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Black Diamond ReVolt Headlamp Review

Black Diamond ReVolt Headlamp Review

The Black Diamond ReVolt is a fully featured rechargeable headlamp that can also be run using regular lithium-ion or alkaline AAA batteries. So-called dual-mode headlamps provide users with a way to ease into the rechargeable headlamp paradigm, which requires carrying a USB-compatible power pack. They also provide a good shit-hits-the-fan fallback …

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Minimalist Outdoor Phone Cases or Not?

iPhone 6 with a lightweight shock absobing case and temperated glass screen protector

Smartphones and apps have evolved to the point where they’ve eclipsed GPS receivers and become indispensable backcountry tools that combine navigation, weather forecasting, communication, tracking, a notepad, camera, book reader, music player, and entertainment functions all in one highly portable, rechargeable and lightweight unit. The only advantage that GPS units have anymore over …

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