2213RE: [hr100] Re: Water access
- Jun 7, 2010I 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: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of
Sent: Monday, June 07, 2010 16:15
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 firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:hr100%40yahoogroups.com> , "kaetamer"
>"there's water everywhere..." True? If not, any suggestions as to where one
> Newbie here...
> Any input on where to find water outside the aid stations? I've heard
might dip a bottle? I'm willing to filter, purify, whatever.
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