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Old 02-27-2009, 01:01 PM
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Got all worked up on my last post & forgot to tip you off on what I ALWAYS carry on my person i NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-07-2009, 09:40 AM
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Twice I have left my camp after dark "for just a few feet" off-trail to take a dump and g NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 04-14-2009, 01:24 PM
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Old 09-03-2009, 11:17 AM
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A couple of years ago I started the practice of carrying an emergency kit with me whether hiking, ka NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-03-2009, 12:52 PM
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I have a wind up flashlight/am/fm radio/siren/phone charger that I will sometimes take. It is actua NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-03-2009, 03:40 PM
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This is a topic I have talked over a few times with some old friends that I did survival school with NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-03-2009, 11:17 PM
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That is I am already surviving when I go backpacking and all the gear in my pack is survival gear so NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-04-2009, 05:27 AM
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Old 09-10-2009, 09:11 AM
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Old 09-11-2009, 12:32 AM
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What are you going to carry water in??

I would add a couple of XL silicon condoms.

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