Saturday, October 17, 2009

Season 3, Episode 5: Patagonia Part 1

Bears going to the next extreme in one of the windiest places on Earth, Patagonia. Foreboding and cold, this place is something to be respected. Trying to make it out of here without the proper gear is trouble. Serious trouble. Good thing Bear shows us how to improvise!

Bears Knife: Orignal "Bear Grylls" Baylay Knife
(Available to buy at Bayley Knives)

Info: This knife was designed for Bear Grylls wild adventure lifestyle. The handle of Bear Grylls survival knife is Bead blasted and attached to an RWL Swedish powder steel blade. It comes with a leather sheath that can be worn horizontally. Blade size is 100mm X 30 X 4 (3.9inches x 1.2 x .16). Total length 215mm (8.5 inches) and weighing in at 200grams (7 ounces).

Bears Jacket: Bear is wearing a discontinued Craghopper Aquadry Jacket. The closest available match is the "Survivor Jacket II"

Bears Fleece: Craghopper Fusion Microfleece (Sage)

Bears Gaiters: Outdoor Research Expedition Crocodiles

Bears Socks: Smart Wool

Bears Boots: Merrell Sawtooth

Bears Crampons: C.A.M.P. USA Ice Rider Crampons (w/optional Strap Attachments)

This episode features the following awesome "Bear Moments":
Showing how to climb out of a frozen crevasse.
Sucking water from frozen mud puddles.
Climbing a 150 cracked rock cliffside.

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