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Old 03-29-2006, 01:45 PM
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Survival Gear (Kit)

Other than what would be included in the so-called 10(+) Essentials, is there any survival gear that you normally carry for backpacking?

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Old 03-29-2006, 03:29 PM
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I think "survival gear" for a backpacker is redundant.

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Old 03-29-2006, 04:07 PM
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A 'survival' situation (as you know) is not limited to an unexpected night out in the woods or a tem NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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We agree that the best "survival kit" is a prepared mind. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Hmmmm.....I don't think I specifically carry anything for a survival situation. I do have a few bir NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Some survival tidbits from my Mountaineers course:

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First of all, this is an excellent thread with some great ideas.

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Carrying survival gear all the time

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