The Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle is a useful and versatile bottle made from super-tough Tritan Copolyester. The wide mouth makes cleaning easy and also allows use of the bottle for drinks, ice, soups, stews and leftover food. The 63mm opening will also screw onto MSR and other water filter systems.
The Wide Mouth Bottle comes in 2 sizes, 500ml and 1 Litre. The 1 Litre bottle is available in 4 colours, including a special Facewest branded one at a whole pound less than the other versions!
If you want a plastic bottle, this is the one to get. It's a bit expensive but it will probably last for many years. I haven't thrown it off a cliff or driven a Landrover over it, but my kids have used one for a couple of years now, and no other plastic bottle has survived that ultimate test. It's easy to clean in the field and dishwasher safe (top rack only). It's easy to drink from, although the 1 litre version is a bit clumsy compared to the cute 0.5 litre version (which is a bit too small for an adult unless there is plenty of water available). The wide mouth works well with the Steripen UV purification system (also sold by Facewest). I have a grey and a blue one. The blue one looks great.
Some useful tips:
- If you like your water cold during the summer, partly fill your Nalgene with water. Then store it horisontally in the freezer over night. The next morning, just fill it completely and enjoy cold water for a couple of hours.
- For winter hiking, fill it with hot water and keep in your sleeping bag during night. You will be extra warm and cosy.
- If it's really cold, and you don't want to get out of your tent to pee...(consider having a spare for this purpose, unless you are Bear Grylls)
- There is an insulated bottle carrier available. Although a bit clumsy, it could keep your water from freezing during winter hiking (or keep it colder during the summer)
- Store duct tape in your backpack by wrapping it around the Nalgene bottle. That saves space.
- If you are into survival/prepping, you can use the wide mouth bottle as a container for a small survival kit (space blanket, knife, head lamp, firestarter, compass, water purification pills, poncho, paracord, food, first aid kit, Perry whistle, etc). Google for nalgene ten essentials or something similar.
It's worth mentioning that I try to avoid plastic containers for food/water as much as possible, especially the one's my children are using. The Nalgene bottle is BPA free, but there could be other issues that we are not aware of today. So to be on the safe side, I mainly use Klean Kanteen stainless bottles for the kids, and often for me as well. They simply rock. They are also available here on Facewest.
Bought to replace boring throwaway Squash bottles. Pricey for a water container but totally worth it.
Pros: A wide mouth better for collecting water from streams, rainfall, etc. Excellent for cleaning and storing kit when stowed in a rucksack. Can handle boiling water from a kettle (I've tested). Dishwasher Safe. Numerous colours to personalise your style. Millilitre and Ounce markings - Millilitre start from 300 to 1000 in increments of 100 and Ounce from 8 to 32 in increments of 4. Strong and robust. Oh and yes, DOES NOT LEAK! Excellent bottle (especially for a rucksack).
Cons: Yes, wide mouth equals spill when on the move (bike, walking, etc), so I've ordered the Humangear CapCap to fix that. No other cons!!
I've also got the Nalgene OTF and use the cap from that too. Also leakproof.
Bought this bottle because I wanted a reusable water container that was easy to keep clean, and I have not been disappointed.
PROS: Easy to wash by hand thanks to the large opening. Light. Durable. Can be washed in a dishwasher. Can be used as a measuring cup.
CONS: Plastic of the cork doesn't tolerate heat as well as the bottle itself and can get deformed if placed too close to the jets in a dishwasher. Protip: Remove the cork and place it as far away from the jets as you can.
I bought this as a replacement water bottle for use while mountaineering and ski-touring in Scotland where a narrower-necked bottle might risk freezing.
Pros: Strong, clear (so can gauge water consumption), markings on side (allowing content measuring), reputation for simplicity and high quality build
Cons: a little pricey for a plastic bottle and large size means this is quite a lot of water/weight to carry (especially inside a jacket to prevent freezing) - 0.75 litre might be better
A good buy
Excellent wide body strong bottle with makings on the side :-)
I bought this Nalgene primarily for use when off piste skiing.For years I have used a hydration bladder but even with an insulated cover and sleeve I have problems with freezing.I also find it difficult to know how much I am drinking and with my new backpack the bladder is more difficult to fit and fill.
