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Micro Carabiner - Arrowhead Equipment

Helinox Cot One This camping cot floats your tired carcass off the cold/wet/rocky/uneven ground improving your wilderness slumber by a thousand. At just 4.4-pounds it collapses down to fit easily in your pack and yet it comfortably support campers up to 330-pounds. $300

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The Bindle Pack - Lightweight, compact micro backpack, daypack

The Bindle Pack - Lightweight, compact micro backpack, daypack

Not a bad idea if off trekking and rain is on the cards and cannot be avoided. But would not bother packing this extra weight into my pack if rain is unlikely.


Stealth I Solo tent - Catoma Outdoor (USA site). The Stealth 1 tactical tent has clips and sleeves for fast, easy setup in windy or night-time conditions. The tent is light-weight and packs small for easy carry on multiple operations. The large fly stakes out to provide a vestibule over the single door. With a full 8 feet in length the Stealth 1 provides ample living space, weather protection, breathability, durability, and storage

Stealth Solo tent - Catoma Outdoor

Mentholatum ointment (or Vicks) repel mosquitoes more safely than DEET. this is one I will try. especially around the ankles where the mosquitoes always seem to attack.

Alternative Uses for Vicks VapoRub | eHow

For those of us who take some risks in the great outdoors, a Road ID provides EMTs with your medical history and emergency contacts when you can't. See my @Trailspace review at:

Road ID Wrist ID Slim - Accessory Reviews -

Spyderco Junior By DiAlex, back-packing knife, super light full blade great for spreading and food prep.

Spyderco Forums • Index page

Spice up your meals How to store camp spices in a post–film canister world? In a compact 6-compartment GSI Outdoors Spice Missile. $10;

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  • Tim Cronin

    One of my favorite backpacking kitchen items by far! Water tight and rock solid, never leaks or seasons my equipment unwantingly!!

Repair nearly any piece of gear on the fly with Tenacious Tape. It goes on clear, doesn't leave residue, and is removable. This tape's so tough you'll need scissors or a razor blade to cut it //

Backpacker Magazine - Gear Review: 10 under $10