The beauty of Greg's kit is in the simplicity. The only thing I would add in are a half-dozen water purification tablets and a few steri-strips and knuckle bandages. Everything here is multi-purpose. Even the alcohol prep pads can be used for firestarting in addition to hygienic needs.
|Everything is neatly stored in a multi-tool nylon sheath. To make space for more items, one could substitute the Leatherman with a smaller Swiss-Army knife.|
Leatherman Rebar tool
SureFire Titan-A light (AAA battery powered)
Exotac nanoSTRIKER fire starter
Fox 40 whistle
Custom made glow fob
12 feet of 400lb Dyneema cord w/ rubber band
2" x 1.5" signal mirror
(2x) alcohol swabs for tinder
|A multi-tool pouch makes for a personal survival kit that you can carry on your belt on short outings.|
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