Whether you are a novice or experience hiker, I think we are all together when I say, "I hate cleaning my Camelbak bladder!" Yet, it's a necessary evil. Reservoir maintenance is essential to make sure you're getting hydrated properly without sucking in mold or bacteria. Reservoir cleaning should be given priority after every one to two uses. Cleaning your bladder doesn't have to be hard, use these 9 Ways to Clean & Dry Your Camelbak Bladder!
2. Put a big whisk up the inside to pop the sides out and set it up against something to drain out for a day.
4. Try using a denture cleaner such as Efferdent. The secret with Efferdent is that it is gentle enough for sterilizing and cleaning the inside of the bladder, however it does leave a slightly bitter aftertaste. Fill your bladder up 2/3 of the way with water, then drop 1 tablet in. It will start to fizz - once the now blue water turns clear, rinse out the bladder thoroughly with clean water, then let dry.