[pct-l] Survey of Water Prep

Jennifer Zimmerman jenniferlzim at gmail.com
Fri Aug 15 11:11:58 CDT 2014

Always treated with a Sawyer in-line gravity filter (a generation or so
before the Squeeze came on the market). Works better than a Squeeze for me
because I like drink mixes in my water.  Carried Aquamira drops as backup
but never needed them.

On Thu, Aug 14, 2014 at 10:19 PM, Ed Jarrett <edjarrett at msn.com> wrote:

> There are any number of ways that people on the PCT deal with their
> drinking water, and I have used several over the years.  But I am curious
> as to how many might be using each of these ways of treating water, and
> thought it might be useful to others who are considering hiking the PCT.
> If you are willing to share; just what is your primary method of preparing
> drinking water while on the trail.  It may be that you use several
> depending on the source of water; for instance you might normally filter,
> but drink straight if you see the water coming out of the ground.  In that
> case your primary method is filtering.  Prep methods might
> include:NoneChemicalBleachIodineChlorine
> DioxideFilterMechanicalGravitySqueezeIn-line filterSteripenOther
> If I get enough responses to be meaningful, I will collate the responses
> and let you all know the results.
> For myself, I am currently using a squeeze filter.
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