Huge this year at the Outdoor Retail Summer Market convention in Salt Lake City were devices that provide portable power. Through a combination of lightweight batteries and solar panels, you’ll never be without communication in the outdoors.

While many people head into the wild to escape their electronic devices, it never hurts to having a working radio in case of emergency and of course some tunes for beside the fire at night. Several companies offer comparable devices. Here is a look at some of the most interesting.