If you are out on a long hike or on a camping trip, you should be well prepared when heading into the great outdoors. Nature and the outdoors can and will provide tough challenges, through treacherous weather, strenuous terrain, wildlife, and many other factors, the best way to survive in the wild is preparation and being well equipped. You need to have a basic understanding of the knowledge necessary to respond to survive and respond to an emergency situation, which tends to mean having the correct tools and utensils for these situations. The Gerber ® Bear Grylls Basic Kit contains basic essentials that can prepare you for some of the tough outdoor challenges.
The Basic Kit’s mantra is “Stay prepared. Stay Alive”. The convenient outdoor kit has an overall weight of 4.2 ounces and the sheath dimensions is 4.5 inches by 5 inches. The weight and size of the kit make it simple to slip into one of the small pockets of one’s backpack. The kit features the necessary tools and components to have at hand, with backing from Gerber and Bear Grylls on the tools.
The Gerber Bear Grylls Basic Kit Features…
Gerber ® Mini-Paraframe ™ Knife
Cotton Ball: Fire Tinder
Lightweight, ripstop nylon bag with waterproof zipper
Land to Air Rescue Instructions
Priorities of Survival: Pocket guide contains Bear’s survival essentials
If you happen to find yourself in a spot of trouble, the kit assists through not only the tools it provides but helpful tips through Bear Grylls Priorities of Survival Pocket Guide. The guide covers how you should set your priorities, such as keeping the 4 absolute basics in mind for addressing survival situations. Protection whether it be from the elements, dangerous animals, or imminent hazards is the number one priority, the guide covers clothing, shelter, and fire in this section. Rescue is the next priority, rescue services will start looking as soon as they know you are missing, the guide goes over location, signaling, and navigation. The third priority is water, in order to be rescued or to self-rescue one needs water and the guide goes over sources, collection, and purification. After protection, rescue, and water have been covered one can move onto handling food, which provides vital energy to help survive, and the guide goes over snares/traps, knots, and scavenging.
The Gerber ® Bear Grylls Basic Kit contains basic tools for survival along with input and pointers from Bear himself. His design notes are as follow, “Stick it in your rucksack and hope you never need to use it. There for when you need it, it can save your life”. We can never be prepared for everything but we can carry around the basic knowledge and utensils for survival and that is what this kit has. It is currently available on the Gerber Gear website for $27.00. If you are out on an adventure, hike, or camping take this convenient outdoor kit with you for any emergencies or unknown elements that may come your way.