#30 wild Camp­ing

Australian T3 - - TECH LIFE -

Want to make the open coun­try­side your camp­site? This in­ge­nious kit will make you feel as at home in the wild as Bear Grylls, but with no need to climb in­side an an­i­mal car­cass or drink your own urine…

1/ Camelbak All Clear Wa­ter Pu­ri­fier Bot­tle Uses the sun’s rays to clear even the murki­est of wa­ter of con­tam­i­na­tion. Add wet stuff, wait 60 sec­onds. $139, wildearth.com.au 2/ Snug­pak Spe­cial Forces 2 Re­in­forced­con­struc­tion sleep­ing bag that’s shaped for ul­ti­mate heat re­ten­tion. $409, platatac.com 3/ BioLite Ba­sic Kit A wood-burn­ing stove that will put any ex­cess en­ergy to good use, charg­ing your phone or tablet via USB to boot. $181, the­out­door­com­pany. com.au 4/ Terra Nova Ze­phy­ros 2 Lite This tent is light and sturdy, yet won’t feel overly cramped at night. Tested in the most blus­tery of winds, too. $539, fish­pond.com.au 5/ Osprey Xenith 88 Ruck­sack Its LightWire frame spreads weight equally over your back, so you can carry more. US$360, ski.com.au

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