How to Find Your Coordinates on Your Cell Phone
How to find your coordinates on your cell phone and send to someone if you are lost. And how to use Gaia, Trailforks & Strava for the same reason.Read more
Survive The Night Outside With The EMELEE 10 Essentials Kit
7pm on a spring night with forecast of 7C I set off in a running top & capri's to spend the night (dusk until dawn) in a British Columbia forest with my EMELEE Essentials Kit, to demo how it can be used to make a shelter and stay warm for the night in case I'm ever lost or injured.Read more
Overdue App - Automatically notifies your chosen contacts if you don't return home
I've been playing with this new app called Overdue. It's developed by a member of Search & Rescue (SAR). I love it! Yes I carry the essentials, have...Read more
Why Should You Carry The 10 Essentials During a Trail Race?
There are aid stations every 5-10km, plus course marshals, first aid people, other runners, etc. Even if something goes wrong there are plenty of people around to help. Which is correct.......until it isn't.........Read more
The (Ten) Essentials you should ALWAYS carry
What essentials do you always carry in the outdoors? Here's the list of (ten) essentials i always carry, whatever the trip.Read more
Why does a plastic bag/poncho keep me warm in the outdoors?
Plastic such as a garbage bag or poncho is a really efficient and lightweight way to stay warm and avoid hypothermia. Hence it's long been known as an easy tool in an essentials kit.
Plastic gloves (such as medical gloves) are also excellent at keeping your hands warm, which is why they are also in the EMELEE Essentials kit.
But why does plastic work so well? and why then do we spend a lot of money on expensive Gore-Tex jackets when we could just wear plastic?
EMELEE Outdoors - How To Use the Essentials Video Tutorials
Gear tutorials for how to use some of the items in your essentials kit. Including how to build a tarp, how to maximize the warmth of the poncho, etc.Read more