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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 Mule Hydration Pack 100oz 1115701000 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Mule Hydration Pack 100oz 1115001000 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Lobo Hydration Pack 100oz 1118701000 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Lobo Hydration Pack 100oz 1118001000 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Mule Hydration Pack 100oz
1115701000
Camelbak Mule Hydration Pack 100oz
1115001000
Camelbak Lobo Hydration Pack 100oz
1118701000
Camelbak Lobo Hydration Pack 100oz
1118001000
$109.95
 
Camelbak Mule Hydration Pack 100oz 1115701000 (Camelbak)
$109.95
 
Camelbak Mule Hydration Pack 100oz 1115001000 (Camelbak)
$99.95
 
Camelbak Lobo Hydration Pack 100oz 1118701000 (Camelbak)
$99.95
 
Camelbak Lobo Hydration Pack 100oz 1118001000 (Camelbak)
Bestsellers

Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Cleaning Tablets-10 Pack 334239 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 Backpack 250 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Backpack with Resevoir 258 (Osprey Packs)
Platypus Push-Pull Cap 07043 (Platypus)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Cleaning Tablets-10 Pack
334239
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 Backpack
250
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Backpack with Resevoir
258
Platypus Push-Pull Cap
07043
$19.95
$14.96
 
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Cleaning Tablets-10 Pack 334239 (Osprey Packs)
$140.00
 
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 Backpack 250 (Osprey Packs)
$130.00
 
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Backpack with Resevoir 258 (Osprey Packs)
$2.95
 
Platypus Push-Pull Cap 07043 (Platypus)
Nathan Push-Pull Cap 4pk 4589N (Nathan)
Osprey Packs Manta AG 28 Backpack -- S/M 197 (Osprey Packs)
Splash Guard Splashguard - Mini Blue 340020 (Splash Guard)
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- XS/S 210 (Osprey Packs)
Nathan Push-Pull Cap 4pk
4589N
Osprey Packs Manta AG 28 Backpack -- S/M
197
Splash Guard Splashguard - Mini Blue
340020
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- XS/S
210
$7.95
$4.77
 
Nathan Push-Pull Cap 4pk 4589N (Nathan)
$165.00
 
Osprey Packs Manta AG 28 Backpack -- S/M 197 (Osprey Packs)
$3.95
 
Splash Guard Splashguard - Mini Blue 340020 (Splash Guard)
$165.00
 
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- XS/S 210 (Osprey Packs)
Equinox Bottle Bag 145706 (Equinox)
Camelbak Lobo Hydration Pack 100oz 1118701000 (Camelbak)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover 90692 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Kids' Moki Hydration Pack 451 (Osprey Packs)
Equinox Bottle Bag
145706
Camelbak Lobo Hydration Pack 100oz
1118701000
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover
90692
Osprey Packs Kids' Moki Hydration Pack
451
$11.95
 
Equinox Bottle Bag 145706 (Equinox)
$99.95
 
Camelbak Lobo Hydration Pack 100oz 1118701000 (Camelbak)
$9.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover 90692 (Camelbak)
$50.00
 
Osprey Packs Kids' Moki Hydration Pack 451 (Osprey Packs)
Chicobag Bottle Sling rePETe BSR (Chicobag)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Blue 341472 (Nalgene)
Osprey Packs Raptor 10 Pack 253 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Mule Hydration Pack 100oz 1115701000 (Camelbak)
Chicobag Bottle Sling rePETe
BSR
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Blue
341472
Osprey Packs Raptor 10 Pack
253
Camelbak Mule Hydration Pack 100oz
1115701000
$9.95
 
Chicobag Bottle Sling rePETe BSR (Chicobag)
$3.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Blue 341472 (Nalgene)
$130.00
 
Osprey Packs Raptor 10 Pack 253 (Osprey Packs)
$109.95
 
Camelbak Mule Hydration Pack 100oz 1115701000 (Camelbak)
Camelbak HydroBak 50oz Hydration Pack 1122001000 (Camelbak)
Platypus Bite Valve Cover CASCA07046 (Platypus)
Platypus Platy Cleaning Kit 08831 (Platypus)
Klean Kanteen Pint Lid KPNTLID-BK (Klean Kanteen)
Camelbak HydroBak 50oz Hydration Pack
1122001000
Platypus Bite Valve Cover
CASCA07046
Platypus Platy Cleaning Kit
08831
Klean Kanteen Pint Lid
KPNTLID-BK
$49.95
 
Camelbak HydroBak 50oz Hydration Pack 1122001000 (Camelbak)
$5.95
 
Platypus Bite Valve Cover CASCA07046 (Platypus)
$12.95
 
Platypus Platy Cleaning Kit 08831 (Platypus)
$6.95
 
Klean Kanteen Pint Lid KPNTLID-BK (Klean Kanteen)


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.