Extra Water and Fuel are of course essential on any extended trip into the backcountry. Prolonged travel in 4×4 mode will make your rig thirsty so carry extra fuel to be safe. In hot and arid conditions you’ll also need more water than you think, so expect to carry significantly more than normal.


Water and Fuel Storage:

Sea To Summit: (Water)

water and fuel
water and fuel

Watercell X – is the flexible and durable reservoir water bag solution.  Tough and versatile, Watercell X stores, transports and dispenses water wherever you need it. The 3D baffled, RF-welded TPU construction is compact and stackable, and BPA, PVC and taste-free. The standard 63mm wide mouth cap and integrated welded handle make filling simple and spill-free. Dispensing water is just as easy; the multi-function low-profile cap combines flow control and includes a shower head attachment. Hang, carry and attach the Watercell X wherever your adventures take you using the welded lash points and adjustable strap.



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Raised in beautiful but rainy England, Andy moved to the sunny climes of Southern California in 1995 and hasn’t looked back since. Two and half decades working in the outdoor, bike and surf industries has given him a thirst for adventure and living life without a ceiling. When not working on the website, he can be found surfing Californian beaches, or in remote mountain or desert areas, either primitive camping, mountain biking or embarking upon vehicle assisted adventure in the backcountry with one of The Adventure Portal rigs.