Trends Watch: Water bottles |

Trends Watch: Water bottles

Sarah L. Stewart

Staying hydrated is key to enjoying the High Country outdoors. Whether you’re jogging, biking, rafting or hiking, a stylish water bottle will add flair to your workout.

Since a report earlier this year found that Bisphenol-A, a chemical found in many hard plastic water bottles, can have potentially harmful effects on health, you just might have good reason to replace your liquid-filled sidekick.

The new version of Nalgene’s popular wide-mouth bottle is made without BPA.

Wondering what to do with your old BPA-laced bottle? This cap, which fits all standard wide-mouth bottles, features a solar panel that turns your bottle into a solar-powered LED lantern.

Filter water on the go with this 100 percent corn-based bottle, which can be refilled up to 90 times. Once its lifespan is finished, it can be composted. Visit for purchasing information.

Make a statement with an aluminum Sigg bottle, partnered with to curb the number of plastic water bottles that end up in landfills.

These stainless steel bottles are 100 percent recyclable and dishwasher friendly.

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