In Case You Catch A Case Of Reese Witherspoon This Season, Here Are 5 Must-Have Items For The Trail
"Did you see Reese Witherspoon’s Wild? If you did, you probably have a case of hiking Wanderlust. If you didn’t, don’t bother — the real thing is way better.
To help you live out your dreams of paving — well, really walking — your own path, we asked Jennifer Pharr Davis, a hiker, speaker, entrepreneur and author who has explored trails in all 50 states and set the endurance record on the 2,185-mile Appalachian Trail to recommend the 5 must-have items to take with you on your outdoors-y adventures."
Read Erin Kelly's full article on blistree.com to see the list of recommended products which we are proud to be featured on.
May 7, 2022
Outdoor Life: Do You Really Need a Water Filter for Backpacking and Mountain Hunting?
While DEET products may be more familiar by name and their chemical smell, sprays with 20 percent picaridin, like Sawyer Products, offer comparable protection without the harsh odor and oily feeling on your skin.
The Sawyer Squeeze was (by far) the most common Pacific Crest Trail water filter this year – for the fifth year in a row. It’s a $39, 3 oz / 85 g hollow fiber filter that rids your drinking water of protozoa and bacteria (and floaties). It can be used with Sawyer bags (included with the filter) or with compatible water bottles (Smartwater is the bottle of choice for many hikers).
SAWYER MINI WATER FILTER, $22 This has been my water filter of choice for years now. The bags can be iffy — I have had a few break – so carry a couple. However, the filter itself is reliable, light and inexpensive. -Logan