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Katadyn: Making Water Drinking Water

Katadyn offers a wide variety of water treatment options for safe hydration in the backcountry. They build reliable pump filters and purifiers, offer chemical treatments, and in recent years they’ve introduced some handy gravity and squeeze filters. As the distributor of SteriPEN, they also give backpackers the option of UV treatment.

MSR Dromedary Bag

Constructed of a highly-durable, abrasion-resistant material, the MSR Dromedary Bag is an extremely rugged water reservoir. Laminated with food-grade polyurethane, the BPA-free bag can handle freezing or boiling contents.

CamelBak Crux 3L Lumbar Reservoir

The innovative CamelBak Crux 3L Lumbar Reservoir is specifically designed for athletic pursuits, equipping your pack (sold separately) for hands-free hydration and keeping weight comfortably distributed to your hips instead of fatiguing your shoulders.

CamelBak Crux Reservoir

The innovative CamelBak Crux Reservoir equips your pack (sold separately) for hands-free hydration. The ergonomic reservoir carries quietly and comfortably, its integrated bite valve delivers a high flow rate, and rugged construction ensures leakproof performance.

MSR TrailShot MicroFilter

Another innovative offering from MSR, the TrailShot Microfilter weighs just 5.4 ounces, has a flow rate of 1 liter per minute, and effectively treats up to 2,000 liters of water. Perfect for backpacking, the filter is effective against bacteria, protozoa, and particulates.

Katadyn Pocket Microfilter

The Katadyn Pocket, the top-of-the-line offering in Katadyn’s Endurance Series water filters, is designed to provide maximum water capacity and high performance. Filters bacteria and cysts, including Giardia and Cryptosporidium, and offers a 20-year warranty.

MSR Guardian Purifier

The MSR Guardian Purifier was designed to be the safest, easiest way to purify water anywhere on earth. Co-developed with the military, the Guardian uses advanced hollow-fibers to remove viruses, protozoa, bacteria, and sediment from even the dirtiest water.