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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 M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 1115602000 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Childrens' Scout 50oz Pack 1154402000 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Ultra Handheld Chill Bottle 1143402000 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Ultra Handheld Chill Bottle 1143301000 (Camelbak)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack
1115602000
Camelbak Childrens' Scout 50oz Pack
1154402000
Camelbak Ultra Handheld Chill Bottle
1143402000
Camelbak Ultra Handheld Chill Bottle
1143301000
$109.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 1115602000 (Camelbak)
$59.95
 
Camelbak Childrens' Scout 50oz Pack 1154402000 (Camelbak)
$44.95
 
Camelbak Ultra Handheld Chill Bottle 1143402000 (Camelbak)
$44.95
 
Camelbak Ultra Handheld Chill Bottle 1143301000 (Camelbak)
Bestsellers

Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Cleaning Tablets-10 Pack 334239 (Osprey Packs)
Chicobag Bottle Sling rePETe BSR (Chicobag)
Liberty Mountain Bottled Water Harness 146499 (Liberty Mountain)
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m 60113 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Cleaning Tablets-10 Pack
334239
Chicobag Bottle Sling rePETe
BSR
Liberty Mountain Bottled Water Harness
146499
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m
60113
$19.95
$14.96
 
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Cleaning Tablets-10 Pack 334239 (Osprey Packs)
$9.95
 
Chicobag Bottle Sling rePETe BSR (Chicobag)
$6.95
 
Liberty Mountain Bottled Water Harness 146499 (Liberty Mountain)
$13.95
 
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m 60113 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Bite Valve 639 (Osprey Packs)
Liberty Mountain Narrow Mouth Lid Blue 696040 (Liberty Mountain)
Nalgene Bottle Sleeve 341662 (Nalgene)
Osprey Packs Skarab 24 Pack with Reservoir 225 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Bite Valve
639
Liberty Mountain Narrow Mouth Lid Blue
696040
Nalgene Bottle Sleeve
341662
Osprey Packs Skarab 24 Pack with Reservoir
225
$6.00
 
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Bite Valve 639 (Osprey Packs)
$2.95
 
Liberty Mountain Narrow Mouth Lid Blue 696040 (Liberty Mountain)
$12.95
 
Nalgene Bottle Sleeve 341662 (Nalgene)
$100.00
 
Osprey Packs Skarab 24 Pack with Reservoir 225 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 1118602000 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Duro 1.5 Pack 920 (Osprey Packs)
Splash Guard Smiley Face Splashguard For Widemouth Bottles 340019 (Splash Guard)
Nathan Race Caps 3-Pack 4591N (Nathan)
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack
1118602000
Osprey Packs Duro 1.5 Pack
920
Splash Guard Smiley Face Splashguard For Widemouth Bottles
340019
Nathan Race Caps 3-Pack
4591N
$99.95
 
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 1118602000 (Camelbak)
$89.95
 
Osprey Packs Duro 1.5 Pack 920 (Osprey Packs)
$3.95
 
Splash Guard Smiley Face Splashguard For Widemouth Bottles 340019 (Splash Guard)
$7.95
$4.77
 
Nathan Race Caps 3-Pack 4591N (Nathan)
Osprey Packs Raptor 10 Pack Backpack 252 (Osprey Packs)
Platypus Big Zip Drink Tube 07044 (Platypus)
Osprey Packs Manta 20 AG Hydration Pack 201 (Osprey Packs)
Nalgene Nalgene Bottle Sleeve 32oz 341520 (Nalgene)
Osprey Packs Raptor 10 Pack Backpack
252
Platypus Big Zip Drink Tube
07044
Osprey Packs Manta 20 AG Hydration Pack
201
Nalgene Nalgene Bottle Sleeve 32oz
341520
$130.00
 
Osprey Packs Raptor 10 Pack Backpack 252 (Osprey Packs)
$19.95
 
Platypus Big Zip Drink Tube 07044 (Platypus)
$155.00
 
Osprey Packs Manta 20 AG Hydration Pack 201 (Osprey Packs)
$11.95
 
Nalgene Nalgene Bottle Sleeve 32oz 341520 (Nalgene)
Osprey Packs Manta AG 28 Backpack with Reservoir 195 (Osprey Packs)
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle Lid 340753 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Arc 2 10 oz Podium Arc Bottle 62011 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Manta 20 AG Backpack 203 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Manta AG 28 Backpack with Reservoir
195
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle Lid
340753
Camelbak Arc 2 10 oz Podium Arc Bottle
62011
Osprey Packs Manta 20 AG Backpack
203
$165.00
 
Osprey Packs Manta AG 28 Backpack with Reservoir 195 (Osprey Packs)
$2.95
 
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle Lid 340753 (Nalgene)
$44.95
$35.96
 
Camelbak Arc 2 10 oz Podium Arc Bottle 62011 (Camelbak)
$155.00
 
Osprey Packs Manta 20 AG Backpack 203 (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.