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Katadyn BeFree Water Filtration System

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    Think of the possibilities.

    Do you ever wish that you could drink from crystal clear creeks, alpine lakes, or mountain streams? Well, you can when you bring the Katadyn BeFree Water Filtration System on your next adventure. This compact water bottle with integrated filter makes a great choice for outdoor pursuits and travels to faraway places where tap water is suspect.

    Instead of lugging around a bulky pack loaded with a full day's worth of water, just bring this lightweight and compact bottle along with you. Simply fill up the flask and let the EZ-Clean Membrane do all the work. It's effective against microorganisms and even suitable for cloudy water. And when it's not filled, the collapsible bottle packs up small so you can stash it in tight spaces.

    • A portable water filtration system for hiking and travel
    • EZ-Clean membrane filters out microorganisms and debris
    • Collapsible bottle packs up small for easy storage
    • Clean filter regularly to extend life of filter
    • Item #EXT000G

    Tech Specs

    Eliminates
    microorganisms
    Filter
    EZ-Clean Membrane (hollow fiber filter)
    Pore Size
    0.1 micron
    Action
    squeeze
    Volume
    20oz
    Field Cleanable
    yes
    Dimensions
    9 x 2.75in
    Claimed Weight
    2oz
    Recommended Use
    hiking, trail running, travel, backpacking, fishing

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    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

    Filter clogged on the first day of the very first trip (5 days). Used only in relatively clean (by appearance) and flowing water. I cleaned over and over, as suggested, with no luck. I was really excited after I received it during home tests. Water flow was initially great...really fast with big volume. When it clogged it did not just slow down, it all but stopped. Thankfully I had brought tablets. I'm ordering a replacement filter with fingers crossed that I just got a defect. We will see!

    Very easy and works well

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    I've used mine for two backpacking trips so far for quick drinks out of the river. Product works great and it doesn't leak. I plan to buy another one.

    Katadyn BeFree Water Filtration System

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

    I sent this to my brother in Florida in preparation for Hurricane Irma. Hopefully he won't have to rely on it.

    Faster than a Sawyer

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Impressed so far. I've only used it a few times, but it is really fast and I love its compatibility with the Hydrapak Seeker. Only drawback is that flow rate can be quickly diminished requiring a quick back-flush. As someone who hates all water filters--I'm a happy camper with this one.

    Drink without squeezing

      I haven't tried other person filters like this before mostly because I've heard negative things like you have to squeeze or suck really hard to force the water through the filter. I would rather just stick with a larger filtering system and fill up my Camelback. That is not the case with the BeFree filter! Scoop up some clear water from a nearby stream, river, or lake, screw the top on, and tip upside down and a nice steady stream of clean water will come out! You can squeeze the bottle to make water come out faster if you want but is not needed.