Let’s Go Bikepacking: Stories and Products for Your Fall Adventures
Fall is the best time to go bikepacking! The weather is starting to cool off while our summer fitness is still at its peak. We can’t wait to hit the trail and soak in warm days and cool nights under the stars. Get ready with these bikepacking stories and of course, some recommended products below.
Sawyer Micro Squeeze Water Filtration System
This is a lightweight water filter that’s the perfect size for bikepacking. It’s also one of our favorites among those we’ve tested. Read more.
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September 13, 2022
Outdoor Life: Do You Really Need a Water Filter for Backpacking and Mountain Hunting?
Fresh drinking water is essential. This water filtration system ensures you will never run out as long as there is a nearby natural water source. It can filter out bacteria, protozoa and microplastics.
Faster and more efficient than pumping or waiting for chemical treatments, the Sawyer Squeeze System offers on-the-go hydration at a good flow. This product is long-lasting, affordable, reliable, cleanable, and very user-friendly.
But Sawyer was way ahead of me — 15 years ahead, to be precise. In 2008, the brand started its Clean Water for All initiative, which provides Sawyer filters to developing countries around the world. And the company spends 90% of its profits funding it.