The narrow mouth (left) and wide mouth Nalgene HDPE water bottles (the wide mouth is about 8 years old, thus the color difference)
What can I say? The Nalgene HDPE Wide Mouth Water Bottle (1-Pint) have done us incredibly well. Over the last 8 years they’ve been sat on, kicked, dropped, tossed, jostled together in a backpack, lost, found, and bumped all over the place. They’ve survived temperature extremes from the 100s to well below freezing, 41 states, a couple provinces, hundreds of miles on the trail, and even toddlers (quite the accomplishment!) And are they in perfect condition for it? Not at all! None of them have their original writing, one is lost somewhere in the desert of Utah, and two are beginning to leak. But when the time came to replace them, it wasn’t a hard choice to go for Nalgene HDPE bottles again…albeit with a narrow mouth tops for a change.
Our water bottles (peaking out of the packs) made it to within a couple miles (as the crow flies) from the cone of Mt. Baker!
We switched over to the Nalgene HDPE water bottles around 2005 or 2006 due to …Read More