Sawyer Mini Water Filter at 2 Oz. A Good Choice for Ultralight Backpacking

I had read about the Sawyer Mini Water Filter a couple of years ago, but had never seen a demonstration. I love the SteriPen Adventurer (3.8 ounces without the batteries; about 6 oz with) and have used it on many trips. Of course, it uses batteries. Although it is extremely reliable, you may still want to have a backup (pills). The Sawyer, with no batteries, looks like an interesting alternative.

Be light. Be safe. Be one with the pack.

2 thoughts on “Sawyer Mini Water Filter at 2 Oz. A Good Choice for Ultralight Backpacking

  1. Or, maybe the Mini is a common sense choice for all backpackers, regardless of whether they meet some arbitrary and elitist threshold for “ultralight.”

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