I am very happy with my choice of the wide mouth bottle - especially with the sipper attachment. This bottle is sturdy, easy to fill and easy to clean.I plan to keep it in the outer pocket of the Quintic backpack where it will be accessible and will hopefully not freeze!
Needed a decent water bottle to take on a trek to EBC.
The Nalgene 1ltr bottle was recommended to me as it has a wide mouth and suitable for hot and cold water.Been really impressed with the bottle, looks great (we got the blue tinted version) and everybody asks me about it. Its the first wide mouth bottle I have used and I find it so much better for filling and drinking on a trek (probably not ideal for running with though!).It works amazingly well as a hot water bottle too.
Only downside is its width and doesn't fit in my lightweight running backpac's outside water-bottle pocket - not ideal as I had planned to use as a day pack for the trek but clips to the outside fine.
Delivery was fab - ordered on the standard delivery and actually arrived next day!
So I have to admit I used to shun these Nalgene bottles. Didn't really get what all the fuss was about for a plastic bottle. Then I used one! (well several actually of varying sizes) for a couple of weeks in the mtns... There really is a reason why so many people use them! They are super strong, can deal with everything from ice to boiling water and prove to be great food containers too! On said trek we took enough food for 12 days and within two days some of our vegetables were completely mushed. Pretty gross. It was 30+ in the day so I don't know why we were that surprised really. But anyway because of 'leave no trace' we decided to carry our mouldy vegetables and so on in a couple of Nalgenes for the rest of the trek. You can imagine what that was like to wash afterwards. But the point in all of that is that after washing there was no residual taste or 'flavour' to the Nalgenes, which I thought was pretty impressive.
Simple and effective. No taste from the bottle despite filling with boiling water & leaving for 2 days. Tough and leak free so I was completely confident in carrying inside a sac without worrying about being upright. Accidentally tested in an aircraft hold at 38,000 feet whilst sealed - no sign of collapse or damage due to the pressure fdifferential
As a nalgene it's the bomb proof quality you expect, but the wide mouth is impractical to actually drink out of so you're obliged to buy a sipper insert to stopyou spilling your drink all over yourself and looking silly, this happens most often when you're wrecked after/during exercise. It'll last forever and the wide mouth is veryhandy for putting ice cubes in, but for day to day use just getthe narrow mouth model.
These bottles are like the zippo of bottles. They are bombproof, and totally reliable. This is my third Nalgene now, and the others were lost and not broken. In comparison my Sigg bottle fits the side pockets of my pack's better, but then again Sigg bottles get beat up very easily. The worst that has ever happened to my Nalgene bottles is that they get scratched. Great for making hot water bottles with, which is very nice when the temperatures drop below zero.Overalla great bottle, a must for any potential adventurer, climber or hiker. Flawless service as usual from Facewest.
The best water bottle there is. (Yes, that was a period)
I have used mine for 3 years now, from -35*C degrees in the high Arctic, to +45*C in Greece. I use it all the time, and it newer let me down.
Here are a couple of uses found:
Cold water (yes, a big surprise, i know :P)
Hot-water-bottle in the bed (Just add a sock around it to prevent burns)
Cooking (The measurements on it is really useful)
Special note for cold places: The big opening is perfect, it does not freeze that easily :D
I recommend buying the splash guard as well, as it makes it easy to drink from it, when freezing is not a problem.
I purchased the bottle for carrying on longer trips to London via bus as it would be lighter than glass but still BPA free. The bottle has worked perfectly. It does not leak and has not stained even with some strongly colored contents. I also like the tinted sides which may reduce photo-degradation of sensitive nutrients. I still prefer to use glass containers when possible, however, I consider this a reasonable solution when weight is an issue.
