Emergency and Survival
Tried and true, the UST MagBar Fire Starter combines magnesium shavings and the sparks of a flint to start a fire when you need it. Use the serrated edge to shave off magnesium into a pile, then use the other edge to strike the flint bar and create sparks to reliably start hundreds of fires.
A classic tool for camping, backpacking, and emergency preparedness, the lightweight UST StarFlash Floating Signal Mirror has a built-in precision aiming system for accurate signaling, and it won’t sink if dropped in water. In addition to using it for emergency signaling, it’s handy for personal grooming as well. The virtually unbreakable Floating Mirror also features a lanyard hole for convenient attachment to gear, and it works even in overcast conditions or at night with moonlight or other light sources.
Conserving up to 90 percent of body heat, the compact, lightweight, and waterproof UST Survival Reflect Blanket can be used for heat deflection, body heat insulation, and as a wind or rain barrier. This protective gear is ideal for wilderness survival and home emergency preparedness, the aluminized blanket can also be seen from a distance, making it a suitable emergency signaling device in a pinch.
The lightweight and compact TekFire PRO Fuel-Free Lighter allows for quick and easy fire starting. Windproof, flameless, and electronic, it requires no butane fuel or adjustments for altitude. The included ParaTinder™ wrist lanyard can be unwound for about 3 feet of all-purpose paracord with an added single tinder thread. The lighter also comes with a USB cord for easy recharging from any USB port. NOTE: Only ignite inner red core strand of ParaTinder. Do not ignite white inner core strands or outer colored jacket. These can melt plastic residue on electrodes blocking the electrical arc and prevent lighter from working. TO CLEAR RESIDUE FROM ELECTRODES: Use a wooden toothpick or plastic knife to gently scrape clear. To avoid electric shock or burn, DO NOT push electric arc button on while cleaning.
Lightweight, safe, and easy-to-carry, UST’s WetFire Tinder 8-pk is guaranteed to light in windy or wet conditions. Requiring just a small amount of tinder to build a fire, you can shave off a small piece or use the entire cube depending on the level of wind or moisture. WetFire tinder burns up to 5 minutes and can be extinguished instantly. Offering a 5-year shelf life, the cubed tinders are individually packed to maintain freshness. They’re great for use in combination with any UST sparking device, including StrikeForce, SparkForce, BlastMatch, and Sparkie (sold separately). Available in 5-, 8-, and 12-pack quantities.
Burn 5 Times Longer than regular matches Say “See ya!” to the pile of spent matches and your still-unlit wick or painstakingly perfected teepee of kindling. These UCO Long-Burn Matches make lighting campfires, BBQ grills and candles a breeze. Give them a try—your fingertips will thank you.
Hedge your bets against the weather with a UCO Stormproof Match Kit. Stormproof Matches are windproof, waterproof and light up quickly and consistently in driving rain, heavy winds and falling snow—and will relight even after being submerged in water. Each kit includes 25 matches, 3 strikers and a waterproof case that floats; the case holds up to 40 matches. Secure over 6 minutes of life-sustaining fire wherever life takes you, or during whatever Mother Nature throws your way.
The Sweetfire Strikeable Fire Starter is not only sweet for your gear collection, it's sweet for the planet. Made from a sugarcane by-product called bagasse, this key ingredient is already used around the world as a renewable biofuel. Each of these match points (there are 20 per box) is infused with vegetable wax to allow for up to 7 minutes of burn time per each point. There's also no need to bring matches to light the Sweetfire as each match point has a strikeable tip that can conveniently be used with the striker on the box.
A crucial component of your 10 Essentials gear, the Survival Stormproof Match Kit is an inexpensive insurance policy for your comfort and care in the outdoors. Fifteen compact Stormproof Matches will light in any weather—and will relight even after being submerged in water! The sealed case includes a replaceable, integrated striker on the outside of the case plus an extra striker. Each match will stay lit for up to 12 seconds, giving you about 3 minutes of fire in each kit.
Repel water and ensure a more consistent light in the outdoors with UCO’s Waterproof Matches. Ideal for adventures in adverse conditions, barbequing on the boat or an unexpected emergency, these matches have a durable waterproof coating that provides the security of light and warmth in compromising situations. Each packet contains 4 boxes of 40 matches each (160 total matches), so stash a box in your backpack, glove box, survival kit and boating supplies for a little peace of mind.
If you're forced to spend an unexpected night outdoors, on the side of the road, or in your home without heat, count on the Survive Outdoors Longer® Emergency Bivvy to keep you warm and dry. Made from tear-resistant, aluminum-coated polyethylene, this bivvy reflects 90% of your body heat back to you, providing life-saving warmth, and is sealed to protect you from wind, rain, and snow. Ultralight and compact, the Emergency Bivvy is a small yet potentially life-saving addition to your survival gear, car, home, bike bag, hiking pack, and camping gear. When turned inside out, the bivvy bag doubles as an emergency blanket, so you can wrap yourself in its heat reflective warmth while setting up camp, watching soccer games, or enjoying the stars. With this bivvy, you’ll have peace of mind knowing you’re prepared with the personal emergency shelter that has saved lives in the harshest outdoor conditions.
The same ultra-light, ultra-warm full protection shelter that professionals rely on, now sized for 2 people. The Survive Outdoors Longer® 2-Person Emergency Bivvy is made from the same heat-reflective polyethylene as Adventure Medical Kit's world-famous emergency blankets (reflecting 90% of your body heat back to you), with the added benefit of being fully sealed so that no wind, rain, or snow can get inside. If you and your partner are forced to spend the unexpected night outdoors, both of you can hop in the Survive Outdoors Longer® 2-Person Emergency Bivvy as soon as the temperature drops and instantly improve the odds in your favor.
