bivouac

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bivouac

[′biv·ə‚wak]
(ordnance)
An encampment set up for a short period of time by using tents.
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the X-long patrol sleeping bag, intermediate cold weather sleeping bag and bivy cover
Once I get my new military bag all packed up, a sleeping bag, air mattress and bivy bag are tied on as well.
I stumbled across it when I was much in need of a better night's sleep than my new bivy bag could offer.
It consists of a camouflaged water-resistant, breathable bivy cover, a lightweight patrol bag, an intermediate cold-weather bag and a compression sack to store and carry the system.
They then sheltered overnight in bivy bags as they braced the freezing conditions.
A few of these tools are: GPS, super light bivy and tent shelters, flyweight sleeping bags, marker light locators, hiking staffs, cell phones, handheld radios, insect repellants, compact water purifiers, weather radios, survival kits, first aid kits, storm garments.
One goal, for example, was riding 200 miles one weekend, camping out at night and simulating race conditions by carrying all the gear required for the Iditabike, including a portable stove and fuel to melt snow for water, a winter sleeping bag insulated to 20 degrees below, four bottles of water, bivy sack (a one-person shelter) and spare tubes and tool kit for the mountain bike.
The zero degree bag also features a waterproof breathable slip-cover designed to replace a bivy sack that will keep you and the bag warm and dry, whether on a ledge or in rainy condensation filled tent.
Sitka has cut down on pockets to reduce weight, but luckily, the Bivy 30 has some necessities, such as a built-in rain fly and a sleeping pad (albeit thin, it is better than not having one).
Backpack: Sitka Gear Bivy 30 Trail Camera: Moultrie M-990i
Then I set up my little bivy camp a hundred yards away, back in the treeline.