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Score Product Price Our Take
75
$110
Editors' Choice Award
A low maintenance, easy-to-use gravity filter that works well for everybody on the trail
74
$37
Editors' Choice Award
This lifetime guaranteed product is easy to use on the trail
72
$40
Top Pick Award
A soft bottle filtration system designed for lightweight travel
72
$15
Best Buy Award
The best chemical treatment option that will kill all pathogens when given enough time
72
$90
A bottle purification system built to take on the dirtiest water sources
72
$350
This hand pump purifier can be used anywhere in the world
72
$100
Easily-maintained in the backcountry, this gravity filter is a great option for small group use
71
$13
Lightweight and easy to use, these tablets can be used as an emergency backup to regular treatment
71
$40
Simple filtration with minimal effort to keep you focused on miles instead of maintenance, though it falters in longevity
71
$50
This purifier stands out for its versatile utility, filtering out viruses and reaching all water sources
67
$10
Lightweight and reliable, this chemical treatment is perfect for lightweight travel or emergency use
66
$90
Top Pick Award
Our favorite virus killing water bottle that works with UV light
66
$20
An on-the-go filtration system that is simple and inexpensive
65
$150
A versatile gravity filtration system with a plethora of applications
65
$29
A great and portable personal filtration solution that won't cost you an arm and a leg
65
$35
Turns your water bottle into a water filter for personal on-the-go hydration
63
$85
If you're seeking a hand pump that'll get to hard-to-reach places, this is a great option
62
$35
This filtration system offers a lot but is limited by its difficulty to suck water through the filter
61
$100
The gravity filter suited for base camps and groups in the backcountry
61
$75
A high value pump filter that offers reliable and consistent performance for all water sources
61
$110
A rechargeable UV purification system that is great for international travel
60
$120
This reliable hand pump filter is lightweight and quick to fill a liter
60
$70
A unique water bottle purification system that removes viruses as well as chemicals
60
$22
This high value filter is a lightweight personal hydration system
59
$100
A rugged, time-tested pump filter with a handful of caveats

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