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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 Hydro Flip Lid WHFLY (Hydro Flask)
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid WHFLP (Hydro Flask)
Hydro Flask Standard Mouth Loop Cap SLC (Hydro Flask)
Camelbak SnoBlast Hydration Pack 62493 (Camelbak)
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid
WHFLY
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid
WHFLP
Hydro Flask Standard Mouth Loop Cap
SLC
Camelbak SnoBlast Hydration Pack
62493
$4.95
 
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid WHFLY (Hydro Flask)
$4.95
 
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid WHFLP (Hydro Flask)
$3.95
 
Hydro Flask Standard Mouth Loop Cap SLC (Hydro Flask)
$89.95
 
Camelbak SnoBlast Hydration Pack 62493 (Camelbak)
Bestsellers

Platypus Bite Valve Cover CASCA07046 (Platypus)
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid WHFLY (Hydro Flask)
Nalgene Red Lid For Wide Mouth Bottles 340754 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m 60113 (Camelbak)
Platypus Bite Valve Cover
CASCA07046
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid
WHFLY
Nalgene Red Lid For Wide Mouth Bottles
340754
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m
60113
$5.95
 
Platypus Bite Valve Cover CASCA07046 (Platypus)
$4.95
 
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid WHFLY (Hydro Flask)
$2.50
 
Nalgene Red Lid For Wide Mouth Bottles 340754 (Nalgene)
$9.95
 
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m 60113 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 62387 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - White 341470 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Arc 2 10 oz Podium Arc Bottle 62011 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Kids Scout 50 Oz Hydration Pack 62082 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack
62387
Nalgene Easy Sipper - White
341470
Camelbak Arc 2 10 oz Podium Arc Bottle
62011
Camelbak Kids Scout 50 Oz Hydration Pack
62082
$98.95
 
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack 62387 (Camelbak)
$2.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - White 341470 (Nalgene)
$44.95
 
Camelbak Arc 2 10 oz Podium Arc Bottle 62011 (Camelbak)
$59.95
 
Camelbak Kids Scout 50 Oz Hydration Pack 62082 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Pursuit 24 LR 100oz Hydration Pack 62426 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Camel Clip 90071 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Caper 14 Hydration Pack 62318 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Mule NV 100oz 62399 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Pursuit 24 LR 100oz Hydration Pack
62426
Camelbak Camel Clip
90071
Camelbak Caper 14 Hydration Pack
62318
Camelbak Mule NV 100oz
62399
$149.95
 
Camelbak Pursuit 24 LR 100oz Hydration Pack 62426 (Camelbak)
$4.95
 
Camelbak Camel Clip 90071 (Camelbak)
$114.95
 
Camelbak Caper 14 Hydration Pack 62318 (Camelbak)
$138.95
 
Camelbak Mule NV 100oz 62399 (Camelbak)
Blue Line 409 Llc Paterno/Duquesne Pint Glass LAGERLEGACYPINT (Blue Line 409 Llc)
Nathan Speed 2R Auto-Cant Hydration Belt 4627N (Nathan)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Cleaning Tablets-1 Pack 334233 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Fourteener 24 100oz Hydration Pack 62369 (Camelbak)
Blue Line 409 Llc Paterno/Duquesne Pint Glass
LAGERLEGACYPINT
Nathan Speed 2R Auto-Cant Hydration Belt
4627N
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Cleaning Tablets-1 Pack
334233
Camelbak Fourteener 24 100oz Hydration Pack
62369
$14.95
 
Blue Line 409 Llc Paterno/Duquesne Pint Glass LAGERLEGACYPINT (Blue Line 409 Llc)
$54.95
 
Nathan Speed 2R Auto-Cant Hydration Belt 4627N (Nathan)
$1.95
 
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Cleaning Tablets-1 Pack 334233 (Osprey Packs)
$144.95
 
Camelbak Fourteener 24 100oz Hydration Pack 62369 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Manta 28 Pack 014428 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62395 (Camelbak)
Nathan Grit Hydration Pack 5034N (Nathan)
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid WHFC (Hydro Flask)
Osprey Packs Manta 28 Pack
014428
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack
62395
Nathan Grit Hydration Pack
5034N
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid
WHFC
$149.95
 
Osprey Packs Manta 28 Pack 014428 (Osprey Packs)
$108.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62395 (Camelbak)
$119.95
 
Nathan Grit Hydration Pack 5034N (Nathan)
$4.95
 
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid WHFC (Hydro Flask)


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.