Tag Archives: Vaude bivi

Bracken, Bivi and Benchmarks

I’d not camped, or been on anything more than a short local walk, since the TGO Challenge in May and I was looking forward to sleeping outdoors after a tiring walk.  Leaving home at 0800 it took me two and … Continue reading

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Minera Mountain bivi camp – and sore feet

After last week’s excessively detailed planning list, it was time to stop talking and get walking.  I threw a few things in a rucksack….. well, sort of.  I threw a few things in a rucksack on Friday night then tipped … Continue reading

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Llanfairfechan misty camp

With a busy Bank Holiday weekend planned, there was never going to be much time for walking and camping but I realised a few years ago that A Day’s Walking doesn’t have to be done in the conventional order of … Continue reading

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Vaude Bivi 1P – Second night – Stars and ice

Six months ago I bought a Vaude Bivi 1P and had a midge-infested night in the rain in the Forest of Bowland.  Since then, I have been wanting to try the bivi out on a cold winter night using my … Continue reading

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Vaude Bivi 1P – First night – Midges and rain

I had three objectives for this trip: Test out my new Vaude bivi Pack everything required for an overnight camp into a 22 litre rucksack Go for a walk I just about met Objective 2, although I had to leave … Continue reading

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First impressions: Vaude Bivi 1P

I love camping.  I like the idea of sleeping out in the open and close to Nature; but sometimes I want to get closer than a tent allows.  I already have a Rab Survival Zone bivi – which is just … Continue reading

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