Below is a selection of the most critical supplies in the expedition kit.
ThurayaOfficial 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.
Hennessy HammockOfficial 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 TrainingOfficial 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 MarathonOfficial 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.
ThurayaOfficial 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.
Outdoor TechnologyOfficial 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.
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 TentsOfficial 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.