Best Lightweight Backpacking Electronics Gear

This best lightweight backpacking electronics gear is supremely functional, but is also light, low-cost, practical, and durable. It is the gear I take backpacking. This post has many Tips on How to Effectively Use this Gear. This is part 1 of a 3 part series On Trail - Best Lightweight Backpacking Electronics Gear (this article) Best SOS/Tracking/Satellite Communication [...]

By | July 11th, 2016|Electronics, Gear List, Navigation, Recommended Gear|6 Comments

How to use your Smartphone as the Best Backpacking GPS

Best Backpacking GPS: Large screen smartphones (iPhone 6 Plus or Samsung Galaxy s6/s7) out-perform conventional GPS units in almost every way. This post contains tons of tips/instructions on how to best use your smartphone as a backpacking GPS, including up to 10 days of battery life in the field without re-charging. A large screen smartphone [...]

By | November 12th, 2015|Navigation|1 Comment