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Old 05-03-2006, 01:56 PM
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The current wisdom regarding snakebite kits is twofold.

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Old 05-03-2006, 07:20 PM
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Light and Easy Safety

I carry most things in my pack. But around my neck is a light weight whistle, and a photon light. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 05-03-2006, 11:05 PM
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Old 05-05-2006, 08:20 AM
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Cody Lundin is my hero. i love how he combines primitive skills with modern .

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Emergency Survival Kit

One thing I always carry, even on day hikes, is my emergency survival kit. If I ever were to get sep NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-17-2008, 11:18 AM
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Old 05-21-2008, 05:18 AM
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Survival kit

Hi All
I have not seen a thread about Survival kits, so I am just wondering what others do?
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