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Hi, everybody! Do you carry a power bank when you are outside hiking? As we all know that smart waste a lot of power and in case for emergencies, I think is necessary to keep your phone all the time when you are hiking. Do you have any advice on picking an external battery pack for hiking?
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No because I don't carry a phone when out.

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Do you carry a power bank when you are outside hiking?

No, I don't.

I used to not carry my cell phone either but learned the hard way that I should, in case I end up hiking out somewhere other than where I'd planned.  But it's turned off completely and buried in my pack, so charging it on the fly isn't something I worry about.


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If you use your phone a lot. I suggest you to get an external battery pack. Probably a large one.
I always bring my phone with me and play out with the GPS and Google Map. The battery life goes down quickly. I picked up the RAVPower 14000mAh battery pack on Amazon. The device charges my iPhone more than 7 times. It keeps my phone charged when out for days.
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No because I don't carry a phone when out.

What he said.  The only electronics I carry is my Nook, and it's good for a week or two of reading, easy.  If you really need the cell phone turned on all the time, you might look into a solar charger.

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I carry a cell phone, but keep it turned off.  Most of the time where I hike I wouldn't get a signal, but could always try to get one by climbing a ridge if there was an emergency of some sort.

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