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Recreation, leisure: Outdoor life

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User barbecuesAdapted barbecue tool
Enables persons with impaired hand function to barbecue
User on four-wheeler. Photo: from www.kritto.seAdapted four-wheeler
A four-wheeler can be adapted for wheelchair users
User with binoculars on standBinoculars on stand with holder on wheelchair
Binoculars on a stand work well for persons with compromised arm/hand function
User looks through binocularsBinoculars with stand
Binoculars on stand; can be used by persons without active hand function.
The user outside his tent. Photo: from the user’s archivesCamping for wheelchair users
Camping is not impossible for people with disabilities
Outwell tent. Photo: www.campingsverige.seEasy-to-use tent
Easy-to-use tent that takes only seconds to set up – suitable for people with disabilities
Kayaking jacket, extra longExtra long raincoat
Long raincoat prevents gap in back when sitting
User with tray on lapFolding tray
- can replace a table when necessary – suitable for people who use electric wheelchair
User with his dog in the mountains. Photo: from the user's archivesForest outings
- for wheelchair users
User wearing heated sock (close-up)Heated socks
Battery-heated socks for outdoor activities – appropriate for people who freeze easily
User hunting with a quad bike. Photo: Marcus JardlerHunting
At the initiative of the user, the Swedish Association for Hunting and Wildlife Management organizes hunting trips for people with disabilities
User with off-road chair on a sandy beachOff-road chair
Addition to manual wheelchair that allows driving on rough and uneven surfaces
Hunting with a quad bike. Photo from www.rullarnas.seQuad bike
A mobility aid for people with disabilities who want to get out into nature
User with barbecue fork on wheelchair standRod on stand to barbecue hotdogs
A barbecue fork on a stand enables a person without active hand function to barbecue hotdogs.
The user working on her knees wearing trousers for crawling.Specially sewn trousers for outdoor activities
Sturdy outdoor trousers used when raining, skiing and for “crawling”
The thermal insole battery pack sits on the outside of the shoeThermal insoles
Thermal insoles keep feet warm – suitable for people who easily freeze
User with pack on wheelchair. Photo: from the user's archivesTransporting camping gear by wheelchair
- an option for people with disabilities
User with the bicycle trailer in front of him. Photo: from the user's archivesTransporting camping gear with a bicycle trailer
- suitable for wheelchair users
User drives on wet dirt with heavy-tread tires on wheelchairWinter tires for wheelchair
Heavy-tread tires on wheelchair facilitate outdoor driving in difficult terrain, such as sand or snow