field gear

Marsha Quinlan (C633902@MIZZOU1.MISSOURI.EDU)
Wed, 14 Dec 1994 12:29:18 CST

'Tis the season. Rob (my man) and I thought we would buy eachother some Christm
as field gear. We will need it for a site-finding trip that we have planned to
Venezuela this summer. Do any of you have suggestions?
It seems like there must have been some fantastic technological breakthroughs
in the camping gear field, since people with money (e.g., Sting, Ben n' Jerr
y, etc.) have popularized the ecoturism business. We do want to pack light, b
ut their are certain things we'll need for this trip: a tent, a water filter,
footwear... The thing is, we are working with a student budget-- not Sting's.
Are there any non-obvious items we should cart along? In Dominica we found ply
ers and duct tape to be worth the haul. Anything else?

Hope to hear from you. --Marsha