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S7 E270 · Backpacking & Blisters: A Hiking, Backpacking, and Adventure Show
CRIS 'HIKING GUY' HAZZARD: Listen to This Before You Buy or Use an SOS Device!
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Backpacking Tech Gear Expert Cris ‘Hiking Guy’ Hazzard joins the show to discuss the latest and greatest GPS locator beacon devices. Are phones rivaling the capabilities of these devices to the point where we don’t even need them? Which one is the best GPS device to buy for functionality and overall bang for your buck? Cris has answers for everything! And what type of ‘hazardous’ trivia did Derek cook up this time?

Some of the tech gear & topics discussed:

-Garmin inReach Mini 2

-Motorola Defy Satellite Link

-Zoleo Satellite Communicator

-Overwatch Rescue Insurance

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