Gear Review: The Pocket Socket

You are out in the woods and you need to call home to let your family know that you are well. You grab your cell phone and the battery level indicator says you have 30 percent battery left. You forgot you used it to take pictures of the captivating views you saw during your hike. So what do you do? There are a few options as having a spare battery (if your phone has a removable one), or a case which contains an external battery. The other option would be a solar powered charger, which could be very costly in some cases and not as dependable as the...

Gear Review Preview: K-TOR Pocket Socket Hand Crank Charger

We are kicking off our 2013 Backpacking and Camping Review Series with a thorough field test of K-TOR’s Pocket Socket Hand Crank Generator. Whether you are out in the woods having fun or in a bad spot; we are going to review products we feel may be worthy of your hard earned money.