MSR Announces New Teapot, Gravity Filters and Tent

MSR Announces New Teapot, Gravity Filters and Tent
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Pika1 L Teapot

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Weighing in at just 142 g (5 oz), the Pika 1 L Teapot is ideal for backcountry travelers seeking an ideal dedicated solution for tea and coffee. The ultra-compact teapot has space to stow the MSR PocketRocket 2 stove with its case or the new PocketRocket Deluxe stove, as well as additional small supplies such as a lighter, coffee, or tea. A secure-fit lid ensures safety when pouring hot beverages, and the teapot’s small spout delivers a robust pour with accuracy and control. MSRP: $24.95 (U.S.D.).

Coffee and tea preparation can be a very personal routine with many different ways to brew the perfect cup. One thing all morning routines include, however, is the need for hot water and a precise way to pour it. The Pika Teapot was engineered in such a way that it is a perfect addition to your camp.
— Own Mesdag, water category manager at MSR
  • Components: 1 L Hard Anodized Aluminum Pot, with Lid
  • Weight: 142 g (5 oz)
  • Packed Size: 8.25 x 14 cm (3.5 x 5.5 in)
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AutoFlowXL 10 L Gravity Filter

Using gravity to filter 1.75 L per minute, the AutoFlow filter allows campers to perform other activities like cooking or cleaning while their water filters. Its ultra-compact storage and packing design allows it to roll up tightly and efficiently saving precious space in your pack. 

Gravity filters are a great way to filter water with the least amount of effort, and the new larger AutoFlow allows you to take fewer trips to the water source. The new 3-dimensional 10 L reservoir lets you effortlessly store and filter water as needed, then it packs down to a compact size
— Owen Mesdag, MSR category manager for water treatment

MSR’s Engineering and Design Ensures Durability and Reliability

The AutoFlow XL’s design benefits from MSR’s trusted engineering and deep expertise in water treatment science. Like all MSR filters, its hollow fiber filter meets NSF protocol P231 for removal of bacteria and protozoa from beginning to end of filter life, providing reliably clean water on backcountry adventures. For durability, the AutoFlow XL’s film reservoir is constructed with RF-welded seams. Inside, its food-grade lining ensures better tasting water.

he filter can be easily cleaned in the field with no tools required, allowing users to regain its fast flow rates quickly and easily. Other features include a prefilter, a sediment trap and a universal wide-mouth bottle adapter. The AutoFlow XL is poised to be the industry standard for delivering an effective, reliable and easily maintainable filtration source for clean water for larger groups and expeditions—parties that already have plenty to think about on big adventures in the backcountry. MSRP: $99.95 (U.S.D.)

PHYSICAL SPECS:

  • Weight: 340 g (12 oz)
  • Dimensions: 30.5 x 12.7 cm (12 x 5 in)
  • Filter Matrix: Hollow Fiber
  • Filter Pore Size: 0.2 micron

EFFECTIVE AGAINST:

  • Protozoa
  • Bacteria
  • Particulate

PERFORMANCE:

  • Flow Rate: 1.75 L per minute
  • Cartridge Life: Up to 1500 Liters
  • Field Cleanable
  •  Field Maintainable 

EXTRAS/FEATURES

  • Gravity
  • Water Bottle Adapter
  • End of Life Indicator

4L Trail Base™ Water Filter Kit

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The Trail Base Water Filter Kit is MSR’s most versatile filter ever created. Whether you’re heading out on a leisurely backpacking trip or embarking on a fast-paced adventure like trail running or mountain biking, the Trail Base Water Filter Kit provides the use mode you need to make your trip successful.

The kit’s hollow fiber filter meets the highest standards for removal of waterborne bacteria and protozoa at a flow rate of 1 liter per minute and cartridge life of 1,500 liters, and can be easily cleaned in the field, no tools required. Like all MSR water filters and purifiers, the Trail Base Water Filter Kit has a clear end of life indicator. 

