When you’re camping, backpacking, or taking long day hikes—or simply sitting around your firepit in the backyard—your closest outlet is likely farther away than your charging cable can stretch. Pack a solar charger though, and you’ve got electricity at your fingertips. These small, portable solar panels are small and lightweight enough to not add much heft to your pack and powerful enough to juice up your phone, headlamp, and other small tech. Some models include integrated batteries. Others charge multiple devices at once. All of them will keep you connected while off the grid so long as the sun is shining.
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