Sawyer MINI Water Filter Review
If you’re planning to take a backpacking trip in a location where clean drinking water is hard to come by, you could do with the reassurance of having a filtering sidekick in your pack. The Sawyer MINI is one of the most popular portable water filters that can be used for filtering water on-the-go.
In this Sawyer MINI water filter review, I bought and personally tested the product, as well as rounded up information from Sawyer’s marketing materials and honest customer reviews to offer an in-depth look into this innovative personal filtration system.
Continue reading Brian Campbells full Mini Filter review here.
May 7, 2022
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My only complaint is that eventually, backflushing won’t be enough. These can clog up after some time and no amount of back flushing will fix its low flow. I went through 2 on the AT. However, it will attach to Smart Water Bottles and most bladders!
Built for backcountry reliability and portability, the Sawyer Squeeze filter is our pick for the best portable water purifier.
The Sawyer Squeeze was (by far) the most common Pacific Crest Trail water filter this year – for the fifth year in a row. It’s a $39, 3 oz / 85 g hollow fiber filter that rids your drinking water of protozoa and bacteria (and floaties). It can be used with Sawyer bags (included with the filter) or with compatible water bottles (Smartwater is the bottle of choice for many hikers).