Simple, Portable, Potable: MSR Thru-Link Inline Water Filter

MSR’s latest filter fits in the “why isn’t everyone doing this?” category. The simple but brilliant twist in the new Thru-Link Inline Water Filter is that it uses the hydration reservoir you already have. And it isn’t picky: the filter is compatible with any reservoir.

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At camp, the Thru-Link lets you use your reservoir as a gravity system for the luxury of pump-free filtration. Gone are the days of hand-pumping for 10 minutes while the bugs eat you alive.

Adding minimal gear to your pack, the Thru-Link inline filter is the simplest solution to clean water on the go.

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Engineered for high-flow drinking, it makes it easy to stay hydrated on long day hikes and fast-paced missions. The filter uses both hollow fiber technology and activated carbon to provide reliable, safe and taste-free water.

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Key Features

-Keep Moving: Don’t stop to filter–just scoop and go. Engineered specifically for high-flow, easy drinking.

-Two-Stage Filtration: Fast-flow hollow fiber removes pathogens, particulate & microplastics; activated carbon reduces chemicals, tastes and odors.

-Quick-Connect: Compatible with any hydration reservoir system on the market.

-Proven: Used by the U.S. military for more than a decade; rugged ultrasonic welded housing for reliable durability.

-Effective Against: Bacteria (99.9999%), protozoa (99.9%) and particulate (dirt, microplastics). Meets U.S. EPA drinking water standards and NSF protocol P231 testing standard for removal of bacteria and protozoa.