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Swiss based Katadyn is the # 1 water filtration and purification company in the world, providing quality products for 80 years. Whether you’re an avid hiker and spend much of your time in the great outdoors or you just want to be ready for anything, Katadyn has a filter that’s right for you. Check out Katadyn’s wide variety and various options for water filters here.

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The Combi Water Filter is perfect for camping, backpacking, outdoor use and for preparedness. The Combi Water Filter combines a silver impregnated 0.2 micron ceramic element and a refillable, activated carbon cartridge. It is effective against bacteria and protozoa, including giardia and cryptosporidium, and the carbon improves the taste and reduces chemicals from your drinking water.

  • Katadyn Combi Filtration Technology: 0.2-micron ceramic filter and activated carbon
  • Output: Approx one quart per minute
  • Cartridge Capacity: Up to 13,000 gallons per element
  • Carbon Capacity: Up to 60 gallons, then simply replace with new carbon powder (sold separately)
  • Contents: Combi filter, prefilter, bottle adapter, carrying bag, and cleaning pad.
  • Weight: 21 oz
  • Size: Approximately 12" tall
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The Katadyn Hiker is the best-selling microfilter in the US Outdoor Market. The Katadyn Hiker's unique filter prevents early clogging. Compact and lightweight (only 11 oz), the Katadyn Hiker is great for emergency kits, backpacking, and camping. The water filter's simple design makes it easy to use.

  • Microfiltration Method: 129 square inches of pleated 0.2 micron glassfiber media
  • Output: Up to one quart per minute (48 strokes/minute)
  • Cartridge Capacity: Up to 300 gallons, depending on water quality
  • Weight: 11 oz
  • Height: 6.5"
  • Hose Length: 36"
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The Katadyn Vario Water Filter is a premium drinking water system that combines the benefits of easy operation, high water output, and extended cartridge life. The Vario™ is an all-conditions microfilter with field maintainable features that allow you to get your filter up and running again in a pinch. Its dual-piston technology provides maximum output with minimum effort. Another impressive feature is the ability to adjust the filter stages for varying water conditions.

  • Output: Up to 2 quarts per minute
  • Cartridge Capacity: Up to 500 gallons, depending on water quality
  • Weight: 15 oz.
  • Height: 7.5"
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For pumping and filtering a supply of water on the trail or during emergencies, the Katadyn Hiker Pro is an all-conditions filter that is efficient, lightweight, and reliable. The 0.2 micron microfilter protects against harmful bacteria & protazoa (like Giardia and Cryptosporidium). The core of the filter contains activated carbon to improve the taste and reduce chemicals from your water.

  • Microfilteration Method: 0.2 micron pleated glassfiber cartridge. Activated carbon core reduces unpleasant tastes and odors from water.
  • Output: Up to 1 quart(1 liter) per minute at 48 strokes.
  • Cartridge Capacity: Up to 300 gallons, depending on water quality.
  • Weight: 11 oz.
  • Height: Apx. 6.5"
  • Hose Length: 36"
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An indestructible water filter for expeditions when you need to high volumes of water quickly. The fastest and highest-output filter Katadyn offers. Great for extended families, neighborhoods, church groups, and schools. Filters the equivalent of 2-liter bottle in 30 seconds. Filters up to 26,000 gallons.

  • Output: Approx. 1 gallon per minute.
  • Cartridge Capacity: Up to 100,000 liters (26,000 gallons) depending on the water quality.
  • Includes: Prefilter and carry bag
  • Weight: 11.5 lb
  • Size: 23 x 8 inches
  • Ceramic body retains all suspended matter and bacteria.
  • Silver incorporated in ceramic body prevents growth of bacteria through the pores of the ceramic.
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Keep your Katadyn filters working properly with these replacement filters, cartridges, carbon, and other essential accessories. Make sure these replacements are a part of your emergency preparations so you’ll always have what you require as soon as the need arises.

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The Optimus Crux folding stove is so lightweight and compact that you won’t even know you’re carrying or using a powerful 10,200 BTU burner. (Fuel canister sold separately.) Thanks to an innovative folding burner head and the convenient strap-on protective stuff bag, Optimus Crux packs down to store in the empty base of an 8 oz fuel canister. Quickly boil water, or simmer food without spot burning. Great for those who want a basic stove that takes very little space.


Fuel: LP-gas 75/25 butane/propane
Weight: 83 g / 2.9 oz
Measurements folded: 84x57x31mm / 3.3x2.2x1.2 in
Rating: 3000 W / 10200 BTU
Burn time: Up to 60 minutes at high maximum output, using 220 g / 8 oz canister
Boil time (1 L / 34 fl. oz of water): Down to 3 minutes depending on climate, altitude, etc.


Don’t leave your outdoor cooking to Fate; be prepared with the equipment you need, including the right stove to suite your needs, fuel to start the fire, and of course, a cook set to prepare delicious meals. We’ve got what you need, so prepare your backpack with these vital cooking essentials today!

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