MSR TrailShot Microfilter

5052-372
  • Available prices $59.00

Description

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A simple system for getting clean water. Simply drop the intake hose into your water source, squeeze the handle, and drink. The TrailShot Filter lets you drink straight from the water source, but you also have the option to fill bottles by simply squeezing the handle to pump water.

  • Compact silicone bulb pump is easy to use and only requires 1 hand.
  • Long hose keeps you out of the dirt, when drinking from the source.
  • Hollow-fibre filtration system is easy to clean, and pumps with little resistance.
  • Water quality will significantly affect the filter's life.
  • Mouthpiece has a debris cover to keep things clean.
  • Cleans with an easy shake.
  • Do not allow the cartridge to freeze after initial use.

Tech specs

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Weight 115g
Ideal for
  • Day hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Trail running
Filter type

Water can be treated using various types of filters, chemicals or non-chemical purification methods, or a combination. Filters on their own will not remove viruses as they are too small.

Hollow fibre technology
Output 1L/min
Dimensions 15.25 x 6.1cm
Cartridge life

The life of the filter cartridge is based on the quantity of water you can treat before the cartridge is no longer effective. This does not apply to battery operated or chemical filter systems.

2000L
Filter size

A 0.5 micron or smaller filters protozoa and some large bacteria; 0.2 micron or smaller filters smaller bacteria such as campylobacter.

0.2microns
Effective against protozoa

Protozoa are larger than one micron and include cryptosporidium and giardia.

Yes
Effective against viruses

Most viruses are in the 1.0 micron size range, but they can be as small as 0.002 microns.

No
Effective against particulate

Particulate consists of very small bits and pieces such as dirt or bugs.

Yes
Effective against bacteria

Bacteria can cause illnesses such as diarrhea and dysentery and are about 1.0 micron in size, although some can be as small as 0.2 microns.

Yes
Made in USA