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The Best Water Filters for Hiking and Backpacking

Drinking water can be contaminated with a lot of harmful bacteria and heavy metals. This contaminates the water we drink and other bodies of water around us. There are many different ways in which we can dispose of these harmful contaminants but some methods require chemicals that are not good for the environment or human health.   When shopping for… Read more →

water bottles on the trail by dr. allen cherer

Water Bottles On the Trail

Choosing a water bottle for your hike might seem like a fairly insignificant thing.  Why not just pick up a Poland Spring bottle at the local store?  Well, if you’d like to reduce your carbon footprint and save some cash, then a reusable bottle is the way to go.  But there are a lot of options out there that go… Read more →