Originally Posted By topshot
Originally Posted By finallyME
The first trip I took this year, I didn't take the syringe to backflush, and it was blocked....really sucked. I carry the syringe every time now.
Depending on what else you may carry, the syringe isn't necessary. If you have the version with the nipple, you could connect a tube to a bladder to backflush.

I have the older version. Plus, all my bladders are dirty. My syringe is pretty light, Plus I can use it to irrigate wounds.
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