I keep a fire starter kit in a Ziploc bag for each of my various packs (hiking, any outdoor excursion), 72 hour kit, and other emergency kits that I have:– 72-hour kit– emergency kit in your vehicle– bugout, evacuation bag– get home bag (one at work?)– day pack for
Excerpts from a comment by ‘Mountainmanrick’:
I am a very practical outdoors man with 50 years experience.I have lived outside everywhere from the deserts of Baja Mexico to the High Sierras to the soaking tundra of Alaska.
I chime in here because of this:
Emergency fire starting does not take
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
Paracord is a popular item for an emergency survival kit. There are lots of practical uses for cordage and it’s pretty much mandatory to have a length thereof in a preparedness kit.
The question is:
“How much?”“How long?”“What length of paracord should I have in my survival kit?”
Each time that I
A fire starter kit is a very important asset and should be a subset of your other emergency / survival kits. This may include:
– 72-hour kit– emergency kit in your vehicle– bugout bag– get home bag– day pack for hiking– pack while hunting / fishing / outdoors– camping equipment–
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,
Found this online – couldn’t resist – world’s biggest 72-hour emergency kit?
While it can be fun to pack your own 72-hour emergency kit (and to modify it now and again), don’t lose sight of the various categories for ‘the stuff’ inside…so that you ‘cover all the bases’ so to
Recently I shopped around for some additional food bars to add with other foods in my 72-hour survival (emergency) kit that I keep in the truck.
The CLIF Bar looks (and tastes) to be one of the best energy bars to consider, and here’s why:
The calories in a single