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Survival

CRKT ExiTool

CRKT ExiTool
$19  Buy Link Comment

This compact tool clips onto you car’s seatbelt, and provides a belt cutter, glass breaker, and LED flashlight in one, helping you escape quickly in the event you’re ever in a collision. Attach one to each one of your seatbelts for added confidence for all your passengers.

Rothco Military Trauma Kit

Rothco Military Trauma Kit
$195  Buy Comment

Forget cheap drugstore first aid kits. Be prepared for anything with this military-grade pack, which comes packed with useful emergency medical items, from bandages and splints, to a stethoscope, scalpel, blood pressure cuff, burn dressings, and much more.

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MTM Survivor Dry Box

MTM Survivor Dry Box
$9  Buy Comment

Keep matches, food, electronics, and other small gear dry wherever your adventures take you with this sturdy plastic box. It has a triple latch and O-ring seal to keep water out, a compass in its lid, and holes for a padlock or paracord. Measures 9.75″ x 7.75″ x 4.75″.

BladeMate Survival Pen

BladeMate Survival Pen
$9-$13  Buy Comment

This durable and well-priced aluminum writing instrument doubles as a glass breaker and self-defense tool, with a secondary stainless steel tip that lives beneath its rear cap. Available in blue, black, or rose gold finishes.

ParaTinder Shoe Laces

ParaTinder Shoe Laces
$5  Buy Comment

Outfit your shoes with extra survival capabilities using this special paracord lacing, which not only provides a sturdy rope, but its insides can be exposed and used for sewing thread, sutures, fishing line, and a core thread that works as tinder for a fire.

TIHK Micro Escape Kit

TIHK Micro Escape Kit
$39  Buy Comment

While we’re not condoning breaking out of prison, if you do ever find yourself held captive against your will, you’ll want this kit in your pocket. It packs a handcuff key, a mini saw, a ceramic razor blade, rod saw, and 6-feet of kevlar trip line packed in a 2.8″ long capsule.

Tacray Tactical Pen

Tacray Tactical Pen
$66  Buy Comment

This sweet titanium pen combines a writing instrument with a self defense/glass breaker tool. Its made from Ti-6AL-4V alloy that’s been oxidized to produce a colorful, iridescent look, and its knurled body provides a firm grip while adding to its bullet-inspired style.

Tusk Snow Shovel

Tusk Snow Shovel
~$47+  Pledge Comment

Coming for winter 2018, the Tusk is a compact and versatile tool for getting rid of snow and ice from a variety of surfaces. It has an ice scraper, a retractable spade with cutting teeth, squeegee wings to safely remove ice from vehicles, and doubles as a safety reflector.

BucknBear Mini Hatchet

BucknBear Mini Hatchet
$89  Buy Link Comment

This compact (8″ long) tool features a unique head design with multiple sharpened edges for versatility. It’s made from durable 440C stainless steel, and comes with a Kydex sheath for easy carrying. Available in silver or stone-washed black finishes.

Midland ER310 Emergency Radio

Midland ER310 Emergency Radio
$60  Buy Comment

This gadget combines an AM/FM/weather radio, a 130-lumen flashlight, and a 2600 mAh battery for charging mobile devices. Its radio and flashlight can be recharged via handcrank or solar energy. It also has an ultrasonic whistle for alerting search and rescue teams.

Seventy2 Survival System

Seventy2 Survival System
$350  Buy Comment

Uncharted Supply Co’s comprehensive bug-out kit is packed with 35 items to help you survive in just about any kind of emergency. The bag itself is made of lightweight, durable tarpaulin, and can be used as a floatation device. Available in grey or black. Detailed unboxing video here.

Don’t Die in the Woods Survival Tent

Don’t Die in the Woods Survival Tent
$17  Buy Comment

This compact and lightweight pouch belongs in every outdoor travel kit. It packs an emergency 2-person tent made from tear-resistant, durable HeatFlex mylar, can reflect heat outward or inward, and sets up in minutes using the included 20ft length of paracord.

BladeMate Survival Hatchet

BladeMate Survival Hatchet
$23  Buy Comment

This compact camping axe has a full tang stainless steel blade that’s perfect for clearing brush or warding off zombie attacks. Its 4.5″ blade has extra protection to resist corrosion, and its handle is shaped to be more comfortable than straight-handled axes.

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Survival Garden Seed Kit

Survival Garden Seed Kit
$17  Buy Comment

Something we never thought about putting into our bug-out bag, but that makes perfect sense. Open Seed Vault’s pack includes appx. 15,000 seeds from 32 different heirloom varieties with high germination rates. Comes packed in a waterproof mylar bag for a 20+ year shelf life.

Gerber GDC Money Clip

Gerber GDC Money Clip
$18  Buy Link Comment

This money clip is designed to hold cash and up to five cards, and packs a secret – a 1.75″ fine-edge stainless steel blade for everyday cutting or emergency needs. Its body is made from rust-proof titanium-coated steel with a G-10 front plate. Measures 3.6″ long when closed.

Überleben Firestarter Necklace

Überleben Firestarter Necklace
$12  Buy Comment

Always be prepared with Überleben’s survival tool that can help you quickly start a fire. Its comprised of a mini ferrocerium (fire steel) rod and serrated ring scraper which can make flaming hot sparks in any weather or at any altitude. Comes with a 34″ paracord lanyard.