Designed for High-Achieving, Multi-Sport Adventurers

To meet the needs of multi-activity backcountry adventurers, the 4L Trail Base™ Water Filter Kit simply and seamlessly transitions from a small trail filter on fast-and-light adventures to a high-volume gravity filter for basecamp filtration. The included lightweight water storage bag ensures that clean water is always ready on demand for any activity, with a 3-in-1 cap for easy drinking and pouring.

MSR’s hollow fiber technology quickly and reliably removes harmful protozoa, bacteria, and particulate, including microplastics. Behind every MSR water treatment and hydration product is a team of scientists dedicated to researching, developing, and testing the latest in water treatment solutions. MSRP $149.95 (U.S.D.)

Versatile: Modular components allow the system to quickly and easily transform from a 4L gravity system into a small trail filter and back.

Effective Against: Bacteria (99.9999%), protozoa (99.9%), and particulate including microplastics. Hollow fiber meets US EPA drinking water standards and NSF protocol P231 testing standard.

Simple Transitions: Trail filter simply quick-connects into gravity system to create the complete gravity-fed filter system.

Complete Kit: Includes ultralight, durable clean water reservoir featuring 3-in-1 cap for easy filling, drinking, and pouring

Flow Rate: 1 liter per minute

Weight: 516g (18.2oz)

Cartridge Life: 1500 L

Dimensions: 30.5 x 12.7 cm (12 x 5 in)

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Zoic TentSeries

The 3-season models’ full micromesh canopy keeps casual and seasoned backpackers cool and dry on warm nights and comes with MSR’s precision engineering and durability to create a lightweight backpacking tent at a great value. The Zoic tent series weighs just 1.5 kg (3 lb 5 oz) for the 1-person model, 1.97 kg (4 lb 6 oz) for the 2-person model and just 2.45 kg (5 lb 7 oz) for the 3-person model. 

Simply put, new backpackers want more comfort in their lightweight tent. That’s why we gave the Zoic a roomy floor plan that accommodates popular 25 inch mattresses, plus extra head and shoulder room and excellent stargazing.
— Terry Breaux, tents and shelter category manager at MSR

New Tents Deliver Maximum Livability and Value

Comfort is a priority with the Zoic Tent Series. That’s why they feature a spacious floor plan and steep walls, offering a roomy interior with generous head and shoulder space, easily fitting two 25 in. mattresses. Combined with this abundance of sleeping space, built-in gear lofts deliver plenty of storage capacity for keeping essential equipment organized. 

The Zoic’sfreestanding system uses a hubbed pole for fast and easy setup. All models feature a fast and light freestanding setup option with rainfly and Fast & Light™ Body, sold separately.

The model also features MSR’s Xtreme Shield™ System. The Xtreme Shield system utilizes an ultra-durable waterproof coating that lasts up to 3x longer than standard coatings, as well as precision, watertight seams. Together, they deliver weatherproof performance that endures for many seasons of adventures. MSRP $299.95 - $399.95 (U.S.D.)

Minimum Weight:

  • 1P - 1.5kg (3lb 5oz)
  • 2P - 1.97kg (4lb 6oz)
  • 3P - 2.45kg (5lb 7oz)

Floor + Vestibule Area:

  • 1P - 1.99 + .84 sq m (21.5 + 9 sq ft)
  • 2P - 3.07 + 1.67 sq m (33 + 18 sq ft)
  • 3P - 3.99 + 1.67 sq m (46 + 18 sq ft)

Peak Height:

  • 1P - 1 m (39 in)
  • 2P - 1 m (39 in)
  • 3P - 1.09 m (43 in)

Poles: 2 7000 series aluminum

Fabrics:

Rainfly - 40D ripstop nylon 1500mm XTreme Shield™ polyurethane & silicone

Canopy - 15D nylon micromesh

Floor - 70D taffeta nylon 3000mm XTreme Shield™ polyurethane & DWR

 

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