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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

Platypus Big Zip Drink Tube 07044 (Platypus)
Osprey Packs Viper 9 Pack 016609 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Rev 12 Pack 032512 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Non-Magnetic Bite Valve 334225 (Osprey Packs)
Platypus Big Zip Drink Tube
07044
Osprey Packs Viper 9 Pack
016609
Osprey Packs Rev 12 Pack
032512
Osprey Packs Non-Magnetic Bite Valve
334225
$19.95
 
Platypus Big Zip Drink Tube 07044 (Platypus)
$99.94
 
Osprey Packs Viper 9 Pack 016609 (Osprey Packs)
$109.95
 
Osprey Packs Rev 12 Pack 032512 (Osprey Packs)
$5.95
 
Osprey Packs Non-Magnetic Bite Valve 334225 (Osprey Packs)
Bestsellers

Osprey Packs Manta 28 Pack 014428 (Osprey Packs)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black 341473 (Nalgene)
Nathan Elite Surge Bottle 4493N (Nathan)
Osprey Packs Viper 9 Pack 016609 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Manta 28 Pack
014428
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black
341473
Nathan Elite Surge Bottle
4493N
Osprey Packs Viper 9 Pack
016609
$149.95
 
Osprey Packs Manta 28 Pack 014428 (Osprey Packs)
$2.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black 341473 (Nalgene)
$44.95
 
Nathan Elite Surge Bottle 4493N (Nathan)
$99.94
 
Osprey Packs Viper 9 Pack 016609 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Antidote Insulated Tube Director 90779 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Rain Cover M/l 60114 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lid - Black 341445 (Nalgene)
Reliance Fold a Carrier - 2.5 Gal. 341092 (Reliance)
Camelbak Antidote Insulated Tube Director
90779
Camelbak Rain Cover M/l
60114
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lid - Black
341445
Reliance Fold a Carrier - 2.5 Gal.
341092
$21.95
 
Camelbak Antidote Insulated Tube Director 90779 (Camelbak)
$11.95
 
Camelbak Rain Cover M/l 60114 (Camelbak)
$2.99
 
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lid - Black 341445 (Nalgene)
$11.95
 
Reliance Fold a Carrier - 2.5 Gal. 341092 (Reliance)
Camelbak Women's Day Star 18 Pack 62188 (Camelbak)
Mountain Safety Research Mini Works / Waterworks Maintenance Kit 56002 (Mountain Safety Research)
Nathan VaporStorm Hydration Pack 4519NB (Nathan)
Camelbak Fourteener 20 100oz Pack 62143 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Women's Day Star 18 Pack
62188
Mountain Safety Research Mini Works / Waterworks Maintenance Kit
56002
Nathan VaporStorm Hydration Pack
4519NB
Camelbak Fourteener 20 100oz Pack
62143
$79.95
 
Camelbak Women's Day Star 18 Pack 62188 (Camelbak)
$19.95
 
Mountain Safety Research Mini Works / Waterworks Maintenance Kit 56002 (Mountain Safety Research)
$49.95
$39.96
 
Nathan VaporStorm Hydration Pack 4519NB (Nathan)
$124.95
 
Camelbak Fourteener 20 100oz Pack 62143 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Ergo Angle CAMEL90101 (Camelbak)
Geigerig Insulated Tube G3011 (Geigerig)
Klean Kanteen Silicone Pint Cup Ring KPNTR-BL (Klean Kanteen)
Osprey Packs Viper 5 Day Pack 016605 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Ergo Angle
CAMEL90101
Geigerig Insulated Tube
G3011
Klean Kanteen Silicone Pint Cup Ring
KPNTR-BL
Osprey Packs Viper 5 Day Pack
016605
$4.00
 
Camelbak Ergo Angle CAMEL90101 (Camelbak)
$15.95
 
Geigerig Insulated Tube G3011 (Geigerig)
$3.95
 
Klean Kanteen Silicone Pint Cup Ring KPNTR-BL (Klean Kanteen)
$89.95
 
Osprey Packs Viper 5 Day Pack 016605 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Antidote Cleaning Kit 90764 (Camelbak)
Klean Kanteen Stainless Flip D-Ring Wide KWSSFD-BK (Klean Kanteen)
Chico Bags Bottle Sling rePETe BSRTO (Chico Bags)
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 024426 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Antidote Cleaning Kit
90764
Klean Kanteen Stainless Flip D-Ring Wide
KWSSFD-BK
Chico Bags Bottle Sling rePETe
BSRTO
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26
024426
$19.95
 
Camelbak Antidote Cleaning Kit 90764 (Camelbak)
$8.95
 
Klean Kanteen Stainless Flip D-Ring Wide KWSSFD-BK (Klean Kanteen)
$9.95
 
Chico Bags Bottle Sling rePETe BSRTO (Chico Bags)
$149.95
 
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 024426 (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.