Initial Expedition Training. Chapter 3 - Kit. Map. Compass. Whistle. First Aid kit. Rucksack and polythene bag. Equipment. Each member should have:-. Emergency rations. Tents and shelters. Group shelter Good for lunch in the rain. Two-man dome-style Vaude Good for wild country work.
Chapter 3 - Kit
First Aid kit
Rucksack and polythene bagEquipment
Each member should have:-
Good for lunch in the rain
Two-man dome-style Vaude
Good for wild country work.
Comfortable, but not so good for carrying
Three-man ridge tent
Good for cadet expeditions
There are a small number of adjustments that will need to be made to any kit before it’s ready to use. Most kit is good to go when you buy it. We will look at the small number of exceptions:
● Walking poles
By the end of this section you will know how to adjust your kit to make it comfortable and safe for use.
These need careful adjustment to prevent discomfort.
Good for taking some of the weight off your knees
Warm and waterproof – useful in wild country and when walking through wet vegetation.