First aid kit

Get Your Gear Dirty

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In previous blog posts, I’ve talked about what first-aid equipment you should have in your kit, whether that’s a vehicle first-aid kit or a lightweight hiking kit. Now I want to …

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Urban Vs. Wilderness First-Aid Kits

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The environment you’re in has a major impact on what injuries you’re likely to sustain. Therefore, your environment should play a major role in choosing the contents of your first-aid kit. …

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Useful Links

Today’s blog post is going to be a little different. I want to share some links from various places across the web with you guys. There is a lot of information out there about first-kits and not all of it is very helpful. In this post I want to point out the best articles and …

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F.A.Q. Volume II

Note: I plan to do a regular post (monthly or maybe weekly) with questions from you guys. Feel free to submit questions you want answered via my contact page or Twitter!

What type of injury is the most important to be prepared for?
The easy answer to this question is: whatever injury is the most likely! Different situations …

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Vehicle First-Aid Kit Ingredients

The first question is: “Should my vehicle first-aid kit be different than any other first-aid kit?” The answer is yes, it should be a little different! The main way that a vehicle first-aid kit differs from a backpacking first-aid kit (or lightweight first-aid kit) is that you have much more space! Weight isn’t much of a factor either …

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How To Make The Best Lightweight First-Aid Kit

So you understand that you need a first-aid kit, but you don’t want to weigh down your pack with 3 lbs. of gear that you hope to never use. In this blog post I will tell you how you can put together your own lightweight first-aid kit. If you’re interested in making an ultralight first-aid …

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Reviewing The Unflinchable Core First-Aid Kit

In this in-depth (i.e. longggg) review of the Core First-Aid Kit, I’ll go over the intended use of the kit, the versatility and capability of the kit, what kind of people this kit is perfect for, and then we’ll look at the uses of each item of the kit in detail.

So first, let’s take a …

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How To Take Your First-Aid Kit To The Next Level

Imagine this situation: A deadly Category 5 hurricane is building and looks to possibly have some impact on your coastal town. The local government orders an immediate evacuation. Fortunately, you’ve prepared for this exact scenario. You have a well-equipped bug-out-bag ready to go and a solid plan as to where you’re going. You take off …

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First-Aid Kit Priority Gear

When you’re building your own first-aid kit, it’s sometimes hard to know which first-aid items are the most important ones to pack! This list is versatile and could be applied to many different types of first-aid kits (e.g. survival first-aid kit, bugout first-aid kit, backpacking first-aid kit).

For organization, I’ve broken this list up into 3 …