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How to Manage Electronics and Batteries in the Backcountry (Member Q&A)
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Considerations for managing backcountry electronics including battery packs, batteries in cold temperatures, headlamps, cameras, satellite communicators, fitness watches, smartphones, and more.

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BioLite Headlamp 750 Review
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The BioLite Headlamp 750 (MSRP $99.95, 5.3 ounces / 150 g) is a performance-oriented USB-rechargeable headlamp with several unique features but crippling reliability issues.

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Black Diamond Spot Headlamp – Like New
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I have a Black Diamond Spot Headlamp. I purchased this a couple years ago, so I believe it is the 2019 version with 300 lumens. It is essentially in brand…

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Fenix HM50R Headlamp
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One of the best all-round LED headlamps. Bright enough for navigation, easy to use while wearing gloves, waterproof and durable. Versatility comes with being able to remove the light from…

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Petzl Actik Core 450 Headlamp
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The Petzl Actik Core 450 Headlamp is bright enough for off-trail nighttime navigation, offers rechargeable (and interchangeable) batteries, and energy-saving task lighting modes. It’s one of the best sub-3-oz headlamps…

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Petzl Bindi Ultralight Headlamp
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If you need a tiny light with a minimalist headband, the 1.2-oz Petzl Bindi Ultralight Headlamp is going to be hard to beat. We like it for its durability, brightness,…

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Very bright, long-lasting charge, no dimming feature
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I used a Black Diamond Revolt for several years and really liked it. It’s bright enough, a full charge lasts an entire 7-day trip, it has red light, and it…

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Biolite Headlamp 200 Review
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The Biolite Headlamp 200 (1.75 oz /50 g, $44.95) is a USB-rechargeable headlamp with a unique design that makes it very comfortable and stable.

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ThruNite Ti3 Flashlight Review
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The ThruNite Ti3 is a diminutive but rugged little flashlight that can produce as much as 120 Lumens of brightness on a single AAA battery.

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