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  • Backpacker Ranks the MINI #2 In 2014 Essentials List

    March 12, 2014

    We’re honored to be featured in Backpacker Magazine’s 10 Essentials list! Be sure to pick up a copy of the April 2014 Gear Guide Issue to see what else they recommend but here is what they had to say about the Sawyer Mini Water Filter: “This pipsqueak, measuring not much larger than a roll of […]

  • Gear Review: Sawyer MINI Water Filter, Picaridin, Permethrin, and DEET

    February 21, 2014

    After years of hiking with various water treatment options including chemicals, a Steri-pen, pump systems, or without a filter at all, record setting[1] Jennifer Pharr Davis was drawn to Sawyer’s water filtration systems when she became pregnant. “It seemed too good to be true. But I got it and used it for 600 miles of […]

  • How Sawyer Filters Work

    February 12, 2014

    The Sawyer water filtration systems use technology adapted from kidney dialysis filters. The Sawyer Hollow Fiber Membrane Filters are composed of tiny “U” shaped micro tubes that allow water to enter into their core through tiny micro pores on the side walls of the tubes.  The pores on our filters and purifiers are so small […]

  • CNN Wine for Water

    January 14, 2014

    Sawyer is proud to be partnering with Wine to Water, an organization founded by 2009 CNN Hero Doc Hendley. In 2003 Doc dreamed up the concept of the organization, while bartending and playing music in nightclubs around Raleigh, North Carolina. The first fundraiser was held in January of 2004 and by August of that year […]

  • Trail Runner Names the MINI to Gear of the Year

    January 10, 2014

    We previewed this one at the Summer Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City, and knew it was going to be a home run. We’ve long been fans of Sawyer’s water filters as they’re extremely small/packable (perfect for tucking into hydration packs on long backcountry runs), reliable, fast and easy to use. This year, they […]

  • Extend Your Range TV Sponsorship

    January 6, 2014

    Sawyer is proud to sponsor Dreampoint Outdoors.  Dreampoint Oudoor’s show Extend Your Range airs Wednesdays on the Sportman’s Channel at 10:30 pm and Thursday at 2:30 PM. Get to know Justin Olk and staff as you join along on bowhunts for giant Alberta Black Bear, trophy Antelope and Mule Deer in Wyoming, bugling Elk in New […]

  • Maximize the Effectiveness of the Permethrin Fabric Treatment

    January 4, 2014

    To maximize the effectiveness of the Sawyer’s Permethrin fabric treatment, use the following tips and tricks: For treatment of packs, tents, camp chairs, and other non washable items the application will last through 42 days of exposure to sun and air. Treating a tent and camp chairs while camping is an excellent source of bug […]

  • The Answer is Love Ministries – Peru

    January 3, 2014

    “This trip saw the delivery of our 200th water filter! According to our best estimates, these filters have touched the lives of 1500+ people from Guatemala to Peru, including families, schools, and multiple churches!! As usual, all families were trained on how to assemble, operate, and maintain their filters along with the basics of proper […]

  • Water for Madre – El Salvador

    January 2, 2014

    “Water For Madre, a non-profit grass roots organization based in Kansas City, MO, has begun working with the people of Santa Maria Madre de Los Pobres in San Salvador, El Salvador to bring clean, healthy water to families in desperate need. We are proud of these 10 families receiving their Sawyer water filters, training, health […]