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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

Equinox Bottle Bag 145706 (Equinox)
Camelbak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack 62569 (Camelbak)
Camelbak eddy™ Replacement Bite Valves and Straws 90834 (Camelbak)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62558 (Camelbak)
Equinox Bottle Bag
145706
Camelbak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack
62569
Camelbak eddy™ Replacement Bite Valves and Straws
90834
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack
62558
$10.95
 
Equinox Bottle Bag 145706 (Equinox)
$99.95
 
Camelbak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack 62569 (Camelbak)
$6.95
 
Camelbak eddy™ Replacement Bite Valves and Straws 90834 (Camelbak)
$108.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62558 (Camelbak)
Bestsellers

Osprey Packs Women's Mira AG 34 Backpack with Reservoir 205 (Osprey Packs)
Klean Kanteen Loop Cap KCPPL-BK (Klean Kanteen)
Osprey Packs Viper 5 Day Pack 016605 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Rogue 70oz Hydration Pack 62239 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Women's Mira AG 34 Backpack with Reservoir
205
Klean Kanteen Loop Cap
KCPPL-BK
Osprey Packs Viper 5 Day Pack
016605
Camelbak Rogue 70oz Hydration Pack
62239
$174.95
 
Osprey Packs Women's Mira AG 34 Backpack with Reservoir 205 (Osprey Packs)
$5.95
 
Klean Kanteen Loop Cap KCPPL-BK (Klean Kanteen)
$89.95
 
Osprey Packs Viper 5 Day Pack 016605 (Osprey Packs)
$69.95
 
Camelbak Rogue 70oz Hydration Pack 62239 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Manta AG 36 Backpack with Reservoir 189 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Hose 334226 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Viper 3 Backpack with Reservoir 267 (Osprey Packs)
Guyot Designs Splashguard 340004 (Guyot Designs)
Osprey Packs Manta AG 36 Backpack with Reservoir
189
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Hose
334226
Osprey Packs Viper 3 Backpack with Reservoir
267
Guyot Designs Splashguard
340004
$174.95
 
Osprey Packs Manta AG 36 Backpack with Reservoir 189 (Osprey Packs)
$8.95
 
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Hose 334226 (Osprey Packs)
$79.95
 
Osprey Packs Viper 3 Backpack with Reservoir 267 (Osprey Packs)
$3.95
 
Guyot Designs Splashguard 340004 (Guyot Designs)
Camelbak Kudu 12 Hydration Pack 62453 (Camelbak)
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle Lid 340753 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Magnetic Tube Trap 91025 (Camelbak)
Liberty Mountain Bottled Water Harness 146499 (Liberty Mountain)
Camelbak Kudu 12 Hydration Pack
62453
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle Lid
340753
Camelbak Magnetic Tube Trap
91025
Liberty Mountain Bottled Water Harness
146499
$199.95
 
Camelbak Kudu 12 Hydration Pack 62453 (Camelbak)
$2.95
 
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle Lid 340753 (Nalgene)
$11.95
 
Camelbak Magnetic Tube Trap 91025 (Camelbak)
$6.95
 
Liberty Mountain Bottled Water Harness 146499 (Liberty Mountain)
Osprey Packs Women's Mira AG 26 Backpack with Reservoir 212 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Insulated Hose & Bite Valve 334227 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m 60113 (Camelbak)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Hydration Pack 62392 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Women's Mira AG 26 Backpack with Reservoir
212
Osprey Packs Insulated Hose & Bite Valve
334227
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m
60113
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Hydration Pack
62392
$164.95
 
Osprey Packs Women's Mira AG 26 Backpack with Reservoir 212 (Osprey Packs)
$23.95
 
Osprey Packs Insulated Hose & Bite Valve 334227 (Osprey Packs)
$13.95
 
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m 60113 (Camelbak)
$108.95
 
Camelbak M.U.L.E. Hydration Pack 62392 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Raptor 10 Pack 252 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Skarab 24 Pack with Reservoir 226 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Hydrobak 50 Hydration Pack 62202 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Pursuit 24 LR Hydration Pack 62197 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Raptor 10 Pack
252
Osprey Packs Skarab 24 Pack with Reservoir
226
Camelbak Hydrobak 50 Hydration Pack
62202
Camelbak Pursuit 24 LR Hydration Pack
62197
$129.95
 
Osprey Packs Raptor 10 Pack 252 (Osprey Packs)
$99.95
 
Osprey Packs Skarab 24 Pack with Reservoir 226 (Osprey Packs)
$48.95
 
Camelbak Hydrobak 50 Hydration Pack 62202 (Camelbak)
$149.95
 
Camelbak Pursuit 24 LR Hydration Pack 62197 (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.