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Re: Poncho

27 May 2014 - 7:32pm
Military ponchos tend to be relatively heavy but tend to be slightly larger and come with eight eyelets (often with tie outs as well). Most of the cheaper commercial ones are a little smaller, have 4 or 6 eyelets but are quite a bit lighter.

I like ponchos but as shelters they're best only for emergencies unless you can get a fairly large one. Even then there won't be much space.

But buy one and play with it anyway.

Re: Fort William to Inverness, wild camping - thoughts?

27 May 2014 - 7:29pm
elioelio wrote:Another question - does anyone know of a good detailed map

Road Atlas for the big picture. Print maps from


for detail in some areas.

Re: Poncho

27 May 2014 - 6:03pm
Have a look on ebay

Re: Poncho

27 May 2014 - 5:51pm
Agree with that, they are very useful. I got mine abroad for a tenner, so I'm no help.



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