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Protected: Camera Gear

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Footwear

Check out our detailed analysis of different styles of footwear, including tennis shoes, hiking boots, sport sandals, and FiveFingers, and learn how well each performs in Pohnpei’s conditions.

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Dry-Bags & Packs

Read about the strengths and weaknesses of nylon and PVC dry bags and compare and contrast three popular dry backpack models.

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Backpacking Stoves

Read our analysis of three different types of backpacking stoves and why we choose one over the others for Pohnpei trekking excursions.

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Backpacking Cookware

Explore the pros and cons of three different cookware sets and read our take on the best type for different hiking and trekking excursions on Pohnpei.

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Water Bottles

Check out a comparison and contrast of two different categories of water bottles and why we think one is better than the other for hikes on Pohnpei.

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Shelters

Which is the best option for treks in Pohnpei’s mountainous, rainforested interior — tents or tarps? Read our analysis here.

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Donate — Help Support This Project!

Donate — Help Support the Pohnpei Eco-Adventure Map Series Each Eco-Adventure Map Guide costs about […]

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Tour Operators & Local Guides

Peruse tour operators and independent local guides available for adventures around Pohnpei Island.

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Getting Connected

Will my mobile phone work on Pohnpei? How do I set up local cellular service and how much does it cost? How can I make international phone calls? Where can I get on the internet and how much does it cost? Is there WIFI on the island, and if so, where are the hotspots? What’s the post office located and what are the hours?