The best water filters

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Having a water filter when you go out is indispensable in order not shorten your getaway. We will offer you a list of the best filters the moment for your next hikes in order to face all possible inconveniences, while ensuring you an unforgettable outing. Go away for a few hours or several days, without worrying about your drinking water reserves.

All in one: the gourd with filter straw from Lifestraw

The Lifestraw brand filter straw gourd is versatile, it will allow you to drink in all situations thanks to its double filter charcoal to purify water from parasites and bacteria. It has a capacity of 650 ml for a weight of 190 grams. Equipped with a carabiner, you can hang it on your backpack or belt for easier transport. Straw is great for purifying water in rivers and lakes, but does not treat seawater.

Its filter allows filter 99.99% bacteria and parasites that can contaminate the water while making sure there is no aftertaste. The filter has a service life of 4000 liters.

The little extra: the bottle with filter straw of the brand Lifestraw is the ideal bottle for your bivouac outings. It is easy to use and transport thanks to its carabiner and its capacity of 650 ml.

Oasis water purifying tablets from the BCB brand

The Oasis water purifying tablets of the BCB brand are composed of effervescent clore which purify water effectively against waterborne diseases like dysentery, diarrhea, cholera and other diseases. A tablet can purify a liter of water and it is recommended to wait about thirty minutes before consuming it. They will keep their effectiveness for five years, so be careful not to keep them too long.

The advantage of lozenges: Oasis water purifying tablets will accompany you on all your outings thanks to their easy transport, in particular thanks to their small volume. The water purification time will allow you to quietly set up your camp.

Lifestraw brand filter straw

The Lifestraw brand water filter straw allows the water to be filtered quickly and easily. You just need to immerse the end in the water and inhale to drink pure water. It is ultra light with a weight of 57 grams and its size will allow you a easy transport everywhere you go. Thanks to that technology the microfiltration by hollow fibers, you can use it directly in lakes, streams, rivers, or in a gourd or a bottle.

This straw eliminates 99.99% of bacteria, 99.99% of parasites protozoa and 99.99% of microplastics and will allow you to filter 1000 liters of water.

Why the filter straw? From the Lifestraw brand, it is easy to use and transport thanks to its small size. However, it will not allow you to carry water with you.

The Katadyn BeFree from the Katadyn brand

The Katadyn Befree from the Katadyn brand is an efficient filter bottle for eliminate bacteria, protozoa and sediment. It is light, 63 g, which allows easy transport in all circumstances. It can treat up to two liters of water per minute and its filter membrane is easily cleaned with a quick rinse in water. It is ideal for use in murky waters such as rivers, lakes and springs. It has a lifespan of more or less 1000 liters depending on the quality of the water.

The Katadyn Befree from the Katadyn brand will soon be available on our online store. It was chosen for the performance it brings to your bivouac excursions.