Katadyn's Hiker microfilter has been our filter of choice for more than a decade. The Hiker Filter's lightweight and easy-to-use design is the best choice for all around use. Unique, pleated cartridge design provides fast and easy pumping. Convenient and handy for 1–2 people (e.g. while hiking or trekking).
Filters up to 200 gallons (750 L), depening on water quality; Output of approximately 1 qt (1 L) per minute.
Dry weight of approx. 11 oz. (310 g); measures 6.5 in. x 3 in. with 36 in. hose length.
Effective against bacteria, giardia, and cryptosporidium.
Meets EPA test standards for bacteria and protozoa.
Removes microorganisms and particulate matter, and reduces chemicals and bad taste.
Effective in dirty water where purification tablets have reduced effectiveness.
Designed for use with a range of canteens, water bottles, and reservoirs that have the Nalgene or USGI sized mouth.