Water is essential for life’s adventures, but damn heavy to carry around in your backpack. With Platypus’ QuickDraw Microfilter, you can reduce your reliance on bottled water and simply filter water from almost any natural source – springs, streams, lakes and rivers. The easy-to-use system comes in two parts: the durable and taste-free 1L QuickDraw reservoir and the hollow fibre filter cartridge. Weighing just 95g and filtering up to 3 litres per minute, the system is lightweight and efficient. It’s also straightforward to clean, even in the field, with no special tools required. The clever inside/outside (I/O) dual-thread design also means that the filter cartridge fits Smartwater bottles as well as a range of Platypus bottles and reservoirs, ensuring maximum versatility
When it comes to doing anything active in the great outdoors, from trail running to backpacking, thirst is one of the biggest enemies. Without adequate hydration to fuel your body, you can’t perform at your best. And not only that – if you’re thirsty, you’re dehydrated. In the worst-case scenarios, that can become a life-threatening problem.
That’s why US brand Platypus made it their mission to offer the finest, adventure-ready hydration and water filtration products on the planet. They’ve now been at it for over 20 years, fine-tuning their designs to develop highly effective, durable and taste-free bottles, bladders and filters. They even have their own certified, world-class water laboratory, which enables them to research, develop and test innovative technologies for a variety of end uses, from town to trail.
It seems that when water geeks, lab technicians, researchers, designers, directors and worker bees come together, with a shared love for outdoor adventure, the result is H2awesome.