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Nitecore NU20 Rechargeable Headlamp Review

The Nitecore NU20 headlamp is rechargeable and 4 different intensity settings ranging from 1 lumen to 360 lumens at full power

The Nitecore NU20 is very bright, lightweight rechargeable headlamp that I’m using this year for three-season backpacking and hiking. Weighing just 1.66 ounces, including a comfortable head strap, it has 4 brightness levels, ranging from 1 lumen to 360 lumens on full power, in addition to two special modes: a …

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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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