Outbound Tested: HydroFlask's Bottle + Sling Combo Is the Perfect Mini Adventure Companion

Your sidekick for quick necessary adventures.

Now as much as we wish we could, we can't be out there all the time getting after the adventures we spend weeks or days planning for, and to keep us all level-headed, we learn to make time to incorporate small adventures into our everyday lives. This last April we brought along the HydroFlask's Bottle + Sling Combo along on our road trip to Baja. As you can imagine spending over 36+ plus hours of driving (there and back) we also made time for lots of little adventures along the way. 

Now to be honest when I first picked up the Sling for my HydroFlask, I wasn't totally sure how it was going to come in handy, but that was proven wrong to me almost immediately. Driving through multiple national parks on this trip, we conquered all the pull offs and short <1 mile loops we could find, and the HydroFlask + Sling was the best thing to have for these mini adventures! It's like a fanny pack, but better being that it fits your water bottle, has a loop for you to carabiner your keys, and a zipper to place your ID and cards inside. So as it were, we were throwing ourselves from the car for these quick adventures to pass the time, in which case it was essential to be hands free. The sling accomplished all the goals for that matter, I also always bring my camera everywhere, so it made such a nice pairing to have my water slung over my shoulder so I could grab the camera to get the shot without ever having to worry about where my water bottle was. 

We even took the HydroFlask and Sling out on the paddle boards for a bit! It really is the best little contraption to have for the adventures that don't require a backpack. Even now that we're all back home, I use it on the daily for my morning walks with my dogs, and keep it in the car so I am prepared for whatever happens. 

Also from the perspective of somebody who has never really cared about a water bottle before, having a HydroFlask made A WORLD of a difference. Not only does it keep your water the temperature you want it to be, but the outside stays room temperature, making it easy to handle. I actually don't use any of my other water bottles anymore and keep my HydroFlask on me at all times. It's proven to become an unintentional healthy habit. Plus you can't beat the minimalistic design and fun colors!

Published: June 25, 2018

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I’m a creative whose life is defined by passion. Photography - Design - and The Outdoors, it's what I live for. Life is about new experiences, let's create them together.