube, a twist lock to prevent inadvertent leaks, and a two-inch wide opening for you to easily fill the bladder and also clean it with so much ease.
It meets all the requirements set by the Food and Drug Administration or FDA on containers that are used for food and drink.
The hydration bladder makes the Teton Sports Oasis 1100 backpack stand out from other backpacks available on the market.
Another one of its attributes that is worth mentioning is that it lasts for a long time.
The bottom of the backpack has a nook where you can tug out a rainfly. The nook is quite inconspicuous that some users who do not bother to read the guide may end up missing it completely.
This waterproof cover will protect the whole surface of the backpack during extreme weather conditions.
Mesh Covered Pads
Among the many innovative features intended to provide the best comfort from this Teton Sports backpack, perhaps nothing could be as remarkable as the twin sets of pads that run down the length of the bag. Like the shoulder straps, a mesh fabric covers the pads, which enhances air circulation and comfort for the user.
The half-inch thick pads do not just function to remove some of the pressure that the weight of the bag is supposed to exert on the back of the user, but the space created between the back and the bag also has an extra cooling effect.
What We Liked About The Oasis 1100
- Plenty of storage space – the backpack is so roomy, but it is more lightweight and compact compared to regular backpacks
- Fits comfortably on shoulders
- Well-padded all throughout to lessen fatigue when going on longer expeditions and hikes
- Looks great
- Range of colors that you can choose from
- Multiple pockets to keep valuables and small items
- Intuitive hydration bladder – it fills easily, drains well, and really easy to clean
- Fully water resistant, comes w/ integrated rain cover
- Limited lifetime manufacturer’s warranty
Who Is Oasis 1100 Suitable For?
The Teton Sports Oasis 1100 backpack has a low profile cut, so it will suit both female and male users in equal measure.
If we compare it to regular backpacks and specialty hydration packs, it offers a lot of advantages. Although it might not be as lightweight compared to an ultra-hydration pack, it provides more room, as well as a high capacity hydration bladder.
Some might not consider it as the ideal hydration accessory for endurance runners, but it will function really well as a hydration accessory for mountaineers.
Hikers are aware that the most important gear that they have to bring is a quality backpack that is large enough to carry the food, water, and gear necessary while still being comfortable and lightweight.
Any backpack can carry few important hiking supplies, but the Teton Sports Oasis 1100 backpack is designed to offer outdoor enthusiasts the storage capacity that they need for their supplies.