I bought this water bottle to bring with me on trips and vacations, but I have also used it a lot as an everyday water bottle. I love the great capacity (1 litre), it's very sturdy, feels unbreakable.It's BPA free, which from recent health concerns is rather reassuring. And due to the big opening, it is very easy to clean. It is a little hard to drink from in the beginning, due to the wide mouth opening. The narrow mouth model may be more suitable for everyday use, as it's a little easier to drink from, but I really like the wide mouth model and find it a lot more practical on trips and vacations. But no matter what, it's without a doubt the greatest water bottle I have ever had. Would definitely recommend it.
For me this is the obvious water bottle choice. Its tough and holds a litre of water and never had one leek on me. The lid is attached to the bottle so you can not loose it. I has a wide mouth so you can get inside to give it a good clean and fill it from a pan without pouring boiling water over you hands. The bottle will not get so hot when you fill it with boiling water that it hurts you hands. Its stays firm when hot and makes a perfect hot water bottle for those cold expedition nights. It can be a bit wide for drinking from but you can get an insert to make the opening smaller.
An excellent water bottle, that is light and strong. Easy to tip in energy powders to the wide mouth top and to clean easily too. Also fits our water purification pump for times when the water is not running fresh and plentifully. Happy to have the Facewest branding on it too as they have always proved a brilliant retailer!
Once you get used to stopping once in a while to drink and not have the on tap bladder systems these are the way to go. I used versions on Mont Blanc summit in the summer and have bought these now as my son and I are hoping to summit Elbrus and Acconcagua in the next 12 months.
They are bombproof, easy to clean and tucked in your jacket, don't freeze at altitude.
Would highly recommend.
I've been hearing about Nalgene bottles for ages, but never got round to trying one out. I wish I had sooner. Well made and finished, lightweight and from what I can tell nearly indestructible. The captive lid ensures you wont drop it or put it somewhere safe, and loose it. And the wide mouth design makes it a very easy to use and versatile bottle, and the addition of clearly marked graduations in both ml and oz allow you to use it as a measuring jug too (very handy if you're not sure how many oz's in a litre). Plus, being clear allows you to see how much is in it, unlike the aluminium type. All in, very happy with this bottle, Cheers.
This is a typical nalgene, it's strong and light and works great on the msr mini works water filter which is why I got this and it fits my needs perfectly. However Â£12 for a water bottle is a bit steep hence 4 stars but it's a one time buy because I can not see this breaking any time soon. I'm very pleased with it.
I bought this bottle for high altitude mountaineering, where the wide rim is essential to reduce the risk of the mouth piece from freezing over. It also makes adding sachets, flavourings etc. a breeze, and is great for hygiene purposes seeing as you can actually get a brush in there to clean it out at the end of the day. Structurally, it's as tough as they claim it to be, if not stronger.
The volume markings on the side are a nice little touch, and help monitor water intake more accurately. I also love that the lid is securely attached, having lost several bottle caps to my frustration in the outdoors before.
The main reason for purchasing this bottle was its renound reputation for being indestructible and its wide mouth allowing me to store other things inside it when not in use.
I am planning on taking this bottle with be on my Everest Base Camp trek in March along with a Platypus Platy Softbottle. The advantage of the Nalgene bottle is that it is much easier to fill from streams and other water sources and is ideal for using with water purification methods.
I would highly recommend this bottle and will definitely be purchasing another one in the near future.
I own both the wide mouth and narrow mouth bottles, preferring the narrow mouth out of the two for drinking and the wide mouth for using with a filter. I have a friend who use a wide mouth with a Steripen and swears by it. The wide mouth is handy to use as a pre filter for any water filter, simply filter the water from source through some cloth to remove sediment and then pump from this into a bottle easier to drink out of. This is what I do when I have the room in my bag. The bottle is made of strong stuff indeed I've dropped mine loads and it's still standing strong. I'd recommend this bottle a lot more if it came with the drinking spout as part of the sale.
This is my main drinking bottle for every day use. I was looking for a BPA free bottle of a sturdy construction and these always had the best reviews. The bottle has lived up to its reputation, taking a number of drops and knocks. It's easily washable and a great shape, but is a bit tricky to drink out of on the move or in a car as the mouth is really wide. I'm tempted to get the drinking spout for mine. Other than that, an excellent bottle!
