Wirecutter's 100 Most Popular Picks of July
The weather is scorching hot, but that hasn’t stopped our readers from heading outdoors. To stay cool, some grabbed water bottles, ice cream scoops, and portable air conditioners, while others snagged luggage and masks for summer travel. And the beloved “carbage can” was a popular choice for readers who wanted to keep tidy while on the road.
August 4, 2022
In my side pouches, you can find tent poles (right) and a SmartWater bottle (left). A sawyer squeeze is placed inline from the SmartWater bottle and attached to my Osprey mouthpiece to drink fro, as I walk.
The EWG sees picaridin as a reasonably good alternative to DEET—although it hasn’t been tested as long, it doesn’t have the same neurotoxicity concerns. They recommend a concentration of 20 percent for Lyme protection. Common brands include: OFF!, Cutter, Sawyer, Natrapel, Insect Guard.
Fill them up with tap water and it slowly passes through a filter system. Then the main reservoir below collects the filtered water.