SteriPEN is included in American Express Essentials list of the top 12 gizmos for serious Travelers. 12 Game Changing Gizmos Every Serious Traveller Needs Travelling is fun, but it can also be a hassle to leave all our creature comforts behind. These innovative products for the habitual wayfarer are here to save the day. SteriPen Ultra […]
Backpacker Magazine’s Gear Editor, Kristin Hostetter, tested SteriPEN Classic 3 during a two-week adventure in Nepal. After treating up to 8-liters per day for two weeks, Kristin concludes SteriPEN Classic 3 is a bargain for treating water in the backcountry or questionable water in urban settings. Download PDF version.
What to bring: Our multi-day hiking packing list Antonio Cala and Amanda Zeisset, The Adventure Junkies, have been improving and modifying their hiking item list over the years based on their experience and travels around the world. Great to see their perfected hiking item list includes SteriPEN Ultra. Water Treatment System If the trail has access […]
Products That Enhance Traveling The SteriPEN Freedom from Hydro-Photon is the world’s first UV water purification device rechargeable via AC or USB. The pocket sized unit will purify 16 ounces of water in under a minute and provide 40 treatments per charge. Read the complete article.
Australian Research Scientist, Roger Caffin, has been hitting the trails throughout his life and in recent years, searching for the best light-weight gear to add to his pack. After field testing SteriPEN Classic 3, Caffin shared his experience with the Backpacking Light community. SteriPEN Classic 3: Spotlite Review SteriPEN has heeded our pleas and […]
Chris Burkard is a self-taught photographer and artist, based in Central Coast California, whose work is layered by surf, outdoor, lifestyle and travel subjects. Chris travels the world searching for wild, remote destinations and offbeat landscapes. As he describes the gear he packs for his photography adventures, Chris talks about one of his favorite pieces […]
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 […]
SteriPEN Adventurer Opti – An essential item in our packs When it comes to water purification our family looks for products that are reliable, packable, lightweight and easy to use. Since we write trail guides and teach backcountry navigation classes, it’s even more of a bonus when we can find a product that will disinfect water […]
Nile Sprague is a filmmaker who with his mother, recently returned to a trek that she and his father had started a year before Nile was born but were unable to finish because of snowy winter conditions. Nile says the journey opened their hearts and spirits, “creating a space for us to connect in a […]