Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter Named 2011 Backpacker’s Editors’ Picks

“Least-loved chore upon reaching camp: Squatting on sore knees over a stream to pump water. New option: this superlight (3 oz.) rig, in which the filter element screws onto a 16-, 32-, or 64-ounce bag that you can fill from all but the weakest trickles and cart to a comfortable seat. Squeeze the bag to force dirty water through the filter; it’s faster than most pumps. $50;sawyer.com

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–Backpacker Magazine Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Dorn