Carrying the plastic syringe that Sawyer provides with their filters on a thru-hike or multi-day backpacking trip is somewhat overkill. It’s just too bulky and heavy to be worth taking. At the same time, multi-day trips may require that you backflush Sawyer  filters (especially the finicky Sawyer Minis) multiple times. Enter this light weight and easy solution to the problem. Check out the video after the break for more info.

This is the type of Smart Water Bottle you’ll need. 750 ml. Click through for more info.