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When hiking, trekking or during a sports session, it’s essential to stay hydrated before, after and during activity.Forget the plastic bottle and its devastating environmental effects and choose a water bottle!A trendy accessory but above all, more ecological, economical and practical than a disposable bottle.To help you choose the water bottle best suited to your needs, we will guide you through 3 criteria:choice of material, opening mechanism and volume of the water bottle!

Water bottles, water pouches and isothermal flasks:very different products

Choosing the water bottle for your hike, your trek or your sports session needs a little bit of fine-tuning.
Water bottles are versatile and come in different styles, materials, mechanisms and volumes.There is one for everything.As well as water bottles, other accessories are available to keep you hydrated when active:water pouch and isothermal flask.
We won't dwell on these two other products in this article.However, just a few words to point out the difference.

Water pouches:they slide into your backpack and come with a straw.You can drink directly from the straw without stopping.Their capacity varies from 1 to 3 litres.
As for isothermal flasks, they are made from double wall stainless steel.It’s this double wall that keeps your drinks hot or cold for several hours.

Now you know the difference, you have all the guidance needed to choose the water bottle best suited to your activity!

how to choose a water bottle or water pouch for camping or hiking?

CHOICE OF MATERIAL

The first criteria to determine your choice of water bottle is its material.We offer water bottles in tritan plastic, aluminium and stainless steel.So why choose one material instead of another?Over time, the water bottle has become a fashion accessory for its style and form.But above all because each material has its own advantages to meet the needs of the great majority of athletes.

How to choose a hiking water bottle?

OPENING MECHANISMS

The second element to guide you in your choice of water bottle is the top or opening mechanism.There are 4 types depending on your aesthetic and practical preferences.

How to choose a hiking water bottle?

VOLUME

To choose the right water bottle, think about the capacity needed for your sporting activity.This will guide you in your choice.All volumes are available from a half litre to one and a half litres.We can’t help you more with this third criteria, simply go for the one best suited to your needs in terms of volume.

how to choose a water bottle or water pouch for camping or hiking?

Get rid of plastic bottles during your sports activity and move to a reusable water bottle.There’s now one available for all budgets and all uses.As more and more of you support a more ecological approach, we are working on local supply, depending on the geographical market.Using materials that have less and less environmental impact and are more and more recyclable!

How to choose the right water bottle or water pouch

Fabien

QUECHUA PRODUCT MANAGER

In warm weather, don’t forget an isothermal cover to keep your drink cold.

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