The greatest travel and every day backpack. The greatest travel and every day backpack. This backpack has everything:water resistant rain cover, good material so far, sturdy. The bottom of the backpack has a little leg bar thing to allow the laptop to stand properly.storage space for laptop specifically, storage space for books or anything that needs a big space, another storage pocket for pencil or papers or folders, front pocket for any extra stuff, small pocket on the back for anti-theft. 2… Full review
This is a very practical and useful book focused on long distance hiker meal planning, but is also just as useful to anyone who goes out on multi-day trips. I have never been a real foodie, so when I go out on multi-day trips I generally don't spend much time planning for what food I'll bring which means I end up with tortillas, energy bars, nuts and candy bars, etc. I also stopped bringing a stove a long time ago to save weight, so I don't have any hot food or drinks during a trip. For the longest… Full review
It's easy to use and reuse. Two of my handwarmers broke and it was very easy to contact customer service. They emailed me back right away and sent me replacements. I purchased the handwarmers and feet warmers at an event I was at. When boiling the handwarmers, they actually burst. I was able to easily find their contact information and sent them an email. They replied within 24 hours and told me that they were sending me replacements. I got replacements a few days after that. I really do love the… Full review
Very capable (but large and heavy) power bank with two-way QuickCharge support and dual USB output. Nice and simple design, but no case or pouch for carrying. Mostly useful for owners of power-greedy equipment, such as action cameras. Background In my outdoor trips I prefer avoiding the situations when I need a power socket for charging my electronic devices. There are many of them: smartphone, a couple of headlamps, health tracker, GPS navigator, DSLR camera, and every year this number grows. At… Full review
I have two of these and one does not charge. The other charged my device for about five minutes and then was dead! GARBAGE! I tried to use it once. Only held charge for 24 hours and could not charge another device. The other must have a bad connection as I could not get it to charge. Full review
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