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Hydration ESSENTIALS

BEST INSULATION

1. HydraPak Velocity IT 1.5L

We love sipping cold water on hot trail days as much as the next hiker, but we don’t love hauling heavy insulated bottles. Enter the Velocity IT, the first reservoir to sport double-wall foam insulation—a much lighter option than a 1-liter metal vessel. Our testers brought the Velocity into the southern Utah desert in

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