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  • Sawyer 4 Way Water Filter Review

    November 26, 2013

    “When I’m out for just a day, I don’t want to waste time pumping water. This 32-ounce dip-and-sip filter let’s me refill in about 10 seconds, then I’m back on the trail. Flow rate is impressive (I didn’t kill myself sucking water through the straw filter), and it takes care of all the protozoa and […]

  • Sawyer Filter Named Gear Junkie’s 2012 “Best in Show”

    November 26, 2013

    Gear Junkie magazine has named our Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter “Best in Show” of 2012’s “Latest and Greatest Outdoor Gear.” Gear Junkie put a multitude of outdoor gear to the test, but only selected “products for 2012 that represent true innovation in the outdoors industry and some of the neatest new gear ever made.” They […]

  • CNN Heroes

    November 26, 2013

    This World Water Day (March 22nd, 2013), CNN did a follow up on one of Sawyer’s non-profit partners: Wine to Water. Check out the video featured on CNN and CNN.com highlighting the work of Doc Hendley, 2009 CNN Hero. Read the full article here.

  • The Filter That’s Saving the World!

    November 23, 2013

    Sawyer is changing the way developing countries think about water. Our filters are impacting the global water crisis in over 70 countries worldwide. Learn More at Sawyer International.

  • Sawyer Filter Named Backpacker Magazine’s Editor’s Choice

    November 23, 2013

    We think it’s completely worth it just to make really cool products, but it’s even cooler to be recognized for it. The Sawyer Squeeze Filter was awarded the coveted Editor’s Choice Award by Backpacker Magazine in the April 2012 Gear Guide. Thanks, Backpacker! Check out the full story here. Check out how the Sawyer Squeeze Filter […]

  • First-Aid Kits: Pre-assembled vs. Do-It-Yourself

    November 23, 2013

    Some people like to create their own first-aid kits because they feel is will save them money or that they can piece together a more customized pack. However, a study completed by the NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute, shows it’s quite a bit more economical to purchase a preassembled kit and refill it as you deplete […]

  • The Importance of First Aid Kits

    November 18, 2013

    A good first aid kit is one of the Ten Essentials of backcountry travel and sometimes it can be difficult to decide what it is that you will need and how you will want to be prepared for outdoor injury. Most outdoor enthusiasts choose our pre-assembled first-aid kits because they are convenient. It’s also a […]

  • Sawyer Sunscreen Recommendations

    November 11, 2013

    The higher SPF formulas (above SPF30) will hold in your body heat which can be helpful in cold weather, but please be careful in warmer weather to make sure you can adequate cool yourself. Intense sun conditions include: Low latitudes (near the equator) Higher altitudes Peak sun season: May, June and July in the Northern […]

  • Sunscreen News

    November 6, 2013

    Things we have learned about sun blocks since introducing the SPF nomenclature in the 1970’s: When sunscreens were first introduced in the 1970’s, the “Sun Protection Factor” (SPF) was a great step forward in helping people understand how to get better protection. Since then, the industry has made great improvements both in the chemical formulations […]

  • International Childcare Ministries- Kenya

    November 3, 2013

    “I am glad to report of the water filter distribution that we carried out late last month in Mautuma School. Most of the people here get their water from wells, while there are some who also go to fetch water from the river for domestic use. We were here to distribute water filters to some 209 […]