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Compare Backpacking Water Treatments

Top 24 Product Ratings

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Score Product Price Our Take
76
$110
Editors' Choice Award
A low maintenance, easy-to-use gravity filter that works well for everybody on the trail
75
$40
Top Pick Award
A soft bottle filtration system designed for lightweight travel
74
$90
Best Buy Award
A convenient and easy-to-use gravity filter at a great price
73
$37
Editors' Choice Award
This lifetime guaranteed product is easy to use on the trail
72
$15
Top Pick Award
The best chemical treatment option that will kill all pathogens when given enough time
72
$90
Top Pick Award
A bottle purification system built to take on the dirtiest water sources
72
$350
Top Pick Award
This hand pump purifier can be used anywhere in the world
71
$13
Lightweight and easy to use, these tablets can be used as an emergency backup to regular treatment
69
$20
An on-the-go filtration system that is simple and inexpensive
68
$70
Top Pick Award
Our favorite virus killing water bottle that works with UV light
67
$10
Lightweight and reliable, this chemical treatment is perfect for lightweight travel or emergency use
66
$35
This filtration system offers a lot of versatility for it's on-the-go applications
66
$50
This purifier stands out for its versatile utility, filtering out viruses and reaching all water sources
65
$150
A versatile gravity filtration system with a plethora of applications
65
$29
An great personal on-the-go 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 too hard to reach places, this is a great option
63
$100
The gravity filter suited for base camps and groups in the backcountry
63
$70
Best Buy Award
A high value pump filter that offers reliable and consistent performance for all water sources
62
$100
This reliable hand pump filter is lightweight and quick to fill a liter
61
$90
A rugged, time-tested pump filter with a handful of caveats
60
$70
A unique water bottle purification system that removes viruses as well as chemicals
60
$110
A rechargeable UV purification system that is great for international travel
59
$22
This high value filter is a lightweight personal hydration system