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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

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Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid
WHFC
Camelbak Hydrobak 50oz
1122601000
Osprey Packs Duro Solo
936
Osprey Packs Duro Mano
937
$4.95
 
 (Hydro Flask)
$49.95
 
 (Camelbak)
$39.95
 
 (Osprey Packs)
$29.95
 
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Bestsellers

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 (Nalgene)
Osprey Packs Manta AG 28 Backpack with Reservoir
196
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Hose Magnet Kit
640
Klean Kanteen Kid Sippy Cap
KCSIPPY-GN
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Blue
341472
$164.95
 
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$7.95
 
 (Osprey Packs)
$5.95
 
 (Klean Kanteen)
$3.95
 
 (Nalgene)
 (Camelbak)
 (Camelbak)
 (Hydro Flask)
 (Splash Guard)
Camelbak Kids' Mini M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack
1155601000
Camelbak Kudu 12 Hydration Pack
62453
Hydro Flask Hydro Flip Lid
WHFC
Splash Guard Splashguard - Mini Blue
340020
$49.95
 
 (Camelbak)
$199.95
$149.99
 
 (Camelbak)
$4.95
 
 (Hydro Flask)
$3.95
 
 (Splash Guard)
 (Bison Designs)
 (Osprey Packs)
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Bison Designs Bottle Bandit
150480
Osprey Packs Skarab 24 Pack with Reservoir
225
Osprey Packs Kids' Moki Hydration Pack Backpack
451
Osprey Packs Duro 1.5 Pack Backpack
919
$5.95
 
 (Bison Designs)
$100.00
 
 (Osprey Packs)
$50.00
 
 (Osprey Packs)
$89.95
 
 (Osprey Packs)
 (Nalgene)
 (Camelbak)
 (Osprey Packs)
 (Osprey Packs)
Nalgene Wide Mouth Loop-Top Lids - Black
341445
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Rain Cover
90692
Osprey Packs Manta 20 AG Hydration Pack
201
Osprey Packs Raptor 10 Pack Backpack
253
$2.95
 
 (Nalgene)
$9.95
 
 (Camelbak)
$155.00
 
 (Osprey Packs)
$130.00
 
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 (Osprey Packs)
 (Camelbak)
 (Camelbak)
 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Women's Mira 26 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- XS/S
210
Camelbak Hydrobak 50oz
1122601000
Camelbak Lobo 100oz Hydration Pack
1118602000
Osprey Packs Raptor 10 Pack Backpack
252
$165.00
 
 (Osprey Packs)
$49.95
 
 (Camelbak)
$99.95
 
 (Camelbak)
$130.00
 
 (Osprey Packs)


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.