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  1. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    What is a good water filter upgrade from the katadyn hiker? Was out on a hiking trip today doing some videos and taking pictures for reviews. Stopped for lunch next to a creek. Got out my katadyn hiker and was filtering water from a creek. I thought to myself, there must be something faster...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    As the title states, does a water filter exist that can filter water straight from a stream or pond and be safe to drink? If so, what would be the best and most reliable one? Or would purification tablets be the best way to go?
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I bought a Katadyn Vario off of Amazon on March 30th, 2011 for $73.84. Today that same unit is $89.90. The Hiker Pro has gone up just about the same amount over the last few days. For those that don't have one, I think it would be wise to pick one or two up while there are still some available.
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I'm currently in the market for my first water filter. I'm looking for something to keep in my B.O.B. and have to admit I don't really know what to look for. I've been hunting and fishing all my life and have read many books and built a few shelters but I'm just now beginning to purchase...
  5. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    I've been googling all the water filters on the web and had a hard time deciding which one is best. I ended up getting two of them! One is a gravity fed filter that filters out most of the usual stuff, giardia et al, and has a 1500 liter capacity on one filter. It doesn't involve pumping, but...
  6. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Well I've been looking for a good water filter for me to put into my BOB and also for use when camping and such. I've pretty much narrowed it down between the Katadyn Hiker Pro and the MSR Miniworks EX water filters, which from what I've read are both very good filters. Please give your advice...
  7. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Video taken during the last hiking trip. Thank you Shonuff.
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