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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

Chicobag Bottle Sling rePETe BSR (Chicobag)
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 62552 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Cloud Walker 18 Hydration Pack 62535 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Arete 18 Hydration Pack 62520 (Camelbak)
Chicobag Bottle Sling rePETe
BSR
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack
62552
Camelbak Cloud Walker 18 Hydration Pack
62535
Camelbak Arete 18 Hydration Pack
62520
$9.95
 
Chicobag Bottle Sling rePETe BSR (Chicobag)
$98.95
 
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 62552 (Camelbak)
$79.95
 
Camelbak Cloud Walker 18 Hydration Pack 62535 (Camelbak)
$64.95
 
Camelbak Arete 18 Hydration Pack 62520 (Camelbak)
Bestsellers

Klean Kanteen Stainless Flip D-Ring Wide KWSSFD-BK (Klean Kanteen)
Camelbak Kids Scout 50 Oz Hydration Pack 62082 (Camelbak)
Guyot Designs Splashguard 340004 (Guyot Designs)
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 62388 (Camelbak)
Klean Kanteen Stainless Flip D-Ring Wide
KWSSFD-BK
Camelbak Kids Scout 50 Oz Hydration Pack
62082
Guyot Designs Splashguard
340004
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack
62388
$8.95
 
Klean Kanteen Stainless Flip D-Ring Wide KWSSFD-BK (Klean Kanteen)
$59.95
 
Camelbak Kids Scout 50 Oz Hydration Pack 62082 (Camelbak)
$2.95
 
Guyot Designs Splashguard 340004 (Guyot Designs)
$98.95
 
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 62388 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Caper 14 Hydration Pack 62318 (Camelbak)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover 90692 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Hydrobak 50 Hydration Pack 62202 (Camelbak)
Nathan Grit Hydration Pack 5034N (Nathan)
Camelbak Caper 14 Hydration Pack
62318
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover
90692
Camelbak Hydrobak 50 Hydration Pack
62202
Nathan Grit Hydration Pack
5034N
$114.95
 
Camelbak Caper 14 Hydration Pack 62318 (Camelbak)
$9.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover 90692 (Camelbak)
$48.95
 
Camelbak Hydrobak 50 Hydration Pack 62202 (Camelbak)
$119.95
$95.96
 
Nathan Grit Hydration Pack 5034N (Nathan)
Camelbak Big Bite Valve 90011 (Camelbak)
Guyot Designs Original Splashguard 340007 (Guyot Designs)
Camelbak Camel Clip 90071 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - White 341470 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Big Bite Valve
90011
Guyot Designs Original Splashguard
340007
Camelbak Camel Clip
90071
Nalgene Easy Sipper - White
341470
$5.95
 
Camelbak Big Bite Valve 90011 (Camelbak)
$2.95
 
Guyot Designs Original Splashguard 340007 (Guyot Designs)
$4.95
 
Camelbak Camel Clip 90071 (Camelbak)
$2.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - White 341470 (Nalgene)
Nathan Moxy Hydration Pack 5035N (Nathan)
Splash Guard Splashguard - Mini Blue 340020 (Splash Guard)
Camelbak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack 62237 (Camelbak)
Klean Kanteen Pint Cozie by ReFleece KREFC-GR (Klean Kanteen)
Nathan Moxy Hydration Pack
5035N
Splash Guard Splashguard - Mini Blue
340020
Camelbak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack
62237
Klean Kanteen Pint Cozie by ReFleece
KREFC-GR
$119.95
$95.96
 
Nathan Moxy Hydration Pack 5035N (Nathan)
$3.95
 
Splash Guard Splashguard - Mini Blue 340020 (Splash Guard)
$99.95
 
Camelbak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack 62237 (Camelbak)
$6.95
 
Klean Kanteen Pint Cozie by ReFleece KREFC-GR (Klean Kanteen)
Osprey Packs Insulated Hose & Bite Valve 334227 (Osprey Packs)
Platypus Drink Tube Kit 07045 (Platypus)
Camelbak Magnetic Tube Trap 91025 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Mule NV 100oz 62399 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Insulated Hose & Bite Valve
334227
Platypus Drink Tube Kit
07045
Camelbak Magnetic Tube Trap
91025
Camelbak Mule NV 100oz
62399
$23.95
 
Osprey Packs Insulated Hose & Bite Valve 334227 (Osprey Packs)
$12.95
 
Platypus Drink Tube Kit 07045 (Platypus)
$11.95
 
Camelbak Magnetic Tube Trap 91025 (Camelbak)
$138.95
 
Camelbak Mule NV 100oz 62399 (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.