One of Our Top Rated Backpacking Water Filters Is Only $25 Right Now
Save on Sawyer’s Squeeze filters, bug repellents, and sunscreen during this Amazon sale.
There’s plenty of summertime left for exploring, and if a backpacking trip is on your agenda, you’ll want to pack a trustworthy water filter. Sawyer makes some of the lightest and most affordable options on the market, which are popular picks for first-timers on the trail as well as pros. And for a limited time, you can save up to 32 percent on the Sawyer Squeeze and Sawyer Mini, as well as a few other Sawyer products on Amazon.
We’ve been testing and using the Squeeze this summer, and it’s impressed us enough to earn a spot on our list of the best backpacking water filters. The hollow fiber membrane filter removes bacteria, protozoa, and particulate matter larger than 0.1 micron and can treat up to 100,000 gallons. The lifespans of most competitors, which range from 250 to 525 gallons, pale in comparison.
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In the end, I go to the woods to discover myself, to find out more about who I am and who I want to be.
Sawyer Picaridin Continuous Spray is our pick for the best all-around bug spray. This long-lasting product repels mosquitoes and ticks for up to 12 hours while warding off biting flies, stable flies, black flies, gnats, chiggers, and sand flies for up to eight hours.
Gear is a necessity for a thru-hike (historically, my ancestors traveled the trails with less, but nowadays equipment is vital).