Sawyer Water Filtration and Purification Systems
"Bottled water is a scourge on the environment, creating a significant amount of plastic waste and littering the landscape for centuries to come. For the eco-friendly hikers, often on-the-go, fresh, clean water can be otherwise difficult to come by. Fortunately, the Sawyer water purifier bottle can ensure that your favorite hiker always has a source of safe drinking water on hand with its 0.1 micron absolute filter. Whether they’re digging into the depths of the forest or simply taking a walk to the park, active individuals can keep hydrated with an innovative, reusable water bottle. For up to 400 uses, the purification system removes viruses bacteria, heavy metals, and more from every drop of water you put into your body, ensuring hydration never comes at the cost of your loved one’s well-being."
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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.)
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.