The Solio Bolt solar charger is the perfect solution for recharging electronics in the backcountry or having an easy and free way to power up in an emergency. Its onboard battery and rotating solar panels allow the Bolt to charge anything from a smartphone, cell phone and MP3 player to an e-reader, GPS or camera. The Bolt can be charged from the sun, USB port or the wall and in turn uses the devices charging cable to charge from its USB port. It's never been easier to plug into the sun.Bolt utilizes a high temperature rated Li-Poly rechargeable battery which provides for efficient charging in high heat..Includes a pencil which once inserted into the center acts as a sundial, allowing user to most effectively position panels for charging..Also includes Micro-USB to USB cable for charging the Bolt via USB port/wall adapter.
Blister Prevention words: Mike Hawkins Take a few seconds to think of the toughest person you know, or the toughest person you can imagine from your favorite action movie… Got it? This person should probably be covered in mud or have some cuts on their arms and legs, but they don’t care because […]
Words: Val Peckarsky Photo Credit: Cecily Breeding It has been said that if you don’t pack a headlamp on a trip, you are guaranteed to need one. Small and easily overlooked, headlamps are extremely useful in the backcountry for pre-dawn alpine starts, late-night cooking sessions, and pretty much any other time a little extra light […]
Is my training working? Whether explicitly spoken or implied, this is the question many climbers ask of themselves, their friends, and perhaps their guides. At Alpine Ascents, we hear this question weekly. While the best answer to this question requires a comprehensive understanding of you and your objective, there are simpler ways to get a […]