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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 Kids Scout 50 Oz Hydration Pack 62082 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Rim Runner 100 Oz Hydration Pack 62077 (Camelbak)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100 Oz Hydration Pack 62066 (Camelbak)
Chico Bags Bottle Sling rePETe BSRTO (Chico Bags)
Camelbak Kids Scout 50 Oz Hydration Pack
62082
Camelbak Rim Runner 100 Oz Hydration Pack
62077
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100 Oz Hydration Pack
62066
Chico Bags Bottle Sling rePETe
BSRTO
$59.95
 
Camelbak Kids Scout 50 Oz Hydration Pack 62082 (Camelbak)
$99.95
 
Camelbak Rim Runner 100 Oz Hydration Pack 62077 (Camelbak)
$99.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100 Oz Hydration Pack 62066 (Camelbak)
$9.95
 
Chico Bags Bottle Sling rePETe BSRTO (Chico Bags)
Bestsellers

Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt 4619N (Nathan)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black 341473 (Nalgene)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - White 341470 (Nalgene)
Chico Bags Bottle Sling rePETe BSRTO (Chico Bags)
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt
4619N
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black
341473
Nalgene Easy Sipper - White
341470
Chico Bags Bottle Sling rePETe
BSRTO
$49.95
 
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt 4619N (Nathan)
$2.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black 341473 (Nalgene)
$2.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - White 341470 (Nalgene)
$9.95
 
Chico Bags Bottle Sling rePETe BSRTO (Chico Bags)
Reliance Fold a Carrier - 2.5 Gal. 341092 (Reliance)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100 Oz Hydration Pack 62066 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Fourteener 20 100oz Pack 62143 (Camelbak)
Nathan Elite Surge Bottle 4493N (Nathan)
Reliance Fold a Carrier - 2.5 Gal.
341092
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100 Oz Hydration Pack
62066
Camelbak Fourteener 20 100oz Pack
62143
Nathan Elite Surge Bottle
4493N
$11.95
 
Reliance Fold a Carrier - 2.5 Gal. 341092 (Reliance)
$99.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100 Oz Hydration Pack 62066 (Camelbak)
$124.95
 
Camelbak Fourteener 20 100oz Pack 62143 (Camelbak)
$44.95
 
Nathan Elite Surge Bottle 4493N (Nathan)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Blue 341472 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Fourteener 24 100oz Pack 62191 (Camelbak)
Camelbak FlashFlo LR 50oz Hydration Pack 62037 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Childrens Scout 50 oz Hydration Pack 62081 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Blue
341472
Camelbak Fourteener 24 100oz Pack
62191
Camelbak FlashFlo LR 50oz Hydration Pack
62037
Camelbak Childrens Scout 50 oz Hydration Pack
62081
$2.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Blue 341472 (Nalgene)
$144.95
 
Camelbak Fourteener 24 100oz Pack 62191 (Camelbak)
$54.95
$43.96
 
Camelbak FlashFlo LR 50oz Hydration Pack 62037 (Camelbak)
$59.95
 
Camelbak Childrens Scout 50 oz Hydration Pack 62081 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Rev 12 032512 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Volt 13 LR 100 Oz Hydration Pack 62016 (Camelbak)
Klean Kanteen Stainless Unibody Bamboo Cap KCSSLB-BS (Klean Kanteen)
Platypus Platy Cleaning Kit 08831 (Platypus)
Osprey Packs Rev 12
032512
Camelbak Volt 13 LR 100 Oz Hydration Pack
62016
Klean Kanteen Stainless Unibody Bamboo Cap
KCSSLB-BS
Platypus Platy Cleaning Kit
08831
$109.95
 
Osprey Packs Rev 12 032512 (Osprey Packs)
$124.95
 
Camelbak Volt 13 LR 100 Oz Hydration Pack 62016 (Camelbak)
$11.95
 
Klean Kanteen Stainless Unibody Bamboo Cap KCSSLB-BS (Klean Kanteen)
$12.95
 
Platypus Platy Cleaning Kit 08831 (Platypus)
Camelbak Cleaning Tablets 60061 (Camelbak)
Mountain Safety Research 6 Liter Dromedary Bag W/ Fill Handle 57058 (Mountain Safety Research)
Camelbak Rogue 70 Oz Hydration Pack 62241 (Camelbak)
Mountain Safety Research Hydration Kit 57060 (Mountain Safety Research)
Camelbak Cleaning Tablets
60061
Mountain Safety Research 6 Liter Dromedary Bag W/ Fill Handle
57058
Camelbak Rogue 70 Oz Hydration Pack
62241
Mountain Safety Research Hydration Kit
57060
$11.95
 
Camelbak Cleaning Tablets 60061 (Camelbak)
$39.95
 
Mountain Safety Research 6 Liter Dromedary Bag W/ Fill Handle 57058 (Mountain Safety Research)
$69.95
 
Camelbak Rogue 70 Oz Hydration Pack 62241 (Camelbak)
$19.95
 
Mountain Safety Research Hydration Kit 57060 (Mountain Safety Research)


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.