A soft bottle is 80 percent lighter than a hard plastic water bottle.
Lightweight water bottle backpacking.
It s small and portable yet easy to fill and clean with its wide mouth.
You may not get any fancy spouts or insulation but the sturdy construction and attractive design mean that it will serve you well on countless miles of trail.
For starters this hiking water bottle can be ordered in a choice of four exciting colors blue grey pink white each made form bpa free tritan co polyester and boasting award worthy craftsmanship.
This is one of those times.
As a weight conscious backpacker sometimes i go down the rabbit hole of optimizing a minor piece of gear.
Backpacking water purification video.
The katadyn befree water filter can be used as a squeeze filter or hung for group use as a gravity filter if you purchase the 3l version it has a 0 1 micron microfilter that is epa tested to remove protozoa 99 99 and bacteria 99 9999.
As part of our lightweight backpacking gear basics video series we put together the video below on ultralight backpacking water filtration.
Fuel stove and cookware.
Use collapsible water bottles one to two liter capacity.
Read more about why it is important to use lightweight gear for hiking in our article why hike lightweight.
The bottle s impressive insulating abilities wide mouth and perfect size make it our top recommendation.
The embrava hiking water bottle is our 1 choice in this segment owing to its superior and durable design and rich set of features.
With the nalgene tritan you get a great water bottle for hiking at a budget friendly price.
Survimate filtered water bottle bpa free with 4 stage intergrated filter straw for camping hiking backpacking and travel 4 4 out of 5 stars 519 29 99 29.
After weighing and checking the filter compatibility of eight water bottles and collapsible water containers we think the dasani 1l is the best ultralight water bottle for backpackers.
Triwonder tpu soft folding water bottles bpa free collapsible flask for hydration pack ideal for running hiking cycling climbing 4 1 out of 5 stars 556 14 99 14.
The yeti rambler remains our favorite all around water bottle this season despite tough competition from hydro flask.
This saves weight both on the food and the fuel.
The heaviest bottle in the selection weighs 15 1 ounces.
To stay light plan to simply boil water to add to dehydrated food instead of cooking a meal from scratch.
The lower price tag doesn t mean a compromise in quality though.