The award winning Widepac reservoir is our most innovative, smart and successful design. The Widepac™ Hydration reservoir makes filling cleaning and draining easier than ever, and it’s 100% leak-proof. Choose one of three reservoir volumes.
Widepac™ Main Features
User-friendly Widepac™ slide closure opens wide, allows easy filling, cleaning, draining, and
ice insertion. Airtight seal.
Glass Like™ Film Technology
Multi-layer Polyethylene film utilizing SOURCE’s Glass-Like™ technology, which prevents
bio-film build up making the system self-cleaning. SOURCE’s Glass-Like™ Film is
2000% smoother than standard TPU films, with virtually no difference from glass itself.
Taste Free™ System
Co-extruded PE film retains pure liquid taste with no plastic flavor. BPA and Phthalate
free. Independent tests have confirmed: Storing water in SOURCE Hydration
Systems for days and even weeks, the water stays fresh in taste.
Inhibits bacteria growth on the reservoir and drinking tube surfaces for the life of the
system. Technology utilized FDA-approved and EPA-registered anti-microbial
Easy Care & Low Maintenance
Glass-Like™ technology combined with Grunge-Guard™ technology represent a new generation in
hydration systems, in which cleaning is no longer an issue. Simply refill and drink again and again without special care. Water will remain fresh for days
and even weeks.
SQC™ - SOURCE Quick Connect (QMT compatible)
Allows simple attachment of filters, the SOURCE UTA, valves and other hydration
The SOURCE Bite Valve with high flow - no dripping or leaking. Gentle pressure on
silicon mouthpiece opens valve. For transport, shut safety closure with a twist
of the valve.
Dirt Shield™ - Valve cover
Protects drinking valve from dirt, sand, dust, mud and other pollution on the way.
18.5cm x 32cm, 110g
19.5cm x 35.5cm, 110g
21.5cm x 42.5cm, 125g
As the name suggests, the Source Widepac bladder has a wide top opening that makes filling, cleaning and drying the reservoir as simple as it needs to be. This opening is closed with a chunky ‘fold and slide’ lock that is secure, reliable and convenient, even when wearing gloves. The hose attachment is of the quick-release valve type, which enables it to be removed without losing fluid from the bladder – a feature that makes refilling on the hill a much more straightforward process and also aids cleaning. At the other end of the hose is a chunky bite valve with a mouthpiece cover. The flow of water can be turned on and off by simply twisting the bite valve, and the movement is solid and definite. It’s difficult to find fault with the Widepac; a hose clip and a retaining cord for the slide-lock (neither of which is included) would be nice, but neither is essential. Water from the Widepac is completely tastefree and all its features come at a good price. TRAIL VERDICT
With all the features you’d expect from a top-quality bladder at a price that makes it great value too, the Widepac is an excellent choice for walkers.
A well-made, fairly bomb-proof reservoir that has all the features including a removable tube, a large opening for easy cleaning and a mouthpiece cover to keep it clean. It’s not perfect: the plastic clip doesn’t attach so could be lost. But for performance, convenience, reliability and value for money, it’ll take some beating.
Use: Use in Rucksac
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