Adventure Medical Kits Heatsheets Emergency Bivvy: Heatsheets material is a quieter, more durable material than traditional mylar blankets.
More In This Category
SALEWA Tents Launched in the UK Feb 2014
A selection of SALEWA High Mountain, Mountain Ultralight and Mountain Trek Tents will be available in the UK from Spring... [ full story ]
Reactive Lighting and Burn Time Dec 2013
Headtorch performance, and the associated figures, is something of a minefield and it's not easy to wade through all the... [ full story ]
Exped Downmat UL 7 Oct 2013
An ultralight version of the DownMat sporting identically high R-Values. Yet weight and packed size are in a league of their own.... [ full story ]
Optimus Vega canister stove Sep 2013
The Optimus Vega is a high performing lightweight remote canister stove with integrated 4 season mode.
[ full story ]
Related UKC Forum discussions
The Emergency Bivvy weighs just 108g (3.8oz) and comes in a handy stuff sack, so you won't even notice it in your pack.
Ideal for a wide range of outdoor activities including hiking, climbing and mountain biking the Bivvy reflects 90% of your body's heat. So if you are forced to spend an unexpected night in the outdoors this could be the only thing between surviving and not.
Paul Warman and a friend survived for 56 hours on Bugaboo Spire in Canada, awaiting rescue in an Adventure Medical Kits Heatsheets Bivvy, sliced in half to cover them both!
In Paul's own words...
“As a climber who tends to be a bit on the cheap side, I had seen your bivvies before the climb and thought that they were too expensive. Following my experience on Bugaboo Spire, I don't even let friends go out without an Adventure Medical Kits Emergency Bivvy on trips. If they complain about the price, I calmly pose the question, “How much is your life worth?” and then slap a new one in their hands. Because there is no doubt that the durability of the silver ones just doesn't hold up.”
Available in the UK at most outdoor shops.
Gear News and Outdoor Industry News at UKC and UKH presents climbing, walking and mountaineering equipment and stories that will be of interest to UKClimbing.com's readers. They are not gear reviews and are provided by companies that advertise with UKClimbing Limited. Please feel free to comment about the stories and products on the associated thread.