CamelBak was founded by bicyclist Michael Eidson in 1988. Eidson first came up with the idea for CamelBak while riding in the Hotter'N Hell Hundred bike race in Texas. He filled an IV bag with water and attached a hose, creating the first no-hands water bottle. Today CamelBak carries a variety of hy ... Read More dration products from water bottles and water purifiers to the iconic water packs and hydration supplements. CamelBak water bottles come in glass, stainless steel, or BPA-free plastic. Some water bottles are insulated while others have a built-in purification system. The Camelbak Groove Portable Filtration Bottle comes in four colors and is dishwasher-safe. The Groove water bottles, made with BPA-free plastic, contain a filter that lasts up to three months. Other water bottle models include the Eddy spillproof water bottle. CamelBak also carries replacement filters for its water bottles.