Category: survival-kit

Signal Mirror for your Survival Kit

A ‘real’ signal mirror is a mirror with a built-in way to precisely aim it’s reflection (from the sun), and is intended to alert others of your location. While an ordinary reflective mirror can also be used as a signaling device, it cannot be precisely aimed and ‘flashed’ at a …

Survival Kit List Of 10 Essential Items

Looking for a survival kit list? Here are 10 essential items which you might choose as a minimum to start any survival kit. Then build up the list and tailor the kit from there depending on the specific purpose for the kit, your personal preferences, needs, methods of carry, etc. …

72-Hour Emergency Kit

EVERYONE should keep a 72-hour emergency survival kit in their vehicle. No excuses. Why? Because if you unexpectedly have to evacuate or get away for any reason, or if you are unable to return home, your 72-hour emergency kit will provide you with the essentials that you might need to survive …

A Fire Starter Kit List

I keep a fire starter kit in a Ziploc bag in each of my various ‘bags’ (72-hour kit, my Versipack’s for hiking or outdoor adventures, etc..). The ability to make fire is one of the essentials of survivability, and having more than one way to make a fire is just …

A Ziploc Bag First Aid Kit

I keep a ‘do-it-yourself’ First Aid Kit in a quart size Ziploc bag to fit nicely into any number of my various ‘bags’ (backpack, my Versipack’s, etc..). Why do I do keep a First Aid Kit in a Ziploc? While I do have a few other more substantial First Aid …

An Emergency Kit For My ATV

Not long ago I spent all day (and into the night) riding my ATV (All Terrain Vehicle) on various Snowmobile trails through the woods and National Forest regions of the White Mountains here in New Hampshire as I helped out one of the clubs with fallen tree removal, putting up …

Bug-Out-Bag Papers and Documents

A ‘Bug Out Bag’ (or BOB) containing some food & water provisions and various supplies is purposed for an evacuation of sorts… a time when you need to get out or ‘bug out’, for whatever reason or circumstance. One consideration is to include important papers and documents (or copies thereof) …

10 First Aid Kit Ad-on Items

A First Aid Kit comes in a wide variety of assortments from the most basic to well stocked EMT packs. EVERYONE should have a first aid kit in the home. A second kit should be in your car. A third kit should be in your GHB, BOB, and/or any other …