After being my go-to caving water bottle for some time, all the bumping, throwing, shoving, and general abuse this water bottle suffered, it finally broke after I chucked it off a eight foot drop, soaking the contents of my pack.
Granted, it wasn’t an official “Nalgene” bottle – it was a little dorkier than that:
After spending the rest of the cave trip thirsty, I decided to remedy that unfortunate and unsafe situation by acquiring the following:
Not only is it excessively shiny and ruggedly handsome, but it’s also supposed to dent instead of breaking.
I’m prepared to put that claim to the test.