‘Best in Show’ Award Winners represent Greatest New Gear for 2014

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Phone to GPS Convert your iPhone to a backcountry-ready GPS device with this case from Trimble Outdoors. The Topocharger product includes a rugged case with an extra power pack built-in that doubles the phone’s battery life. This lets you go longer outside between charge-ups.

A chip plugs into the phone and adds statewide topo maps in 15 zoom levels (1:250K to 1:24K). Comes to market this fall for $149.

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