Tag Archives: water purification

094: Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2016

Today on the First 40 Miles, a sneak peek inside 2017 outdoor trends and upcoming gear!  Then, on the SUMMIT Gear Review we’ll share a Nalgene that is 50% more than the Nalgene you already have.  And the Backpack Hack of the week you’ll learn another use for a Nalgene that will get you ready for those chilly autumn nights.  And we’ll wrap up the show with a vision of green threads!

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068: FLOW: The Water Episode

Today on The First 40 Miles, FLOW: The Water Episode. If you like H2O, we’ve got some great info for you today! We’ll highlight the most common forms of water treatment on the trail. For today’s top 5 list, if you’ve been on the fence about how to store your water, we’ll give you some good reasons why you might want to skip the bladder. Then on the SUMMIT Gear Review, you’ll learn how thousands of thru hikers have treated millions of liters to stay hydrated on the trail. On today’s Backpack Hack of the Week, we’ll sing a little ditty to help you remember a simple water treatment formula. And we’ll wrap up the show with a little trail wisdom from the American Government.

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