Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Go Berkey Travel Water Purifier Kit-Review and Giveaway!





I don't know about you, but I love hiking and camping. Our whole family used to hike a local mountain when we lived in North Carolina. Since we moved our hiking trips are not as frequent, but we still enjoy an occasional trip. One of the obvious necessities when planning an overnight or extended trip is how to keep fresh water with you. Problem Solved! I was sent the Go Berkey Kit for review from Big Berkey Water Filters. This is a really neat set, perfect for the outdoorsy person! Designed for backpackers, hikers, campers,  college students, etc. this kit comes with everything you need for fresh, clean water. It comes with a Sport Berkey water bottle that has a purifier built-in...attached to the lid. With this bottle, you can simply fill the bottle, and it purifies the water as you drink! All water goes through the filter and up the straw! Then, for when you're at your campsite (or during emergencies, maybe even use at a college dorm, etc.) you have the Go Berkey System. This system purifies up to 1 gallon of water an hour. Basically you have a lower and upper chamber, and the purification element. The element screws into the upper chamber, which you then fill with cold or room-temperature water. Turn it upside down into the lower chamber, and the water drips through the filter and into the container! 

The complete set

The purifier element inside the upper chamber

Filtering water right in the sport bottle!
This is very easy to set up, and works great. I was amazed at how much this handy little filter removes.

"The Go Berkey® system removes viruses, pathogenic bacteria, cysts and parasites entirely and extracts harmful chemicals such as herbicides, pesticides, VOCs, organic solvents, radon 222 and trihalomethanes.  It also reduces unhealthy heavy metals such as lead and mercury.  This system is so powerful it can remove red food coloring from water without removing the beneficial minerals your body needs. Virtually no other system can duplicate this performance.
Constructed of highly polished AISI 304 stainless steel the Go Berkey® Kit comes complete with one Black Berkey®Purification Element, one generic Sport Berkey® portable water purifier bottle and a vinyl carry case This system has a storage capacity of about 1 quart (.95 liters) and when in use it stands 14” in height with a diameter of 4”. The upper chamber nests within the lower chamber for transport and stands only 10” in height. Weighing a mere 2.4 pounds the Go Berkey® Kit is lightweight, easily transportable and perfect for active people on the go."


The winner of this giveaway will receive their own Go Berkey Kit!! WOW!
Mandatory Entry-
Go to Big Berkey Water Filter Systems and tell me which system would work best for your family.

Bonus Entries-


2 entries-Become (or be) a public follower of Hope's Cafe. Leave 2 comments.

1 entry-Subscribe to my RSS Feed.

1 entry-Subscribe to my email updates. This must be confirmed!

1 entry-Follow me (
Pilgrim86) on Twitter. Leave a comment with your Twitter name.

1 entry-Tweet this giveaway. This may be done once every 7 days, which means a total of twice during this giveaway. Leave a comment with a link to your Tweet.

1 entry-Enter another of my giveaways. Leave a comment for each giveaway you enter.

3 entries-Blog about this giveaway. Leave 3 comments with a link to your post.

1 entry-"Like" Big Berkey on Facebook. Tell them which system you like best, and that you came from Hope's Cafe!

Go to Big Berkey's Youtube Channel. Watch a complete video, and come tell me which one you watched!

1 entry-Follow Big Berkey on Twitter.

3 Entries-For the duration of New You-New Year event. Add my New You button to your sidebar. Leave 3 comments with a link to your blog.

This giveaway ends Tuesday, January 18, 2011, at 11:59 p.m. Please leave a valid email address in each comment, as this is how the winner will be notified. Winner will have 48 hours to respond, or another winner will be chosen. Giveaway open to US residents only.

Disclaimer:I was not monetarily compensated in any way for this post. All thoughts and opinions are mine. All quotes taken from the Big Berkey Water Filters website.

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  90. I love getting to hike and camp, or pretty much anything that has to do with the outdoors. My family worries all the time, though, that something will happen to me or that I will get lost. I've actually been wanting to get some berkey water filters to take with me just in case. I love that they make them travel size!

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