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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 Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack 62569 (Camelbak)
Camelbak eddy™ Replacement Bite Valves and Straws 90833 (Camelbak)
Camelbak eddy™ Replacement Bite Valves and Straws 90834 (Camelbak)
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack 62558 (Camelbak)
Camelbak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack
62569
Camelbak eddy™ Replacement Bite Valves and Straws
90833
Camelbak eddy™ Replacement Bite Valves and Straws
90834
Camelbak M.U.L.E. 100oz Hydration Pack
62558
$99.95
 
Camelbak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack 62569 (Camelbak)
$6.95
 
Camelbak eddy™ Replacement Bite Valves and Straws 90833 (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 Hydraulics Bite Valve 639 (Osprey Packs)
Guyot Designs Original Splashguard 340007 (Guyot Designs)
Camelbak Women's Day Star 18 Hydration Pack 62357 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Cleaning Tablets-10 Pack 334239 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Bite Valve
639
Guyot Designs Original Splashguard
340007
Camelbak Women's Day Star 18 Hydration Pack
62357
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Cleaning Tablets-10 Pack
334239
$5.95
 
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Bite Valve 639 (Osprey Packs)
$3.95
 
Guyot Designs Original Splashguard 340007 (Guyot Designs)
$79.95
 
Camelbak Women's Day Star 18 Hydration Pack 62357 (Camelbak)
$19.95
 
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Cleaning Tablets-10 Pack 334239 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Kids' Moki Hydration Pack 451 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Manta 36 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- S/M 191 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Kids Mini-M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack 62417 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Manta AG 28 Backpack -- S/M 197 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Kids' Moki Hydration Pack
451
Osprey Packs Manta 36 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- S/M
191
Camelbak Kids Mini-M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack
62417
Osprey Packs Manta AG 28 Backpack -- S/M
197
$49.95
 
Osprey Packs Kids' Moki Hydration Pack 451 (Osprey Packs)
$174.95
 
Osprey Packs Manta 36 AG Backpack with Resevoir -- S/M 191 (Osprey Packs)
$49.95
 
Camelbak Kids Mini-M.U.L.E. 50oz Hydration Pack 62417 (Camelbak)
$164.95
 
Osprey Packs Manta AG 28 Backpack -- S/M 197 (Osprey Packs)
Guyot Designs Splashguard 340006 (Guyot Designs)
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black 341473 (Nalgene)
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle Lid 340753 (Nalgene)
Camelbak Pursuit 24 LR Hydration Pack 62197 (Camelbak)
Guyot Designs Splashguard
340006
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black
341473
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle Lid
340753
Camelbak Pursuit 24 LR Hydration Pack
62197
$3.95
 
Guyot Designs Splashguard 340006 (Guyot Designs)
$3.95
 
Nalgene Easy Sipper - Black 341473 (Nalgene)
$2.95
 
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle Lid 340753 (Nalgene)
$149.95
 
Camelbak Pursuit 24 LR Hydration Pack 62197 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Manta 20 AG Backpack 203 (Osprey Packs)
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m 60113 (Camelbak)
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Backpack with Resevoir 258 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Hose 334226 (Osprey Packs)
Osprey Packs Manta 20 AG Backpack
203
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m
60113
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Backpack with Resevoir
258
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Hose
334226
$154.95
 
Osprey Packs Manta 20 AG Backpack 203 (Osprey Packs)
$13.95
 
Camelbak Rain Cover S/m 60113 (Camelbak)
$129.95
 
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Backpack with Resevoir 258 (Osprey Packs)
$8.95
 
Osprey Packs Hydraulics Reservoir Hose 334226 (Osprey Packs)
Hydro Flask Insulated Sports Cap SMSC (Hydro Flask)
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Pack with Resevoir 259 (Osprey Packs)
Mountain Safety Research 6 Liter Dromedary Bag W/ Fill Handle 57058 (Mountain Safety Research)
Osprey Packs Women's Mira AG 26 Backpack with Reservoir 212 (Osprey Packs)
Hydro Flask Insulated Sports Cap
SMSC
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Pack with Resevoir
259
Mountain Safety Research 6 Liter Dromedary Bag W/ Fill Handle
57058
Osprey Packs Women's Mira AG 26 Backpack with Reservoir
212
$6.95
 
Hydro Flask Insulated Sports Cap SMSC (Hydro Flask)
$129.95
 
Osprey Packs Women's Raven 10 Pack with Resevoir 259 (Osprey Packs)
$44.95
 
Mountain Safety Research 6 Liter Dromedary Bag W/ Fill Handle 57058 (Mountain Safety Research)
$164.95
 
Osprey Packs Women's Mira AG 26 Backpack with Reservoir 212 (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.