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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

Camelbak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack 62569 (Camelbak)
Camelbak eddy™ Replacement Bite Valves and Straws 90833 (Camelbak)
Camelbak eddy™ Replacement Bite Valves and Straws 90834 (Camelbak)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62558 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack
62569
Camelbak eddy™ Replacement Bite Valves and Straws
90833
Camelbak eddy™ Replacement Bite Valves and Straws
90834
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack
62558
$99.95
 
Camelbak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack 62569 (Camelbak)
$6.95
 
Camelbak eddy™ Replacement Bite Valves and Straws 90833 (Camelbak)
$6.95
 
Camelbak eddy™ Replacement Bite Valves and Straws 90834 (Camelbak)
$108.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62558 (Camelbak)
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Osprey Packs Hydraulics Bite Valve 639 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Arete 18 Hydration Pack 62516 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Viper 5 Day Pack 016605 (Osprey Packs)
Splash Guard Smiley Face Splashguard For Widemouth Bottles 340019 (Splash Guard)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Bite Valve
639
Camelbak Arete 18 Hydration Pack
62516
Osprey Packs Viper 5 Day Pack
016605
Splash Guard Smiley Face Splashguard For Widemouth Bottles
340019
$5.95
 
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Bite Valve 639 (Osprey Packs)
$64.95
 
Camelbak Arete 18 Hydration Pack 62516 (Camelbak)
$89.95
 
Osprey Packs Viper 5 Day Pack 016605 (Osprey Packs)
$3.95
 
Splash Guard Smiley Face Splashguard For Widemouth Bottles 340019 (Splash Guard)
Osprey Packs Skarab 24 Pack with Reservoir 226 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Women's Spire 22 LR 100oz Hydration Pack 62461 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 Backpack 249 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Skarab 24 Pack with Reservoir 228 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Skarab 24 Pack with Reservoir
226
Camelbak Women's Spire 22 LR 100oz Hydration Pack
62461
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 Backpack
249
Osprey Packs Skarab 24 Pack with Reservoir
228
$99.95
 
Osprey Packs Skarab 24 Pack with Reservoir 226 (Osprey Packs)
$149.95
 
Camelbak Women's Spire 22 LR 100oz Hydration Pack 62461 (Camelbak)
$139.95
 
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 Backpack 249 (Osprey Packs)
$99.95
 
Osprey Packs Skarab 24 Pack with Reservoir 228 (Osprey Packs)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black 341473 (Nalgene)
Equinox Insulated Bottle Bag 145709 (Equinox)
Klean Kanteen Pint Lid KPNTLID-BK (Klean Kanteen)
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m 60113 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black
341473
Equinox Insulated Bottle Bag
145709
Klean Kanteen Pint Lid
KPNTLID-BK
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m
60113
$3.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black 341473 (Nalgene)
$22.95
 
Equinox Insulated Bottle Bag 145709 (Equinox)
$6.95
 
Klean Kanteen Pint Lid KPNTLID-BK (Klean Kanteen)
$13.95
 
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m 60113 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Kudu 12 Hydration Pack 62453 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle Lid 340753 (Nalgene)
Osprey Packs Kids' Moki Hydration Pack 451 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Camel Clip 90071 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Kudu 12 Hydration Pack
62453
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle Lid
340753
Osprey Packs Kids' Moki Hydration Pack
451
Camelbak Camel Clip
90071
$199.95
 
Camelbak Kudu 12 Hydration Pack 62453 (Camelbak)
$2.95
 
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle Lid 340753 (Nalgene)
$49.95
 
Osprey Packs Kids' Moki Hydration Pack 451 (Osprey Packs)
$4.95
 
Camelbak Camel Clip 90071 (Camelbak)
Cascade Designs Bite Valve & Drink Tube Insulator 07042 (Cascade Designs)
Camelbak Rogue 70oz Hydration Pack 62240 (Camelbak)
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt 4619N (Nathan)
Camelbak HydroBak 50oz Hydration Pack 62203 (Camelbak)
Cascade Designs Bite Valve & Drink Tube Insulator
07042
Camelbak Rogue 70oz Hydration Pack
62240
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt
4619N
Camelbak HydroBak 50oz Hydration Pack
62203
$19.95
 
Cascade Designs Bite Valve & Drink Tube Insulator 07042 (Cascade Designs)
$69.95
 
Camelbak Rogue 70oz Hydration Pack 62240 (Camelbak)
$49.95
$24.98
 
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt 4619N (Nathan)
$48.95
 
Camelbak HydroBak 50oz Hydration Pack 62203 (Camelbak)


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.