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2213RE: [hr100] Re: Water access

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  • Alan Smith
    Jun 7, 2010
      I would recommend getting a Steripen. http://www.rei.com/product/799003

      Very lightweight and small, and you can just dip your bottle and then
      sterilize it while you walk. It's one of the best gear purchases I've ever

      From: hr100@yahoogroups.com [mailto:hr100@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      Sent: Monday, June 07, 2010 16:15
      To: hr100@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [hr100] Re: Water access

      Yes, like Matt and Bob said, it is everywhere.

      Unlike Matt will say, if you have never been exposed to Giardia, this is
      probably not the time to start. It won't ruin your HR run this year, but it
      could turn into something chronic and nasty, so bring a UV treatment light
      and forget about the filtering nightmare.



      (And, of course, it turns out that the most usual way that people get
      giardia is by not washing their hands, so that hopefully goes without much


      --- In hr100@yahoogroups.com <mailto:hr100%40yahoogroups.com> , "kaetamer"
      <sdsnyder@...> wrote:
      > Newbie here...
      > Any input on where to find water outside the aid stations? I've heard
      "there's water everywhere..." True? If not, any suggestions as to where one
      might dip a bottle? I'm willing to filter, purify, whatever.
      > Thanks.
      > Scott

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