Tech Gadgets—Help or Hindrance?

Highlights from the February Trail Runner Blog Symposium on tech gadgets on the trails

Blog Symposium

Mio Alpha Heart-Rate Monitor (Gear of the Year 2013)

Trail Runner Gear of the Year: Best Heart-Rate Monitor | $199 | www.alphaheartrate.com

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SPOT Global Phone (Gear of the Year 2013)

Best Backcountry Tech Gear: SPOT Global Phone | $500 (+ monthly subscription) | 7.1 ounces | www.findmespot.com

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Sawyer Mini Water Filter (Gear of the Year 2013)

Trail Runner Gear of the Year: Best Water Filter | $25 | 2 ounces | www.sawyer.com

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Mophie Juice Pack Plus (Gear of the Year 2013)

Trail Runner Gear of the Year: Best Tech Accessory | $100 (for iPhone 4s/4) | 2.8 ounces | www.mophie.com

 

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Gaia GPS App (Gear of the Year 2013)

Trail Runner Gear of the Year: Best Smartphone App | $20 | www.gaiagps.com

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