No matter if your going out for a short local hike around your neighborhood or a multi-day hiking trip it’s important to bring enough water to support your adventure. Water bottle designs have exploded over the past few years, from simple pop-top plastic bottle for biking and hiking to more advanced water bottles with built-in water purification.
I have compiled a list of bottles below based on uses, customer feedback and price. You can click on the models you like to get more details, price and availability.
Camelbak Eddy Bottle
- New, sleek shape fits in the hand and most cup holders
- Redesigned cap and bite valve provide faster flow and enhanced durability
- Flip, Bite and Sip. No tipping required (though possible: just remove the straw
- Dishwasher Safe: All parts are top-rack dishwasher safe
- CamelBak got your BakTM Lifetime guarantee
Sawyer Personal Water Bottle Filter
The Personal Water Bottle Filter offers the highest level of filtration available and the quality and assurance you can expect from Sawyer. The Hollow Fiber Membrane filter effectively removes bacteria such as Salmonella, Cholera and E Coli as well as protozoa such as Giardia and Cryptosporidium without adding harmful chemicals to the water.
- 0.1 Micron absolute hollow fiber membrane inline filter
- Removes 99.99999% bacteria and 99.9999% Protozoa
- Polypropylene and polyethylene material is easily field maintainable
- No residual chemical tastes
- Comes with manufacture’s 1 million gallon guarantee
Hikers and other outdoor types have used Nalgene bottles for over 20 years, which is why most backpacks have a side pocket designed to accommodate a Nalgene. Its design, though simple, boasts more than 50 years of manufacturing fine-tuning that’s resulted in a remarkably durable, leakproof bottle that’s guaranteed for life.
- Nalgene’s bestselling water bottle for more than 20 years
- Made of BPA-free Eastman Tritan co-polyester with superior impact resistance; dishwasher safe on top rack
- Suitable for both warm and cold beverages (-40 to 212 degrees Fahrenheit); wide mouth makes cleaning and adding ice cubes easy
- Opening accommodates most water filters; marked with milliliters and ounces for easy measurement
- Made in the USA and guaranteed for the life of the product
The Aqua Vessel Insulated Filter Bottle is the first of its kind–a bottle that not only keeps your water cold, but also filters as you drink. Our sustainable plant-based filter attaches easily to the straw top, so every sip you take is cleaned on its way to your mouth. It is tested to remove 99.9% of Giardia and Cryptosporidium, and its activated coconut shell carbon reduces toxic chemicals, heavy metals, microscopic pathogens, chlorine, sediment and dirt.
- TriMax triple insulated filtration water bottle
- Removes 99.9% of Giardia and Cryptosporidium
- Reduces heavy metals, toxic chemicals, sediment and dirt
- Vacuum insulation keeps beverages cold up to 36 hours
- Filters up to 100 gallons of water; filter made in USA
Contigo AUTOSEAL 24-Ounce Water Bottle
By using this Contigo product, you’re both helping the environment and also saving money by taking your water or juices on the road in a reusable container instead of buying water bottles on the go.
The 100 percent spill and lean-proof AUTOSEAL lid automatically seals between sips there’s no lid to remove or spout to open, making it impossible to spill. And it’s great for one-handed, on-the-go drinking, perfect for gym workouts, hiking, walking, and busy days. Simply press the button to drink and then release to seal between sips. And because the lid system is always closed unless activated, your beverages will remain cooler for longer periods of time.
- 24-ounce water bottle in lime with patented 100-percent leak- and spill-proof Autoseal lid
- Made of durable, BPA-free Tritan plastic–wont stain or retain odors
- Carabiner clip on the handle makes the bottle easy to carry
- Fits most car cup holders; wide opening for ice cubes
- Dishwasher safe on the top rack
Klean Kanteen Stainless Steel Bottle with Loop Cap
by Klean Kanteen
The Classic Klean Kanteen Stainless Steel Bottle is the perfect alternative to disposable plastics and provides a sustainable, reusable bottle for staying hydrated and BPA-free. Comes in sizes from 11 Ounces to 40 Ounces.
- Made of 18/8 food grade stainless steel, no liner needed
- No BPA, phthalates, lead or other toxins
- Doesn’t retain or impart flavors for a clean, fresh drink every time
- Rounded corners are easy to clean with no hard angles where dirt, germs or other bacteria can stick
- The loop cap is made from BPA-free polypropylene and can be clipped onto backpacks, bags or belt loops for hydration on-the-go
Klean Kanteen Wide Mouth Insulated Water Bottle with Loop Cap
by Klean Kanteen
Klean Kanteen’s Wide Insulated bottles deliver exceptional performance in three versatile sizes (12 OZ to 20 OZ) with a design that allows a variety of types of uses. Perfect for hot and cold beverages and/or for use as a food container, these bottles are made food-grade stainless steel, with 100 percent stainless steel interiors.
Great design – the Kanteen Wide Insulated to give you everything you could ever want from an insulated bottle. It’s a sleek, earth-friendly to-go mug that will earn you style points as you stand in line at the coffee shop. It’s a high performance insulated bottle that keeps food and drinks hot or cold all day, whether you’re at the office or on an outdoor adventure. It’s also a wide-mouth insulated container that makes it so easy to take hot foods on the go, you can pack anything from chunky stew to pasta dishes to Thai food.
- Insulated, stainless steel hot/cold beverage/food containers from Klean Kanteen with loop cap
- Double-walled vacuum insulated design keeps contents hot for up to six hours and cold for up to 24 hours
- Loop cap and bottle create a 100 percent 18/8, food-grade stainless steel interior with stainless steel
- No BPA, phthalates, lead, or other harmful substances; reusable/recyclable; doesn’t retain flavors
- Wide mouth design for easy filling and cleaning
Vapur Water Bottles
- 100% made in U.S.A. BPA-free polyethylene & nylon
- Flip top “Super Cap” makes one handed use easy
- When empty, this bottle can be folded, rolled or flattened and stands when full
- The Shades bottle can be safely placed in freezer
- All Vapur bottles come with an integrated carabiner, making it easy to clip to your pack, purse or belt loop
Platypus Soft Bottle with Closure Cap
- Clean-Taste Guarantee, made with zero BPA
- Green: Ultra-reusable and uses less energy and materials to make
- Light weight, weighs 80% less than hard hydration bottles
- Flexible: fits in a drink holder, a round pocket, a flat pocket or any hand. When empty, it rolls up and fits anywhere you want.
- Closure cap