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In 2004 Alan Dixon wrote about the High Gear Trail Audio. That MP3 player let you bring the audio world of the recording studio with you on your backcountry treks. But it was a very far cry from perfect. For those who want to add a touch of World music to their outdoor world, or bring some ambient music into the ambiance of their landscape, want to rock and roll their way through serious river rapids, or listen to their favorite (Backpacking Light we trust) podcasts an alternative now exists.
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