I bought this Nalgene Triton wide mouthed bottle in blue from Facewest a couple of weeks ago. I also use a Camelbak Tritan bottle (with the â€˜flip, bite and sip' spout) which is comparable, although I find the Nalgene screw top far more secure and there is no risk of spillage when carried around in a daysack . The cap can't get lost as it is permanently attached to the neck. These bottles retain no odour, has no plastic smell and is resistant to staining.
The wide mouth is great for filling from taps although you do have to take care when drinking in order to avoid sloshing it all over you. The Nalgene Easy Sipper is a good preventative solution for this.Perhaps my only criticism would be that the circumference of the bottle is large, so children, elderly or those with small hands may struggle a little, and it also is too wide for some cup-holders found in cars. In summary the bottle is fantastic and thoroughly recommended for camping, trekking, sports activities or the daily commute.
I have used Nalgene bottles in all my expeditions in the world. Its the best water bottle you can use. Robust almost unbreakable. Wide mouth helps you get a greater feel taking away your thirst. This version (BPA free) even better than the old one since you can leave the bottle in the sun or even put hot water in without altering the taste and most important without having the harmful plastic substances in the water. Also great for putting isotonic drinks without any leftovers in the taste. Plus (for male backpackers) can be easily used as a pee bottle for inside the tent. Great colors for all the family as well.
I've actively tried to destroy my Nalgene and can't. I've used it to hammer in tent pegs, and bent the tent pegs. My climbing partner asked if I had any water up there from the bottom of the crag, so I dropped it down (approx 30m) onto the rocks below and it just bounced. Ok it looks a bit battered but that's a sign that you're a real outdoor type. Practically, the wide bottle opening is really useful, it means you can fit water filters in and also pack things into it when you're travelling or if you need to use it as a waterproof case for a phone or similar.
It also makes it easier to get a scrubbing brush in for cleaning. It can take on a damp smell if water is kept in it for a very long time, but if you clean it and leave it in direct sunlight this goes away. Mine has never leaked on me so is about as good as it gets with water bottles. The only slight downside is because the bottle neck is so wide, it can splash water out when you're trying to drink from it in cars or on the bus etc. This can be solved by getting hold of a splashguard, a little plastic bit that can go in the end shaped as a mouthpiece. All in all, pretty silly to choose something else, just try not to loose it...
This is my second bottle of this type after my daughter nicked my first. I'm using it for a backpacking trip to India in October. A good size for backpacking, very robust and doesn't taint the water.
I also purchased a pre filter from the States that filters out sediment etc prior to treatment, a shame that Facewest don't stock it (hint hint) as I'm sure a lot of users would take advantage of it.In all a bulletproof design that lasts and lasts.
Bought this to go with my Katadyn Vario water filter and it fits a treat. I've always gone with Nalgene water bottles as they are very strong and last me years. This ones also dish washer safe so it sames me washing it :) The blue is a great colour too.
Although very expensive for a bottle, it is as good as it gets. I use it all the time, especially for isotonic drinks (the wide mouth fits perfectly the spoon that comes with them) and for cooking, when I need to put a specific quantity of water over the dehydrated food.
Very durable as well.
A great bottle, doest leak, is bomb proof, doest taste, and has a wide mouth with endless possibilities. what more do you need?
It may seem like a ridiculous price for a water bottle, but quite frankly it's the best out there!
The resin they're made of is absolutely bomber - mine has suffered all kinds of abuse and isn't even scratched (although some of the markings have come off). The measurements marked on the outside make it brilliant for backpacking trips, useful for cooking measurements. Also brilliant as a guaranteed dry-place for keys and such.
Got one for my other half who moans about water bottles either leaking or having too narrow a mouth, or both. This it literally the best bottle I have tried, no leaks, big capacity, looks good, fits in side net of rucksacks no funny tastes. Ordered myself one straight away and is worth double what they sell for. Only gripe is the lettering and markings are absolutely rubbish and will probably have rubbed off before you open it!
I used this bottle for camping and hiking trips,as it has a wide mouth I used it to store a small survival kit inside, this is very handy when I use my kayak as its strong buoyant and of course waterproof. I also chose this bottle because I can use my Steripen with it, the wide mouth is ideal for this,I chose the clear bottle so I can see the light from the Steripen(to make sure its working).
