Tag Archives: Sawyer Squeeze

First Look @ the Sawyer Mini Water Filter

A few days ago, I received an email from Patrick at Sawyer, asking me if I would be interested in checking out one of the new Sawyer Mini water filters. Being a huge fan of my Sawyer Squeeze (like so … Continue reading

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Olympic National Park Post Hike Gear Talk

My recent hike in the Olympic National Park has now been my longest single backpacking trip. We were out 7 days and 6 nights; the temperatures ranged from around the high 30’s (F) to likely mid 60’s (F), and we … Continue reading

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What’s In My Pocket’s?

When preparing for a backpacking trip, I have found that not only is deciding what specific pieces of gear I need to carry vitally important, but that in order to have a good experience, I also need to take the … Continue reading

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First Look at the Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter

Recently, I have seen a number of people’s videos as well as blog reviews (and not to mention quite a bit of forum talk) of the Sawyer Squeeze. Here are a few: YouTube Video by Trent Tyre Review by John Abela from … Continue reading

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