Platypus Quickdraw Microfilter Gear News

© James Barkman

This Spring, water filtration brand Platypus launched their Quickdraw MicroFilter System. Complete with an easy-to-use microfilter and collection reservoir, the Quickdraw is the perfect pocket-sized solution for both regulars to the outdoors and novices exploring their local surroundings for the first time. Platypus bring their deep knowledge of water filtration and storage to the Quickdraw, ensuring that it delivers clean, fresh water wherever it is used. 

&copy James Barkman  © James Barkman
© James Barkman

For many, being able to drink from nature is a huge part of exploring the outdoors, which is why Platypus designed the Quickdraw to slip into the smallest rucksack (or jacket) pocket. Despite its size however, the Quickdraw packs a punch - filtering up to 3 litres of water in 1 minute whilst removing 99.99% of bacteria and protozoa.  What's more, the Quickdraw's shake-to-clean feature ensures that it maintains its high-performance filtration for as long as possible. 

Platypus Quickdraw Microfilter  © Platypus
Platypus Quickdraw Microfilter
© Platypus

To use the Quickdraw, simply scoop up your dirty water, attach the filter, hold up your reservoir and let the clean water flow – either directly into a clean bottle or into your mouth! And with added features like a non-slip coating (for when your hands get wet) and a built-in clean side cap (so you don't lose it!), the Quickdraw is the perfect water solution for both outdoors experts or novices.

Last but not least, for added versatility, the Quickdraw connects to either your Platypus reservoir (included with the filter) or a standard plastic bottle. And with a filtering capacity of up to 1000 litres, you don't have to worry about carrying extra bottles on your trip, or making an impromptu stop at the nearest petrol station en-route!

Key Features

Lightweight: 101g (microfilter & reservoir), 61g (microfilter only)

Fast flow rate: up to 3L per minute

High Capacity: Approx. 1000L of real backcountry water (this is dependent on water quality)

Durable: non-slip coating and robust form 

&copy James Barkman  © James Barkman
© James Barkman

The Platypus Quickdraw is available in stores now.

For more information, visit 

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