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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

Osprey Packs Kids' Moki Hydration Pack 451 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Quick Connect Kit 334300 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Manta 36 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- S/M 191 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Manta 28 AG Backpack -- M/L 198 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Kids' Moki Hydration Pack
451
Osprey Packs Quick Connect Kit
334300
Osprey Packs Manta 36 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- S/M
191
Osprey Packs Manta 28 AG Backpack -- M/L
198
$49.95
 
Osprey Packs Kids' Moki Hydration Pack 451 (Osprey Packs)
$9.95
 
Osprey Packs Quick Connect Kit 334300 (Osprey Packs)
$174.95
 
Osprey Packs Manta 36 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- S/M 191 (Osprey Packs)
$164.95
 
Osprey Packs Manta 28 AG Backpack -- M/L 198 (Osprey Packs)
Bestsellers

Mountain Safety Research 6 Liter Dromedary Bag W/ Fill Handle 57058 (Mountain Safety Research)
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt 4619N (Nathan)
Splash Guard Splashguard - Mini Blue 340020 (Splash Guard)
Nalgene Narrow Mouth Loop-Top Lid 696041 (Nalgene)
Mountain Safety Research 6 Liter Dromedary Bag W/ Fill Handle
57058
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt
4619N
Splash Guard Splashguard - Mini Blue
340020
Nalgene Narrow Mouth Loop-Top Lid
696041
$44.95
 
Mountain Safety Research 6 Liter Dromedary Bag W/ Fill Handle 57058 (Mountain Safety Research)
$49.95
$24.98
 
Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt 4619N (Nathan)
$3.95
 
Splash Guard Splashguard - Mini Blue 340020 (Splash Guard)
$2.75
 
Nalgene Narrow Mouth Loop-Top Lid 696041 (Nalgene)
Liberty Mountain Narrow Mouth Lid Blue 696040 (Liberty Mountain)
Nathan Trail Mix 4 Hydration Belt 4626N (Nathan)
Camelbak SnoBlast Hydration Pack 62311 (Camelbak)
Nathan Grit Hydration Pack 5034N (Nathan)
Liberty Mountain Narrow Mouth Lid Blue
696040
Nathan Trail Mix 4 Hydration Belt
4626N
Camelbak SnoBlast Hydration Pack
62311
Nathan Grit Hydration Pack
5034N
$2.95
 
Liberty Mountain Narrow Mouth Lid Blue 696040 (Liberty Mountain)
$54.95
$43.96
 
Nathan Trail Mix 4 Hydration Belt 4626N (Nathan)
$89.95
$71.96
 
Camelbak SnoBlast Hydration Pack 62311 (Camelbak)
$119.95
$95.96
 
Nathan Grit Hydration Pack 5034N (Nathan)
Nalgene Bottle Sleeve 341662 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Women's Day Star 18 Hydration Pack 62357 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle Lid 340753 (Nalgene)
Osprey Packs Kids' Moki Hydration Pack 451 (Osprey Packs)
Nalgene Bottle Sleeve
341662
Camelbak Women's Day Star 18 Hydration Pack
62357
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle Lid
340753
Osprey Packs Kids' Moki Hydration Pack
451
$12.50
 
Nalgene Bottle Sleeve 341662 (Nalgene)
$79.95
$63.96
 
Camelbak Women's Day Star 18 Hydration Pack 62357 (Camelbak)
$2.25
 
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle Lid 340753 (Nalgene)
$49.95
 
Osprey Packs Kids' Moki Hydration Pack 451 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Magnetic Tube Trap 91025 (Camelbak)
Liberty Mountain Bottled Water Harness 146499 (Liberty Mountain)
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid WHFLY (Hydro Flask)
Nathan Moxy Hydration Pack 5035N (Nathan)
Camelbak Magnetic Tube Trap
91025
Liberty Mountain Bottled Water Harness
146499
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid
WHFLY
Nathan Moxy Hydration Pack
5035N
$11.95
$9.56
 
Camelbak Magnetic Tube Trap 91025 (Camelbak)
$6.95
 
Liberty Mountain Bottled Water Harness 146499 (Liberty Mountain)
$4.95
 
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid WHFLY (Hydro Flask)
$119.95
$95.96
 
Nathan Moxy Hydration Pack 5035N (Nathan)
Nalgene Red Lid For Wide Mouth Bottles 340754 (Nalgene)
Bison Designs Bottle Bandit 150480 (Bison Designs)
Splash Guard Smiley Face Splashguard For Widemouth Bottles 340019 (Splash Guard)
Camelbak Kid's Mini-M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack 62415 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Red Lid For Wide Mouth Bottles
340754
Bison Designs Bottle Bandit
150480
Splash Guard Smiley Face Splashguard For Widemouth Bottles
340019
Camelbak Kid's Mini-M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack
62415
$2.50
 
Nalgene Red Lid For Wide Mouth Bottles 340754 (Nalgene)
$4.95
 
Bison Designs Bottle Bandit 150480 (Bison Designs)
$3.95
 
Splash Guard Smiley Face Splashguard For Widemouth Bottles 340019 (Splash Guard)
$49.95
$39.96
 
Camelbak Kid's Mini-M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack 62415 (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.