Pros: Instantly clean great tasting water, can pump from just about anywhere Cons: bulk and weight versus chemical treatments
Summary: I'm going to write this here, but I'll tell you up front that I have the older PUR model. Since Katadyn bought out PUR the brand name changed, but its the exact same filter, and its a good one. The PUR name just no longer exists and the filter won't be ... read more
Pros: price, ease of use, water output Cons: carry bag could be a bit larger
Summary: We recently bought a Hiker Pro for hunting camp. It was very easy to pump, a plus for the kids, and the water output and clarity were better than we've experienced from any of the five other brands we've tried over the years. The water has no funny taste
Summary: I recently purchased this product for use in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, a remote area in Minnesota popular for camping and canoeing. This product was purchased to provide clean drinking water for 4 people while camping in a remote location.