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Katadyn BeFree Water Filter

Incredibly light and compact, Katadyn's new BeFree water filter is also child's play to use, finds Dan Bailey and family.


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MSR TrailShot Microfilter

This ultralight water filter is about the size of a small bag of crisps, says Richard Prideaux, but it delivers a lot for such a compact model.

Stanley Master Series Flask

Our resident tea drinker takes on the challenge of reviewing a flask that actually has a point of difference beyond colour - namely, that it keeps things much hotter for far longer.

Primus TrailBreak EX Flask

The new TrailBreak EX Vacuum Bottle from Primus is a sturdy and effective flask. It's ideal for winter hillwalks, says Dan Bailey, but is it a bit heavy for climbing?

Guardian Water Purifier from MSR

Made for the US military, MSR has now put their most advanced water purifier on the civilian market. But when not being used by...

Katadyn Gravity Camp 6L Water Filter

Water filters tend to be heavy and clunky, or too slow for regular use, says Richard Prideaux. But is Katadyn's Gravity Camp...

Water-to-Go Water Filter Bottle

Dan Bear Grylls Bailey purses his lips to test a clever new filter bottle that makes clean drinking water on the go, quickly and...

Clean Water On The Go: SteriPEN Adventurer

"Most water filtration systems do not offer protection against viruses, and neither Chlorine nor Iodine can kill...


Latest News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

50 Years Young - Nalgene Celebrates with Fresh New Colours

The unmistakeable silhouette of the classic 1L Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle has hardly changed since the first labware bottles ventured into the outdoors. It stands testament to one of the most enduring and reliable outdoor products ever made. With this in mind Nalgene have created a fresh new set of nature inspired colours to highlight the definitive design.

MSR® Trail Base™ Water Filter Kit Offers Incomparable Hydration Versatility

Move from instant water on the trail to the high-volume filtration at base camp quickly and painlessly

Primus TrailBreak Vacuum Bottle

With a new tapered shape and easy grip design, the Primus TrailBreak Vacuum Bottle is the perfect companion for serious hikers or mountaineers. The innovative shape means it's easier to slide the vacuum bottle into a backpack, and safer to hold - even if...

MSR® TrailShot™ Microfilter Delivers Hydration on the Run

Need a quick hydration hit on the trail? The new award winning MSR® TrailShot™...

Camelbak Crux Reservoir

CamelBak®, the company that created hands-free hydration and still the global leader in personal hydration, announces the launch of...

Introducing the new Stanley Master Series

Stanley, the leader in durability and thermal retention is now introducing the Stanley Master Series, the toughest...

PRIMUS TrailBreak EX Vacuum Bottles

At Primus the letters "EX" stand for expedition suitability. And that is exactly where the new TrailBreak EX Vacuum...


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