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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Matt King - Pacific Crest Trail
Outdoor, Testimonials, Ultra

PCT thru hiker enjoys the glow of SteriPEN Ultra

Bucket list hike of Pacific Crest Trail – Check! Pacific Crest Trail thru hiker, Matt King, recently contacted SteriPEN to thank us for the Ultra that helped him complete his second attempt at the 2,660 trek. Matt has a long history of hiking. Born in Alaska, he attended school in Oregon and raised a family in Seattle. […]

Wanderrlust - SteriPEN Ultra
Outdoor, Product Reviews, Ultra

Wanderrlust declares SteriPEN Ultra,
“The Most Useful Travel Tool Ever”

Wanderrlust couple, H.J. and Courtney, have been traveling around SE Asia for over 8 months using their SteriPEN Ultra every day. They have found it to be one of the most important tools in their bag. “In the last eight and a half months on the road, we’ve had the opportunity to put all the items […]

Jeremy Collins using a SteriPEN Classic.
In the News, Outdoor, Uncategorized

SteriPEN Accompanies Celine Cousteau’s Expedition Team to the Brazillian Amazon

Céline Cousteau and the CauseCentric Team recently completed an expedition into the Vale do Javari region of the Brazilian Amazon for their project, Tribes on the Edge, documenting the healthcare crisis and challenges facing indigenous peoples of the the remote Amazon rainforest. While gathering the many supplies needed for their expedition, the team contacted SteriPEN. […]