UOG TOP PICK - Katadyn's BeFree Filter - We've singled out Katadyn's BeFree Filter as one of our top recommendations because it's very lightweight, compact, collapsible and has a fast flowrate. It's a simple design but it works really well. It's ideal for city trips, trail running, biking and hiking.
Winner of Backpacker Editors' Choice Award, Runner’s World Gear of the Year Award, and ISPO Gold Awards! The lightweight and compact Katadyn BeFree water bottle and filter gives you the freedom to drink anytime, anywhere. With the BeFree™ Filter, you no longer have to worry about where your next drink will come from. Just fill up the flask and let the EZ-Clean Membrane™ do the work. Gently squeeze the flask for instant refreshment.
Maintain the EZ-Clean Membrane™ quickly and easily for longer life and more enjoyment. Simply fill the flask with water, attach the cover and shake free the debris. Or, remove the filter from the flask and swish in any lake, river or stream. And when you’re ready to “hit the road,” the collapsible flask packs small to fit into tight spaces. Just Smash, Stash and Go! Worry less, Discover more, BeFree.
Katadyn's BeFree Water Filtration System is basically a Hydrapak soft flask with an attached water filter. The filter does it's job, removing bacteria, cysts and sediments from the water and the soft flask is rugged and collapsible so it can be easily be stored in small pockets when not in use.
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear
- Compact and ultralight hollow fiber filter
- The collapsible flask packs small to fit into tight spaces such as running shorts, cycling jerseys, paddling or fishing vests
- The Katadyn BeFree TM 0.6L removes bacteria, cysts and sediment with its pore size of 0.1 micron (0.0001 mm)
- Easily clean the EZ-Clean Membrane TM by simply shaking or swishing. No backflushing or tools necessary.
- Weight: 59g
- Dimensions: 7 x 7 x 27.5 cm
- Technology: Hollow fiber filter; 0.1 micron (0.0001 mm) EZ-Clean Membrane TM
- Effect: Removes bacteria, cysts and sediment
- Output: Up to 2 l/min
- Capacity: Up to 1,000 l depending on water quality
- Guarantee: 2 years
- Material: EZ-Clean Membrane™ with Hollow Fibers Hydrapak ® SoftFlask TM made of TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane), 100% PVC and BPA free