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  1. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I've noticed in videos of peoples gear, that there sleeping bags are usually REALLY compact and that they're about the size of two TP rolls stacked on top of each othere when stuffed in their sack. My sleeping bags take up space about the size of a bed pillow rolled up. Where do they get such...
  2. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I'd like to hear your ideas on wilderness shelters, especially if they can safely have fires in them. Tell us about your ideas for: Warmth Strength/Security Weatherproofing (Rain/Wind) Use of natural materials from forest to desert
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I am torn between a lightweight 0 Degree or lower sleeping bag that I could easily carry on my back, but may not be as sturdy vs. a Military down or down/synthetic filled (ECW) vs. the modular 3 piece bag set up with a patrol back, sleeping bag and Goretex bivy cover. I know down would be heavy...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    On my journey from random chubby guy to elite survivalist, I've been getting more and more prepared for the inevitable - actually being outdoors for extended periods of time :) A couple days ago I pulled out the family tent. At least, it was the family tent five years and two kids ago when we...
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