Better waterbags

I’ve noticed during the course of my travels that waterbags and dromedary bags tend to leave the water with a rather…… disgusting(?) taste that only gets worse as time goes on. Now whether this is the increased susceptibility to a constant annoyance or an actual accumulation of bacteria and filth, I’m not sure.  All I know is, after two weeks I don’t want to drink the water tailings from my bags, but since its the only choice I have…… blech.

17 l bags:

Drumroll please:

The secret is………….

A cup of apple juice overnight. That’s it. Let the juice swish around a bit, then wash it out thoroughly.

 

I do it every trip.

 

Dan

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2 thoughts on “Better waterbags

  1. Dear Dan,
    thank You so very much for this blog.
    I really mean it.
    As unimportant every day problems may seem, they are, in my oppinion, just what matters.

    When, for instance, I unpacked my first kayak in a rush of joy is was soo grateful for Your “boat in a bag” blog that told me how to put it back in.
    So simple if You know how to do it 😉
    And all the other precious details.

    You may not remembr us but my husband and I visited You at Feathercraft last September when we visited Vancouer and Vancouver Island and it really was a higlight and we considerd ourselves to be lucky to meet You and the Feathercraft team.

    I have loved your boats before but it made it so much more, well, real and personal.

    So please go on, I hope that we will have the opportunity of coming back and maybe meet You again, I would love to do more paddling in Canada and especially British Columbia,

    Greetings rom Cologne, Germany,

    Barbara

    • Thank you so much for the kind words!

      I’m so glad I could help. If there is anything else I could help with (as you say; “As unimportant every day problems may seem, they are, in my oppinion, just what matters”) please do not hesitate to ask. Chances are someone else needs the same help.

      Happy Paddling!

      Dan

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