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LifeStraw Water Filter

    LifeStraw Water Filter

    Filtering water on ultralight adventures just got a whole lot easier. The LifeStraw water filter lets you safely sip straight from the stream or lake without any pumping, squeezing or filling. See details

    • $21.95
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    Item # 860034

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    Filtering water on ultralight adventures just got a whole lot easier. The LifeStraw water filter lets you safely sip straight from the stream or lake without any pumping, squeezing or filling.

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    Filtering water on ultralight adventures just got a whole lot easier. The LifeStraw water filter lets you safely sip straight from the stream or lake without any pumping, squeezing or filling.

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    Filtering water on ultralight adventures just got a whole lot easier. The LifeStraw water filter lets you safely sip straight from the stream or lake without any pumping, squeezing or filling.

    • Weighing only 2 oz., the easy-to-use LifeStraw water filter is one of the lightest filters available, and it takes up very little space in your backpack
    • Hollow-fiber filter membrane offers a high flow rate; sip on the straw and it filters the water while it's on the way to your mouth
    • Get down close to the stream or lake and use the LifeStraw to drink straight from the source, or fill your water bottle and insert the filter to start sipping
    • 0.2-micron filter physically removes 99.9999% of all bacteria, such as salmonella, cholera and E.coli; removes 99.9% of all protozoa, such as giardia and cryptosporidium
    • Effectively filters up to 264 gal. (1,000 liters)
    • Regularly blowing through the LifeStraw water filter after drinking helps keep the filter clean and prevents clogging
    • Includes a removable lanyard

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    LifeStraw Water Filter Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Backpacking
    Straw
    Hollow-fiber membrane
    Protozoa and bacteria
    Not applicable
    Not applicable
    Not applicable
    ABS plastic
    Yes
    1.2 x 8.8 inches
    2 ounces
    Filter type
    Filter medium
    Removes/Destroys
    Pump force
    Pump strokes per liter
    Output
    Housing material
    Field cleanable
    Dimensions
    Weight

    LifeStraw Water Filter

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    LifeStraw Water Filteris rated4.625out of5by16.
    Rated2out of5byfromfirst trip: ok--2nd trip poorI used it X1 in the fall. OK for price, in-the-moment convenience, weight and effort. Then this a.m. I could aspirate only with great difficulty, water from a clear running creek. Inverting the straw helped some, but that goes against the design. Maybe I got a lemon--most other people seem to like it.
    Date published: 2014-04-10
    Rated5out of5byfromA must haveat 2oz this is a must have backup in case your water filter fails
    Date published: 2014-03-12
    Rated4out of5byfromHelpful in emergencyThis is a great, lightweight, highly packable tool. It's a bit slow to drink from and isn't the best option to try to get cooking water from, but overall, it does what it's intended to and I suppose I'm being overly demanding.
    Date published: 2013-11-24
    Rated5out of5byfromWorksI am a day hiker, and this is the filter that's perfect for my needs. It minimize amount of water I need to carry, the filter works just like any straw.
    Date published: 2013-11-01
    Rated5out of5byfromAs Advertised...The Lifestraw works as advertised and is super light weight and perfect for emergency use.
    Date published: 2013-09-04
    Rated5out of5byfromPerfect name for a perfect productI never hike without my Lifestraw. This thing is amazing. You can get clean water from nearly any source. I have found that it is easier to collect a cup of water and drink through the Lifestraw from the cup (than to bend over a water source and suck from there). You can simply generate more suction from a more upright position. Always be sure to blow the water back out- it will keep your Lifestraw going longer. This little guy really cuts down on the amount of water that you have to carry.
    Date published: 2013-09-03
    Rated5out of5byfromNearly perfect filterThis filter works great. No waiting time like in case of iodine tablets. You can drink directly at the water source and if you want some for later, fill up your nalgene and drink out of it using the lifestraw. It also weighs next to nothing. Lifestraw has become a regular companion on all my escapades. Keep in mind that it does not filter some viruses and chemical contaminants. It filters most of the commonly occurring contaminants though. With the rated capacity of over 250 gallons, it should last long time. Remember to blow out any residual water after every use.
    Date published: 2013-08-21
    Rated4out of5byfromGood to have in a pinchI really liked having the Life Straw as security to be able to filter water if I ran out on the trail. Unfortunately, I wish it were longer so you don't have to actually lay down by a lake or river to get a drink. I kept thinking a bear would walk right up to me and I wouldn't even know it cause my face was stuck in the creek :) Also, you need to blow into it first so that the water is not so hard to suck up.
    Date published: 2013-08-21

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