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  • Sawyer MINI earns 2014 Best Buy in Filter Review by OutdoorGearLab

    September 9, 2014

    “An adaptable, lightweight, and compact water filter, the Sawyer Mini is a useful personal water treatment system that is very inexpensive. It can be used as a straw or inline in a water reservoir, making it more useful than other straw-style filters. Weighing only 1.4 ounces and costing around $25, this filter easily takes our […]

  • Gear Patrol add the Squeeze Filter to their Ultralight Essentials List

    August 20, 2014

    “Most hikers first head out on the trail with the borrowed, metal-frame backpack their dad used back in the 1980s and some old Timberland work boots strapped to their feet. But after grueling weeks and some mild scoliosis, a few decide to go lighter. ”   At less than 3.5 ounces, the Sawyer Squeeze is […]

  • Bear Grylls and the Sawyer MINI Water Filter

    August 18, 2014

    Bear Grylls knows the importance of having access to clean water which is why he suggests using a Sawyer MINI Water Filter.  This tip of the week can be seen on his new show Running Wild with Bear Grylls on NBC. For other products, tips, and tricks, visit http://www.walmart.com/RunningWild  

  • Blist-O-Ban is One of Gearographer’s Favorite Items at Outdoor Retailer 2014

    August 12, 2014

    Gearographer Staff Yoon Kin takes notice of the Blist-O-Ban in the article Our Favorite Gear of Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2014 after almost losing his life from a blister. “Looks gross but it’s way less so than an actual blister soaking in bacteria and other nasty microbes. This artificial blister replicates the movement of a real blister […]

  • Backpacker puts the MINI 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 […]