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MSR Trail Base

Brand and Model MSR Trail Base Gravity Water Filter System Pros Versatile Cons Heavy Best Uses Hiking, General Outdoor 1MSR Tral Base Overview The MSR Trail Base features high performances and includes a lot of the components needed – bladders and TrailShot Filter – to use gravity as water filter system. In deed, the Trail Base can filter 4L of water in 5 minutes. It’s easy to use, versatile, effortless and time saver. In fact, the Trail Base lasts a long time before replacement. So, the Trail Base could be a nice choice as a gravity filter system regardless the…

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MSR HperFlow

Brand and Model MSR HyperFlow Microfilter Pros Fast Pumping Speed Cons Lots of Backflushing Best Uses Hiking, General Outdoor 1MSR HyperFlow Microfilter Overview The MSR HyperFlow Microfilter features fast flow and lightweight design ideal for hiking around clear water sources. Undoubtedly the HyperFlow can’t filter out viruses, but it offers high protection from protozoa and bacteria in most places in North America. It’s a reliable hand pump filter appropriate for backpackers. In the coming lines, we list the HyperFlow MicroFilter features and performances like effectiveness, capacity, weight etc. 2Effectiveness The MSR HyperFlow features a hollow fiber design without any activated…

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RapidPure Intrepid Water Purifier Bottle

Brand and Model RapidPure Intrepid Water Purifier Bottle Pros Protected mouthpiece from cross-contamination Cons Heavy Best Uses Day Hiking, General Outdoor 1Overview The RapidPure Intrepid Water Purifier Bottle is a lightweight and easy drinking package that provides safe and clean drinking water with considering protection in. In fact, this Purifier Bottle filters and purifies backcountry water against bacteria, protozoa, viruses, heavy metals, chemicals, sediment, pesticides, and micro-plastics. In the coming lines, we list the RapidPure Intrepid Water Purifier features and performances like effectiveness, capacity, weight etc. 2Effectiveness Based on their electrochemical charge, The RapidPure Intrepid Water Purifier is a personal…

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MSR TrailShot Water Filter

Brand and Model MSR TrailShot Water Filter Pros Versatile and Quick Deploy Cons Hands get tired Best Uses Day Hiking, General Outdoor 1TrailShot Water Filter Overview The MSR TrailShot Water Filter is small and simple portable water filter. Like the LifeStraw, the TrailShot allows you drink directly from natural water sources like creeks, rivers or ponds with the confidence that the water has been safely treated. It is a hand pump filter appropriate for trail runners as well as for ultralight backpackers. In the coming lines, we list the TrailShot Water Filter features and performances like effectiveness, capacity, weight etc….

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LifeStraw Water Filter Review

Brand and Model Platypus GravityWorks 4L Pros Cheap and Very Simple Cons No way to store clean water Best Uses Day Hiking 1LifeStraw Water Filter Overview The LifeStraw Water Filter is a 2 oz hollow-fiber water filter that you drink through; it is easy to use and inexpensive. In the coming lines, we list the LifeStraw Water Filter features and performances like effectiveness, capacity, weight etc. 2Effectiveness The LifeStraw is a hand-held personal water purification system able to remove 99.9% of the waterborne bacteria and Protozoa, such as Giardia but it doesn’t remove or neutralize viruses. So, if virus protection…

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Platypus GravityWorks 4L

Brand and Model Platypus GravityWorks 4L Pros Easy to use, fast Cons Not an excellent choice for thru-hiker Best Uses Day Hiking, General Outdoor 1Platypus GravityWorks 4L Overview The Platypus GravityWorks Water Filter System includes all of the components needed – water filter, hosing, quick-connectors, valve and two 4 liter hydration reservoirs – to use gravity as water filter system. It’s easy to use, fast, versatile, effortless and time saver. In fact, the Platypus GravityWorks lasts a long time before replacement, besides it filters large amounts of water with few sacrifices. So, the GravityWorks is a best choice as a…

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Hiking Water Filter Systems

Hiking water filter systems represent important point during hiking. Water makes up a significant portion of the human body; it has plenty of important functions in the body like temperature regulation during hiking trails especially in summer. Every hiker aims to discover some new landscape, he thinks about water resources and most perfect system to purify or filter it. Eventually, everything comes down to effectiveness and convenience. Effectiveness is how well the filtration system treats the water, how safe it is for you to drink. However convenience is about how heavy is the filtration system? How quick is it? How…

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