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Food in the field - freeze-dried meals

Going out in the field and don't want to carry a bag of food with you? Do you have little space in your backpack and are you afraid that your food will not fit? These are legitimate concerns, especially if you want to eat a hot meal during your outing. Thanks to the "cosmic" technology, which is freeze-drying food, you can even take a few ready-made meals with you. It is enough to boil some water, then wait a few minutes and you can eat a wholesome dish. What exactly is food freeze drying? How to prepare a freeze-dried dish? You will learn everything from our article.

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Fire - the basis of survival

The Alps 2016. A small fire with its glow separated me from impenetrable darkness. In the background, all I could hear was the disturbing sound of a sliding rock avalanche, and each murmur seemed to be a bear that had smelled my provisions. Years later, I still cannot imagine that night without a fire that was lit before. Hearth, i.e. the place where the fire will burn, must be secured against the uncontrolled spread of flames. Leaves, sticks and other flammable objects lying on the ground must be removed to form a circle of bare earth. Particular attention should be paid to dry grass that can spread fire in no time.

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Correct outfit in the field - what to pay attention to?

In wild terrain, the weather conditions can change suddenly and unexpectedly, so I try to dress in a layered system. Thanks to this, I am able to prevent cooling down or overheating of the body, reacting immediately to any weather breakdown. The clothing layers allow you to regulate the body temperature by pulling them off or putting on new ones. In a life-threatening situation, it is extremely important, because this way you can find a safe line between excessive sweating (overheating) and body cooling.

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Budget gift? Choose a gadget for the survival enthusiast

There are necessary and unnecessary gifts. There is not always a necessity and an opportunity to put an expensive gift under the Christmas tree. Sometimes it is worth considering and giving a small item that will be much more functional than an expensive gift. This time we have something special for lovers of survival and bushcraft. Practical gadgets that will fulfill their role in all conditions are most often useful to them. Get to know the power of gadgets and check our list!

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Gift for active people - what to choose?

Some of us like to play sports all year round. The weather doesn't matter. Therefore, on Christmas, it is worth giving your loved ones a gift for active people so that they can enjoy their passion next year. We have prepared a list of gift proposals that you can give to a runner, cycling enthusiast or a person who likes hiking in the forest or mountains. Being outdoors is good for your health, so make your loved ones smile while unpacking the package on December 24.

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Gift for special tasks? Choose the best one

Buying gifts is in full swing. Despite the fact that this holiday will be a bit different than all the previous ones, the joy of the gifts is the same, and maybe even greater. We will appreciate the time spent with loved ones in the comfort of your home more. Thanks to this, Christmas will be calmer. Is there a person among your relatives who likes airsoft guns, militaria or works in the services? If so, you've come to the best place possible. We have prepared a special Christmas set for such a person. A smile is guaranteed!

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What to buy for St. Nicholas' Day?

It is a tradition that on St. Nicholas' Day we give each other rather small gifts. We often try to choose articles that will be useful to someone. This means that he will use them on a daily basis. We reserve gifts that are of a higher price range for Christmas. This is due to a generally accepted tradition. We decided to prepare a list of 6 products that will surely be useful to an outdoor enthusiast, but not only. These are universal gifts that will be liked by every man who likes to combine functionality with high quality.

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Close Quarters Battle on Black Friday

Organized anti-terrorist actions provide a lot of emotions, especially when we can admire them on a TV or laptop screen. In more than one movie, we can see the complicated activities of special units that try to rescue hostages or stop dangerous criminals. Close Quarters Battle is certainly an extremely interesting field. There is no room for error in the schemes in which the units act. That is why the training of members of special formations is so important. Often the lives of action participants depend on one another. In this post we will try to bring, what exactly is Close Quarters Battle.

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What to take on a trip to Africa?

Preparations for this trip took almost a year. The plan included Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya. Within 6 weeks, we were to cover this route by land, local transport, without the help of an agency, because we organize both this and our previous trips ourselves from start to finish. Long we wondered about the things that we needed and will prove themselves both during trekking and on safari. It is known that during a trip longer than 2 weeks, and when packing all things into a backpack, every kilogram counts, which later weighs on our back. Therefore, it is worth considering what things will work and what conditions to expect in given places. That's why I do some research before each trip.

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Minimum self-sufficiency, or how to choose survival EDC

Bushcrafters call it EDC (Every Day Carry), the military IPS (Individual Survival Package). Different names, but a common task, which is to provide the owner with a minimum of self-sufficiency in casual terrain. A set of items ready for use in an emergency must be: waterproof, small (it can be carried in a pocket in case of loss of equipment) and resistant to mechanical damage. The basic IPS looks similar to most Special Forces operators. It can be divided into sets, each of which is responsible for a separate aspect of military survival.

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