Overall these bottles are very strong well made, with graded markings on the side for measuring, the best out there.
This is the 3rd one of these I have, I have never had one of them leak, the extra wide mouth is great for topping up the fluid with snow :) the extra one I have just bought will be with me whilst I wild camp in Glencoe in Feb. A good water bottle you will not find any better :)
I bought this Nalgene Triton bottle in grey a few days ago from Facewet .I previously used a Platypus bladder and hose but was tired of the cleaning it. Well thebottle is fantastic, extremely well made it oozes quality!, what is reassuring is you know it is not going to develop a puncture (like the platypus Camalback bladders!). The measurementsdown the front arevery very useful for cooking when your out(there is nothing worse than a watered down freeze dried meal ! when you are tired and hungry). I have done that before and regretted it well it will not happen with the Nalgene, the best water bottle/carrier I have ever bought thanks Facewest.
I have looked for a good quality water bottle for quite some time and have not been disappointed. Nalgene have produced an item that will last me for some time.
It fits perfectly into my pack when out hiking and is easy to use, thanks to the large screw cap (Even at this cold time of year with my gloves on). There is a perfect seal to the bottle and it is extremely durable and will happily withstand the knocks of the great outdoors.
Although it costs a little bit more than other bottles on the market it is quality and will last. I am more than happy with my purchase.
What is there to say about this bottle other than its brilliant. Its virtually indestructible and does not contaminate the taste of your water.
The wide mouth is ingenious as I can put ice cubes in it to keep my drinks cold and it makes filling it up and cleaning it so easy. Granted, caution is needed when you drink from it, lest it be all down you, but that's easily resolved with the 'Easy Sipper'. FYI the MSR Hyperflow water filter has a lid that fits directly onto this bottle and drink from but more importantly you can clip on the Hyperflow and filter water straight into it.
A great piece of kit , very useful to see how much water you have left, and the measurements on the side good for cooking at the bivi site!
I decided to purchase this after I read reviews about this bottle. In fact I went onto the Nalgene website and was quite impressed with their designs and the durability of it.This bottle is easy to drink from, have used hot and cold drink in it and is excellent. This bottle is always with me, walking, at work and home. A must buy if you want a quality product that will last you years!
If you're struggling to find a drinking bottle that holds water can and can take a battering then the Nalgene bottle is perfect. I've had mine for 3 years and it is scratched but that's it, the bottle is indestructible. The only issue is in a car taking a drink can sometimes be difficult with the wide opening but what a bottle. It works well as a hot water bottle in the night in your bivi. It's such a well known bottle and the other good things for a bottle with such a big opening is as watertight first aid kit or anything else. Such a good feature.
I bought this bottle to use when I was walking in Spain as I'd had lost my Camelbak. It was a lot more use full than just using it as a drinking container on the bus journey down. The wide neck feature came in very handy as it was a while to the next service station. So I think this product should be part of everyone's kit
Very useful as an everyday water bottle.Does not have the plasticy taste which all other bottles I have ever tried always get after a while.
The wide mouth is not so difficult to drink from (its just like drinking from a large glass), and will be useful for filling it with snow on expeditions.Its also very durable and hard wearing - tested :)
Dont know what I would now do without one.Very durable and fits perfectly in the pouch on the Dakine Heli Pack.
Only slight problem is I have poured water all over myself with the wide mouth on this bottle.But I cant really blame it all on the flask
Facewest note; To prevent pouring water down your front consider a Nalgene Easy Sipper.
A classic design, and very durable. I've had mine for years, rammed into an overloaded rucksack full of climbing hardware! The Nalgene is scratched to bits, but still going strong, unlike a succession of hydration bladders which have burst.
The wide mouth makes it quick to fill, and easy to clean, but not so easy to drink from. The 'Nalgene Easy Sipper' is a good addition to making drinking much easier.
Nick Smith, UKClimbing.com
Nalgene always work well, from the mini bottles to store food and the wide mouth big bottles to mix hydration powders in.They are really tough and do not contain bpa's.
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