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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 M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62397 (Camelbak)
Camelbak L.U.X.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62380 (Camelbak)
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid WHFLB (Hydro Flask)
Liberty Mountain Bottle Belt 146100 (Liberty Mountain)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack
62397
Camelbak L.U.X.E. 100oz Hydration Pack
62380
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid
WHFLB
Liberty Mountain Bottle Belt
146100
$108.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62397 (Camelbak)
$108.95
 
Camelbak L.U.X.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62380 (Camelbak)
$4.95
 
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid WHFLB (Hydro Flask)
$4.95
 
Liberty Mountain Bottle Belt 146100 (Liberty Mountain)
Bestsellers

Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 Daypack 024426 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Raptor 10 Pack 015510 (Osprey Packs)
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid WHFC (Hydro Flask)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black 341473 (Nalgene)
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 Daypack
024426
Osprey Packs Raptor 10 Pack
015510
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid
WHFC
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black
341473
$149.95
 
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 Daypack 024426 (Osprey Packs)
$119.95
 
Osprey Packs Raptor 10 Pack 015510 (Osprey Packs)
$4.95
 
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid WHFC (Hydro Flask)
$2.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black 341473 (Nalgene)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover 90692 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Antidote Insulated Tube Director 90779 (Camelbak)
Geigerig Insulated Tube G3011 (Geigerig)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62397 (Camelbak)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover
90692
Camelbak Antidote Insulated Tube Director
90779
Geigerig Insulated Tube
G3011
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack
62397
$9.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover 90692 (Camelbak)
$21.95
 
Camelbak Antidote Insulated Tube Director 90779 (Camelbak)
$15.95
 
Geigerig Insulated Tube G3011 (Geigerig)
$108.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62397 (Camelbak)
Mountain Safety Research 6 Liter Dromedary Bag W/ Fill Handle 57058 (Mountain Safety Research)
Camelbak L.U.X.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62380 (Camelbak)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62394 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Hydrobak 50 Hydration Pack 62202 (Camelbak)
Mountain Safety Research 6 Liter Dromedary Bag W/ Fill Handle
57058
Camelbak L.U.X.E. 100oz Hydration Pack
62380
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack
62394
Camelbak Hydrobak 50 Hydration Pack
62202
$39.95
 
Mountain Safety Research 6 Liter Dromedary Bag W/ Fill Handle 57058 (Mountain Safety Research)
$108.95
 
Camelbak L.U.X.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62380 (Camelbak)
$108.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62394 (Camelbak)
$48.95
 
Camelbak Hydrobak 50 Hydration Pack 62202 (Camelbak)
Cascade Designs Bite Valve & Drink Tube Insulator 07042 (Cascade Designs)
Camelbak Kids' Bite Valve Multi-Pack 91018 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Kids Mini-M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack 62417 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Childrens Scout 50 oz Hydration Pack 62081 (Camelbak)
Cascade Designs Bite Valve & Drink Tube Insulator
07042
Camelbak Kids' Bite Valve Multi-Pack
91018
Camelbak Kids Mini-M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack
62417
Camelbak Childrens Scout 50 oz Hydration Pack
62081
$19.95
 
Cascade Designs Bite Valve & Drink Tube Insulator 07042 (Cascade Designs)
$9.95
 
Camelbak Kids' Bite Valve Multi-Pack 91018 (Camelbak)
$49.95
 
Camelbak Kids Mini-M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack 62417 (Camelbak)
$59.95
 
Camelbak Childrens Scout 50 oz Hydration Pack 62081 (Camelbak)
Nathan Race Caps 3-Pack 4591N (Nathan)
Nathan Push-Pull Cap 4pk 4589N (Nathan)
Klean Kanteen Stainless Loop Cap Wide KWSSL-BK (Klean Kanteen)
Equinox Insulated Bottle Bag 145709 (Equinox)
Nathan Race Caps 3-Pack
4591N
Nathan Push-Pull Cap 4pk
4589N
Klean Kanteen Stainless Loop Cap Wide
KWSSL-BK
Equinox Insulated Bottle Bag
145709
$7.95
 
Nathan Race Caps 3-Pack 4591N (Nathan)
$7.95
 
Nathan Push-Pull Cap 4pk 4589N (Nathan)
$5.95
 
Klean Kanteen Stainless Loop Cap Wide KWSSL-BK (Klean Kanteen)
$22.95
 
Equinox Insulated Bottle Bag 145709 (Equinox)


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.