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    Hiking,  Tech

    Keeping Your Electronics Charged

    How to keep your Electronics Charged while Camping and Hiking is often a question that hikers and campers have when starting out. With these helpful tips and tricks learned after many years of hiking camping and traveling, you can skip the beginner phase. Hiking without your phone is not an option for many hikers, your phone makes sure you can take photos and videos of your journey. Is your navigation tool and can make sure that you can contact help when needed. Even out in the backcountry, you can sometimes get a signal in the mountains. And when not enough for a phone call, a text can get through in…

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    E-Reader on hiking trips

    Taking an E-Reader on hiking trips with you is a choice that you can make, let me shine some light on the ups and downsides in this blog post. Reading in your tent with the rain pattering on your outer tent is one of my favorite things to do when stuck in that situation. You can read inspirational hiking stories or read about history. Or just read your favorite books out of the comfort of your sleeping bag. The choice for taking an E-Reader with you on hiking trips is yours to make, but let me shed some light on all the things to consider, and some recommendations on what…

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    How to take books with you hiking

    Reading a book after a long day of hiking is something a great deal of hikers enjoy. Here is how to take your books on hiking trips. Books are a great way to relax from a long day of hiking. They can give you a nice story before bed or can teach you about all things in life. Depending on the book. For a just in case scenario you can pack a small survival book to help identify wild edibles. Or just read about knights and castles. A favorite book of mine that has become sort of a tradition of mine to bring with me on backpacking trips is Cormac…

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    Best Hiking subReddits to follow

    Reddit needs no introduction. For hiking and hikers there are several communities than you can join to mingle with fellow hikers. These are the ones to follow! As a Reddit user since 2014 I have wasted quite a bit of time on the different subreddits. The only constant where time was not really wasted was on the several history subreddits. And of course why you are here, the Hiking, backpacking and camping subreddits. Lets dive into the ones that are worth a look around. Quick jump guide r/TrailMeals r/Hiking r/Backpacking r/CampingandHiking r/Campinggear r/Ultralight r/WildernessBackpacking r/BackpackingStoves Reddit is fun, even for Hikers! Reddit is a great place to reach other hikers…

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    Gear reviews,  Tech

    Anker PowerCore review | Hiking

    Anker is a popular powerbank manufacturer, in the hiking world they have settled themselves as a staple. Here is my review after several 100 kilometers of hiking. Hiking today can be as tech focused as you want it to be. From using your smartphone for pictures, a smartwatch to track your body vitals and your GPS as a navigation tool. All those devices need charging. What most hikers do is carry a powerbank around with them. The question then arises at what powerbank to choose. The answer I found was the Anker PowerCore 20000. Overkill for many, but a peace of mind that I value highly. There are several different…

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    Best Navigation apps to use for Hiking

    A smartphone is just that, very smart. When out hiking you can use your phone to navigate, communicate and relaxing. The best apps to use, lets go over those! There is a very good chance that you are reading this article on your smartphone. Smartphones are used where ever you are in daily life, at work, at home and on the toilet. The same goes for when you are out hiking. Though a lot of people that are out hiking would agree they are there to leave the technology behind, other people are thrilled to know the exact calorie count and steps taken at the end of the day. To…

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    Music headphones for hiking

    Music is something everyone can enjoy at all times and is something from all times. These are my picks and idea’s for hiking headphones. Headphones for hiking should be affordable, well built and resistant to abuse. To many times have I lost them and broken headphones while on trail to recommend to you to take your 500 dollar headphones. Music is something that can get quite expensive with headphones. We are going to focus on the more affordable ones that I have personally used while hiking. Reasons to take headphones while hiking Their are hikers that prefer to listen to the sounds of nature and nothing else. In some parts…

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    Best navigation apps to use – Camino Portugues

    When you are walking either the Coastal Camino Portugues or the inland one then it is very handy to have a navigation app on your phone. This helps in a great number of ways and is in my opinion hard to do without. The apps I list down below are great for finding your nearest Alberque, water, nearest point of interest and additional information you will need along the Camino Portugues. What Phone do you need? All you need is an Android Smartphone, get one with a decent camera and processor and your good to go. I did the Camino with my already bought Nokia 6.1. The pictures with good…