Source Widepac hydration system Walking Accessories and Gift Ideas
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Source Widepac hydration system Walking Accessories and Gift Ideas Source Widepac hydration system Walking Accessories and Gift Ideas
Widepac hydration system Walking Accessories and Gift Ideas

Vital Statistics:

Sizes:
1.5/2/3 litres

SRP:
£21.99

Features to Note:

In-use Test:

Source's Widepac hydration system has the features that fans (and I am one) have found as standard in other products in this range.

Opening and closing the sac is via a simple, easy to use slide. There's a dust cover on the bite valve which also incorporates a simple twist closure mechanism ... so no inadvertent emptying of the sac by accidentally sitting on the tube. It's simple to detach the sac from the tube so you can leave the tube threaded through in your daypack/backpack whilst you refill. The bite valve works well and after several months regular use is still showing no signs of wear. I've never noticed any transfer of taste from the sac/tube material to the liquid and - best of all - so far no sign of any grunge build up at all.

In this case the hydration sac also has an extra wide opening which makes it even easier to clean plus it is roomy enough to allow you to add ice-cubes in warmer weather. There are also capacity marks so you can monitor your fluid intake.

Buying Advice:

Drinking enough liquid is important as you start to walk longer distances and a good hydration system makes this much easier. Source's Widepac is one of the best we've seen.




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