OAKLAND, CA (July 19, 2018) – Since launching reservoir systems to the market in 2001, HydraPak® has grown to become the largest OEM hydration brand globally. For Spring 2019, HydraPak is launching activity-specific hydration systems with added high performance features, improved design, and a first-to-market insulated reservoir - IsoBound™ Technology - which provides 15% more insulation from outside temperatures.

Built for performance, the re-designed reservoir system is engineered to be more reliable, simpler to use, and provide 20% more flow without added weight, additional parts or compromising the simplicity of the slide closure, the wide fill top design, or the reversibility of the reservoir. Updated performance features include:

· Updated patented Slider Top™ has a smoother profile to prevent chaffing and new grip feature for leverage when sliding open/closed

· New Dual FlexGrip™ technology increases flexibility of opening and makes it easier to fill, carry, and access in a pack

· Plug-N-Play™ Connector re-engineered for a more minimal profile – 1/3 slimmer – flush edge button features a fully shrouded clip to prevent accidental activation

· Blaster™ Bite Valve redesigned with a taller, more ergonomic, twist on/off bar for a smooth rotation, and a reduced profile Dust Cover offers less bulk

· Hose barb technology re-engineered to allow for 20% faster flow rate

The activity-specific design updates to the Velocity 1.5L (MSRP $32), Shape-Shift 2L/3L (MSRP $36/$38), and Force 2L/3L (MSRP $40/$43) reservoirs provide a more intuitive user experience for quick access, rapid refills, and a lightweight fit. In addition, HydraPak launches its new Iso-Bound™ insulation technology in the Velocity 1.5L IT (MSRP $38) reservoir designed for trail running and fast & light activities available in Spring 2019.

HydraPak IsoBound™ is the first insulated reservoir on the market, and prevents latent heat (or more specifically, condensational warming) keeping water at an ideal temperature longer. The double-wall construction and open cell foam technology create a barrier around the reservoir providing 15% more insulation from outside temperatures, a better grip, and more comfortable carrying experience. HydraPak Iso-Bound™ slows the heat transfer from the user to the hydration, making it an ideal solution for a wide range of outdoor activities. Brand partner, Nathan® Sports will feature the technology in a 1.6L custom hourglass shaped reservoir in their new Spring 2019 Vapor Howe and Vapor Krar running vests.

Brand partners expanding their hydration product line in Spring 2019 include Black Diamond®, Dakine®, Thule®, Osprey®, Patagonia®, and Salomon®.

About HydraPak
Pushing boundaries to redefine the future of hydration, HydraPak creates innovative solutions that stand up to the harshest environments. Easy-to-use and highly functional, every HydraPak product showcases the technical manufacturing expertise that has distinguished the company for nearly two decades. By offering a better way to hydrate, and continually seeking to refine its offerings, HydraPak has pioneered new product categories and become a trusted partner for dozens of major OEMs. These renowned global brands integrate HydraPak’s proprietary designs and technologies into their hydration products for recreational, athletic and military use.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Kate Gaeir, Akimbo Communications, (206) 334-0863, kate@akimbopr.com

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