The content chosen for the kit is based on VIKING’s participation in the SARex expeditions, VIKING’s involvement in a large range of Polar Code cases, as well as several internal tests.
Especially materials being most essential to survival in the polar environment has been developed and/or selected to be used in polar environments:
Tent: High visibility orange ERIA 6000 tent developed for the polar environment.
The tent is easy erected with 4 identical poles and for stabilization purposes equipped with a 60 cm snow skirt, 20 pcs. V-shaped snow pegs, and 6 guy-lines.
These features enable the tent to withstand wind speeds up to 80 km/h.
Sleeping bag: High visibility orange Oren sleeping bag with 300g/m² synthetic micro-fiber filling. Tested in accordance with EN ISO 23537-1:2016.
Bag/container: Purpose-made of high visibility orange PVC/nylon with shoulder straps and carry-on handles allowing the user to carry it as a bag pack or dragging it over snow/ice.
Waterproof and floatable.
Two bags supplied per kit, which will include the spare PSK.
A documentation package with the individual data sheet for each item is available upon request.
Custom-made kits with content according to special requirements can be offered upon request.
In order to comply with dangerous goods regulation during transport, fuel and matches are delivered separately. The end-user should distribute the fuel and matches into the kits upon receipt.
Weight (incl. spare PSK): 36 kg.
Dimensions: 105 x 70 x 45 cm