Question about SAS selection style tabbing

Discussion in 'AGC, RAPTC and SASC' started by nato1987, Jan 16, 2013.

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  1. I'm not planning on joining however there are a number of places out here (new South Wales Australia) that you can only get to by walking so I'm wondering how to prepare myself for long walks carrying heavy pack thanks guys
  2. Practice by walking long distances carrying medium weight packs.
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  3. Alternate that with walking short distances carrying heavy packs.
  4. learn to survive by drinking nothing but your own urine
  5. The other bit of Tabbing is speed. You throw your feet forward. Best practice on a treadmill to begin with until you're up to 4MPH. Mix up your training with a bit of endurance and low impact.
  6. Which if you dont have to dont it hurts a lot.
    Hence civis spend $$$$$ on lightweight kit.
    Carry as little as you need walk a lot with the kit you think you need.
    Either gowith a mate or let someone know where your going.
  7. Hire a sherpa (Tenzing not Transit) then half the problem is solved
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  8. Buy a car you cheapskate!
  9. You may want to have a look at this, 'Bear grills born shit eater' parody. 5 minute of your life not wasted.

    Bear Grylls Born Shit Eater (Parody) - YouTube

    pther than that, the usual form is left forward, followed by right foot forward....repeat....
  10. Cold_Collation

    Cold_Collation LE Book Reviewer

    Don't use a helicopter. ******* dangerous, they are.
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  11. I'm sure where he's going, "there are no roads ". Perhaps a DeLorean with a flux capacitor ??

    On a more serious note, you don't need to tab (or yomp) - just walk. You would be better off going on a hillwalking forum.

    If it's a hot and waterless area - don't even think about walking in; You'll never carry enough water and the heavier the load, the more water you need and it's exponential and not a linear correlation.
  12. One engages local bearers
  13. Being a crab you should know what it's like to be a bearer ;-)
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  14. Also I'm wondering how to avoid blisters
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