Gear That I Use

Cellphones and other devices have become essential to hikers, but that also means adding the burden of chargers and backup batteries.

Items I use now

Item Weight (oz.)
iPhone 8 Plus with case 7.60
Garmin Instinct watch  4.10
Canon GX7 Mark  II camera 11.30
Anker PowerCore+ 13400  11.25
Anker Quick Charge 3.0 42W 4-Port USB wall charger 5.70
Beats wired earbuds .55
Black Diamond Cosmo 225 headlamp 2.90
spare batteries 1.75
USB/Lightning cables .65
Zpacks Dyneema Cuben Fiber stuff sack (small) .65
Anker waterproof case for iPhone 6-8 Plus 1.80

Items I no longer use

Item Weight (oz.)
iPhone 6 Plus with case 7.60
Timex Expedition watch  1.15
Fuji XP 80 waterproof camera (I liked the convenience of  a compact, waterproof camera, but the picture quality was a disappointment) 6.35
Stickpic (I lost it and never replaced it) .40
Anker Quick Charge 3.0 42W 3-Port USB wall charger 6.15
Apple wired earbuds .55
Black Diamond headlamp 3.15

My descriptions of gear are not intended to be product endorsements. I have not been compensated for any product mentions, nor do I use affiliate links.


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