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November 19, 2019  |  Reviews  |  Water Filtration

Review Geek: The 6 Best Backpacking Water Filters to Keep Your Adventures Illness-Free

Photo: Ian Slack

The 6 Best Backpacking Water Filters to Keep Your Adventures Illness-Free

Water is heavy and a pain to carry hiking. When made safe to drink, outdoor water sources are the answer. Here are the best backpacking water filters and purifiers to keep you from coming home with a stomach bug.

Your Four Options for Treating Water on the Trail

Even the most pure-looking mountain streams can have bacteria and protozoa in them that will make you sick, such as parasitic giardia and cryptosporidium. If you’re traveling internationally, water may have viruses in it too. So, if you’re not sure about water quality, it’s time to listen to your grandma when she told you, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

See the full article by Ian Slack on Review Geek’s website here: https://www.reviewgeek.com/27907/the-6-best-backpacking-water-filters-to-keep-your-adventures-illness-free/

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