As you probably know, one of the first priorities when you’re out in the wilderness is finding fresh water to drink. Sure, you could make a fire, boil some river water, wait for it to cool down and then consume it, but why bother with all of that when you could just pack along a LifeStraw Personal Water Filter ($18,00).
With the ability to filter up to 264 gallons of water, the Lifestraw has been proven to remove 99% of water bacteria and parasites, making contaminated or suspect water safe to drink. This durable device doesn’t require any batteries or changing its filter, there are absolutely no chemicals or moving parts involved, and it’s easy to carry around, weighing only 2 ounces.
The Lifestraw has been around for a while now – it won many awards including “Best Invention of 2005” by Time Magazine – and we felt the need to bring it up again, as it’s a crucial item for hiking & camping, emergency preparedness and survival situations. It has been tested successfully by people on a daily basis in the most contaminated parts of our planet. Plus, every time a LifeStraw is purchased, a child in Africa receives a year of clean drinking water. Now, that’s something we feel proud to support!