Katadyn Hiker PRO Water Filter

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

  • Features

    • 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

    Imported.

    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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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use

    Backpacking

    Field Cleanable

    Yes

    Housing Material

    ABS plastic

    Output

    1 liters per minute

    Removes/Destroys

    Protozoa and Bacteria

    Pump Strokes Per Liter

    48

    Dimensions

    6.5 x 3 x 2.4 inches

    Filter Type

    Pump

    Filter Medium

    Pleated 0.3 micron glassfiber/carbon core/filter protector

    Weight

    11 ounces

    Pump Force

    8 pounds

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