About five years ago, I was doing some summer biathlon training and I had a race that consisted of running, kayaking, and standard prone/standing shooting. I was out of town and forgot to bring a water bottle for hydrating prior to and after the race. I felt unprepared and quite embarrassed for not having what I needed. I ended up borrowing a bottle from a friend, filled it with ice cold water, and headed off for the race. In another rookie move, I left the bottle on the front seat of my pickup on a 90 degree day.
The race went great and I finished in a much higher place and time than expected. I headed back to my truck knowing I would find some nice warm water to drink prior to my post race cool-down. I unscrewed the bottle and was pleasantly surprised the water was still ice cold. Over the last five years I’ve heard countless other similar stories. At the time, I had never heard of Hydro Flask and had no idea the bottle was even insulated.
If there’s one company that started the insulated bottle revolution, it’s Hydro Flask. There collection now comes in all shapes and sizes. From food containers, standard water bottles, to the highly coveted 64 oz. growler and True Pint, I haven’t found a line of products that keep your cold drinks cold or hot drinks hot for as long as Hydro Flask.
We had a chance to visit Hydro Flask at Summer Outdoor Retailer 2015 and see what’s new.
Below, Hydro Flask has some pretty awesome new products and holiday gift packs arriving that are definitely worth checking out.
- 12 oz Wide Mouth Coffee: $21.99
- 16 oz Wide Mouth Coffee: $24.99
- 20 oz Wide Mouth Coffee: $25.99
- 24 oz Standard Mouth Bottle: $29.99
- 18 oz Standard Mouth Bottle: $25.99
- 18 oz Food Flask: $34.99
- 12 oz Food Flask: $29.99
Hydro Flask True Pint Holiday Gift Pack
Hydro Flask’s 16 oz True Pints are made from 18/8 food-grade stainless steel and the double wall vacuum provides top-notch insulation power. Hydro Flask is proud that all of its products are BPA-free, 100% recyclable and are backed by a lifetime warranty. Gift givers can also feel great about their purchase as the company gives 5% of its net profits to 12 different non-profits through its charitable arm 5% back. 4-Pack of True Pints — MSRP $79.95
The newly redesigned 12 oz and 18 oz Food Flasks are just the right size for snacks and in-between meal temptations. Durable and backed by a lifetime warranty, the Food Flask’s wide mouth opening allows for easy access for eating straight out of the container, as well as easy pouring. Great for transporting food or hearty liquids to and from the office, school or anywhere in between, our double wall vacuum insulated technology will keep hot foods steaming hot and cold foods chilled and fresh. The 18/8 food-grade stainless steel interior provides non-porous storage with no residual odors or flavors from the previous day’s contents, while our airtight lid keeps today’s meal as fresh going out as it was going in. — MSRP $59.95
– Isaiah Burkhart for LoadoutRoom.com