Gear Reviews

Gear Review: Bolse NewPower – One Charger to Rule Them All?

Bolse NewPower 40W (5V/8A) 5-Port USB Wall/Desktop charger     If, like me, you take certain electronic gadgets with you when backpacking then you know how quickly those wall charger plugs and cables can add up. Your phone has a charger right? What about your camera? Do you take a Kindle Book Reader with you […]

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Thoughts: An ‘Extreme’ Problem Solved – Solar Power

Solar Powered Hiking When hiking for more than a day in remote areas I, like a lot of other hikers, find energy a problem. Not the energy to hike (although my 28 day 500 mile hike across Spain in September 2012 might challenge that assertion!), but rather the energy to power my electronic devices. Click […]