Choosing a Reusable Water Bottle
Don’t Stay Thirsty My Friends
If you’ve read our article entitled How to Find Drinkable Water in the Wild, then you are well aware of the importance of staying hydrated. You’ll also know that in extremes of temperature, at higher elevation, and if you are exerting yourself more than normal, water takes on an even greater role in staying safe. So if you haven’t been living in a cave for the past ten years, you should know that there are so many choices in the way of water bottles that it can be overwhelming to try and pick the right one. Not to worry my friends, you don’t need to stay thirsty. Because we here at Campers and Gear are always at the ready to help prepare you for anything. So don’t get overwhelmed by decision fatigue, just follow these simple tips and you’ll be safely sipping some H2O without a worry.
- Avoid low-quality plastic bottles that contain BPA and Phthalates known to imitate reproductive hormones which can lead to fertility and insulin resistance issues
- Look for the body to be clearly labeled BPA and Phthalate FREE
- Insulated Vacuum bottles are the best bet for keeping water cold
- Features like a wide mouth or collapsible bottles are handy depending on your needs
- If you use it for more than just camping or hiking look for one that is dishwasher and freezer safe as well as being able to fit in a vehicle cup holder
- Some reputable brands include Hydro Flask, Polar, Klean Kanteen, and CamelBak
In the end, it depends on your preferences and needs to find your own personal portable oasis. By staying informed, you can steer clear of the mirage of a bad water bottle.