SteriPEN FitsAll Filter
Learn, Outdoor, Uncategorized

Is SteriPEN a filter?

We are often asked the question, “Is SteriPEN a filter?” The answer is no. Unlike filters, SteriPEN does not remove anything from the water. Instead, SteriPEN’s UV lamp renders microorganisms that could cause illness harmless (like viruses, giardia, and cryptosporidium). However, SteriPEN offers filter accessories for pre-treating water which is sometimes needed for effective purification. If you’re purifying clear water […]

Outdoor, Testimonials, Uncategorized

Artist Cory Trépanier chooses SteriPEN

Artist, filmmaker, and explorer, Cory Trépanier, is a Canadian artist who loves painting amazing landscapes in oils and sharing his experiences through film. Cory isn’t known for choosing his locations based on their easy access. Instead, the adventurer in Cory straps an easel on his back and heads to incredible, remote locations. We provided a SteriPEN for Cory to […]

SteriPEN Freedom, Testimonials, Travel, Uncategorized

Frequent visitor to Asia and Latin America
chooses SteriPEN for his travels

Rick Hunt knows a thing or two about water purification when traveling to destinations with questionable water quality. Since 2000, his adventures have taken him on numerous visits to a variety of locations in Asia and Latin America, he’s hiked the Pacific Crest Trail, and trekked the Annapurna Circuit. In 2014, for his Trans-Siberian adventure he switched from treating […]

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Outdoor, Product Reviews, Travel, Uncategorized

SteriPEN Ultra is a must-have for backpacker & travelers says Active Gear Review tests and reviews products they would be interested in purchasing to provide outdoor and athletic enthusiasts useful information on the gear they are considering for future outings.  SteriPEN Ultra Review SteriPEN Ultra Overview The SteriPEN Ultra is a fantastic water purification device that works easily, effectively, and is compact enough to fit in any pack. Thanks to […]

Laura - Teacher at Recess treating her water with SteriPEN
Classic, Testimonials, Travel, Uncategorized

Traveling teacher visits over 40 countries

And she does it without leaving a trail of plastic water bottles When her schedule allows, teacher Laura R enjoys traveling with Intrepid Travel, a company that encourages travelers to come prepared to treat their water so they’re not leaving trails of plastic bottles in countries that can’t support recycling. Before choosing a water treatment […]

Stanislav Kachyňa, Malaysia, 2014
Adventurer Opti, Outdoor, Testimonials

Czech Republic photographer and outdoor enthusiast puts SteriPEN to the test

When preparing for a two-month trip to Malaysia and Thailand, Stanislav Kachyňa a resident of the Czech Republic decided to put SteriPEN to the test. Stanislav is an amateur photographer and outdoor enthusiast, who enjoys hiking and mountain climbing. His passion is combining outdoor activities with his love of taking photographs in nature. Stanislav had this to […]

American Fly Guide using SteriPEN
Outdoor, Testimonials

Fly fishing guides take Freedom to avoid carrying water into remote areas

“In the last couple of years, we don’t go anywhere without these. Anywhere in the backcountry we always have one of these with us.” Who knows better than the guides? American Fly Fishing Guides choose SteriPEN for their water supplies when they’re fly fishing in the backcountry.  One fly guide says, “When we come into […]

Active Gear Review tests Classic 3 in Rwanda
Classic 3, Outdoor, Product Reviews, Travel puts Classic 3 to the test in Africa

The verdict: SteriPEN Classic 3 is a great device Each year, Dan Gladden of travels to Rwanda, where he works as a director for a summer camp for orphans and vulnerable children. From past experience (apparently quite negative), Dan knows the importance of being prepared to treat the water in both his hotel and […]