Awesome Survival

Paracord Holy Hand Grenade

Paracord Holy Hand Grenade
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Fans of Monty Python and The Holy Grail will immediately recognize this as the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch, used to slay the Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog. This version is made from 550 paracord, and packed with dozens of survival tools including a compass, flashlight, multitool, fishing line, hooks, matches, tripwire, and more.

The Bushcraft Boxed Set

The Bushcraft Boxed Set
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This collection of four books from wilderness expert and author Dave Canterbury includes everything you ever wanted to know about thriving in the wild. The combined reference guides include over 1000 pages of techniques for building shelters, trapping, gathering, and cooking, along with first aid and survival.

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My Medic Stormproof First Aid Kit

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This first aid kit is packed with dozens of life-saving items. The waterproof case has mesh organizer pockets with color-coded labels and includes items for treating wounds, burns, sprains, blood loss, dehydration, and more. It also includes EMT shears, tweezers, a thermometer, a penlight, a whistle, and a survival blanket.

Tacray TC4 Titanium Whistle

Tacray TC4 Titanium Whistle
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Improve your chances of survival in the wild with Tacray’s high-quality titanium whistle. With a hard enough blow, it can crank out up to a 120-decibel sound, getting your emergency alert out far and wide. Comes in oxidized purple/blue or plain titanium finishes.

SOG Flint Survival & Defense Tool

SOG Flint Survival & Defense Tool

This handy pocket 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.

Tiny Survival Card

Tiny Survival Card
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This stainless steel wallet card comes from the makers of the Tiny Survival Guide. It packs 17 emergency field tools including a combo knife/spear point, sewing needles, fishing hooks, mini harpoons, a spare button, a micro drill, saw blades, tweezers, and more. A combo kit with their wallet-sized survival guide is also available.

Leatherman Raptor Response Shears

Leatherman Raptor Response Shears

This everyday version of the Leatherman Raptor emergency response shears has slimmer and more comfortable handles. They fold up to protect other items from their stainless steel blades and incorporate a ring cutter, a ruler, and an oxygen tank wrench. Available with grey, crimson, or navy handles.

Dr. Disaster’s Guide to Surviving Everything

Dr. Disaster’s Guide to Surviving Everything
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Emergency room physician, U.S. Air Force veteran, and NBC Senior Medical Correspondent John Torres, MD authored this guide to help us prepare for the worst. The 240-page book includes essential advice on surviving and saving lives in natural disasters, wildlife encounters, accidents, terrorist attacks, and more.

Surviveware Compact First Aid Kit

Surviveware Compact First Aid Kit

What makes Surviveware’s first aid kit stand out is how well organized it is. Each of its inner sleeves is labeled by purpose, saving valuable seconds in an emergency. It’s made from 600D Polyester and comes packed with bandages, splinter probes, sting relief pads, a CPR kit, a blanket, and much more. They also make a large kit.

Eton 3-Day Emergency Kit

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Always be prepared with this survival kit from Eton Corporation. In addition to a hand-turbine American Red Cross FRX2 radio, it’s packed with emergency drinking water, food, hand warmers, matches, a first-aid kit, waterproof matches, a poncho, survival blanket, a whistle, and more. Save $25 with code SAFETY25 at checkout.

KEA Survival Kit

KEA Survival Kit

Created by New Zealand adventure guide Matt Butler, the KEA KIT is a thoughtfully designed survival pack that belongs in every vehicle or campsite. Its modules provide fast access to critical items for first aid, shelter building, fire-starting, hydration, and tools. Fully packed, it weighs 3.7 lb, and measures 10″ x 7.5″ x 3″.

GETXGO Emergency Kit

GETXGO Emergency Kit

GETXGO kit is a waterproof and fire-resistant bag that can help you survive in an emergency. The kit comes with food, water, and first aid supplies, as well as a solar battery pack, charging cables, and a crank-powered radio. An upgraded version includes a matching backpack and a fireproof pouch for important documents.

NWE30 Electronic Emergency Whistle

NWE30 Electronic Emergency Whistle
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Nitecore’s NWE30 is an ultra-compact electronic emergency whistle which activates with a simple twist. It cranks out up to 120dB of volume in all directions, and flashes a 2,000 lumen emergency beacon at night. Measures just 0.98″ x 2.64″ and easily hangs on a backpack.

