Frequent flyers know that having a solid water supply available, especially with the Summer months approaching fast, is going to become even more important. Performance isn’t just about exercise and physically demanding jobs, most business travelers have important meetings as soon as they land. Given the strict environment that is a modern airplane behind TSA security let’s discuss some of the best options for hydration on a plane.
Pelican, Yeti Coolers vs. Chest Freezer: Finding the Best Cold Storage for You One question we get all the time is: "What is the best way to store/transport my IcePlates?" We have two basic choices that apply to most people/applications: Coolers and Freezers. Coolers and freezers go hand in hand. You need access to a freezer to initially freeze the IcePlates. A cooler is a useful next step depending on set-up and circumstances. Premium coolers from companies like Yeti and Pelican have been all the rage the last few years. They are impressive products, holding up to bear attacks, keeping ice in extreme conditions for extended periods of time, displaying a great design aesthetic and communicating a rugged/outdoor lifestyle that...
Today we’re starting with the Arc’teryx Aerios 10 backpack: A lightweight, hydration compatible, trail-running pack. The 10 refers to its 10 liter capacity (Arc’teryx puts the liter capacity in most of their packs’ names). The IcePlate does not fit inside the bladder sleeve but external attachment offers a pretty unique benefit, discussed later in the article.
If you’re thinking of using an IcePlate outdoors here are some general tips and tricks to make sure your experience goes as smoothly as possible.