All Wilderness Search and Rescue Personnel will push the limits “That Others May Live.” Respect their dedication and sacrifice by taking every effort to prevent an emergency before it happens.
In today’s article, we’ll examine what the average hiker/camper/outdoor enthusiast can do to increase their chances of being found by examining how Wilderness Search and Rescue Personnel approach the missing person incident.
Read the entire article on itstactical.com
We’ve just restocked the ITS Mini Survival Kit! Weighing just 3.4 ounces, the ITS MSK is built to fit in a pocket and be taken anywhere and has everything you need should you find yourself on an unexpected adventure.
The included contents cover the survival necessities of Fire and Light, Signaling, Navigation, Water and Food, Knives and Tools, Medical and Multi-Purpose. Check out the entire contents list and pick one up on ITS Tactical
Be prepared for just about anything.
Fire Starting Techniques with Fatwood and a Mora FireKnife
The ITS Urban Kit
- (1) FRS (Folding Razor Saw)
- (1) Diamond Wire Blade
- (1) Handcuff Shim
- (1) Quick Stick
- (2) Universal Handcuff Keys
- (1) Ceramic Razor Blade
- 6 Feet of 135 lb. Test Kevlar Cordage
- 6 Feet of Stainless-Steel Coated Leader Wire
- (1) Button Compass – Grade AA
The KODIAK: Paracord survival bracelet that integrates a fire starting buckle, fire starting tinder, braided fishing line and fishing hook.
Breitling Emergency 2 - The world’s first wristwatch with a dual frequency locator beacon.
$15,000 from Breitling
Living Off The Land 1955 US Navy Survival Training
[via Art of Manliness]
Life Armor Disaster Shelter
"The pod measures 4 feet in diameter, weighs 175 pounds, and supports up to 9.3 tons of pressure on its body. Which is about the equivalent impact of two elephants falling from the sky. And speaking of falling from the sky, another nifty Life Armor fact: it can withstand its own celestial drop from 80+ feet, though presumably that stat applies only when its landing surface is water.
Inside the Life Armor, temporary residents take shelter amidst a cushioned urethane foam interior, and have access to GPS and solar panels, subfloor storage compartments, batteries, life jackets, a waterproof megaphone, and an emergency food supply.”