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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 Manta 36 Pack 014436 (Osprey Packs)
Nathan Firestorm Pack 5033N (Nathan)
Camelbak Women's Spire 22 LR 100oz Hydration Pack 62461 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Pursuit 24 LR 100oz Hydration Pack 62426 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Manta 36 Pack
014436
Nathan Firestorm Pack
5033N
Camelbak Women's Spire 22 LR 100oz Hydration Pack
62461
Camelbak Pursuit 24 LR 100oz Hydration Pack
62426
$159.95
 
Osprey Packs Manta 36 Pack 014436 (Osprey Packs)
$84.95
 
Nathan Firestorm Pack 5033N (Nathan)
$149.95
 
Camelbak Women's Spire 22 LR 100oz Hydration Pack 62461 (Camelbak)
$149.95
 
Camelbak Pursuit 24 LR 100oz Hydration Pack 62426 (Camelbak)
Bestsellers

Nathan Firecatcher Pack 5028N (Nathan)
Nathan Peak Waist Pack 4873N (Nathan)
Hydro Flask Stainless Steel Flat Cap Stainless Steel Flat Cap (Hydro Flask)
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid WHFC (Hydro Flask)
Nathan Firecatcher Pack
5028N
Nathan Peak Waist Pack
4873N
Hydro Flask Stainless Steel Flat Cap
Stainless Steel Flat Cap
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid
WHFC
$74.95
$44.97
 
Nathan Firecatcher Pack 5028N (Nathan)
$39.95
$23.97
 
Nathan Peak Waist Pack 4873N (Nathan)
$3.95
 
Hydro Flask Stainless Steel Flat Cap Stainless Steel Flat Cap (Hydro Flask)
$4.95
 
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid WHFC (Hydro Flask)
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lid - Black 341445 (Nalgene)
Klean Kanteen Stainless Flip D-Ring Wide KWSSFD-BK (Klean Kanteen)
Mountain Safety Research Hydration Kit 57060 (Mountain Safety Research)
Osprey Packs Rev 12 Pack 032512 (Osprey Packs)
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lid - Black
341445
Klean Kanteen Stainless Flip D-Ring Wide
KWSSFD-BK
Mountain Safety Research Hydration Kit
57060
Osprey Packs Rev 12 Pack
032512
$2.99
 
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lid - Black 341445 (Nalgene)
$8.95
 
Klean Kanteen Stainless Flip D-Ring Wide KWSSFD-BK (Klean Kanteen)
$19.95
 
Mountain Safety Research Hydration Kit 57060 (Mountain Safety Research)
$109.95
 
Osprey Packs Rev 12 Pack 032512 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Eddy Bite Valve and Straws 90833 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Hose 334226 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Fourteener 24 100oz Pack 62192 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 62296 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Eddy Bite Valve and Straws
90833
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Hose
334226
Camelbak Fourteener 24 100oz Pack
62192
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack
62296
$6.95
 
Camelbak Eddy Bite Valve and Straws 90833 (Camelbak)
$8.95
 
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Hose 334226 (Osprey Packs)
$144.95
$115.96
 
Camelbak Fourteener 24 100oz Pack 62192 (Camelbak)
$87.95
 
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 62296 (Camelbak)
Nathan Firestorm Pack 5033N (Nathan)
Camelbak Tubetrap 90021 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Red Lid For Wide Mouth Bottles 340754 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Hydrobak 50 Hydration Pack 62202 (Camelbak)
Nathan Firestorm Pack
5033N
Camelbak Tubetrap
90021
Nalgene Red Lid For Wide Mouth Bottles
340754
Camelbak Hydrobak 50 Hydration Pack
62202
$84.95
 
Nathan Firestorm Pack 5033N (Nathan)
$1.95
 
Camelbak Tubetrap 90021 (Camelbak)
$2.25
 
Nalgene Red Lid For Wide Mouth Bottles 340754 (Nalgene)
$48.95
 
Camelbak Hydrobak 50 Hydration Pack 62202 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Blue 341472 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Women's Spire 22 LR 100oz Hydration Pack 62461 (Camelbak)
Equinox Insulated Bottle Bag 145709 (Equinox)
Osprey Packs Viper 9 Pack 016609 (Osprey Packs)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Blue
341472
Camelbak Women's Spire 22 LR 100oz Hydration Pack
62461
Equinox Insulated Bottle Bag
145709
Osprey Packs Viper 9 Pack
016609
$2.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Blue 341472 (Nalgene)
$149.95
 
Camelbak Women's Spire 22 LR 100oz Hydration Pack 62461 (Camelbak)
$22.95
 
Equinox Insulated Bottle Bag 145709 (Equinox)
$99.94
 
Osprey Packs Viper 9 Pack 016609 (Osprey Packs)


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.