What do these definitions actually mean when it comes to choosing a tent?
Seeing the aurora has a few prerequisites, including location and a willingness to stay up late.
Supported by a grant from the Humanitarian Innovation Fund, the prototype is now ready for testing.
The only real way to verify that your water is safe to drink is to treat it. And the effort it takes to treat water is minor compared to the complications of illness.
Demystifying the nasty bug that’s responsible for beaver fever.
See the fascinating work our on-staff water scientists do.
Brown, silty streams, tea-colored rivulets, even clear, ice-cold lakes—any backcountry water source can serve up a cocktail of contaminants. But not everything that’s present in an undeveloped water source is necessarily harmful, and only some things pose an immediate threat to your health. In fact, it’s impractical and unnecessary to remove everything, all the time. So, in terms of backcountry water treatment, when is water considered safe to drink?
In a life-or-death backcountry situation, should you filter and drink your pee to stay alive?
After Ebola was detected in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, MSR’s partners at PATH deploy the MSR chlorine maker to shrink Ebola’s presence.