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Curated lightweight and ultralight backpacking gear recommendations from our staff, contributors, product review team, members, and trekking guides. Learn More 

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Rocky Talkie Mountain Radio
Satellite Communicators
7.9 oz (224g)
Garmin inReach Messenger
Satellite Communicators
4 oz (113g)
Garmin inReach Mini 2
Satellite Communicators
3.5 oz (99g)
Zoleo Satellite Communicator
Satellite Communicators
5.3 oz (150g)

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