Camping & Hiking

Water Filters & Purifiers

Sawyer™ specializes in state of the art outdoor protection including inline water filters and polycarbonate flip-top water bottles with advanced fast-flow inline filters. Sawyer products exceed EPA standards to remove 99.9999% of all bacteria and cysts like giardia and cryptosporidium.


First Need - Award Winning, lightweight, compact purifier with newly designed even better features including updated direct connect for popular trail containers, double-action field serviceable pump with no hold time, sealed canister with cover, tote bag, gravity feed and the tried and trusted winning "Structured Matrix" chemical-free purification technology.


Platypus - Platypus hydration products are 100% BPA-free, made with a durable, multi-layer laminate of urethane and food-grade, taste-free polyethylene film.


Katadyn™ has been developing water filters, sterilizing agents, and mobile desalinators for travel and marine applications for over 75 years. Numerous international relief organizations and special army units rely on Katadyn products as survival and lifesaving tools. Katadyn's unique products provide safety and convenience for many user groups including militaries, health organizations, and outdoor adventurers worldwide.


SteriPEN™ is the only portable water purifier that uses ultraviolet (UV) light to destroy waterborne microbes. Whether your source is a woodland brook or an overseas hotel tap, SteriPEN purifies clear water by destroying viruses, bacteria and protozoa—including Giardia and Cryptosporidium—in seconds. Carry a SteriPEN to disinfect water wherever you travel, hike, camp or trek. It’s the fastest route to pure, safe drinking water anywhere.


Berkey® systems are capable of purifying both treated water and untreated raw water from such sources as remote lakes, streams, stagnant ponds and water supplies in foreign countries, where regulations may be substandard at best. The Sport Berkey® features an Ionic Adsorption Micro Filtration System.

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Sawyer Inline Water Filter


Inline Water Filter

Use the Sawyer Inline Water Filter to effectively treat water straight from a hydration reservoir, pump pre-filter, household faucet or a homemade gravity system.

• Fast and effective hollow fiber membrane filter can be used to treat water while you drink • Filter physically removes particles, protozoa, and bacteria down to 0.1 micron in size, including giardia, salmonella and cryptosporidia • All Sawyer water filters exceed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommendations for removal rates

• Filter is fully field maintainable to ensure a fast flow of water; system includes a faucet adapter for thorough back washing from a household faucet

• All Sawyer water filters and purifiers come with a Million Gallon Guarantee, essentially eliminating the need to ever have to replace the filter cartridge

• Includes hollow fiber filter, faucet adapter, 2 stainless-steel hose clamps, 1 tube connecter and 1 tube adapter

Your Price: $44.95
First Need Deluxe Water Purifier

First Need

Deluxe Water Purifier

The First Need Deluxe Water Purifier by General Ecology has an incredible filter and a the super-fast pump rate. It has a 0.1 micron carbon matrix filter element which cranks out a rapid 1.8 liters per minute. This advanced water purifier has a capacity of 135 gallons - which is substantial if you consider that the average person consumes about a half gallon per day. Many backpackers like this water purifier because it is compact and its redesigned handle fits comfortably in the palm of your hand.

Your Price: $102.95
Platypus Cleanstream Gravity Filter System

Platypus Cleanstream

Gravity Filter System

Don’t waste time in camp filtering water when you could be sitting around relaxing. Pick up the Platypus Cleanstream Gravity Filter System and let G-force pump your water for you. This high capacity filter cleans four liters of water in a mere 2.5 minutes and holds eight liters – enough for a full camp. Using a Hollow Fiber medium, the Cleanstream removes 99.9% of all bacteria and protozoa. The filter can be back flushed and cleaned by simply reversing the height of the reservoirs. Platypus even labeled the reservoirs Dirty and Clean so there’s no confusion when it’s time to hydrate.

Your Price: $89.95
Katadyn Base Camp Water Filter

The Katadyn Base Camp water filter conveniently filters up to 2.6 gallons of water in less than 20 minutes. If you're family camping, on an extended trip, or have set up a base camp, this hanging water filter is a must-have. Just fill it and hang it, gravity does the rest. The Base Camp removes bacteria, Giardia, and Cryptosporidium to EPA standards. The cleanable, replaceable Hiker Pro microfilter cartridge survives up to 200 gallons, depending on the initial water quality. An outlet hose and on/off valve conveniently fill containers without wasting your precious water.

Your Price: $69.90