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#288348 - 03/08/18 07:08 PM Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... [Re: gonewiththewind]
chaosmagnet Offline
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Originally Posted By: Montanero
Chaos, I would actually add "Plan" to your list. It helps to avoid the problems, and a good one can help to solve them as well. While it is not an "item", it does (or should) utilize your most useful and important survival tool, your brain.


Well said.

First, in my mind, is the mission. The mission for most or all of us should be, "make it home with the same number of family members, and holes in your body that you started the day with."

The mission informs the plan, and the plan informs the equipment.

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#289199 - 06/05/18 12:29 AM Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... [Re: TeacherRO]
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A good place to start is evaluating what you are already carrying; how it can be used or improved.

Ex. cellphone. Better with a spare battery and certain apps

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#289691 - 06/29/18 09:02 PM Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... [Re: TeacherRO]
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Another idea is to think what might have been useful in a particular scenario...and if you need one.

A good example is an umbrella.

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#290225 - 08/15/18 10:52 PM Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... [Re: TeacherRO]
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Take a look at commercial kits (bug out, first aid, etc.) and see what you can learn from them.

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#291305 - 12/05/18 06:36 PM Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... [Re: TeacherRO]
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A good place to start is a class or a book.

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#291697 - 01/25/19 11:22 PM Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... [Re: TeacherRO]
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Originally Posted By: TeacherRO
A good place to start is a class or a book.


And keep in mind each web site and youtube channel has its own prejudices & assumptions...compare and contrast.

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#291732 - 01/30/19 12:56 PM Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... [Re: TeacherRO]
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Hello everyone this is Steve i love camping and other outdoor related activities and do write reviews of tents.
https://tentsreview.com


Edited by stevesmartlo (01/30/19 12:57 PM)
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https://tentsreview.com

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#291733 - 01/30/19 01:17 PM Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... [Re: stevesmartlo]
chaosmagnet Offline
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Originally Posted By: stevesmartlo
Hello everyone this is Steve i love camping and other outdoor related activities and do write reviews of tents.
https://tentsreview.com


Welcome Steve!

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