Gearcheck - Keeping safe from harm

If you’re into outdoor adventure, you may at times find yourself in remote locations under challenging circumstances. Here are three items that could help keep you safe and well.

16th April, 2011

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An emergency shelter is an essential item of safety equipment for activities in the mountains, where the weather can change quickly and the risks of getting lost can be higher. These shelters create a surprisingly warm and sheltered internal microclimate, and can also be useful for meal breaks, route planning, map reading and to shelter someone who has been injured. The Lifesystems Bothy (€89.99) is a great choice. It fits four people...

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