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Amazon Price: $109.00 $109.00 (as of October 23, 2017 12:38 am –
Ultralight, ultracompact and versatile, the pump-free GravityWorks 2.0L Complete Kit makes it easy to filter water for 1-4 people. Whether directly into the included flexible bottle, a separate hard bottle or a hydration reservoir in a pack, filtering water is fast and easy thanks to gravity. Complete Kit: Easily configure the system to your needs with the included 2.0L flexible water bottle and adapters* for maximum versatility and adaptability. No pumping: Just fill the dirty reservoir, hang it, and let gravity do the hard work. Fast: Filters up to 1.5 liters per minute; filter lifetime up to 1,500 liters of water. Effective: Meets all EPA & NSF guidelines for the removal of 99.9999% of bacteria and 99.9% of protozoa**. Ultralight & Ultracompact: System can weigh as little as 6.3 oz. (180 g) and stows smaller than most 1L bottles (depends on configuration). Field-cleanable: Microfilter can be easily backflushed in 4 seconds to maintain filter performance. Hollow Fiber Advantage: Hundreds of tiny, hollow fibers, enable the microfilter to filter water faster than traditional filter media. Easy collecting & dispensing: Collecting water is easy—simply open the top, scoop water, and close; control delivery of filtered water with hose shutoff clamp. Comes with: 2.0L Dirty reservoir, 2.0L Platy bottle, Hollow Fiber microfilter, Universal Bottle Adapter, Push/Pull Cap Adapter, hoses, storage sack. *Adapters interface with all Platypus bottles, push/pull “sport” bottle caps, and most bottles from MSR, Nalgene, Klean Kanteen, CamelBak and many more (these trademarks are not owned by Cascade Designs, Inc.) **This includes Giardia, Cryptosporidium, E. coli, Salmonella and Cholera. Made in U.S.A. of U.S. and Imported Materials.
- Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 3 x 2.5 inches ; 11.5 ounces
- Shipping Weight: 14.9 ounces
- Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
- International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
- ASIN: B00A9A2HKM
- Item model number: 6951
Most important part of my kit!!
14 people found this helpful.
This here is a great water system.. crazy fast filtering.. no work needed… can double as a simple filter straw.. and all packs away easy, small and light. I read reviews and watched many videos of various systems being used, talked to users, and used a few systems myself over time. The research showed me that this was the best system for my 4 person, 1 dog family and the wild backpacking we like to do. The super fast filtering of about 1.5L a minute means instant drinking water and refilling all the water bladders and canteens for the group is fast, and no pumping makes it super easy for anyone. Gravity does the work! This was pretty much the fastest filtering system, that is not crazy over priced, I could find. The amount of filtering it can do before a new filter is needed is also very nice.
Provide easy, reliable, low effort water when out on the trail
4 people found this helpful.
This set has been the envy of every hiker we come across (who doesn’t have one already). There’s not really a need to get the 4L set, as this filters so quickly (just a couple minutes) that you pretty much have endless water if you’re near a water source, it’s no big deal to hang a second bag and run some more through. We were offering excess up to others that had hand pump type systems. Among my friends at least 3 of us have this now, we’ve had ours out repeatedly this summer on trips. Hose is long enough to hang at head height and still have the clean reservoir resting on the ground. My friend has the connection to fill his backpack reservoir directly (I just usually dump from the 2L clean bottle into mine), but if you’re into that keep an eye out for the adapter. Don’t forget to install the little black hose clamp so you can easily stop it if needed. Get this – you won’t regret it!
this was a great choice! Its so easy to use
I had held out for a while on purchasing a filter and did a lot of research, this was a great choice!
Where was this on my last trip!
Used it for a 4 day backpacking trip in the High Sierras and it worked like a charm. Very easy to use and light weight. I wish the little pouch it came with was a little larger. Packing it back into the carrying pouch was a bit of a pain, but other than that it was a breeze to set up and use. We had 11 in our group and it took care of all our filtering needs. So simple to fill the dirty bag with water, hang it from a tree and let it filter water into the clean bag without having to pump and pump and pump. It is surprisingly quick as well. I think the system was the best camp gadget we had on the trip. Everyone loved it. Even the “proud” guys that were set up with techy filter systems of their own admired this setup. I have no need for any other filtration system after experiencing this.
Light weight & super easy to use
One person found this helpful.
Really easy to use, packs up small so its good for backpacking. Don’t be fooled by the photo on the packaging. If you have tannin-stained water, it will not turn the water clear! 😉 So you have to get over the mental game of drinking pee-colored water 😉 Add some tea or tang to your water bottle to get over that.
Smart, simple, effective, fast
7 people found this helpful.
Great system. Convenient, gravity fed, hands free filtration. Brought the whole system the first time- ended up not needing the accessories or the “clean bag”- just ran the hose into our bottles. Next trip we will leave all but the essentials at home and not struggle with the small (and slightly wimpy) storage sack….but this is not a big deal. Get this thing!
On a CDT section hike we brought this and a new Steripen. Halfway through the trip the Steripen bulb failed – but this thing kept chugging along. This filters water so quickly that you can fill up 4L and still be too tired to start hiking again. I used it in combination with their inline carbon filter. Water tasted great and no problems. Will only bring this one next time. All the parts are very well thought-out. Note you can’t let it freeze, though; I kept it next to my sleeping bag.
2 people found this helpful.
I really like this filter. I used it for approximately 8 days on the A.T. and 7 days in Quetico Provincial Park in Ontario this summer. I do have one gripe about the dirty water bag which is affecting performance. Where the strap to hang the dirty water bag pulls through the bag the reinforced ring that keeps the bag from being torn pulled out, allowing the weaker fabric to stretch when it hangs. Many times I stood up holding the bag for fear it would tear and fall.
I’m Never Using a Pump Again!
This gravity filter is phenomenal! It is super easy to set up and pack away. If I had to be picky, I would say the only complaint is that the clean water bag is difficult to get dry after cleaning, but that is a very minor critique for this product. Being able to refill bottles and water storage on site, and do it quickly, means I don’t have to carry multiple liters of water while hiking, which takes several pounds off the load of my pack. This is definitely recommended.
Works amazing!!! We bought this water filter for a backpacking trip with my husband and daughter and it worked perfectly! When we got to water sources, we just filled it up and hung it on a tree and filtered it directly into our Gatorade bottles. It worked while we rested and snacked! It was easy to clean out and packs relatively small. It works quickly and effectively. The water tasted great and I would really recommend this to anyone!
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