[Tough bottle]


Our take Kids wreck water bottles faster than they change their opinions on cartoons, so we were impressed when—after a season of rough use—their Hydro Flasks looked no worse for the wear. The stainless steel was tough against drops, and the rigid straw stood up to our most nibbly testers and never leaked in our packs. Bonus: lifetime guarantee.

The details Double-wall insulation keeps drinks cold, which our little testers appreciated on a hot hike to Utah’s Corona Arch. The silicone bottom adds traction, reducing spills, but makes the bottle harder to slip into mesh pockets.

“They come in a range of colors so we let our kiddos pick their favorite. Upside: We don’t have to remind them to hydrate as often,” our

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