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Water Filters

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.


MyBottle Microfilter

Hiker Microfilter

Vario Microfilter

Hiker Pro Water Filter

Base Camp Pro Microfilter


A portable, one-container water filter for emergencies or outdoor recreation. The Katadyn MyBottle MicroFilter removes particles and dirt from water for a clean, fresh taste. Features include: a cushioned Mouthpiece for easy drinking, a straw to use instead of microfilter cartridge if water source is safe for drinking (like most tap water), and can be upgraded to a Purifier by adding the Katadyn purification cartridge (sold separately). 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. 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. 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. This reliable filter is designed with a special sediment trap and removable filter protector screen which keeps excess dirt from clogging or entering the filter, dramatically increasing filter life. Filter capacity can depend on water quality, but Katadyn will replace the filter free of charge if it clogs within the first year of the date of purchase, no matter how impure the water you are filtering.

Additional Info

  • Integral Carry Loop - easily attaches to packs, boats, etc.
  • Removable mouthpiece for easy cleaning
  • Carbon filter - reduces chemicals, eliminates odors and improves taste of water
  • Pleated Cartridge - extra large surface requires no cleaning and provides superior flow rate.
  • Cartridge Life Counter - integrated mechanism indicates when to replace your filter
  • 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"
  • Output: Up to 2 quarts per minute
  • Cartridge Capacity: Up to 500 gallons, depending on water quality
  • Weight: 15 oz.
  • Height: 7.5"
  • 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"
  • Capacity (L): depends on water quality and maintenance
  • Dimensions (cm): 27 x 15 x 7 cm
  • Dimensions (in): 10.6" x 6“ x 2.8"
  • Output (L): up to 2.0 liters per minute
  • Technology: 0.2 micron Ultra Flow Filter™ pleated glassfiber removes bacteria*, cysts* and sediment
  • Weight (grams): 350 g
  • Weight (oz): 12.4 oz

Combi Water Filter

Pocket Water Filter

Ceradyn Drip Microfilter

Gravidyn Drip Microfilter

Expedition Water Filter


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. Produce up to 100 times more filtered water than standard filters with the Katadyn Pocket™ Emergency Series Water Filter - now with carbon filtration! The Katadyn Pocket Water Filter offers maximum water capacity and produces up to 100 times more water (up to 13,000 gal / 50,000 liters) than standard water filters. No pumping, no electricity, no moving parts. The Katadyn Ceradyn Drip Water Microfilter is a free-standing, gravity filter with 3 silver impregnated ceramic filters. Confidently treat larger quantities of water with the attachable 2.5 gallon water container. Let gravity do the work! The Katadyn Ceradyn removes harmful bacteria & protazoa (like Giardia and Cryptosporidium) from your drinking water. The Gravidyn is a free-standing, no-pump gravity filter that uses 3 ceramic, carbon-filled filters. Activated carbon improves water flavor and lasts for up to 6 months. The ceramic filters (0.2 micron ceramic depth) are cleanable and last much longer. The ceramic outer walls (0.2 micron ceramic depth) block protozoa AND bacteria with its 0.2 microns filter wall (2 ten-millionths of a meter). 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.

Additional Info

  • 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
  • Top-quality, durable materials > unparalleled quality with a 20 year guarantee
  • Output: Up to 1 quart/minute
  • Cartridge Capacity: Up to 13,000 gallons, depending on water quality
  • Weight (filter): 20 oz.
  • Height (filter): 9.5 in.
  • Improved hand ergonomics - even easier to pump
  • Measuring gauge supplied - indicates when the filter element should be changed
  • Microfiltration method: Field-cleanable 0.2 micron ceramic depth filter
  • Filter output: Approximately one gallon per hour
  • Ceramic Capacity: Up to 13,000 gallons per cartridge - 39,000 total
  • Weight: 6.9 lbs.
  • Height: 18"
  • Lower reservoir hold 2.5 gallons of filtered water
  • Convenient dispensing spout
  • High performance > particularly suitable for large groups
  • Gravity filter > convenient water filtration without pumping
  • Cleanable ceramic filter element > also filters very cloudy water
  • Long lasting life of 150‘000 litres of water > minimal operating costs
  • No movable parts > simple maintenance
  • Measuring gauge supplied > indicates when the filter element should be changed
  • 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.
  • Filling of silver quartz prevents reinfection from the outlet side.


The world‘s smallest desalinator makes sea water drinkable in emergencies. The smallest hand-operated emergency desalinator in the world. Compact and lightweight. Trusted by militaries and individuals around the globe, the Survivor 06 is recommended for emergency life rafts and individual survival kits. Make over 6 gallons of drinkable water per day (Approximately 1 quart per hour).

Tech Specs
  • Dimensions - 5” x 8” x 2.5”
  • Weight: 2 lbs 8 oz (1.13kg)
  • Technology: Reverse Osmosis
  • Salt rejection: 98.4% on average (96.8% minimum). The desalination degree effect depends on different influence factors such as pressure, throughput and the quality of water.
  • Permeate Flow: 0.89 l/h +/- 15%
  • Guarantee: 1 year
  • Material: Pump: Stainless Steel, plastic
  • Membrane approved by the US FDA (Food and Drug Administration)

  • Products

    Living near the coast? Then check out the various Katadyn desalinators to help ensure you have enough water when you need it. Whether you’re looking for an emergency water source for your boat, home, or are looking for more constant drinking water during times of drought, these Katadyn desalinators will give you what you need.

    Survivor 06 Desalinator

    Accessories and Replacements

    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.

    Katadyn Optimus

    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.

    Tech Specs
    • 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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