The most advanced emergency blanket on the market - meticulously designed to never fail when you're counting on it with your life. It all starts with the material, vacuum-metalized polyethylene, that reflects 90% of your body heat while also offering a number of other important features that set it apart from traditional mylar blankets; it opens easily and will not shred if nicked or punctured, rips and tears can be repaired, it is quiet and won't crinkle in high winds, and its high-visibility orange exterior makes it easy for rescuers to find you. Plus, survival tips and techniques are printed directly on the blanket so you have them when you need them. Sized to fit one person.
The Survive Outdoors Longer® Escape™ Bivvy is nothing less than a revolution in backcountry shelters. The complaint with most ultra-light emergency shelters is the same: condensation builds up inside as you get warm, leaving your clothes soaking wet. With the Escape™ Bivvy, condensation is no longer an issue, and you never again have to choose between staying dry and staying warm. The proprietary fabric lets moisture escape at the same time that it keeps rain, snow, and wind on the outside – all while reflecting your body heat back to you. Waterproof seams plus a drawstring hood closure and side zip mean you can seal out the elements entirely or use the bivvy like a traditional sleeping bag, and the high-visibility orange exterior makes it easy for rescuers to spot you even in areas with high tree cover.
You want to go 'Light and Fast' but you need a backcountry shelter that breathes. The SOL Escape Lite™ Bivvy was developed especially for you! Constructed with our proprietary Escape fabric and with a minimalist design the Escape Lite™ weighs in at only 5.5 oz and packs incredibly small. The proprietary fabric lets moisture escape at the same time that it keeps rain, snow, and wind on the outside – all while reflecting your body heat back to you. The Escape Lite™ is no one-trick pony either, use it as a liner to enhance the warmth of your traditional sleeping bag, as an ultra-light weight summer bag or as an emergecy bivvy. Now you really can go further and explore longer!
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The Survive Outdoors Longer® Fire Lite™ Kit is the ultimate fire starter kit, ideal for everything from backpacking trips to survival situations. Minimalist and practical, this kit weighs only 0.2 oz. yet contains the essentials you need to start up to 20 fires in any weather conditions, all in a reusable DryFlex bag. Along with detailed fire starting instructions, the kit includes 20 pieces of Tinder Quik™. This waterproof and windproof tinder will burn for up to 3 minutes, even when wet, giving you plenty of time to build a fire. Ignite the Tinder Quik™ using the Survive Outdoors Longer® Fire Lite™ sparker, a one-handed striker tested to produce up to 5,000 sparks. Compact yet comprehensive, the Fire Lite™ Kit makes starting a fire easier, whether you add it to your survival gear or pack it as your fire starter for backpacking and camping trips.
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With the Survive Outdoors Longer Heat Reflective Poncho, you don't have to worry about getting caught in a downpour. Made with a high-performance, 90% heat reflective material, this waterproof rain poncho allows you to keep moving towards shelter while staying dry and warm. The durable material is tear resistant and won't shred like Mylar, giving you an emergency poncho or backpacking poncho you can count on for multiple trips. A great lightweight addition to your backpacking gear, the Heat Reflective Poncho weighs a mere 2.7 oz. and folds up small enough to fit in the side pocket of your backpack. The roomy design can cover you and your pack, making this hooded poncho the ideal ultralight rain gear. Throw this reusable poncho in your glove box for unexpected showers, add it to your emergency gear, or keep it next to your umbrella for warm, full-coverage protection wherever you go. Stay dry and warm whenever foul weather arises with the Survive Outdoors Longer Heat Reflective Poncho.
Visible over 10 miles! Target planes, helicopters, and distant search and rescue teams with the Rescue Flash™ Signal Mirror. The 3M® reflective aiming aid enables you to signal targets from miles away, and the lightweight Lexan construction will not break if dropped.
The most advanced emergency blanket on the market - meticulously designed never to fail when you're counting on it with your life. It all starts with the material, vacuum-metalized polyethylene, that reflects 90% of your body heat while also offering a number of other important features that set it apart from traditional mylar blankets; it opens easily and will not shred if nicked or punctured, rips and tears can be repaired, it is quiet and won't crinkle in high winds, and its high-visibility orange exterior makes it easy for rescuers to find you. Plus, survival tips and techniques are printed directly on the blanket so you have them when you need them. Sized to fit two people.
A patented, three-chambered pea-less design that never fails to make a sharp, penetrating call or signal. Essential for outdoor activities! This is the one that changed the game! Fox 40’s first pealess whistle. Authentic. Original. Design: 3-chamber pealess Sound Power: 115 dB
The newest Fox40 whistle packaged with a breakaway lanyard. The Micro whistle is true to the Fox 40 tradition of innovative design and engineering excellence. Available in assorted colours. Sleek and compact whistle with an innovative and practical design. Design: 3-chamber pealess Sound Power: 110 dB
Sound innovation for the extreme! Design: 2-chamber pealess + CMG Sound Power: 120 dB
Stripped to the basics, the Black Diamond Lynx shovel makes an ideal companion for ultralight ski tours and alpine climbs that require you to dig a bivy high on the route. The durable aluminum blade easy withstands the abuse that the big mountains dish out, and the compact, fixed-length handle takes up minimum space in your pack. Removable, fixed-length anodized shaft with T-handle Powder-coated aluminum blade
Built with an extendable handle and high-volume blade profile, the Black Diamond Transfer 3 Shovel helps you throw as much snow as possible from the smallest footprint. Its durable, smooth-bottom blade give you clean walls in your snow pit and the versatile design works well in any backcountry situation. Extendable, removable trapezoidal shaft with a redesigned, anodized blade Hybrid D/T handle
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