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Why We Like The Guardian Gravity Water Purifier
The Guardian Gravity Water Purifier keeps us safely hydrated on our backcountry treks and while traveling abroad. The high-flow system filters up to 1 liter in 2 minutes, providing 10 liters of drinkable water by the time we've figured out where the smell in our hostel dorm is coming from. It's us. The smell is us.
- High-flow, gravity-powered purifier packs small for backpacking
- Winner of Backpacker 2021 Editors' Choice Award
- Filters out bacteria, particulate, viruses, and protozoa
- Simple cleaning for optimal taste and flow
- 10L capacity provides all-day hydration for multiple people
- Durable and effective to meet NSF P248 military testing standards
- Top opening for easy fill and water bottle adapter for easy refill
- Cartridge life indicator alerts you when it's time to change it
- For optimal flow rate, hang the reservoir bag at least 6 ft. above the clean water receptacle
- Item #MSQ001D
- ultrafiltration hollow fiber, ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene)
- Purifying Element
- Advanced Hollow Fiber
- bacteria, particulate, viruses, protozoa
- Pore Size
- 0.02 micron
- Cartridge Life
- 3000+ L
- Field Cleanable
- cartridge replacement indicator, water bottle adapter
- [height x length x width] 4 x 12 x 4in
- Claimed Weight
- 1lb 3oz
- Recommended Use
- backpacking, hiking, travel, camping
- Manufacturer Warranty
- limited 3 years
What do you think about this product?
March 16, 2021
How to Use Your Guardian™ Gravity Water
Your Guardian Gravity Water Purifier harnesses the power of gravity to provide large volumes of safe, purified water on-demand. Here, we’ll walk you through how to setup and use your brand-new purifier.
March 16, 2021
MSR Guardian™ Gravity Water Purifier
The MSR Guardian Gravity Water Purifier delivers large volumes of safe, purified water on-demand, making it perfect for international adventurers and group campers seeking reliable viral protection and better-tasting water virtually anywhere on Earth. Using the revolutionary technologies of our original Guardian purifier, this gravity-powered sibling provides the viral protection that’s needed in developing nations and crowded local backcountries. Featuring military-grade engineering, a fast flow and a large 10-liter reservoir, the purifier makes it easy to cover your daily water needs, from drinking to cooking to hygiene, at both urban and backcountry settings.
February 15, 2021
Bag leaked, flow rate seems slow
- I've used it several times
I purchased this right away as I own the Guardian pump version and not having to pump water would be awesome. I feel like the flow rate was very slow, likely due to water having to travel through a much tighter membrane in the purifier cartridge. The main problem was the bag leaked water out of the outlet and I was attempting to test it indoors. They show people using it in all sorts of places, but if you have a leaky bag that will be tough. I repeatedly contacted MSR support and never received a call back. It would have been nice if they were responsive.
February 25, 2021
Hi Jim - Sara here, MSR rep. Sorry to hear about your poor experience with the new Guardian Gravity. Our product and warranty teams would like to hear more about your experience and I'm sorry you haven't heard back from them. (Hopefully by now you have). Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org. Appreciate your support and feedback.