This hiking gear can be helpful when preparing a survival kit during a power, gas, or water outage. It’s no secret that all tourist things are made of solid technological materials or, on the contrary, lightweight and compact.
The list is based on actual sales – what people are now buying in stores. You must be prepared to evacuate – all things are packed in a large backpack or bag. So, what equipment is required to survive?
1. Dried and freeze-dried food
Shelf life is two years, and the brand Їdlo – 3 years. Even if you do not use it, food will always come in handy on a hike or trip. Freeze-dried food has a shelf life of five and ten years. It is tastier but more expensive. You can also consider ready-made food in special packages with a shelf life of 2 years
2. Gas burner and wood chip stove
I recommend taking either a tile or a burner with a hose, which is suitable for dishes of a larger diameter. Or you can take a portable stove home and light, a hoseless stove that you can carry in your backpack. It is necessary to take a good supply of cylinders to the burner. It calculated gas consumption when preparing dried food and tea – 50-60 g of gas per person per day. A good option would be the trend of recent years – a tourist wood chip stove with a turbofan. It has good efficiency and works on everything that burns – pieces of wood, branches, cardboard, paper. It helps to cook food when there is no gas. Thanks to the fan and design, it also works on raw fuel.
3. Lightweight travel pot and possibly a frying pan
All utensils have foldable handles and can therefore be packed compactly.
4. Water tanks
Drinking bottles of solid Tritan and collapsible canisters of 10-20 liters.
5. Survival Kit: Axe, knife, saw, multitool
I think there is no point in commenting. We offer a solid Chinese brand of knives, Ganzo – these inexpensive folding knives of good quality and solid steel. Truly folk knife. Saws are handheld, folding, compact, and thin string saws
6. Men’s and women’s thermal underwear, men’s and women’s wool thermal socks
A high-quality set of thermal underwear is an opportunity to keep warm if the heating is turned off. It can be used later on trips. I recommend either wool or Polartec Power Stretch. Woolen tourist socks litter the legs and protect against blisters during long journeys.
7. Lightweight down sleeping bag – small, light, keeps heat well.
With a weight of about 800 g, there will be a comfortable temperature of -8. This is quite enough for our weather conditions.
8. A significant tourist backpack with a volume of 80 liters
You can carry or carry all this in it. I also recommend bags with shoulder straps that can be hidden. Bags can be carried short distances or conveniently transported in a car or train
9. Survival kit: Headlamp
Taking a flashlight with more brightness, 400-700 lumens, is more beneficial.
A high brightness flashlight is also a weapon – you can blind a possible marauder
10. Large travel thermos for a survival kit
You make tea on a burner and pour it into a thermos. The tea does not cool for a long time. Thermos will come in handy later.
The emergency kit can also be supplemented with a light men’s and women’s down jacket, a tent with a self-inflatable, a solar battery, a first aid kit, and a compass.
This is an incomplete list, but I am sure that these things will not be superfluous in the current conditions. It is fine to prepare for possible events now.
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