Expedition Kit

Official Expedition Gear

 

Below is a selection of the most critical supplies in the expedition kit.

 


Thuraya

Thuraya

Official Expedition Satellite Internet Provider

Thuraya’s IP+ Satellite Broadband Modem will ensure that the expedition will remain in contact with the wider world no matter how far from the beaten path they stray. Thuraya is also providing unlimited data.

Esee Knives

Esee Knives

Official Expedition Survival Knife

Each expedition team member is provided with an Esee 4 survival knife from Esee Knives. The team is also using Esee’s Lite Machete. An unbeatable combination to deal with any bushcraft challenge.

Altberg Boots

Altberg Boots

Official Expedition Hiking Boots

The expedition will be using two models of boot from Altberg Boots: the Jungle Panama Classic for the deep rainforests of the Congo River Basin, and the Desert Microlite for the savannahs of Zambia and southern DR Congo.

Hennessy Hammock

Hennessy Hammock

Official Expedition Hammock

While in the Congolese jungle, the team will sleep in Hennessy Hammocks Deep Jungle Asym Hammock, ensuring that they are able to rest far from the rainforest’s wet floor, while avoiding its teeming insects and the occasional passing snake.

Randall’s Adventure and Training

Randall’s Adventure and Training

Official Expedition Survival Kit

Randall’s has been providing survival training and equipment for over 20 years. Each member of the expedition carries a survival kit curated by Randall’s to ensure that, in the event of loss of main kit, he or she has the essentials needed to make it out of the forest alive.

Original Mountain Marathon

Original Mountain Marathon

Official Expedition Sleeping Bag

Official Mountain Marathon (OMM) is one of the world’s foremost experts in lightweight high-performance gear for the endurance athlete. The team will sleep in OMM’s 350g Mountain Raid 1.0 Sleeping Bag.

Thuraya

Thuraya

Official Expedition Satellite Phone

Each member of the team will be issued with one of Thuraya’s bestinclass
XP Pro Satellite Phones. The phone is ruggedized and equipped with the longest battery life on any satellite phone, ensuring connectivity no matter wherever the team is.

Leatherman

Leatherman

Multitool

The Leatherman Surge (x2) is the expedition multitool of choice, with sufficient tools to deal with most likely scenarios on the trail.

Outdoor Technology

Outdoor Technology

Official Expedition Speaker

Hosting public screenings of healthcare films in towns and villages along the expedition route is a key tactic for realizing the expedition’s social mission. 2 x Outdoor Tech Turtle Shell 2.0 speakers will ensure that the message gets across, no matter how large the audience.

Platypus

Platypus

Water Filter

The Platypus 4L GravityWorks water filtration system (x2) will allow the team to filter its water quickly and efficiently. It is a gravity fed system that avoids the time and energy consuming pumping so many systems rely on.

Eureka Tents

Eureka Tents

Official Expedition Tent Supplier

Eureka Tents are some of the world’s strongest tents. The team will use their lightweight one-person Spitfire Solo to provide them with personal bug-free space and a good night’s sleep.

Thuraya

Thuraya

Official Expedition Satellite Internet Provider

Thuraya’s IP+ Satellite Broadband Modem will ensure that the expedition will remain in contact with the wider world no matter how far from the beaten path they stray. Thuraya is also providing unlimited data.

Esee Knives

Esee Knives

Official Expedition Survival Knife

Each expedition team member is provided with an Esee 4 survival knife from Esee Knives. The team is also using Esee’s Lite Machete. An unbeatable combination to deal with any bushcraft challenge.

Altberg Boots

Altberg Boots

Official Expedition Hiking Boots

The expedition will be using two models of boot from Altberg Boots: the Jungle Panama Classic for the deep rainforests of the Congo River Basin, and the Desert Microlite for the savannahs of Zambia and southern DR Congo.

Hennessy Hammock

Hennessy Hammock

Official Expedition Hammock

While in the Congolese jungle, the team will sleep in Hennessy Hammocks Deep Jungle Asym Hammock, ensuring that they are able to rest far from the rainforest’s wet floor, while avoiding its teeming insects and the occasional passing snake.

Randall’s Adventure and Training

Randall’s Adventure and Training

Official Expedition Survival Kit

Randall’s has been providing survival training and equipment for over 20 years. Each member of the expedition carries a survival kit curated by Randall’s to ensure that, in the event of loss of main kit, he or she has the essentials needed to make it out of the forest alive.

Original Mountain Marathon

Original Mountain Marathon

Official Expedition Sleeping Bag

Official Mountain Marathon (OMM) is one of the world’s foremost experts in lightweight high-performance gear for the endurance athlete. The team will sleep in OMM’s 350g Mountain Raid 1.0 Sleeping Bag.

Thuraya

Thuraya

Official Expedition Satellite Phone

Each member of the team will be issued with one of Thuraya’s bestinclass
XP Pro Satellite Phones. The phone is ruggedized and equipped with the longest battery life on any satellite phone, ensuring connectivity no matter wherever the team is.

Leatherman

Leatherman

Multitool

The Leatherman Surge (x2) is the expedition multitool of choice, with sufficient tools to deal with most likely scenarios on the trail.

Outdoor Technology

Outdoor Technology

Official Expedition Speaker

Hosting public screenings of healthcare films in towns and villages along the expedition route is a key tactic for realizing the expedition’s social mission. 2 x Outdoor Tech Turtle Shell 2.0 speakers will ensure that the message gets across, no matter how large the audience.

Platypus

Platypus

Water Filter

The Platypus 4L GravityWorks water filtration system (x2) will allow the team to filter its water quickly and efficiently. It is a gravity fed system that avoids the time and energy consuming pumping so many systems rely on.

Eureka Tents

Eureka Tents

Official Expedition Tent Supplier

Eureka Tents are some of the world’s strongest tents. The team will use their lightweight one-person Spitfire Solo to provide them with personal bug-free space and a good night’s sleep.

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