These days, we not only have pint-sized portable power packs, we also have roll-up and fold-up solar panels of all sizes and capacity to recharge the lights, lanterns, cell phones, tablets, walkie-talkies and laptop computers we haul into camp or tote up the mountain. These seven increasingly compact, reliable charging and energy-storing power sources keep us connected and communicating far from the nearest road or wall outlet.RE
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This article was originally published in the SURVIVOR’S EDGE TM Fall 2014 issue. Subscription is available in print and digital editions here.