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  • 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 […]

  • Sawyer’s Sting Kit – Changes a Village

    December 23, 2013

    About 80% of the one million people living in the NE Indian state of Mizoram belong to the Mizo tribe. They claim to be almost 100% Christian. Well over two thousand Mizos are full time missionaries, mainly throughout India, but also to other tribes in Mizoram and around the world, including the USA and Canada, […]

  • The Risks of Unclean Water

    December 17, 2013

    So you’re hiking in the mountains of some far off land and you stumble across a babbling brook of crystal clear water. You’re thirsty so you cup your hands together and dip them beneath the cool, rippling surface then raising the water to your lips you finally taste the refreshing life giver that is mountain […]

  • How the Sun Affects Your Layers of Skin

    December 13, 2013

    The skin forms the entire external covering of the body. In terms of surface area and weight, it is one of the largest organs of the body. It performs major functions as follows: Protection. The skin serves as a barrier that prevents microorganisms and other substances from entering the body. Body Temperature Regulation. Considerable heat […]