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General Gear Discussion The General Gear Discussion forum is for the discussion of traditional and lightweight (ultralight) backpacking gear that is not covered in other Practical Backpacking™ forums. [Please post about Backpacks, Shelters, Sleeping Gear, Backcountry Kitchen (Food, Stoves) in those respective forum areas.]


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Old 03-12-2013, 09:10 AM
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Which backpacking apps do you use for both Android and Apple, such as GPS, topo maps, etc. I'd like to know what is working for others. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I haven't used many afield, because of battery issues and the use of alternatives (paper maps, dedic NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-13-2013, 01:23 AM
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a field guide app paired with google glass would be kind of THE killer app to make me want to take i NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-13-2013, 10:37 AM
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I have the Samsung Galaxy S3. One reason for picking that was the fact that, with a removable batter NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-21-2014, 09:15 PM
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