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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 Hydrobak 50oz 1122601000 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Duro Solo 936 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Duro Mano 937 (Osprey Packs)
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lids - Black 341445 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Hydrobak 50oz
1122601000
Osprey Packs Duro Solo
936
Osprey Packs Duro Mano
937
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lids - Black
341445
$49.95
 
Camelbak Hydrobak 50oz 1122601000 (Camelbak)
$39.95
 
Osprey Packs Duro Solo 936 (Osprey Packs)
$29.95
 
Osprey Packs Duro Mano 937 (Osprey Packs)
$2.95
 
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lids - Black 341445 (Nalgene)
Bestsellers

Osprey Packs Manta AG 28 Backpack with Reservoir 196 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Hose Magnet Kit 640 (Osprey Packs)
Klean Kanteen Kid Sippy Cap KCSIPPY-GN (Klean Kanteen)
Osprey Packs Viper 3 Backpack with Reservoir 267 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Manta AG 28 Backpack with Reservoir
196
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Hose Magnet Kit
640
Klean Kanteen Kid Sippy Cap
KCSIPPY-GN
Osprey Packs Viper 3 Backpack with Reservoir
267
$164.95
 
Osprey Packs Manta AG 28 Backpack with Reservoir 196 (Osprey Packs)
$7.95
 
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Hose Magnet Kit 640 (Osprey Packs)
$5.95
 
Klean Kanteen Kid Sippy Cap KCSIPPY-GN (Klean Kanteen)
$79.95
 
Osprey Packs Viper 3 Backpack with Reservoir 267 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Backpack with Resevoir 258 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Mule NV 100oz 62399 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Dyna 1.5 Pack Backpack 948 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- S/M 211 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Backpack with Resevoir
258
Camelbak Mule NV 100oz
62399
Osprey Packs Dyna 1.5 Pack Backpack
948
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- S/M
211
$130.00
 
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Backpack with Resevoir 258 (Osprey Packs)
$138.95
 
Camelbak Mule NV 100oz 62399 (Camelbak)
$89.95
 
Osprey Packs Dyna 1.5 Pack Backpack 948 (Osprey Packs)
$165.00
 
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- S/M 211 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Manta AG 36 Backpack with Reservoir 189 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 Backpack 249 (Osprey Packs)
Splash Guard Splashguard - Terra Camo 340028 (Splash Guard)
Splash Guard Smiley Face Splashguard For Widemouth Bottles 340019 (Splash Guard)
Osprey Packs Manta AG 36 Backpack with Reservoir
189
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 Backpack
249
Splash Guard Splashguard - Terra Camo
340028
Splash Guard Smiley Face Splashguard For Widemouth Bottles
340019
$175.00
 
Osprey Packs Manta AG 36 Backpack with Reservoir 189 (Osprey Packs)
$140.00
 
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 Backpack 249 (Osprey Packs)
$3.95
 
Splash Guard Splashguard - Terra Camo 340028 (Splash Guard)
$3.95
 
Splash Guard Smiley Face Splashguard For Widemouth Bottles 340019 (Splash Guard)
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lids - Black 341445 (Nalgene)
Splash Guard Splashguard - Mini Blue 340020 (Splash Guard)
Camelbak Lobo Hydration Pack 100oz 1118701000 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - White 341470 (Nalgene)
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lids - Black
341445
Splash Guard Splashguard - Mini Blue
340020
Camelbak Lobo Hydration Pack 100oz
1118701000
Nalgene Easy Sipper - White
341470
$2.95
 
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lids - Black 341445 (Nalgene)
$3.95
 
Splash Guard Splashguard - Mini Blue 340020 (Splash Guard)
$99.95
 
Camelbak Lobo Hydration Pack 100oz 1118701000 (Camelbak)
$3.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - White 341470 (Nalgene)
Osprey Packs Raptor 10 Pack Backpack 252 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- XS/S 210 (Osprey Packs)
Equinox Insulated Bottle Bag 145709 (Equinox)
Osprey Packs Manta AG 28 Backpack with Reservoir 195 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Raptor 10 Pack Backpack
252
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- XS/S
210
Equinox Insulated Bottle Bag
145709
Osprey Packs Manta AG 28 Backpack with Reservoir
195
$130.00
 
Osprey Packs Raptor 10 Pack Backpack 252 (Osprey Packs)
$165.00
 
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- XS/S 210 (Osprey Packs)
$22.95
 
Equinox Insulated Bottle Bag 145709 (Equinox)
$164.95
 
Osprey Packs Manta AG 28 Backpack with Reservoir 195 (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.