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I Heart Pacific Northwest gear review: Hydroblu Versa Flow water filter

HYDROBLU VERSA FLOW WATER FILTER I had been using the Sawyer Squeeze water filter on backpacking trips for three years, and when the flow rate slowed down and didn’t improve with backflushing, I was ready to purchase a new one. Then Hydroblu sent the Versa Flow to me and after using it on 15 days of backpacking trips in 2019, it’s now my preferred water filter.Both ends of the filter have internal threads for attaching to standard water bottles and containers. One side is marked “in” for attaching to a container filled with unfiltered water (I use the CNOC Vecto), and the other is marked ...READ MORE


Backwoods Pursuit | Know Your Gear - BEST BACKPACKING WATER FILTER REVIEW

What’s the best backpacking water filter? That’s a question many of us ask when looking to venture into the backcountry for multiple days. There’s no clear-cut answer to that question as the type of filter you might need differs depending on your situation. To help you decide, we tested the performance of a bunch of them and bring you the results so you can see what fits your needs the best. Each type of filter has specific situations where it will excel as well as situations its not as well suited for.Don’t forget to check out our Backpacking Food Review and and our Backpacking Coffee revi ...READ MORE


Steady Streamin Cashios -Tiny Living Enthusiasts: HydroBlu Review

Having clean, filtered water while on a backpacking trip can sometimes be tricky. Of course you would never want to haul gallons of water with you. Why take on more weight when you are already carrying a sleeping bag, pad, clothes, food, lights, etc.? Depending on the extent of the hike or the number of participants, there just so happens to be a great company with some amazing products to fit your needs.The HydroBlu Jerry CanFor our most recent hike down into the Grand Canyon we needed lots of water for all 6 of us. That is a lot of water for each of us to drink and use to boil for food and a ...READ MORE


Will It Filter Wednesday - Spruce Juice (Ep. 10)

Ever wondered what concoctions lumberjacks come up with in their free time? Well, this week Lumberjack Larry shows us how to make his legendary Spruce Juice. Larry uses the HydroBlu Pressurized Jerry Can Water Filter to filter his juice for safety. What should we filter next? Leave a comment below with your suggestion. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel HERE. ...READ MORE


Will It Filter Wednesday - Maple Syrup (Ep. 09)

We've all had that question...will maple syrup filter through a HydroBlu Versa Flow Filter? Today is the day to answer that question. With some help from our maple syrup expert, Lumberjack Larry, we will get to the bottom of this question What should we filter next? Leave a comment below with your suggestion. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel HERE. ...READ MORE


Will It Filter Wednesday - Toilet Water (Ep. 08)

There may come the day when the only water available is the water found in the toilet, TODAY is that day! Professor Von Vodastien has been preparing for two weeks to accumulate all the samples he can to produce a potently acurate experiment. With the use of the Sidekick 3-Stage Straw Water Filter, the Professor confronts all the elements found in the toilet bowl. What should we filter next? Leave a comment below with your suggestion. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel HERE. ...READ MORE


Will It Filter Wednesday - Spoiled Orange Juice (Ep. 07)

This week Aaron attempts to filter Orange Juice. Not impressed? What if told you it expired 4 months ago and has become more Orange curds than Juice? Will the HydroBlu Sidekick 3-Stage Straw Water Filter hold up against this fragrant menace? Will Aaron keel over dead after one sip? Watch now to find out! What should we filter next? Leave a comment below with your suggestion. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel HERE. ...READ MORE


Will It Filter Wednesday - Pickle Juice (Ep. 06)

Pickles?! Well, pickles are one of Professor Von Waterstein's favorite foods and he was insistent on filtering out any unwanted bacteria from his treasured pickle juice.Armed with the Versa Flow Light-weight Filter Package the Professor makes his pickle juice that much better. What should we filter next? Leave a comment below with your suggestion. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel HERE. ...READ MORE


Will It Filter Wednesday - Pumpkin Protein Shake (Ep. 05)

Don't be a Skeleton, get Jack-O-Lanterned this Halloween season! This week Aaron K. prepares his favorite post workout meal, a Pumpkin-Guts-Candy-Corn-Starbucks-Latte-Protein Shake using water filtered through the Versa Flow Light-weight Filter. What should we filter next? Leave a comment below with your suggestion. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel HERE. ...READ MORE


Will It Filter Wednesday - Pumpkin Spice Latte (Ep. 04)

Jbessyka is a Gen Z girl who just loves her Pumpkin Spice Lattes, but sometimes they just have too much spice! Have a quick watch and she tries to use the Clear Flow Water Bottle with Filter Combo to try to 'tone down' her favorite holiday drink. (While you could...we don't recommend using the Clear Flow for this purpose) What should we filter next? Leave a comment below with your suggestion. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel HERE. ...READ MORE