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ACR Electronics, Inc. is the leading development center for emergency beacons that are designed with one purpose: to save lives. Since 1956, ACR’s wide range of survival products have been the choice of NASA, the U.S. Military, the U.S. Coast Guard, and everyday explorers and adventurers across the globe. With everything from emergency locator transmitters and rescue beacons, to the special flashlights used on Apollo 13 after their on-board explosion, ACR builds products that are made to perform during expeditions of all sizes. The Wilderness Shop has handpicked a range of PLBs that best suit bushwalkers, adventure racers, rogainers, trail runners, rockclimbers, and mountaineers.


 

Personal Locator Beacons

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rescueme plb1

PLB ideal for bushwalkers and backcountry ski or any activity where size and weight are limiting factors. The RescueMe PLB1 is waterproof to 15m, a high intensity strobe (1 candela), easily deployed antenna, flotation pouch, and has a 7 year battery life. It runs on the 406MHz global Cospas Sarsat rescue network of satellites and also has a 66 channel GPS receiver. It also has a 121.5MHz homing beacon for aid in finding your final location by rescue craft.

Weight: 116g
$399.95    Available in-store.

 

 

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The Wilderness Shop stocks Melbourne’s best range of cross-country skis, boots, binding and poles. Whether you are looking for a pair of daytrip trail skis, skis for week-long ski-touring, or skis for off-piste and resort telemarking, our friendly and experienced staff can find the right setup for your needs. The Wilderness Shop also stocks a wide range of MSR snowshoes, as well as a full range of ski accessories such as waxes, skins, ski goggles and ski glasses.

The Wilderness Shop has been servicing the needs of bushwalkers, hikers,  rock climbers and cross-country skiers in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne for over 30 years. The Wilderness Shop has a wide range of hiking gear and climbing equipment including hiking boots, tents (one man and two man), climbing equipment, sleeping bags and LED headlamps. We also specialise in outdoor footwear: hiking shoes mens and womens, leather and Gore-Tex® hiking boots. We stock quality canvas hiking packs, bushwalking rucksacks, lightweight trekking packs and quality daypacks. The Wilderness Shop have the best sleeping mats, such as Exped DownMats and self-inflating mats, and hiking sleeping bags, as well as ultralight sleeping bags. Not to mention our range of walking maps for Victoria, Tasmania and NSW. The Wilderness Shop is Melbourne's best rock climbing store, stocking a wide range of rock climbing harnesses, shoes and other rock climbing gear.