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Outdoor Camping Bothy-Bags Superlite Bothy 4 Terra Nova
Superlite Bothy 4

Similar to the Bothy 4 in shape, but without the windows and pole sockets. The good news is that the whole package weights only 325g.

£106.80 (inc Vat)
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Outdoor Camping Bothy-Bags Bothy 20 Terra Nova
Bothy 20

A large emergency group shelter, seating for up to 20

£89.00 (inc Vat)
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Outdoor Camping Bothy-Bags Superlite Bothy 2 Terra Nova
Superlite Bothy 2

The Bothy 2 stripped of windows and lightened to an incredible 230g!

£78.31 (inc Vat)
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Outdoor Travel Emergency Survival-Bags-and-Blankets Superlite Shelter 4 Rab
Superlite Shelter 4

Ideal minimum flaff shelter, perfect for on the hills with family, friends or small groups. Ideal for emergencies or to hide away to have a cheeky bit to eat out of the rain.

£75.65 (inc Vat)
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Outdoor Camping Bothy-Bags Bothy 12 Terra Nova
Bothy 12

A lightweight shelter made from water resistant, wind proof ripstop nylon. Useful in emergencies or just for a shelter when your group needs a rest. Includes mesh covered vents and waterproof seats. Suitable fo...

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Outdoor Travel Emergency Superlite Shelter 2 Rab
Superlite Shelter 2

Lightweight, easy to use emergancy shelter. Perfect for days on the hill, especially for eating your lunch if the weather gets a bit wet and blustary. No Fuss, high viz, Bargain price, ideal for two!

£57.85 (inc Vat)
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Outdoor Camping Bothy-Bags Bothy 8 Terra Nova
Bothy 8

Ideal for larger group use, and an important part of any leaders kit. For 5 - 8 person groups whatever the season. 960g.

£53.40 (inc Vat)
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Outdoor Camping Bothy-Bags Storm Shelter 800 Vango
Storm Shelter 800

The largest bothy that Vango do and very useful for groups . A tight fit for eight adults but you'll certainly be warm! Around 1200g in weight.

£47.86 (inc Vat)
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Outdoor Camping Bothy-Bags Group Shelter 4-6 Rab
Group Shelter 4-6

£44.50 (inc Vat)
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Outdoor Camping Bothy-Bags Bothy 4 Terra Nova
Bothy 4

The 3-4 person bothy is useful in emergencies or just for a rest shelter. Includes mesh covered vents and waterproof seats. Quick shelter even in the middle of the Cairngorm plateau. 560g.

£31.15 (inc Vat)
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Outdoor Camping Bothy-Bags Bothy 2 Terra Nova
Bothy 2

As for the 12 person bothy, but designed for 1 or 2 person use. Highly recommended for walkers that spend time out on the hills in all conditions. This will enable you and your partner to stop at any time and h...

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Outdoor Camping Bothy-Bags Storm Shelter 400 Vango
Storm Shelter 400

This is very similar in spec to the Terra Nova bothies but with lighter weight nylon. The whole package is slightly heavier though! Features a window and stuffsac/ventilation tube. A squeeze for two with big sa...

Bothies

A Bothy Bag also known as a Kisu is a portable emergency shelter made from a windproof, waterproof fabric. They come in a range of sizes to suit 1 to 8 persons and are deisgned for you to climb inside in case of an emergency. The structure that holds them up is you sitting on their base and your back and head providing the side and roof poles. Although designed for emergency use, they can also transform a wild windy lunch stop at a summit cairn into a comfortable group introduction to the benefits of wind resistance on the hill. The Vango Storm Shelter and Terra Nova Bothy provide particularly well thought out models which include ventilation flaps, and enough depth of material to wrap under both people and rucksacs so that you don't have to sit on the cold, wet ground. Some will have a window so you can keep a weather eye out. If you want the leats weight and bulk and don't mind paying we recommend the Terra Nova Superlite Bothies.

Some people may choose to use a bothy bag as a shelter to replace a tent or bivi bag in extreme situations when travelling light on a highly technical multiday mountaineering desperate. If you are the kind of person to be contemplating this then you probably don't need much in the way of advice from us other than good luck.

Of course, there are more shapes and styles of emergency shelter. If it's a survival bag you're after, we have orange plastic ones from Dalesman and thinner lighter ones from Lifesystems, excellent heat reflective Blizzard Bags from Life Systems, and lightweight heat reflective bags and space blankets. All of these can be found in Emergency.

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