Category Archives: Camping

LK-35 Backpack Modification Part 2

In Part 1 we identified a few design modification potentials for the LK-35, in this blog I expected to have delivered the Swedish webbing pouch set, however there has been a further two week delay and the suppliers. Nevertheless, I … Continue reading

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LK-35 Backpack Modification Part 1

Inspired by  a video review by McQ Bushcraft I liked the idea of a traditional metal framed backpack, so wanted to try out the LK-35 backpack for myself. The basic pack can be sourced for as little as £12.50 in … Continue reading

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Wild Camping – The Climb and Camp

It’s always good to get out and test your equipment, and last week I had chance to try out mine in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK, Snowdonia. The original plan was for a group of us … Continue reading

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Wild Camping – Applying Preparedness Principles – part 5, Equipment

A quick reminder of the basic principles of preparedness, Food, Water, Shelter, Security, Health and Sanitation. We have covered Shelter in the form of clothing, tents and sleeping equipment. In this post we will look at the other equipment, their … Continue reading

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Wild Camping – Applying Preparedness Principles – part 4, Sleeping

So far we have looked into tents, hammocks and tarps, plus Footwear, and basic clothing, in this section we can take a closer look at Sleeping as a part of the Shelter principle. The first obvious thing to state is … Continue reading

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Wild Camping – Applying Preparedness Principles – part 3, clothing layers

Continuing from the last post on Boots and Socks under the preparedness principal of Shelter, working our way up the body looking at clothing layers considered for a wild camp trip in April. I’ve already mentioned clothing layers, the purpose … Continue reading

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The Friendly Swede – Two Lanterns and a Firestarter

  The Friendly Swede Collapsible LED Camping Lantern Lamp 2-Pack, with Keychain Fire Starter is £9.99 with free delivery, I did a quick search on the internet and the best price that I came up was £5.49  for one lantern  … Continue reading

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