Top Picks for Survivor Outdoor Gear

Survivor Outdoor Gear Review

A good sturdy, lightweight and packable survivor outdoor gear is essential for your backpacking expedition; even a simple day hike can go wrong quickly and you should always be prepared. One of the best things to keep in mind when buying a kit is the traditional ten essentials originally assembled in the 1930s by Seattle-based adventure club The Mountaineers. Updated list includes navigation device, first aid supplies, repair kit, fire-starter and emergency shelter. Keep these in mind while looking for a kit, as well as price and portability considerations.

Lifeline 26-Piece Ultralight Survival Kit

Lifeline 26-Piece Ultralight Survival Kit

Stay safe without being weighed down with the small, portable Lifeline Ultralight. Weighing only 5.5 ounces, this super light, affordable survival kit has all the necessities for a safe and comfortable camping trip all rolled into one convenient weather resistant roll-up bag. The 26 pieces of the kit include first aid supplies as well as survival tools including a map, compass, survival blanket, quick-spark fire starter, emergency whistle and fishing supplies.

Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate Survival Kit

Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate Survival Kit

A sturdy 15-piece survival kit designed for tough environments, this kit includes everything you’ll need for a wilderness expedition. Weighing just 9.4 ounces and measuring 4.5” x 6.8”, the kit’s contents include a mini multi-tool with a variety of applications, fire starter, fishing supplies, sewing kit, survival blanket, signaling mirror and rescue instructions.

12 Survivors First Aid Rollup Kit

12 Survivors First Aid Rollup Kit

Be prepared to meet medical challenges in the wild with this meticulously organized and highly portable kit. With zipped pouches for individualized storage and do-it-yourself Velcro labels, this high-quality kit comes in a weather resistant nylon pack that attaches easily to the exterior of your gear with snap button straps to save room in your pack and allow easy access to vital supplies. Treat anything from a scraped elbow to a life-threatening hemorrhage with supplies including emergency blanket, poncho, first aid supplies, scissors and emergency dressing.

Adventure Medical Kits SOL Origin Survival Tool

Adventure Medical Kits SOL Origin Survival Tool

You’ll be ready for any emergency on your wilderness expedition with this durable, space-efficient survival tool, a combination of the traditional ten essentials and a first aid kit. Featuring a lockable liner, the tool is made from high-quality AUS 8 steel, which sharpens more easily and holds its edge longer than common steel. Kit includes a rescue flash signal mirror with 20-mile signal power, 150-pound nylon cord, emergency whistle, fire starter, powerful 10-lumen LED task light and complete survival instructions all packed into an ABS plastic waterproof carrying case that fits in the palm of your hand.

ESEE Black Izula II w/ Survival Kit & Sheath

ESEE Black Izula II w/ Survival Kit & Sheath

Designed to be the ultimate combination of carry knife and first aid kit, the Black Izula is a great addition to your survival gear. The 2.88 inch Knife blade is made of 1095 carbon steel with a black textured powder coating and features a black injection molding sheath with a steel belt clip. Survival kit elements include a paracord, whistle and fire-starter.