The "Ten Essentials"—ten items supposedly necessary for a safe hike—are a widely-accepted dogma in backpacking. But they don't necessarily stand up to scientific scrutiny.
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Stay safe and comforted in an emergency with this bivvy for two from Adventure Medical Kits.
Get a grip - more comfortably - as you hike with these trekking poles from Leki.
Keep warm in a storm with this light-anywhere fire starter from Adventure Medical Kits.