Hi all,

My name is Leon. I am new to this forum. I enjoy hiking and camping. I go hiking year round for 2-3 days to the parks and forests near me - I live in Ottawa, Canada.

I am thinking of buying an external battery charger/pack for hiking. This battery charger will be used to power smartphones and tablets that we take with us. I am considering two models: Innergie PocketCell Duo and Anker Astro 5600. Has anyone used these batteries before? What did you like/didn't like about them?

Based on your experience, what are the most important features for an external battery pack for hiking?