Wilderness Survival Checklist – 30 Items

    When you’re adventuring outdoors, you can sometimes find yourself in unfamiliar territory, put yourself in a risky situation or pick up an unexpected injury. As much as there is a potential to have a great time, there’s an equal potential for things to go quickly wrong.

    That’s why it’s important to keep with you some survival essentials, just in case your adventure takes a turn for the worse.

    Below, we’ll share with you an extensive survival checklist for those serious about keeping safe. Of course, it’s unlikely you’ll be carrying these all with you at one time, but they could come in particularly useful for different specific situations. Your needs will vary depending on the kind of trip you are taking. What would you add to the list?

    1. Cell phone
    2. GPS tracker
    3. Distress flares
    4. First aid kit
    5. Bear spray
    6. Pocket knife
    7. Compass and map
    8. Sleeping gear (sleeping bag, blanket)
    9. Tape
    10. Water filter
    11. Whistle
    12. Warm and waterproof clothes
    13. Travel hammock
    14. Flashlight
    15. Firelighter
    16. Emergency food reserves
    17. Bottle (or another container for water)
    18. Tent
    19. Tarp
    20. Gloves
    21. Batteries/solar charger
    22. Sunscreen
    23. Money
    24. Fishing equipment
    25. Ziplock bags for food and water
    26. Water purification tablets
    27. Cooking pot
    28. Poncho
    29. Binoculars
    30. Personal identification

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