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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

Klean Kanteen Kid Sippy Cap KCSIPPY-GN (Klean Kanteen)
Nalgene Nalgene Bottle Sleeve 32oz 341520 (Nalgene)
Equinox Bottle Bag 145706 (Equinox)
Camelbak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack 62569 (Camelbak)
Klean Kanteen Kid Sippy Cap
KCSIPPY-GN
Nalgene Nalgene Bottle Sleeve 32oz
341520
Equinox Bottle Bag
145706
Camelbak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack
62569
$5.95
 
Klean Kanteen Kid Sippy Cap KCSIPPY-GN (Klean Kanteen)
$11.95
 
Nalgene Nalgene Bottle Sleeve 32oz 341520 (Nalgene)
$11.95
 
Equinox Bottle Bag 145706 (Equinox)
$99.95
 
Camelbak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack 62569 (Camelbak)
Bestsellers

Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Cleaning Tablets-10 Pack 334239 (Osprey Packs)
Hydro Flask Straw Lid for Wide Mouth Bottle WSL (Hydro Flask)
Platypus Bite Valve Cover CASCA07046 (Platypus)
Klean Kanteen Loop Cap KCPPL-BK (Klean Kanteen)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Cleaning Tablets-10 Pack
334239
Hydro Flask Straw Lid for Wide Mouth Bottle
WSL
Platypus Bite Valve Cover
CASCA07046
Klean Kanteen Loop Cap
KCPPL-BK
$19.95
$14.96
 
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Cleaning Tablets-10 Pack 334239 (Osprey Packs)
$9.95
 
Hydro Flask Straw Lid for Wide Mouth Bottle WSL (Hydro Flask)
$5.95
 
Platypus Bite Valve Cover CASCA07046 (Platypus)
$5.95
 
Klean Kanteen Loop Cap KCPPL-BK (Klean Kanteen)
Klean Kanteen Kid Sippy Cap KCSIPPY-GN (Klean Kanteen)
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Pack with Resevoir 259 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Skarab 24 Pack with Reservoir 226 (Osprey Packs)
Nalgene Bottle Sleeve 341662 (Nalgene)
Klean Kanteen Kid Sippy Cap
KCSIPPY-GN
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Pack with Resevoir
259
Osprey Packs Skarab 24 Pack with Reservoir
226
Nalgene Bottle Sleeve
341662
$5.95
 
Klean Kanteen Kid Sippy Cap KCSIPPY-GN (Klean Kanteen)
$130.00
 
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Pack with Resevoir 259 (Osprey Packs)
$100.00
 
Osprey Packs Skarab 24 Pack with Reservoir 226 (Osprey Packs)
$12.95
 
Nalgene Bottle Sleeve 341662 (Nalgene)
Nathan Push-Pull Cap 4pk 4589N (Nathan)
Guyot Designs Original Splashguard 340007 (Guyot Designs)
Camelbak SnoBlast Hydration Pack 62311 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 14 Pack with Resevoir 255 (Osprey Packs)
Nathan Push-Pull Cap 4pk
4589N
Guyot Designs Original Splashguard
340007
Camelbak SnoBlast Hydration Pack
62311
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 14 Pack with Resevoir
255
$7.95
$4.77
 
Nathan Push-Pull Cap 4pk 4589N (Nathan)
$3.95
 
Guyot Designs Original Splashguard 340007 (Guyot Designs)
$89.95
 
Camelbak SnoBlast Hydration Pack 62311 (Camelbak)
$140.00
 
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 14 Pack with Resevoir 255 (Osprey Packs)
Guyot Designs Splashguard 340004 (Guyot Designs)
Platypus Big Zip Drink Tube 07044 (Platypus)
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 62553 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Backpack with Resevoir 258 (Osprey Packs)
Guyot Designs Splashguard
340004
Platypus Big Zip Drink Tube
07044
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack
62553
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Backpack with Resevoir
258
$3.95
 
Guyot Designs Splashguard 340004 (Guyot Designs)
$19.95
 
Platypus Big Zip Drink Tube 07044 (Platypus)
$98.95
$73.99
 
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 62553 (Camelbak)
$130.00
 
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Backpack with Resevoir 258 (Osprey Packs)
Platypus Platy Cleaning Kit 08831 (Platypus)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Blue 341472 (Nalgene)
Osprey Packs Women's Mira AG 26 Backpack with Reservoir 212 (Osprey Packs)
Splash Guard Splashguard - Terra Camo 340028 (Splash Guard)
Platypus Platy Cleaning Kit
08831
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Blue
341472
Osprey Packs Women's Mira AG 26 Backpack with Reservoir
212
Splash Guard Splashguard - Terra Camo
340028
$12.95
 
Platypus Platy Cleaning Kit 08831 (Platypus)
$3.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Blue 341472 (Nalgene)
$165.00
 
Osprey Packs Women's Mira AG 26 Backpack with Reservoir 212 (Osprey Packs)
$3.95
 
Splash Guard Splashguard - Terra Camo 340028 (Splash Guard)


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.