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Best Backpacking Water Purifiers from Mountain Weekly News

Water is the most important resource we have. Life wouldn’t be possible without it, let alone having fun outdoors. And while there is certainly a lot of water about, most of it isn’t safe to drink as it is. For this reason hikers, paddlers, climbers, and all seek the best portable water filter for their needs.

The good news is that there’s plenty of options on the market now, so no matter how specific your need or preference there’s probably a perfect water filter for you. The bad news is that there are so many options it can be hard to sift through them all to find that best portable water filter for you. So we made a list of some of the best options out there, helping you focus on what’s important – spending more time doing what you love and less time figuring out how to shop for the best water filters.

See the full guide from Jim O'Leary on Mountain Weekly News' website here.

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May 5, 2022

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Of all the creepy crawlers, ticks keep me on high alert. They can be very tiny in the nymph stage and difficult to see. They love to hang out in tall grasses along the trail and hitch a ride on hikers passing by. I plan on treating most of my clothes and gear with Sawyer Permethrin.

Joanne Gigliotti

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Ultra-compact and lightweight

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I would often just drink directly from the sawyer squeeze if I was feeling lazy- which by the way works wonderfully.

Rachel McVittie