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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

Cascade Designs Bite Valve & Drink Tube Insulator 07042 (Cascade Designs)
Chico Bags rePETe Bottle Sling BSRSE (Chico Bags)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Cleaning Tablets-1 Pack 334233 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Big Bite Valve 4 Pack 91026 (Camelbak)
Cascade Designs Bite Valve & Drink Tube Insulator
07042
Chico Bags rePETe Bottle Sling
BSRSE
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Cleaning Tablets-1 Pack
334233
Camelbak Big Bite Valve 4 Pack
91026
$19.95
 
Cascade Designs Bite Valve & Drink Tube Insulator 07042 (Cascade Designs)
$9.99
 
Chico Bags rePETe Bottle Sling BSRSE (Chico Bags)
$1.95
 
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Cleaning Tablets-1 Pack 334233 (Osprey Packs)
$14.95
 
Camelbak Big Bite Valve 4 Pack 91026 (Camelbak)
Bestsellers

Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100OZ Hydration Pack 62064 (Camelbak)
Nathan Peak Waist Pack 4873N (Nathan)
Camelbak Bite Valve Multi-Pack 91017 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Red Lid For Wide Mouth Bottles 340754 (Nalgene)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100OZ Hydration Pack
62064
Nathan Peak Waist Pack
4873N
Camelbak Bite Valve Multi-Pack
91017
Nalgene Red Lid For Wide Mouth Bottles
340754
$99.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100OZ Hydration Pack 62064 (Camelbak)
$39.95
$23.97
 
Nathan Peak Waist Pack 4873N (Nathan)
$9.95
 
Camelbak Bite Valve Multi-Pack 91017 (Camelbak)
$2.25
 
Nalgene Red Lid For Wide Mouth Bottles 340754 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Fourteener 24 100oz Hydration Pack 62369 (Camelbak)
Nathan VaporStorm Hydration Pack 4519NB (Nathan)
Camelbak Tubetrap 90021 (Camelbak)
Nathan Firestorm Pack 5033N (Nathan)
Camelbak Fourteener 24 100oz Hydration Pack
62369
Nathan VaporStorm Hydration Pack
4519NB
Camelbak Tubetrap
90021
Nathan Firestorm Pack
5033N
$144.95
 
Camelbak Fourteener 24 100oz Hydration Pack 62369 (Camelbak)
$49.95
$23.98
 
Nathan VaporStorm Hydration Pack 4519NB (Nathan)
$1.95
 
Camelbak Tubetrap 90021 (Camelbak)
$84.95
 
Nathan Firestorm Pack 5033N (Nathan)
Osprey Packs Manta 28 Pack 014428 (Osprey Packs)
Nalgene Cool Stuff Neoprene Water Bottle Carrier 341688 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Hydrobak 50 Hydration Pack 62202 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Viper 5 Day Pack 016605 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Manta 28 Pack
014428
Nalgene Cool Stuff Neoprene Water Bottle Carrier
341688
Camelbak Hydrobak 50 Hydration Pack
62202
Osprey Packs Viper 5 Day Pack
016605
$149.95
 
Osprey Packs Manta 28 Pack 014428 (Osprey Packs)
$7.95
 
Nalgene Cool Stuff Neoprene Water Bottle Carrier 341688 (Nalgene)
$48.95
 
Camelbak Hydrobak 50 Hydration Pack 62202 (Camelbak)
$89.95
 
Osprey Packs Viper 5 Day Pack 016605 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Kids Bite Valve Multi-Pack 91018 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Eddy Bite Valve and Straws 90833 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Camel Clip 90071 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Nalgene 32 oz Bottle Sleeve 341520 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Kids Bite Valve Multi-Pack
91018
Camelbak Eddy Bite Valve and Straws
90833
Camelbak Camel Clip
90071
Nalgene Nalgene 32 oz Bottle Sleeve
341520
$9.95
 
Camelbak Kids Bite Valve Multi-Pack 91018 (Camelbak)
$6.95
 
Camelbak Eddy Bite Valve and Straws 90833 (Camelbak)
$4.95
 
Camelbak Camel Clip 90071 (Camelbak)
$10.95
 
Nalgene Nalgene 32 oz Bottle Sleeve 341520 (Nalgene)
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt 4619N (Nathan)
Camelbak Cleaning Tablets 60061 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lid - Black 341445 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Kid's Mini-M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack 62415 (Camelbak)
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt
4619N
Camelbak Cleaning Tablets
60061
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lid - Black
341445
Camelbak Kid's Mini-M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack
62415
$49.95
$29.97
 
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt 4619N (Nathan)
$11.95
 
Camelbak Cleaning Tablets 60061 (Camelbak)
$2.99
 
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lid - Black 341445 (Nalgene)
$49.95
 
Camelbak Kid's Mini-M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack 62415 (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.