LivWild Pocket Chainsaw

LivWild Pocket Chainsaw
$25  Buy Comment

This 26″ pocket saw has 3 times as many teeth as similar saws, and they work bidirectionally, making quick work of cutting branches and logs. It’s a must for your survival kit if you spend any time in the woods. Includes a pouch, a bonus mylar blanket, and survival guidebook.

SOG Flint Survival & Defense Tool

SOG Flint Survival & Defense Tool
$15  Buy Link Comment

This compact tool packs a three useful survival items in a pen-sized package. It’s got a carbide-tipped glass breaker, a safety whistle, and a firestarter and steel wool tinder compartment inside its anodized aluminum shell. Includes a built in keyring for easy carrying.

Credit Card Survival Spear

Credit Card Survival Spear
$20  Buy Comment

GrimWorkshop makes lots of nifty stainless steel tools that you can fit in your wallet. Among the mix is this spear you can assemble onto the tip of a piece of bamboo or other wood using string or wire. They also make a set of 12 arrowheads which work similarly.

Deal: 1HYDRO Filtration Bottle

Deal: 1HYDRO Filtration Bottle
$30  Buy Comment

Whether you find yourself thirsty in the great outdoors, or just in a place where the only thing to drink is questionable tap water, the 1HYDRO has you covered. This portable water bottle contains a special filter which removes 99.9% of waterborne bacteria & protozoan parasites.

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Manker PL10 Combo Penlight

Manker PL10 Combo Penlight
$46  Buy Comment

This durable and versatile pocket tool combines a bright 120 lumen LED flashlight with a ballpoint pen, and a tungsten steel emergency glass breaker/self defense tool. It’s made from strong 304 stainless steel, and is rechargeable via a microUSB connection.

BlizeTec Emergency Bivy Sack

BlizeTec Emergency Bivy Sack
$16  Buy Comment

An absolute must-carry for hikers, this ultra-lightweight kit is small enough to fit in your pack, and contains both a mylar reflective sleeping bag/blanket, as well as an easy to pitch tube tent for shelter. Keep one in your car trunk too.

4Ever Survival Knife

4Ever Survival Knife
$180+  Pledge Comment

A durable fixed-blade knife for everyday adventures. We dig the angular design and circular perforations in the blade. In addition to its full tang 440C stainless blade, it packs a kit of survival gear inside its handle. Available with a paracord wrap or G10 scales.

Deal: 5-in-1 Survival Bracelet

Deal: 5-in-1 Survival Bracelet
$16 / 2pk.  Buy Comment

A handy tactical bracelet for outdoor junkies. It packs a whistle, flint for starting fires, a scraper, a compass, and is made from versatile paracord. Grab a two-pack in The Awesomer Shop for 46% off.

Deal: Trucker’s Friend Survival Tool

Deal: Trucker’s Friend Survival Tool
$60  Buy Comment

Save 25% on this impressive tool, which combines an axe, hammer, nail puller, pry bar, spanner, and a tire chain hook in one. It has a fiberglass handle and shock-absorbing grip, and is perfect for taking down zombies too.

FeatherLite Survival Kit 3.0

FeatherLite Survival Kit 3.0
$37  Buy Comment

Be ready anytime, anywhere with UST’s ready-to-go survival kit. It packs emergency blankets, a compass, ponchos, whistle, carabiner/knife, firestarter spark wheel, towels, glow sticks, mirror, and more, all in a lightweight pouch.

OutSmart Titanium Spork

OutSmart Titanium Spork
$13  Buy Comment

Always be prepared (to eat) with this durable lightweight camping utensil, which combines a fork, spook, and knife in one. The fork has a serrated edge, while the spoon on back has a flat tip, making it perfect for digging out melons, ice cream, or other scoopy stuff.

Trucker’s Friend Survival Tool

Trucker’s Friend Survival Tool
$78  Buy Comment

You don’t have to be a truck driver to get value from this impressive tool, which combines an axe, hammer, nail puller, pry bar, spanner, and a tire chain hook in one. Has a fiberglass handle and shock-absorbing grip. It’s perfect for taking down zombies too.

Cache Belt

Cache Belt
$20-$95  Pledge Comment

Wazoo Survival Gear’s smartly designed belt can pack a complete survival and utility kit in its band. It works as a money belt, and is available loaded with cords, zip ties, safety pins, bandages, trail markers, a compass, bottle opener, and much more.

Paracord Survival Bracelet

Paracord Survival Bracelet
$59-$159  Buy Comment

When fully equipped, this Superesse’s paracord bracelet conceals a huge variety of survival tools, including a kevlar saw, twine, tape, firesteel, matches, a whistle, compass, and more. Depending on your size, you’ll get 125 to 250 feet of paracord.

Starting Fire with a Lemon

Starting Fire with a Lemon

While you probably won’t have all of the items needed to perform this hack in your duffel bag, it’s still pretty amazing to know that you can actually get a fire going with a lemon, some paper fasteners, and nails. Looks like Cave Johnson finally got his wish.

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