January 19, 2010 | Hydration Packs
When your treks call for tougher-than-dirt durability, call in the Lafuma Cinetik 20 Hydration Pack for some liquid relief. Able to carry a hydration reservoir in its internal sleeve, the Cinetik 20 has a water evacuation at bottom of pack lets leaks and spills drain away. Made with a 3D mesh padded back, this Cinetik hydration pack offers your skin some needed ventilation. There’s plenty of room for trail essentials too – it comes equipped with a pole holder so you can stash trekking poles, as well as an internal hook-and-loop attachment holds bike pump. There’s even a whistle attached to the sternum strap for added safety in the backcountry. Buy it for $64.95. Lafuma.
December 24, 2009 | Hydration Packs
When you’ve got a big thirst, only a big hydration pack will quench it – like the MEC Mountain Fountain Big Hydration Pack. Outfitted with a 3L Source Widepac water reservoir, the Mountain Fountain ensures your tank never dips to empty, thanks to its wide-opening, high-flow tube, and drip-free bite valve. Carrying this MEC hydration pack is comfortable – its polyethylene and aluminum internal frame is paired with a waistbelt, sternum strap and padded, contoured shoulder straps let you carry it around all day without strain. It even comes with plenty of storage space, as well as external velcro pump holder and stretch mesh pockets. The Mountain Fountain retails for $51. MEC.
October 14, 2009 | Hydration Packs
Keep fully recharged with the fully loaded Hydrapak Laguna Hydration Pack. A hydration pack that expands into a full-sized day-pack, the Laguna holds 100 fl. oz. of liquid so you have refreshment no matter where you travel, as well as 800 cu. in. of storage for your hiking gear. Outfitted with a Hypalon reinforced section on its shoulder strap, a new wrap-around sternum strap and a suspension padded back with airflow channel, this Hydrapak hydration pack is comfortable to wear all day long. Other features include a built-in mesh net where you can store your helmet and one-finger-opening utility pocket for quick access. Pick one up for $89.99. Hydrapak.
December 7, 2005 | Hydration Packs
Hydration packs work great when your out and about for a long time. The Medal XC Cross Country Hydration Pack holds 316 cubic inches of your stuff plus a 70-ounce Liquifusion reservoir to make sure no one gets dehydrated. The Medal XC has adjustable shoulder and sternum straps, is constructed of water-resistant polyester, and even includes a built-in hidden orange rain cover. After use just put it in the dishwasher next to your cereal bowl, unless you like the taste of filthy water that is.