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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)
Camelbak FlashFlo LR 50oz Hydration Pack 62037 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black 341473 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Arc 2 10 oz Podium Arc Bottle 62013 (Camelbak)
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt
4619N
Camelbak FlashFlo LR 50oz Hydration Pack
62037
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black
341473
Camelbak Arc 2 10 oz Podium Arc Bottle
62013
$49.95
 
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt 4619N (Nathan)
$54.95
$43.96
 
Camelbak FlashFlo LR 50oz Hydration Pack 62037 (Camelbak)
$2.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black 341473 (Nalgene)
$44.95
$26.97
 
Camelbak Arc 2 10 oz Podium Arc Bottle 62013 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Hydrobak 50 Hydration Pack 62202 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack 62237 (Camelbak)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100 Oz Hydration Pack 62066 (Camelbak)
Nathan Women's Zelos Pack 5030N (Nathan)
Camelbak Hydrobak 50 Hydration Pack
62202
Camelbak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack
62237
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100 Oz Hydration Pack
62066
Nathan Women's Zelos Pack
5030N
$48.95
 
Camelbak Hydrobak 50 Hydration Pack 62202 (Camelbak)
$99.95
 
Camelbak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack 62237 (Camelbak)
$99.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100 Oz Hydration Pack 62066 (Camelbak)
$124.95
 
Nathan Women's Zelos Pack 5030N (Nathan)
Camelbak Hands-free Adapter 90663 (Camelbak)
Geigerig Insulated Tube G3011 (Geigerig)
Klean Kanteen Pint Lid KPNTLID-BK (Klean Kanteen)
Platypus Hyperflow Bite Valve 07040 (Platypus)
Camelbak Hands-free Adapter
90663
Geigerig Insulated Tube
G3011
Klean Kanteen Pint Lid
KPNTLID-BK
Platypus Hyperflow Bite Valve
07040
$9.95
$5.97
 
Camelbak Hands-free Adapter 90663 (Camelbak)
$15.95
$9.57
 
Geigerig Insulated Tube G3011 (Geigerig)
$6.95
 
Klean Kanteen Pint Lid KPNTLID-BK (Klean Kanteen)
$5.95
 
Platypus Hyperflow Bite Valve 07040 (Platypus)
Nalgene Red Lid For Wide Mouth Bottles 340754 (Nalgene)
Splash Guard Splashguard - Terra Camo 340028 (Splash Guard)
Camelbak Ergo Hydrolock 90121 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 015514 (Osprey Packs)
Nalgene Red Lid For Wide Mouth Bottles
340754
Splash Guard Splashguard - Terra Camo
340028
Camelbak Ergo Hydrolock
90121
Osprey Packs Raptor 14
015514
$2.25
 
Nalgene Red Lid For Wide Mouth Bottles 340754 (Nalgene)
$3.25
 
Splash Guard Splashguard - Terra Camo 340028 (Splash Guard)
$5.95
 
Camelbak Ergo Hydrolock 90121 (Camelbak)
$129.95
 
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 015514 (Osprey Packs)
Nathan Elite Surge Bottle 4493N (Nathan)
Camelbak Rim Runner 100 Oz Hydration Pack 62077 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Bite Valve Cover 60116 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Arc 2 10 oz Podium Arc Bottle 62011 (Camelbak)
Nathan Elite Surge Bottle
4493N
Camelbak Rim Runner 100 Oz Hydration Pack
62077
Camelbak Bite Valve Cover
60116
Camelbak Arc 2 10 oz Podium Arc Bottle
62011
$44.95
 
Nathan Elite Surge Bottle 4493N (Nathan)
$99.95
 
Camelbak Rim Runner 100 Oz Hydration Pack 62077 (Camelbak)
$5.95
 
Camelbak Bite Valve Cover 60116 (Camelbak)
$44.95
$26.97
 
Camelbak Arc 2 10 oz Podium Arc Bottle 62011 (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.