Pur Hiker

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Pur Hiker

Pur and other water purification devices have revolutionized drinking water on the trail.



"Pur Hiker - a basic water filter that has proven reliable..."
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The Pur Hiker is one of the most popular water filters for backpackers..

Pur hiker

Pur Hiker

Pur Hiker water filter has been around for a number of years and has been run through the ringer by a lot of backpackers. Generally, it is popular. And in my opinion it is one of the more stable and easily water filters on the market, and one of the best values for the money.

With that being said, it's still a water filters. And they are sometimes just plain a flat pain in the hind end. You talk to enough backpackers, especially those who have been out a lot, and almost everyone will have the evil water filter story of some sort or another. The Pur Hiker is no exception. They can and do break, clog and quit working, whether they are Pur Hiker or not. And sometimes that occurs in the middle of a major backpacking trip.

Pur Hiker for backpacking

Still, for the money, if you are set on getting a water filter, my personal choice would be the Pur Hiker. There is no real need to get a very expensive water filter in theUnited States and Canada, in my opinion. The cheaper ones, and least the good cheaper ones, do a quite acceptable job for the main culprit to be found here - giardia.

The Pur filter has been used all over the world, and quite successfully by most people. .

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