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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

Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Straw Lid WSLB (Hydro Flask)
Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Flex Cap WFX (Hydro Flask)
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Cap WFL (Hydro Flask)
Hydro Flask Standard Mouth Flex Cap SFX (Hydro Flask)
Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Straw Lid
WSLB
Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Flex Cap
WFX
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Cap
WFL
Hydro Flask Standard Mouth Flex Cap
SFX
$9.95
 
Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Straw Lid WSLB (Hydro Flask)
$9.95
 
Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Flex Cap WFX (Hydro Flask)
$4.95
 
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Cap WFL (Hydro Flask)
$9.95
 
Hydro Flask Standard Mouth Flex Cap SFX (Hydro Flask)
Bestsellers

Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black 341473 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m 60113 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir--S/M 211 (Osprey Packs)
Liberty Mountain Camping Bottle--8 oz. 340163 (Liberty Mountain)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black
341473
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m
60113
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir--S/M
211
Liberty Mountain Camping Bottle--8 oz.
340163
$3.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black 341473 (Nalgene)
$13.95
 
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m 60113 (Camelbak)
$165.00
 
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir--S/M 211 (Osprey Packs)
$1.95
 
Liberty Mountain Camping Bottle--8 oz. 340163 (Liberty Mountain)
Camelbak Magnetic Tube Trap 91025 (Camelbak)
Splash Guard Smiley Face Splashguard For Widemouth Bottles 340019 (Splash Guard)
Osprey Packs Women's Mira AG 26 Backpack with Reservoir 213 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 Backpack 250 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Magnetic Tube Trap
91025
Splash Guard Smiley Face Splashguard For Widemouth Bottles
340019
Osprey Packs Women's Mira AG 26 Backpack with Reservoir
213
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 Backpack
250
$11.95
 
Camelbak Magnetic Tube Trap 91025 (Camelbak)
$3.95
 
Splash Guard Smiley Face Splashguard For Widemouth Bottles 340019 (Splash Guard)
$165.00
 
Osprey Packs Women's Mira AG 26 Backpack with Reservoir 213 (Osprey Packs)
$140.00
 
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 Backpack 250 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Dyna 1.5 Pack Backpack 948 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Backpack with Resevoir 258 (Osprey Packs)
Hydro Flask Standard Mouth Loop Cap SLC (Hydro Flask)
Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Flex Cap WFX (Hydro Flask)
Osprey Packs Dyna 1.5 Pack Backpack
948
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Backpack with Resevoir
258
Hydro Flask Standard Mouth Loop Cap
SLC
Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Flex Cap
WFX
$89.95
 
Osprey Packs Dyna 1.5 Pack Backpack 948 (Osprey Packs)
$130.00
 
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Backpack with Resevoir 258 (Osprey Packs)
$3.95
 
Hydro Flask Standard Mouth Loop Cap SLC (Hydro Flask)
$9.95
 
Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Flex Cap WFX (Hydro Flask)
Chicobag Bottle Sling rePETe BSR (Chicobag)
Osprey Packs Manta 28 AG Backpack -- M/L 198 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- XS/S 210 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover 90692 (Camelbak)
Chicobag Bottle Sling rePETe
BSR
Osprey Packs Manta 28 AG Backpack -- M/L
198
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- XS/S
210
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover
90692
$9.95
 
Chicobag Bottle Sling rePETe BSR (Chicobag)
$165.00
 
Osprey Packs Manta 28 AG Backpack -- M/L 198 (Osprey Packs)
$165.00
 
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- XS/S 210 (Osprey Packs)
$9.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover 90692 (Camelbak)
Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Straw Lid WSLB (Hydro Flask)
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt 4619N (Nathan)
Guyot Designs Original Splashguard 340007 (Guyot Designs)
Nathan Push-Pull Cap 4pk 4589N (Nathan)
Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Straw Lid
WSLB
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt
4619N
Guyot Designs Original Splashguard
340007
Nathan Push-Pull Cap 4pk
4589N
$9.95
 
Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Straw Lid WSLB (Hydro Flask)
$49.95
$29.97
 
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt 4619N (Nathan)
$3.95
 
Guyot Designs Original Splashguard 340007 (Guyot Designs)
$7.95
$4.77
 
Nathan Push-Pull Cap 4pk 4589N (Nathan)


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.