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5 things you need when you camp in the cold

21 Dec 2020 15:03

Synopsis

Norwegians are well-practised in making camps in cold weather. Here Private Sondre Guerdalen from the Norwegian Army’s 1st Armoured Battalion reveals how he and his unit build a camp to deal with the freezing cold temperatures. Footage includes various shots of Private Sondre Guerdalen giving a tour of his camp. Please note that footage does not include typical COVID-19 precautions because filming took place before the pandemic.

Teaser

In Norway temperatures can drop to -30 degrees Celsius. Here Private Sondre Guerdalen from the Norwegian 1st Armoured Battalion explains how he makes a camp in the cold.

Transcript

TEXT – 5 THINGS YOU NEED WHEN YOU CAMP IN THE COLD TEXT – Private Sondre Guerdalen 1st Armoured Battalion, Norwegian Army --SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH)-- PRIVATE SONDRE GUERDALEN, 1ST ARMOURED BATTALION, NORWEGIAN ARMY “Hello, my name is Private Sondre, and this is how we make a camp in the cold.” TEXT - #1 A TENT --SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH)-- PRIVATE SONDRE GUERDALEN, 1ST ARMOURED BATTALION “This is our tent. At the moment we’re eight people in it. Some say it can be up to 16 people but I wouldn’t want to do that.” TEXT - #2 AN OVEN --SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH)-- PRIVATE SONDRE GUERDALEN, 1ST ARMOURED BATTALION “We have the oven. Obviously the most important thing to keep us warm in the winter.” TEXT - #3 A KNIFE --SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH)-- PRIVATE SONDRE GUERDALEN, 1ST ARMOURED BATTALION “So one person needs to be awake at all times with a knife to be able to cut open the tent if the oven starts a fire.” TEXT - #4 A CAMPFIRE --SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH)-- PRIVATE SONDRE GUERDALEN, 1ST ARMOURED BATTALION “This is our campfire. Obviously very important to keep warm, especially in the cold winter.” TEXT - #5 MARSHMALLOWS --SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH)-- PRIVATE SONDRE GUERDALEN, 1ST ARMOURED BATTALION “Marshmallows. Lots of sugar. Tastes sweet. Motivation in a bag.”

Media tags

Reference
NATO826588
Date filming
28 Oct 2018 12:00
End date filming
28 Oct 2018 12:00
Location
Røros
Country
Norway
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Type
Master