Eliminating over 99.9999% of all waterborne bacteria, as well as delivering great tasting water, the MSR Sweetwater Microfilter has long been a favorite of hikers and backpackers. This water filter is a great option that combines lightness (weighing in at 11 oz), with durability and effective filtering.
This water filter provides 1.25 liters per minute, and produces great tasting, clear water with the aid of the activated carbon core, which helps to eliminate bad tastes and odors. The filter is fully field-cleanable without the need for any tools, ensuring great operation no matter where your trips take you.
In addition to removing nearly all waterborne bacteria, the MSR SweetWater also removes 99.9% of common protozoan parasites, such as giardia and cryptosporidium.