Charging camera batteries in the back country?

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  1. Drivingtacks

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    My dad and I are heading to Wyoming to hunt antelope in about a week and a half. We will be camping and won't have power to charge my camera batteries (other then the truck). Does anybody have any recommendations on how to charge batteries in the back country? Thanks
     
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    plenty of small generators you could get for all sorts of power. Rechargeable generators on up to gas. We have both 1 gas for large power for the trailer and the electric rechargeable for more portable and smaller uses. These can actually be fairly cheep and have all sorts of features like radio/lights/Bluetooth/outlets/etc.

    Started with ones that are pretty cheep but do not last long. Definitely get what you pay for.

    Portable Emergency Backup Battery Power Pack
     
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    You can also find dc to ac inverters fairly cheap. You can either run them off you truck or bring a deep cycle battery with you (or both). This is assuming you are staying near the truck.
     
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    Thanks guys. I would use the truck but we aren't planning a driving the truck very much so I was looking for an alternative. I'll use the truck when I can.

    I was hoping the solar option would be cheaper so I could throw a solar panel on the roof of the blind! :o
     
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    Do you have a boat battery you could bring? When we were in Colorado, we used the inverter on one of the extra trolling motor batteries in my dad's Ice Castle to charge our gear all trip long. Wasn't heavy usage, but it worked for 10 days and still had much of it's charge left.
     
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