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Hiker filter

by Katadyn
Hiker filter
SKU: Katadyn-8018270



Water filter with activated carbon

The Katadyn Hiker is the best selling microfilter in the US Outdoor Market. Lightweight and easy to use design is the best choice for all around use. Unique, pleated cartridge design provides fast and easy pumping. Convenient and handy for 1-2 persons (e.g. while hiking or trekking). Compatible with hydration bladders.

Return policy on water filters: Due to safety considerations we cannot accept returns on water filters. Warranty issues are handled directly by the manufacturers.

$ 49.00
$69.95 Save 30%

Out of stock
Hiker Specifications
Weight (approx): 11 oz (310 g) pump body, filter, hoses, pre-filter, bag
Dimensions 6.5" x 3" (16.5 x 7.6 cm)
Hose Length 36" (92 cm)
Pore Size 0.3 micron pleated glass fiber
Pre-Filter Pore Size 130 microns (absolute)
Output Approximately 1 qt (1 L) per minute w/ 48 strokes
Filter Life (replaceable) Up to 200 gallons (750 L) depending on water quality
Eliminates Bacteria, protozoa, cysts, algae, spores, sediments. Reduces bad tastes & odors
Passes the EPA Test Standard Reduction Test For:
Bacteria (Klebsiella) 99.9999%
Protozoa (Giardia, Cryptosporidium) 99.9%
Contents Hiker Microfilter, Anti clog microfilter element,
intake hose with modular prefilter, output hose with universal bottle adaptor,
hydration system connector, deluxe carry bag.
Katadyn Hiker Microfliter
  1. Low Maintenance Element
  2. Pleated design has more surface area than any other microfilter (Does not require cleaning)

  3. Faster Water Flow
  4. Provide 1 liter of water/minute with less effort (48 strokes)

  5. Ergonomic Pump Handle
  6. Comfortable with less fatigue during long filtration session

  7. Activated Carbon Core
  8. Reduces chemicals and improves taste of treated water

  9. Ribbed Housing
  10. Ensures good grip

Hiker Features
Katadyn Hiker Microfliter
  • Compact design and easy operation
  • AntiClog pleated cartridge requires no maintenance
  • Outdoor market's number one selling microfilter
  • Chosen the unrivaled best for field use in Backpacker Magazine's water filter comparison
  • Ribbed housing ensures good grip
  • Pleated cartridge-More surface area than any other microfilter
  • Efficient pump design provides 1 liter of water per minute
  • Ergonomic pump handle comfortable and easy to pump
  • Activated carbon core reduces unpleasant tastes and odors from your water
  • Connects to most popular water bottles
  • Compatible with hydration systems with included connector
  • Uses replacement cartridge for Hiker and Hiker Pro - Upgrades Hiker to 300 gallon filter life (#8014644)
Hydration System Compatible
Katadyn Hiker Microfliter

The Katadyn Hiker includes a male connector (1) that allows the output hose to attach to the quick connect fitting built-in to many hydration bladders such as Nalgene, Jansport, etc. This feature allows easy filling of hydration bladders with filtered water directly from the Hiker filter.
(Female connector or bladder not included)