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Q: What equipment does Oceanwide Expeditions provide during the basecamp activities?

Oceanwide Expeditions provides the following articles during the basecamp activities:

Snowshoe Walking and Shore Excursions

  • Lightweight snowshoes
  • Warm, insulated waterproof rubber boots

Mountaineering Essentials - This activity is only available during our Antarctic voyages

  • Helmets
  • Harnesses
  • Crampons
  • Ice axes
  • Screw gate carabineers, ice axes
  • Ropes, tape slings, prussic loops

Field Camp Essentials – This activity is only available during our Antarctic voyages

  • 3 person North Face tents (Ortelius) / 3 person Helsport tents (Plancius)
  • Polar sleeping bags (2 in one) with inner cotton liner
  • Thermarest mattresses and foam mattress
  • Gore Tex bivouac bags
  • Snow shovels

Kayaking Essentials

  • Single seat and double seat kayaks
  • Neoprene wets suits
  • Life vests
  • Neoprene hats
  • Neoprene booties
  • Cags

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