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Fun gear for the fall of 2018
If you’re heading into the backcountry and out of cell range, it’s crucial to have a way to keep in touch and call for help in case of an emergency. Enter Globalstar Canada’s SPOT X ($349.99), which combines emergency notification technology with two-way satellite text messaging via a backlit keyboard and illuminated display.
More info: Globalstar Canada, 1-866-651-7768; www.findmespot.ca