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Katadyn Hiker PRO Water Filter

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Field maintainable, the Katadyn Hiker PRO includes extra features for higher performance and improved versatility.

  • Includes field maintenance kit with cleanable filter protector to extend cartridge life in challenging conditions
  • To clean filter protector, simply swish it in the water
  • Quick-connect fittings permit easy installation and removal of input and output hoses
  • Lightweight and easy-to-use design makes this filter a great choice for all-around use
  • Filter physically removes particles, protozoa and bacteria down to 0.3 microns in size, including Giardia, salmonella, cryptosporidium and others
  • Glass-fiber element is pleated for increased surface area to handle silt and muddy water
  • Activated-carbon core adsorbs chemicals and pesticides to improve taste of water
  • Pre-filter at hose inlet filters to 150 microns, removing larger contaminants before they reach the main filter to increase its life span
  • Quick-connect fittings allow direct attachment to drinking tube (1/4'') of your hydration pack
  • Ergonomic pump handle is comfortable and easy to pump
  • Katadyn Hiker PRO includes a carry sack and bottle adapter that fits most water bottles

Check out this comment from Backpacker Magazine's March 2006 Gear Guide issue: "We sent the Hiker Pro on the trail with testers who swore they'd never give up their ultralight, fuss-free chemicals. Then they tried this glass-fiber filter and rediscovered the sweet taste of mountain streams sans chemical aftertaste."
Weight reported dry, without accessories; manufacturer-supplied specifications.


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Katadyn Hiker PRO Water Filter Specs
Best use
Pleated 0.3 micron glassfiber/carbon core/filter protector
Protozoa and bacteria
8 pounds
1 liters per minute
ABS plastic
6.5 x 3 x 2.4 inches
11 ounces
Filter type
Filter medium
Pump force
Pump strokes per liter
Housing material
Field cleanable

Katadyn Hiker PRO Water Filter

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