The Katadyn Pocket Water Filter is considered by most to be the Number Personal Filter System on the Market ! This filter is designed with longevity and reliability in mind. Made with solid metal pieces and a silver impregnated ceramic filter, it can treat over 13,000 gallons before needing a replacement cartridge, and it comes with a 20 year warranty.
The Katadyn Pocket filters all microorganisms larger than 0.2 microns to produce clear, drinkable water.
The only downsides to this super durability are:
- Weight ! weighing in just shy of 24 ounces it is by far the heaviest filter we have reviewed, making it not the primary choice for weight conscious backpackers.
- Cost ! costing three times that of most other filters, so not for the hiker trying to piece together a kit on a budget.
The Katadyn Pocket is ideal for small groups and can easily provide a clean water solution for a group of 4 people. Since it is a pump, it can treat as much or as little water as desired. With this filter you can be guaranteed that it will work well and last forever if you look after it.
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