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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 62394 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 62389 (Camelbak)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62395 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 62390 (Camelbak)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack
62394
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack
62389
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack
62395
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack
62390
$108.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62394 (Camelbak)
$98.95
 
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 62389 (Camelbak)
$108.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62395 (Camelbak)
$98.95
 
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 62390 (Camelbak)
Bestsellers

Platypus Bite Valve Cover CASCA07046 (Platypus)
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lid - Black 341445 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Kids Scout 50 Oz Hydration Pack 62082 (Camelbak)
Liberty Mountain Bottled Water Harness 146499 (Liberty Mountain)
Platypus Bite Valve Cover
CASCA07046
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lid - Black
341445
Camelbak Kids Scout 50 Oz Hydration Pack
62082
Liberty Mountain Bottled Water Harness
146499
$5.95
 
Platypus Bite Valve Cover CASCA07046 (Platypus)
$2.99
 
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lid - Black 341445 (Nalgene)
$59.95
 
Camelbak Kids Scout 50 Oz Hydration Pack 62082 (Camelbak)
$6.95
 
Liberty Mountain Bottled Water Harness 146499 (Liberty Mountain)
Reliance Fold a Carrier - 5 Gal 341095 (Reliance)
Camelbak Ergo Hydrolock 90121 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Arete 18 Pack 62283 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Magnetic Bite Valve 334223 (Osprey Packs)
Reliance Fold a Carrier - 5 Gal
341095
Camelbak Ergo Hydrolock
90121
Camelbak Arete 18 Pack
62283
Osprey Packs Magnetic Bite Valve
334223
$12.95
 
Reliance Fold a Carrier - 5 Gal 341095 (Reliance)
$5.95
 
Camelbak Ergo Hydrolock 90121 (Camelbak)
$64.95
 
Camelbak Arete 18 Pack 62283 (Camelbak)
$9.95
 
Osprey Packs Magnetic Bite Valve 334223 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover 90692 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Viper 9 Pack 016609 (Osprey Packs)
Klean Kanteen Sport Cap 3.0 KCPPS-BK (Klean Kanteen)
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 62389 (Camelbak)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover
90692
Osprey Packs Viper 9 Pack
016609
Klean Kanteen Sport Cap 3.0
KCPPS-BK
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack
62389
$9.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover 90692 (Camelbak)
$99.94
 
Osprey Packs Viper 9 Pack 016609 (Osprey Packs)
$4.95
 
Klean Kanteen Sport Cap 3.0 KCPPS-BK (Klean Kanteen)
$98.95
 
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 62389 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black 341473 (Nalgene)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Cleaning Tablets-1 Pack 334233 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Eddy Bite Valve and Straws 90833 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Nalgene 32 oz Bottle Sleeve 341520 (Nalgene)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black
341473
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Cleaning Tablets-1 Pack
334233
Camelbak Eddy Bite Valve and Straws
90833
Nalgene Nalgene 32 oz Bottle Sleeve
341520
$2.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black 341473 (Nalgene)
$1.95
 
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Cleaning Tablets-1 Pack 334233 (Osprey Packs)
$6.95
 
Camelbak Eddy Bite Valve and Straws 90833 (Camelbak)
$10.95
 
Nalgene Nalgene 32 oz Bottle Sleeve 341520 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Antidote Insulated Tube Director 90779 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m 60113 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Kid's Mini-M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack 62415 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Magnetic Tube Trap 91025 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Antidote Insulated Tube Director
90779
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m
60113
Camelbak Kid's Mini-M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack
62415
Camelbak Magnetic Tube Trap
91025
$21.95
 
Camelbak Antidote Insulated Tube Director 90779 (Camelbak)
$9.95
 
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m 60113 (Camelbak)
$49.95
 
Camelbak Kid's Mini-M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack 62415 (Camelbak)
$11.95
 
Camelbak Magnetic Tube Trap 91025 (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.