Awesome Survival

OutSmart Titanium Spork

OutSmart Titanium Spork
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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.

Eton Elite 750 Radio

Eton Elite 750 Radio
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This substantial bit of kit from radio maker Eton can tune in radio broadcasts on just about every wavelength. It can receive signals in AM, FM, LW, SW, SSB, and VHF aircraft bands, and has a built-in 360º rotating AM antenna to help pull in the most distant signals. Its digital tuner can store up to 100 channels per band.

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LifeStraw Peak Series

LifeStraw Peak Series

If there’s one thing we all need for survival, it’s clean drinking water. LifeStraw makes containers with microfilters that can remove >99.999% of bacteria, parasites, and particulates so you can drink with confidence. The Peak collection includes a personal straw, a squeeze bottle, and a gravity filter for up to 8L of water.

Wilderness Survival Guide

Wilderness Survival Guide
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No matter where your outdoor travels take you, it’s essential to brush up on your survival skills. Jason Marsteiner’s book provides a solid foundation for adventurers of all experience levels. It offers step-by-step guides for critical skills like building fires, trapping game, setting up a campsite, and various lifesaving scenarios.

5-in-1 Emergency Car Tool

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If you’re ever in a car accident and can’t open your door, 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 2200 mAh battery pack. Save an extra 15% through 1.19.2022 with code JAN15.

How Not to Get Eaten by Ewoks

How Not to Get Eaten by Ewoks
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There are plenty of good books out there for honing your survival skills, but how many of them cover what to do if you’re held captive by furry creatures on Endor, stuck on an exploding Death Star, or frozen in carbonite? Well, you’re in luck, thanks to BBC culture editor Christian Blauvelt and his handy Star Wars survival guide.

Tekto Survival Bag

Tekto Survival Bag
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Whether you’re hiking, camping, hunting, or stuck in your car in bad weather, you should always have a quality first-aid kit on hand. The Tekto Survival Bag could save your life with its survival tools, thermal blankets, bandages, tape, water bottle and filter, emergency flashlight, and more.

Using PVC for Survival

Using PVC for Survival

PVC is quite the versatile material. It can be used for plumbing, building support structures, or even storage units. In this clip, SensiblePrepper shows us 17 different ways you can use various sizes of PVC pipe and fittings to help you survive when things go south. His ideas include weapons, tools, storage vessels and a makeshift canteen.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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