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A Pro’s Guide to Water Treatment in the Wild

Outdoor survivalists often teach the rough rule of three’s: humans can only survive three minutes without oxygen, three hours without proper shelter (given extreme conditions), and three days without water. H2O is the most suspect of the bunch. We asked an expert to explain the to main methods of treatment, filtration and purification, and recommend the proper gear for staying hydrated in the wild.

AquaSafe Straw

aqua-strawClean, drinkable water is critical to life on this planet and is a resource that those of us in first world countries often take for granted. That is, unless you've traveled far enough to know otherwise. In the past, though, portable

Katadyn Hiker Water Microfilter

Protozoa, Bacteria, Virus Free Water. Sounds Delicious.

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By Guest Writer Mark Arevalo The last thing you want is Giardia.

When you go hiking how clean is your water? More importantly, how heavy is it? At around two pounds