moldy hydration bladder

Identifying, Cleaning and Preventing Mold in Hydration Bladders

Ever seen mold grow?  I mean, really grow?  It’s disgusting.  It smells.  It’s nasty to look at and, yes, mold easily can form in your hydration pack. Check out the image below if you really...

Chlorine Dioxide Tablets: Fast, Easy, Ultra Light Water Treatment

When you just don't want to carry anything else in your day pack or your thru hike gear, then you can opt to rely solely on chlorine dioxide tablets to treat your drinking water. Not...
Best Backpacking Water Filter

Best Backpacking Water Filter: A Buyer’s Guide

The methods used to clean drinking water on a backpacking trip are getting easier and lighter. Note:  This is a long guide but we are confident that after reading it you'll be a lot more...
Hiking Water Filter

Which Hiking Water Filter is for You

Hiking water filter equipment is essential to ensure clean drinking water is available when exploring the wilderness. Modern water treatment options are now easier and lighter to use than ever before. Plus, the types of...

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