Communication in the outdoors is essential. It could just help your group stay connected, or it could provide critical help in a life-threatening emergency. We found the best lightweight, handheld radios for staying in contact with your companions. In addition to being a handy communication device, these radios are able to pick up other nearby FRS radio signals so you can be alerted with forecasts for any incoming inclement weather. For occasional or everyday use, these radios are a must-have for any outdoors person. Consider range, battery life, and price when choosing the right model for you.