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Sawyer Tap Filter

The best filter for car camping of 2021.

For camping destinations where water from the spigot isn’t potable, this filter is an easy cleaning solution. It screws on to most exterior-threaded nozzles, and its .1-micron, hollow-fiber filter weeds out bacteria and protozoa (but not viruses, so check your destination before taking it abroad). We were able to produce 2 liters of clean water in 3 minutes at a cabin near Lanigan, Saskatchewan. The hose attachment easily fills jerrycans and reservoirs, making this device ideal for large groups. Note: Like any other hollow-fiber filter, freezing will cause the pores to expand and become useless, so keep it warm.

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May 7, 2022

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Sawyer Products Picaridin Insect Repellent provides great value, especially since you get a two-pack with each purchase. The spray is unscented and easy to apply, and it provides some of the longest-lasting protection with a 12-hour formula.

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The snow is already settling in across some parts of the country.

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All water along the trail should be boiled for at least a minute or filtered through something like a Sawyer Micro Squeeze Water Filter.

Korrin Bishop
Gossamer Gear