Hydration Systems

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Naked Water bottle with replaceable filter
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This water bottle was bought as part of a Kickstarter campaign.  It has been filled with water, but it has never been used.  You can buy replacement filters on the…

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SteriPen Traveler
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I bought this SteriPen about three years ago.  I tested it at home, but It has never been used on the trail.  I am willing to ship anywhere in CONUS…

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Platypus GravityWorks Water Filter
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The Platypus Gravityworks 6.0L Filter is a mature product that addresses the use cases of high-volume water treatment for groups and basecamp scenarios. It is simple to operate and is…

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Platypus Quickdraw Filter
Gear

The Platypus Quickdraw Filter can be paired with Smartwater bottles or purchased as a kit with its own dedicated soft-sided water bottle. A newcomer to the “squeeze” filter market, it’s…

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Rapid Pure Trailblazer Gravity Filter
Gear

With so many effective ultralight water treatment options available, it’s hard to recommend heavy filter systems anymore. However, we still see a use case for gravity filters – the need…

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Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter
Gear

The Sawyer Squeeze is one of the most popular and reliable water treatment technologies among the long-distance hiking community because of its ability to be integrated directly with Smartwater bottles.

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Katadyn BeFree Collapsible Filter Bottle
Gear

The Katadyn BeFree bottle is fast, light, and reliable. It’s probably our favorite water filter when you need clean water as fast as possible on the trail.

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Aquatabs
Gear

We recommend these for backup water treatment if you are carrying a filter or UV pen (in case one of those devices fail) or if you need to treat water…

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Aquamira
Gear

A cult favorite in the ultralight community for its effectiveness against particle-attached biofilm bacteria, light weight, ease of use, and its ability to impart better flavor and odor to bad…

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Katadyn Steripen Ultra UV Water Purifier
Gear

Of all the Steripen models, the Ultra may offer the best reliability and balance between weight, durability, and battery life.

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