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Shilletha Curtis recounts a harrowing encouter and invites the reader to see the world through her eyes.

GPS: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

BPL author Rex Sanders tackles the pros and cons of navigating by GPS in a short blog post that includes links for further info.

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Ultralight, Ultra-Performance Backcountry Electronics for 2018

I've been immersing myself in the study of backcountry electronics this year, including technologies for lighting, navigation, and photo/video. This article highlights some gear that I'm using this summer, and how I'm calculating, and managing rechargeable battery needs.

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