I am well known for the vast amount of kit I carry on bushcraft meets (I do like my comfort!), but it is not as well known that sometimes I enjoy going out into the woods with more minimalist kit. I recently enjoyed a few of these lightweight trips into the trees, putting some of the
The new Snugpak 'Quart System' combines a sleeping bag (Softie 3 Merlin), TS-1 sleeping bag liner and bivvi bag into one compact compression stuffsack.
This nylon stuffsack initially looks the same as any standard Snugpak compression stuff sack with 4 strong ladderlock buckles on webbing straps and with a locking drawcord and lid �flap�. However, in the base there is a separate velcro-closed, waterproof compartment. This compartment is
Constructing a bed out of natural materials is one of those overlooked and under appreciated skills until you actually have to make one and sleep on it.
I've made three now (not masses I know but is all a learning curve) four if you count the rebuild of one I made when I did the Hunter Gatherer Challenge last October.
the first couple were very rudimentary and whilst I slept I didn't have the best nights sleep and woke up one morning convinced I had developed a pressure sore.
Last week when I had a pass to camp I decided it was time I made myself a decent bed at my woods and thought I would document the process for anyone who may be interested.