How to Maximize Your Phone's Backcountry Battery Power

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One of the biggest drawbacks of smartphones is their limited battery life. To keep them running longer in the backcountry, consider the following: 

This column originally appeared in the print edition of AMC Outdoors along with the column "Smart Phone, Smart Hiker? The power (and pitfalls) of backcountry apps."

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