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Disaster Deck Survival Cards

Disaster Deck Survival Cards
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Terra Frma’s pocket-sized, water-resistant deck includes quick reference cards for numerous kinds of disasters. It provides useful information in the event of an emergency, especially when you don’t have access to a phone or internet service. Keep one in your glovebox, one in your suitcase, and another in your bugout bag.

How Long Could You Survive Alone in a Grocery Store?

How Long Could You Survive Alone in a Grocery Store?

Imagine that the apocalypse arrives, and you’re fortunate enough to be locked inside of a grocery store by yourself. How long could you last without venturing outside? The Food Theorists explores the pros and cons of this hypothetical situation and the strategies you’d need to employ to maximize your chances of survival.

Valtcan Titanium Military Canteen + Mess Kit

Valtcan Titanium Military Canteen + Mess Kit

Valtcan’s long-lasting and rust-resistant titanium camping set includes an 1100ml canteen, and 750ml and 400ml mess kit containers with fold-out handles. The set also includes a pixel camo carrying sling, a lid for the larger mess container, and wires for hanging the mess kit over a fire.

The Little Book of Incredibly Useful Knots

The Little Book of Incredibly Useful Knots
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If the only knots you know how to tie are your shoelaces and a necktie, then you need this book. Authors Geoffrey Budworth and Jason Dalton provide helpful hints on picking the right knot for the job, along with detailed instructions for tying 200 practical knots used in boating, hiking, fishing, climbing, and more.

How to Camp in the Woods

How to Camp in the Woods
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Author Devon Fredericksen presents a comprehensive guide to spending time in the great outdoors. This 304-page hardcover book is packed with useful tips, techniques, and illustrated advice for camping safely and successfully – from choosing your gear to packing, setting up, and enjoying your campsite.

Arcturus Survival Blanket

Arcturus Survival Blanket
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This heavy-duty outdoor blanket is made from lightweight, dual-layer polypropylene with corner grommets. It works as a waterproof tarp, an impromptu shelter, or an emergency blanket. Its Mylar side reflects heat, and also can help signal for help by reflecting light. Measures 60″ x 82″ when opened, and stows in a zipper pouch.

QuickStove Portable Compact Camp Cube Stove

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This ultra-compact outdoor cooker is great for quick meal prep when camping or hiking. The steel stove weighs just 1 lb., and measures just 4″ x 4″ x 2.75″ when folded. Works with a variety of fuel sources, including fuel tablets, Sterno, wood, charcoal, or an alcohol burner.

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T3 Tactical Auto Rescue Tool

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StatGear’s T3 tool has everything you need to escape a car wreck, including a 3.25″ stainless serrated blade, a seatbelt cutter, a spring-loaded window punch, and an LED flashlight. Comes with a belt clip and nylon sheath. Save 25% in The Awesomer Shop.

How to Survive a Plane Crash

How to Survive a Plane Crash

Being in a plane crash is one of our worst nightmares. UNILAD sat down with Jamie Hull, a former British serviceman who survived after his plane caught fire 1000 feet in the air. Despite the inferno around him, Jamie kept his composure to save his own life. His account of the incident is both a terrifying and inspiring story of survival.

TI-EDC Survival Whistle

TI-EDC Survival Whistle
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You never know when you’ll be stuck in an emergency where you need to call for help. Whether you’re lost in the woods, or being attacked by a gang of thugs (or bears), this super-loud titanium whistle will draw attention to your precarious situation. Works in wet or dry environments, and is great on a keychain or lanyard.

5-in-1 Emergency Car Tool

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If you’re ever in a car accident and can’t get your door open, smashing the window may be the only way to escape. This emergency tool can easily shatter a window and cut through seat belt webbing. It also packs a white LED flashlight, a red SOS light, and a built-in 2200 mAh battery pack for recharging your phone in a pinch.

StatGear SuperVizor XT

StatGear SuperVizor XT
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StatGear’s smartly-designed stainless steel tool belongs in every vehicle. It includes two essential safety functions – a seatbelt cutter, and a carbide glassbreaker tip. It also comes with a visor-mounted carrying case for quick access in an emergency. Sold in a pack of two, so you can keep one on each visor or in two cars.

Zippo Emergency Fire Kit

Zippo Emergency Fire Kit

Zippo’s compact fire-starting kit is a great travel companion for any outdoor adventure. It includes five compressed discs of easy-to-light paraffin coated cotton tinder, and a large flint spark wheel, all packed inside of a water-resistant, floating container with a lanyard hole.

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