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Micron Ratings and Water Filters: Aquamira Sets the Record Straight

The other day I sat through a Mountain Travel and Rescue Clinic on Water Treatment in the Backcountry. I listened to the presenter talk about micron ratings, pore sizes and how an effective filter needs to have a specific micron rating. When I began to question some of the information presented,...

Gift Idea for Backpackers

For Backpackers and Campers Avid backpackers like to keep things light. And when they’re out in the wilderness, they need safe water to drink. That’s why they’ll appreciate Aquamira® Water Treatment Drops. At 2oz, they’re a lightweight water treatment system...

Fall Hiking Tips

Fall is a Great Time for Hiking Cooler temperatures and fewer crowds (and bugs!) make fall a perfect time for hiking. Here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, we love fall hikes, even on rainy days. Getting outside to enjoy nature makes gray skies a little brighter, and the exercise is good...

Andrew Skurka

Hear adventurer Skurka's stories and wisdom this Spring     Mark your calendar! Uber-endurance adventurer and McNett athlete Andrew Skurka is on a 43-event nationwide speaking and book tour. Skurka has been named "Adventurer of the Year" by both Outside and...