In episode 029 we talked about carrying water on the trail but sometimes that’s just not enough; we also need to think about the quality of what we are drinking. At best poor quality water will taste revolting, at worst it can cause a range of both minor and major waterborne ailments that can range from the uncomfortable to the life threatening. Do you filter your water?
You can also read the written version of this podcast at Water and Hiking: Filtration.
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Episode 29 discusses how much water to carry and how to carry it on the trail