The Unterduffel Adventure Bag is perfect for incognito travel and transport. The 13-by-9-by-20-inch bag includes a large main compartment and multiple smaller areas for your gear. The main zippers are lockable, the straps are adjustable and the bag comes with a drainage grommet. The Unterduffel Adventure Bag is made from 1,050-denier, water-and abrasion-resistant ballistic nylon fabric, and it features UTX-Duraflex nylon buckles for low-sound closures when stealth is required. The bag is triple polyurethane coated for grime and water resistance.
The perfect hunting companion for the backwoods, the Druid 240 is designed for outdoor tasks from skinning to bushcraft. Built from 9Cr18Mov steel, the Druid 240 is a premium tool that retains its edge, is lightweight and is ready for any challenge Mother Nature throws your way. With an overall length of 10.43 inches, the Druid 240 allows you to work in constricted spaces and still keep a firm grip. It is simple to maintain and offers minimum sound disturbance during travel.
This new high-volume, gravity-powered water purifier from LifeStraw removes bacteria, protozoa and viruses from backcountry water and makes it safe. Simply fill the nylon roll bag with the cleanest water available, seal the bag, hang it from a high spot, connect the hose to the bag and allow a few minutes for clean water to start flowing. The durable water purifier removes 99.999 percent of viruses, including rotavirus and hepatitis A, as well as 99.9999 percent of bacteria (E.coli, etc.) and 99.99 percent of protozoa (Giardia, Cryptosporidium). The LifeStraw Mission also reduces turbidity (muddiness) up to 0.02 microns, eliminating the need for iodine or chlorine tablets. The LifeStraw Mission will purify up to 4,755 gallons of water throughout its lifetime. It is available in 5- or 12-liter capacities.
Lightweight, compact and durable, Smith’s new survival tool is packed with the essentials you need to make it in the backcountry. The Pocket Pal includes coarse and fine pull-through sharpening slots and a fold-out, tapered diamond rod. There’s also a fire-starter, a compass, an LED light and whistle. Quick, safe and easy to use anywhere and anytime, this 3.38-inch survival kit is absolutely a lifesaver!
Twelve hours of sun will fully charge this portable lifesaver during any off-grid emergency situation. Not only will this charger bring your electronics back to life, but it also acts as an SOS emergency beacon and has an LED light that can run for up to 150 hours in energy-save mode. You can virtually attach this charger anywhere, from a water bottle to a tree top. And for each Power+ purchased, WakaWaka will send another charger to somewhere in the world where access to electricity is scarce.
With up to 625 lumens and a maximum of 117 runtime hours (on Eco mode), the Maglite ML300LX can light your way in the backwoods or act as a distress signal when lost. Not only can the ultra-bright beam cut through the darkness up to 406 meters, but the strobe mode can attract rescuers to your location. The ML300LX is also water resistant and very durable, with a drop resistance of 1 meter. The light runs on three D-cell batteries.
The deadliest backwoods threats could be The NosiLife gear from Craghoppers will protect you from bugs and bug bites. The complete line includes pants, jackets, shirts and more for every member of the family and features Insect Shield. This technology offers adequate protection from mosquitoes and other biting insects that can cause life-threatening diseases such as malaria. These garments also include sun-protection and all-day moisture management.
Bugging out to the backcountry often means having to hunt, fish and forage for survival. Everything you need to master these skills is available in the Outfitter hunting pack from Outdoor Edge. This complete hunting set includes a gut-hook skinner, a caping knife, a folding boning/fillet knife, an axe, a wood/bone saw, a ribcage spreader and a two-stage ceramic/carbide sharpener in a nylon roll-pack organizer. Blaze orange handles never get lost and save time when setting tools down. Individual sheaths allow you to carry the axe and knives separately. Most importantly, at a total weight of 3.5 pounds, the Outfitter won’t slow you down when on the hunt.
No cell service? Forget to pack a map in your bug-out bag? No problem! Trimble Outdoors’ Off-The-Grid Maps can help you navigate to safety even in the worst terrains. This service turns your smartphone into a fully functioning GPS that you can use completely off the grid, with all of the detailed maps you need stored on an SD Card (for Androids) or downloaded to the device for iOS. Its cloud feature allows you to sync data between your phone, tablet or desktop. Whatever device you are using, you can log into your account and all of your maps, waypoints or notations will be viewable. Just load the data for your areas ahead of time as part of your prepper planning!
This topical drug is built around colloidal oatmeal that is designed to neutralize the venom from bee, wasp, ant, jellyfish and similar stinging creatures. Stops The Sting is also said to be effective against poison ivy and similar noxious exposures as well. Stops The Sting ointment is an effective solution to the timeless problem of insect stings, making it a perfect addition to your bug-out medical kit.
The unique silicone globe of the Spright Lantern produces a diffused light and collapses for compact storage. This versatile lantern sits on a sturdy base, or it can hang from its integrated hook. It has three long-lasting LED bulbs that provide 100 lumens on high, and runs up to five days continuously on the nightlight setting. This powerful lantern is powered by three AA batteries, is water-resistant and the self-charging globe glows in the dark for easy location.
Even in bug-out scenarios, it’s important to be well rested for the trials ahead. The Dark Canyon sleeping bag from Alps OutdoorZ features a soft MicroFiber liner that will remind you of sleeping at home. Its two-layer construction helps eliminate cold spots, and there is an included stuff sack to make transportation easy. The camo fabric design will also help you blend in and stay safe while recharging overnight.
You never know when you might end up face-to-face with a disaster, survival or emergency situation — but you can always prep in advance. Stock up and stay prepared for any emergency with these prepper products from Steel Will Knives, Outdoor Edge, Maglite and more!
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1. Maxpedition Unterduffel
2. Steel Will Druid 240
3. LifeStraw Mission
4. Smith’s Pocket Pal X2 Sharpener and Survival Tool
5. WakaWaka Power+ Solar Charger
6. Maglite ML300LX
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7. Craghoppers NosiLife Clothing
8. Outdoor Edge Outfitter
9. Trimble Outdoors Off-The-Grid Maps
10. Stops The Sting
11. UST Spright Lantern
12. Alps OutdoorZ Dark Canyon
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This article was originally published in the SURVIVOR’S EDGE™ Winter 2016 edition. Subscription is available in print and digital editions here.
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