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Hydration Packs

There is a strong argument for hydration packs as the best outdoor innovation of the last few decades. Where once you had to stop, rummage around in your backpack for a water bottle, uncap it and take a drink every time you felt thirsty, all a hiker with a hydration bladder in their pack has to do is flip the cover off the bite valve and take a sip. There is no need to stop. The benefits for hikers, cyclists, horse riders, climbers and runners are easy to imagine. Many people find that they get through a lot more water with a system like this, and as a consequence, they stay more hydrated and feel less tired at the end of the day.



New Items

Osprey Packs Hydraulics Hose Magnet Kit 640 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Women's L.U.X.E. Hydration Pack 100oz 1116001000 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Mule Hydration Pack 100oz 1115701000 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Mule Hydration Pack 100oz 1115001000 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Hose Magnet Kit
640
Camelbak Women's L.U.X.E. Hydration Pack 100oz
1116001000
Camelbak Mule Hydration Pack 100oz
1115701000
Camelbak Mule Hydration Pack 100oz
1115001000
$8.00
 
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Hose Magnet Kit 640 (Osprey Packs)
$109.95
 
Camelbak Women's L.U.X.E. Hydration Pack 100oz 1116001000 (Camelbak)
$109.95
 
Camelbak Mule Hydration Pack 100oz 1115701000 (Camelbak)
$109.95
 
Camelbak Mule Hydration Pack 100oz 1115001000 (Camelbak)
Bestsellers

Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Cleaning Tablets-10 Pack 334239 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Hose Magnet Kit 640 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Bite Valve 639 (Osprey Packs)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - White 341470 (Nalgene)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Cleaning Tablets-10 Pack
334239
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Hose Magnet Kit
640
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Bite Valve
639
Nalgene Easy Sipper - White
341470
$19.95
$14.96
 
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Cleaning Tablets-10 Pack 334239 (Osprey Packs)
$8.00
 
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Hose Magnet Kit 640 (Osprey Packs)
$6.00
 
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Bite Valve 639 (Osprey Packs)
$3.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - White 341470 (Nalgene)
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- S/M 211 (Osprey Packs)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black 341473 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Kudu 12 Hydration Pack 62453 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Bottle Sleeve 341662 (Nalgene)
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- S/M
211
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black
341473
Camelbak Kudu 12 Hydration Pack
62453
Nalgene Bottle Sleeve
341662
$165.00
 
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- S/M 211 (Osprey Packs)
$3.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black 341473 (Nalgene)
$199.95
$149.99
 
Camelbak Kudu 12 Hydration Pack 62453 (Camelbak)
$12.95
 
Nalgene Bottle Sleeve 341662 (Nalgene)
Osprey Packs Women's Mira AG 34 Backpack with Reservoir 205 (Osprey Packs)
Hydro Flask Insulated Sports Cap SMSC (Hydro Flask)
Camelbak Camel Clip 90071 (Camelbak)
Liberty Mountain Narrow Mouth Lid Blue 696040 (Liberty Mountain)
Osprey Packs Women's Mira AG 34 Backpack with Reservoir
205
Hydro Flask Insulated Sports Cap
SMSC
Camelbak Camel Clip
90071
Liberty Mountain Narrow Mouth Lid Blue
696040
$175.00
 
Osprey Packs Women's Mira AG 34 Backpack with Reservoir 205 (Osprey Packs)
$9.95
 
Hydro Flask Insulated Sports Cap SMSC (Hydro Flask)
$4.95
 
Camelbak Camel Clip 90071 (Camelbak)
$2.95
 
Liberty Mountain Narrow Mouth Lid Blue 696040 (Liberty Mountain)
Guyot Designs Splashguard 340014 (Guyot Designs)
Camelbak Mule Hydration Pack 100oz 1115001000 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Blue 341472 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Big Bite Valve 4 Pack 91026 (Camelbak)
Guyot Designs Splashguard
340014
Camelbak Mule Hydration Pack 100oz
1115001000
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Blue
341472
Camelbak Big Bite Valve 4 Pack
91026
$3.95
 
Guyot Designs Splashguard 340014 (Guyot Designs)
$109.95
 
Camelbak Mule Hydration Pack 100oz 1115001000 (Camelbak)
$3.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Blue 341472 (Nalgene)
$14.95
 
Camelbak Big Bite Valve 4 Pack 91026 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Kids' Mini M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack 1155601000 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 Backpack 251 (Osprey Packs)
Nalgene Red Lid For Wide Mouth Bottles 340754 (Nalgene)
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle Lid 340753 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Kids' Mini M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack
1155601000
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 Backpack
251
Nalgene Red Lid For Wide Mouth Bottles
340754
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle Lid
340753
$49.95
 
Camelbak Kids' Mini M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack 1155601000 (Camelbak)
$140.00
 
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 Backpack 251 (Osprey Packs)
$2.95
 
Nalgene Red Lid For Wide Mouth Bottles 340754 (Nalgene)
$2.95
 
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle Lid 340753 (Nalgene)


Some bags are designed just for hydration but most modern day packs and a many expedition-sized backpacks are built with pockets intended for hydration bags. Just fill the bag, pop it into the pocket, and push the tube and valve down through the outlet hole. There is often a clip or an elasticated band on one shoulder strap to keep the tube in place. These are always worth using, especially when it's windy. They'll stop the tube from flapping around and make sure that the mouthpiece is within easy to reach when you need it.