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Some of the best accommodations in the world’s most beautiful places do not have electricity and that can be a problem if you sleep with a CPAP. Before you read this review of the Bluetti EB3A Power Source, you should know why you need one. A portable solar-powered battery pack is great for camping. You can use it to charge phones, computers and other electronic devices when there is no power source onsite. But if you have sleep apnea, a CPAP backup battery can be essential for your health. Not having a power source for my CPAP machine has limited the amount of tent camping we have done in recent…
As winter approaches, the search for the perfect cold-weather gear intensifies and a high-quality winter jacket is at the top of the list. Where I live in Canada, winter temperatures can drop below minus 40 degrees Celsius (-40°F) and I’ve had my eye on a battery-powered heated jacket for months. It’s one of those modern luxuries that might just make winter bearable. Those who have endured harsh winter conditions know that a quality heated jacket can make all the difference in staying warm and comfortable. In the world of heated apparel, the Venustas Heated Jacket has emerged as a popular choice – offering style, innovation, affordability and functionality. Read our…
If you have ever been hiking in the mountains in the winter, you will know that ice cleats can be invaluable. On a recent family hike, we outfitted everyone with slip-on microspikes for hiking and it made a real difference. Here's our review and some tips for using MaxxDry GripOns Canadian Tire ice cleats.