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    In part two of the video series – I discus some of the gear I took out with me on my lightweight hunting trip.

    In part two of the video series – I discuss some of the gear I took out with me on my lightweight hunting trip.

    It’s occurred to me that it’s the Hunters Element Peak Pack, not the Contour Pack.

    Some other items I talk about –

    It was a case of me dropping a lot of the ‘extra’ stuff I often carry around with me. It’s not necessarily – more luxury. Funny enough, it’s also often stuff I don’t even use so just carry around for no real reason.

    It’s important to not reduce things past the essentials¬†– a PLB, First Aid Kit and Navigation equipment never leave me.

    Overall¬†– it’s not like I missed anything.

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