Product Comparison: CamelBak Podium Ice vs CamelBak Podium Big Chill

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General Specifications
About the Product
Keep your water cold 4x longer! We re-engineered our legendary Podium® Ice™ to be the ultimate insulated cycling bottle, even when temps rise into triple-digits.
The 25 fl. oz. CamelBak Podium Big Chill Insulated Water Bottle uses double-walled construction to keep water cold long after you start pedaling.
Podium Ice
Podium Big Chill
Key Specs
21 fl. oz.
25 fl. oz.
Cap Material
Medical grade, self-sealing silicone
Medical grade, self-sealing silicone
Bottle Material
BPA-Free TruTaste™ Polypropylene
BPA-Free TruTaste™ Polypropylene
What customers say about "Key Specs"
CamelBak Podium Ice Insulated Bike Water Bottle, 21oz
  • This is a great product and I have been using this bottle for years.
  • This item is Camelbak 21 ounce water bottle. The special feature here is the insulated nature of the bottle.
  • The design is really meant for a bike cage, though I use these types of bottles for fitness purposes beyond biking.
  • I tested it against my 24 ounce insulated CamelBak and the difference was negligible.
  • There is a twist top to open it, which is actually pretty stiff, so it won't open on accident, and then there is a valve inside which requires some pressure to push water through.
CamelBak Podium Big Chill Insulated Water Bottle
  • Overall, solid water bottle for the price. Materials feel sturdy, nozzle is rubbery, semi-soft, and comfortable.
  • Have not had problems with fungus in the bite valve, despite using sugar materials in the drinks.
  • love these bottles because of the fact that they deliver a large volume of water with little effort yet the liquid will not spill if the bottle is tipped over. I
  • My husband loves his bottle water, nice colors, strong material. Really great product
  • One problem is the plastic material retains the aroma of the drink (orange) even with vigorous washing.
Size & Weight
2.9 in.
3 in.
10.4 in.
10.8 in.
2.9 in.
3 in.
5.4 oz.
4.8 oz.
Aerogel Insulation, Optimized Cage Fit, Easy Squeeze, Easy-to-Clean Interface, Positive Lock out
Double-wall construction, Easy-squeeze, Removable nozzle for easy cleaning
Closure Type
High Flow, Self-Sealing Cap
Self sealing Jet Valve cap
Easy Carry Handle
Dishwasher Safe
Safety Features
BPA free, BPS free, BPF free
BPA free, BPS free
What customers say about "Features"
CamelBak Podium Ice Insulated Bike Water Bottle, 21oz
  • It definitely does keep a drink cold for a noticeably longer period than many water bottles I've used in the past, but there are many these days which are every bit as good as this one.
  • Too tall and hard to squeeze
  • My overall impression of this bottle, which I ordered specifically to use as a bicycling hydration bottle is only so-so. I really wish it had a cap and that the twist open/close mouthpiece was not so difficult to work.
  • Other than that, this is an excellent bottle. You can suck on the nozzle to drink or just simply squeeze the bottle.
  • Dishwasher safe, but the inner liner deforms if run through the top rack of the dishwasher
CamelBak Podium Big Chill Insulated Water Bottle
  • My kids even threw them in the dishwasher and they were great still. We will be getting more for sure and would be a great coach gift too!
  • The mouth piece is now removeable for easy cleaning, and they are no dishwasher safe.
  • It has made it through the dishwasher without any issues and is also very easy to clean by hand.
  • It is nice to know that the bottle is BPA-free and BPS-free, but the smell (chemicals?) can't be much better.
  • Black mold grows inside even after cleaning and going thru the dishwasher.
Warranty / Certifications
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