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We Sawed a Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter in Half!

Have you ever wondered how a Sawyer Squeeze water filter works? We cut one open to to give you an INSIDE LOOK.

The Sawyer Squeeze water filter is the most popular filter used by long-distance backpackers due to its ease of use and lightweight quality.

We wanted to get an INSIDE look at the Sawyer Squeeze to see how it really works, so we cut one open and took a close look with a microscope.

Check out the full article by Paul Bodnar on Atlas Guides' website here.


May 9, 2022

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A 20% DEET Premium Controlled-Release Lotion will work well against mosquitoes, but Dr. Zimring says he prefers the 20% Picaridin lotion since it also protects against ticks, gnats, chiggers, and flies. (In both instances, he recommends Sawyer brand.)

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Editorial Director


Part of spending time outside means battling ticks, mosquitoes, and other biting insects. For this, Nelson swears by permethrin.



And out of the products we tested, Dr. Zeichner highly recommends Sawyer Products 20% Picaridin Insect Repellent.

Samson McDougall