Gadgets To Help You Survive Outdoors
Whether you’re hiking, backpacking, camping, fishing or enjoying the great outdoors some other way, you still have to think about safety for you and your loved ones. Here are some gadgets to help keep you survive outdoors.
Remembering that you can only survive three days without water but three weeks without food, here’s a great product to ensure you get clean drinking water.
Life Straw Personal Water Filter
Here’s Amazon’s product description of the Life Straw Personal Water Filter:
“A Time Magazine Invention of the Year winner, LifeStraw contains no chemicals, no batteries and no moving parts to wear out. It features a high flow rate and weighs only 2oz. It is perfect for the Ultralight backpacker, camper, hiker, traveler, boy scout, hunter or for emergencies. Unlike many similar filters on the market today, LifeStraw has met EPA standards for water filtration in independent testing. LifeStraw has been used around the world under extreme conditions for humanitarian relief. Does not filter chemicals, salt, viruses, heavy metals, taste. Please NOTE: It takes roughly 3-5 seconds of sucking to start the flow of water through the filter.”
You can get one from Amazon here:
Levin Solar Charger
Calling for help or using a GPS device is going to require power. Here’s a light weight (8 ounces) solar charger with a ring so you can clip it to your backpack as you hike. Here’s Amazon’s product description:
- Double-sided Solar Panels:The first Double-sided solar panels design solar charger with Industry-Leading SUNPOWER Solar Cell ,charging speed up to 1.2 times of the ordinary solar charger .
- High Performance : Constructed using premium A grade lithium ion polymer battery, the built-in 5000mAh battery has a high conversion rate, is totally secure and will take 5-7 hours to charge by wall socket or car USB outlet. The battery pack can be recharged over 1000 times.
- Quickly Charge 2 Devices Simultaneously: The new 2.0 smart charging technology can identify the connected devices and and can charge them at the amazing speeds. The dual ports can be used to charge two USB devices simultaneously.
- LED Flashlight: The LED flashlight works perfectly in darkness, especially for emergency. Just continuously press the button twice, the LED will light up; 4 LED status of charge indicators indicate the charging and discharging process.
You can buy one here at Amazon:
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