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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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Customers can choose the amount and quality of down, the type of fabric and the zip length, as well as an additional raft of specialist options ranging from waterproof inner foot sections (for stowing boots inside the bag in deep-cold conditions) through to a weatherproof cowl for added protection when bivouacking on exposed ledges.
Steadily the number rose to 50,000, some bivouacking within 12 miles of the border.
Rugby volunteers gave demonstrations of field cooking and bivouacking and talked about their community involvement.