Ever think an insulated travel mug would be a survival tool?
Watching Naked and Afraid or Survivor won’t make you a skilled survivalist. Sure, you may watch these kinds of shows enough to know the first things to do when you find yourself embracing nature are find a place to camp and make a fire before the sun goes down.
But if you were stranded in the wilderness, at what point does your mind begin to conflict with what you know vs. what you think you know?
As enticing as it may seem to kneel on the ground and scoop water from a river into your parched mouth, most of us know not to drink from a backwoods stream. Though, most of us think, “I need to boil the water for ten to twenty minutes before I can drink it.” Most of us are wrong.
Waterborne pathogens such as bacteria, protozoa, and viruses can be killed at high temperatures – but that doesn’t mean you need to bring the water to a rolling boil.
Water boils at 212° Fahrenheit. However, according to the World Health Organization, pathogens can be killed or inactivated at a water temperature of 158° F in less than a minute.
It’s important to note that boiling temperatures change with altitude. The boiling point at sea level is 212° F, but if you’re at a height of 2,000 ft, the boiling temperature of water drops to 208.4° F. Therefore, the boiling point reduces as you get higher in altitude.
The Future of Survival
Whether it’s a camping trip or very unfortunate situation, people in the wilderness will probably use some sort of pot to purify water over a fire. Depending on how skilled you are in fire-starting and the amount of time it takes to heat the water, you’ll probably stay thirsty for a while.
With the Cauldryn travel mug, you can skip the hassle of over-the-fire cooking and purify water in moments. Setting it to level two will kill the pathogens at 160-170° F. Still don’t trust the facts? Bump it up to level three, four, or five if you want. Cauldryn can reach 212° at its maximum level to not only ensure sterilization, but also cook foods like soups, oatmeal, hard boiled eggs, and vegetables.
So next time you find yourself in survival mode, know your facts from your myths. Having a Cauldryn might help, too.
Cauldryn is much more than an insulated travel mug, it is the ultimate electric water kettle. We are a coffee drinkers best friend and a travelers go-to tool. The possibilities with Cauldryn are endless! With the amount of Cauldyrn fans growing every day, we want to hear from all of you! To learn more about Cauldryn head to our website at www.Cauldryn.com