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    Question Water Purification while hiking and camping

    I am planning on doing some multi-day hikes/camps this year and I have never done this before. My big concern is having enough water and staying hydrated since I obviously can't carry enough to last the whole time.

    I'm wondering what some of you experienced hikers do for water on extended trips? Are you using purification tablets? Or some sort of filtration system?

    Any advice is greatly appreciated!

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    Purified urine.
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    Check out http://sawyer.com they have some hydration pack inline filters that get good reviews.
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    Quote Originally Posted by o3jeff View Post
    Check out http://sawyer.com they have some hydration pack inline filters that get good reviews.
    Cool thank you. I'll take a look.

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    Check out www.seychelle.com also. We use their products to filter our tap water, and I believe they may have some options for hiking as well.

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    Aquamira drops. Lightweight and have never failed me.

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    I used to use iodine drops but that was 15 years ago and I'm sure there is something much better
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    Thanks for the links and suggestions everyone. I'm going to do a little research on this stuff to see what works best for me. It seems like there are lots of options out there!

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    Pump!!!! Keep the iodine as a backup...

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