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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 Straw Lid for Wide Mouth Bottle WSL (Hydro Flask)
Hydro Flask Stainless Steel Flat Cap Stainless Steel Flat Cap (Hydro Flask)
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Pack 025510 (Osprey Packs)
Nalgene Nalgene 32 oz Bottle Sleeve 341520 (Nalgene)
Hydro Flask Straw Lid for Wide Mouth Bottle
WSL
Hydro Flask Stainless Steel Flat Cap
Stainless Steel Flat Cap
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Pack
025510
Nalgene Nalgene 32 oz Bottle Sleeve
341520
$6.95
 
Hydro Flask Straw Lid for Wide Mouth Bottle WSL (Hydro Flask)
$3.95
 
Hydro Flask Stainless Steel Flat Cap Stainless Steel Flat Cap (Hydro Flask)
$119.95
 
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Pack 025510 (Osprey Packs)
$10.95
 
Nalgene Nalgene 32 oz Bottle Sleeve 341520 (Nalgene)
Bestsellers

Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Pack 025510 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 015514 (Osprey Packs)
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt 4619N (Nathan)
Osprey Packs Rev 12 Pack 032512 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Pack
025510
Osprey Packs Raptor 14
015514
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt
4619N
Osprey Packs Rev 12 Pack
032512
$119.95
 
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Pack 025510 (Osprey Packs)
$129.95
 
Osprey Packs Raptor 14 015514 (Osprey Packs)
$49.95
 
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt 4619N (Nathan)
$109.95
 
Osprey Packs Rev 12 Pack 032512 (Osprey Packs)
Reliance Fold a Carrier - 2.5 Gal. 341092 (Reliance)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100OZ Hydration Pack 62064 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 62275 (Camelbak)
Nathan Elite Surge Bottle 4493N (Nathan)
Reliance Fold a Carrier - 2.5 Gal.
341092
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100OZ Hydration Pack
62064
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack
62275
Nathan Elite Surge Bottle
4493N
$11.95
 
Reliance Fold a Carrier - 2.5 Gal. 341092 (Reliance)
$99.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100OZ Hydration Pack 62064 (Camelbak)
$87.95
 
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 62275 (Camelbak)
$44.95
 
Nathan Elite Surge Bottle 4493N (Nathan)
Nathan Peak 4873N (Nathan)
Nathan Trail Mix Hydration Belt 4625N (Nathan)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover 90692 (Camelbak)
Platypus Hyperflow Bite Valve 07040 (Platypus)
Nathan Peak
4873N
Nathan Trail Mix Hydration Belt
4625N
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover
90692
Platypus Hyperflow Bite Valve
07040
$39.95 - $49.95
 
Nathan Peak 4873N (Nathan)
$44.95
 
Nathan Trail Mix Hydration Belt 4625N (Nathan)
$9.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover 90692 (Camelbak)
$5.95
 
Platypus Hyperflow Bite Valve 07040 (Platypus)
Platypus Push-Pull Cap CASCA07043 (Platypus)
Reliance Fold a Carrier - 5 Gal 341095 (Reliance)
Klean Kanteen All Stainless Loop Cap KCSSL-BS (Klean Kanteen)
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lid - Black 341445 (Nalgene)
Platypus Push-Pull Cap
CASCA07043
Reliance Fold a Carrier - 5 Gal
341095
Klean Kanteen All Stainless Loop Cap
KCSSL-BS
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lid - Black
341445
$2.95
 
Platypus Push-Pull Cap CASCA07043 (Platypus)
$12.95
 
Reliance Fold a Carrier - 5 Gal 341095 (Reliance)
$9.95
 
Klean Kanteen All Stainless Loop Cap KCSSL-BS (Klean Kanteen)
$2.99
 
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lid - Black 341445 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Antidote Insulated Tube Director 90779 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Arc 2 10 oz Podium Arc Bottle 62011 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Arete 18 Pack 62283 (Camelbak)
Platypus Platy Cleaning Kit 08831 (Platypus)
Camelbak Antidote Insulated Tube Director
90779
Camelbak Arc 2 10 oz Podium Arc Bottle
62011
Camelbak Arete 18 Pack
62283
Platypus Platy Cleaning Kit
08831
$21.95
 
Camelbak Antidote Insulated Tube Director 90779 (Camelbak)
$44.95
$35.96
 
Camelbak Arc 2 10 oz Podium Arc Bottle 62011 (Camelbak)
$64.95
$51.96
 
Camelbak Arete 18 Pack 62283 (Camelbak)
$12.95
 
Platypus Platy Cleaning Kit 08831 (Platypus)


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.