The award-winning LifeStraw personal water filter can travel with you anywhere. Weighing just two ounces and measuring only nine inches long, LifeStraw is ideal for hiking, backpacking, camping, travel, and emergency preparedness. The straw-style filter design lets you turn up to 264 gallons of contaminated water into safe drinking water, filtering out protozoa and bacteria.

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Size: 9″ long x 1″ in diameter (22.5cm x 2.5cm)

Colors available: Light blue with dark blue end caps

Weight: Roughly two ounces

MSRP: $19.99

Applications: Hunting , camping, emergency-response scenarios, any outdoor-style activity


  • Very affordable
  • Lightweight
  • Easy to use, with no moving parts


  • None that are readily apparent

Overall performance:
The LifeStraw is an amazingly simple piece of kit that can save your life. The human body will need clean drinkable water more than it needs food, and the LifeStraw has been proven by the United Nation and the Environmental Protection Agency to provide water that is 99.9 percent free of waterborne bacteria including E. Coli and Salmonella.