They say the outdoors are all about survival of the fittest, but we’d like to add that it’s also about the being smart. Carrying the right essentials will ease out your journey in many ways. So, whether you’re taking a long hiking trip or trek nearby, here’s your tech hiking gear checklist to survive the outdoors.

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SUUNTO Elementum Terra Smart Watch
SUUNTO Elementum Terra Smart Watch

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This sporty and sturdy watch is your ideal buddy for outdoor adventures. It features time, date, alarm, 3D compass, altimeter, barometer, and chronograph. It also has a backlight which is a great asset when you’re spending the night in the woods. What’s best is that this watch can withstand a rugged lifestyle when you take it for a hike and can look dapper too when in the boardroom.

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GoPro Hero 5 Session Action Camcorder
GoPro Hero 5 Session Action Camcorder

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The GoPro models have been popular among adventurers for their great features and rugged usability. This camcorder is quite a collectable too if you’re always out and about, hiking through the outdoors. It’s waterproof and compact which makes it ideal for outdoor and aquatic shoots. It has a top of the line camera and has voice control. It also lets you shoot 10 MP high resolution photos and 4k videos in single, time lapse, and burst modes.

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Coleman 10×42 CS1042WP Binocular
Coleman 10x42 CS1042WP Binocular

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It may seem a little old school to use but binocular have come a long way to suit the needs of a modern hiker. It is especially useful if you frequent long and challenging hikes. This Coleman binocular is based on roof prism and offers 10x magnification power. It has objective lenses with 42mm diameter and an exit pupil of 4.2mm which makes it useful in bright light conditions. It is also waterproof and has multicoated objective lenses that ensures minimum aberration.

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Aquaguard On the Go Water Purifier
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Meet your best buddy who’ll keep you healthy by providing your clean, pure and safe water through your hike. This water purifier bottle comes with a kitanu magnet that can take out most of the dust, dirt, debris and microbes too from the water and turn normal water into something safe for you to drink when you’re in the outdoors.

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Ambrane P-1310 13000 mAh Power Bank
Ambrane P-1310 13000 mAh Power Bank

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Having a charged phone is a necessity when you’re out there hiking. You might need your phone to navigate, listen to music, take pictures and a lot more. A good power bank like this one with 13000 mAh power will be able to juice up your phone several times on one charge.

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Skullcandy Ink’d 2 S2IKDY-102 In the Ear Headphone
Skullcandy Ink'd 2 S2IKDY-102 In the Ear Headphone

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If you’re traveling solo or just need some timeout on your hike, you’ll need a good set of earphones to plug in. These skullcandy ones feature Supreme Sound technology, which produces powerful bass and warm, natural vocals. Get truly lost in nature with these powerful earphones by your side.

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JBL GO Bluetooth Speaker
JBL GO Bluetooth Speaker

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Get the party started wherever you with this Bluetooth speaker. It’s a great gadget to have with you when you’re traveling with friends and need music to uplift everyone’s mood in the outdoors too.

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