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Nerds in the Wood is a resource for hikers, backpackers, geocachers and other outdoor technology users. We are into GPS, satellite communication, portable power, and ultralight gear. We exist to provide reviews of cool gadgets, helpful guides and other information to help you get the most out of your GPS and other outdoor devices. We want to inform you on the best techniques and technologies that can help make your outdoor adventures fun, exciting and safe.


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