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    Hatchet / Axe

    Your Hatchet / Axe, is an indispensable item for your Camping and Bushcraft needs; it’s an essential item to be included in any backpacking survival kit. The fibreglass axe handles are durable and take rough abuse; also have great shock absorption properties. It’s an ideal in length, 355 mm and weight 0.7 kg; with a protective safety holster with clip for carrying with you and a lanyard hole in the handle. It’s versatility is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, from cutting down trees and bushes; requires less of backswing when preparing and splitting your firewood in tight spaces. Handy, when building an impromptu shelter from the elements.  Effective for self-defence against 2…

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    Sleeping Bag

    A Sleeping Bag is your must-have when ‘Sleeping under the Stars’. An average person can survive up to 3 Hours outside of the body’s core temperature** Choosing the right sleeping bag is like picking the perfect companion for your adventures. With a plethora of styles, sizes, and features available, it becomes a deeply personal decision tailored to your preferences and needs. There’s a diverse range of options, from singles to doubles, square-shaped to snug mummy designs, each crafted to cater to specific requirements. Some boast water-resistant materials, others feature antibacterial fabrics, and a few even come equipped with built-in mosquito nets, offering not just comfort but also protection. From camping…

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    FOOD… is Fuel

    An average person can survive up to 3 Weeks without Food Our body and brain require a steady supply of food and nutrients: without the body’s many systems will begin to deteriorate. The effects may include you feeling tired, weak, cognitive changes and ultimately organ failure. When on an Adventure – I recommend freeze dried meals for your health, enjoyment and survival. I have eaten freeze dried meals on many adventures and climates; including trekking to the North Pole , climbing Mountains and rowing the Atlantic; they are quick and easy to prepare, high in energy, carbohydrates, protein and other essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals.  Firepot has a delicious selection of dehydrated meals: meat,…

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    Foraging Wild Food

    Plant Warning Signals when ‘Foraging’ for Wild Food Always check with your local guide BEFORE tasting the wild fruits of the jungle! #livealifetodiefor #MoreThanMyPast #itsrogerx