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Sigg Hot and Cold One – The Perfect HIKING Flask by Sigg UK

Before you buy a Sigg Hot and Cold why not read my review first? I’ve been using the ‘Sigg Hot and Cold One Accent’ flask since 2017. It’s been with me on numerous hiking and camping trips in the UK. And it came travelling with me on my summer trip to Iceland. In fact, the Sigg bottle was one of my most used items on my trip.

Although I visited Iceland in the summer months, it was fantastic to have my Sigg Hot and Cold flask with me. I drove around the Ring Road in a campervan. The nights were cold so it was great to have a hot drink to warm me up. Normally around 7 pm I would boil some water and make my drink. All ready for snuggling up in my sleeping bag with a cup of tea and some chocolate of course!

Are you looking to reduce your plastic bottle usage and be more eco-friendly?

Hopefully, the answer is yes! Well, the ‘Sigg Hot and Cold’ flask is a great purchase that will last you and it’s not plastic! It also makes a perfect gift for family or friends who love the outdoors.

So here’s my review on the ‘Sigg Hot and Cold One’ bottle.

Sigg Hot and COld One flask – the features

Sigg Hot and Cold
Sigg Hot and Cold on a trip in the Lake District

Sigg perfect bottle for hot and Cold drinks

The ‘Sigg Hot & Cold’ is made of stainless steel. It can keep drinks hot up to 12 hours. I have trialled this on more than one occasion. And each time I was impressed that it was still hot. I probably should have learnt by now!

It also can keep cold drinks cool for up to 20 hours. I generally use my Sigg bottle more for hot drinks. But I have trialled it on a hot day in the UK. Now I know there aren’t many hot days in the UK but this was about 26 degrees! I left it in the car for a few hours. Any normal water bottle you would return to lukewarm water. But the Sigg Hot and Cold bottle kept my water lovely and cold.

SIGG One-handed design

Sigg Hot and Cold Flask - lid with one handed design
Sigg Hot and Cold lid with a one-handed design

The one-handed top and carry handle seem like a simple design but actually, it’s so handy. I often take my Sigg on hikes, along with my camera. If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know I take a lot of photos!

So walking along I can have a drink without needing to put down my camera.

I started using my ‘Sigg Hot & Cold’ in winter.  In the morning, I would fill up my flask with my peppermint tea. The flask fitted perfectly in my drinks holder in the car. And with the one-handed use, I can easily have a hot drink whilst driving.

The lid’s locking feature gives you peace of mind when carrying hot drinks in your bag or hiking rucksack. And it is very secure. I’ve had a few friends that couldn’t work out how to open it. That’s can’t be a bad thing though!!

drinking lip and tea filter

Sigg Hot and Cold Flask filter
Sigg Hot and Cold Flask filter perfect for tea drinkers

My most popular drink for my flask is Peppermint tea. I should be asked to sponsor it as I drink and talk about it so much!

The Sigg bottle has a drinking lip, with a removable tea filter. I don’t remove as it doesn’t make a difference with or without it.

The drinking lip can be positioned 3 ways – facing to the front and to suit both left and right-handed users. I would recommend not positioning to the front as it’s not very easy to drink straight out of. But if you’re just using to pour the liquid into a cup then this option is fine.

Sigg flask anti-slip bottom

Now doesn’t everyone need one of these hehe!!

Another great feature and something you don’t consider when buying a flask is the anti-slip silicone pad on the bottom.  When I’m out hiking I can potentially put my flask on a rock or unstable ground.

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Sigg Hot and Cold Flask
Sigg Hot and Cold Flask – a perfect present

How much does the sigg hot and cold One flask cost?

The Sigg Hot and Cold flask, purchased in the UK detailed in my review is the 0.5-litre bottle, however, there are smaller and larger options!

Here’s the full Sigg Hot and Cold range:

0.3-litre bottle = from £16.99

0.5-litre bottle = from £22.99

0.75-litre bottle = from £25.99

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final thoughts on the Sigg hot and cold

After using this product for nearly 2 years. And I’ve used it a lot!! The quality is excellent. My only complaint would be that it sometimes works too efficiently. As I mentioned I use the flask for hot drinks. To begin with, I burnt my mouth a couple of times as, unlike a flask where you pour the drink out and let it cool. You drink directly from the container.

For me, I quickly learnt to make sure the liquid I was putting in was a suitable temperature to drink straight away. I’m sure you are reading this thinking that is completely obvious and what an idiot I am. Maybe you’re right!! But hey sometimes when you’re rushing out of the house to work or your next hiking adventure it’s the little things that you forget to do.

My Sigg Hot and Cold flask is 0.5 litres, this fit perfectly in my hiking rucksack. However, you do have the option to have the smaller version 0.3 litres. And with all products, there are 5 colours to choose from! Ooo which colour will you pick!! Green, red, aqua, black or white!

Buy your Sigg Hot and Cold now ready for those UK winter hikes!

Click to order your Sigg Hot and Cold One from Sigg UK via Amazon UK


Have you tried the Sigg Hot and Cold One flask? What are your thoughts on using a water bottle? Do you have any more questions about the Sigg flask?

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**Sigg UK provided me with this Sigg Hot and Cold One flask. All opinions are my own.

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