Reader Rated: Tech Gear

Attention e-hikers: Upgrade–and power–your gadgets with these five finds.

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Merrill McCauley, 32

6’1’’; 180 lbs.

> Natural resource/wildlife protection officer

> Lomita, CA

> Test terrain All over the High Sierra (CA)

> Gear P.O.V. “I use technology as part of my job and to enhance my wilderness experience; I need durable gadgets that are reliable in all conditions.”

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