As a true survivalist, you probably know the essential item that you need to have with you in survival situations.
Food – duh.
Water – jup.
First aid – not leaving without it.
But what about some of the lesser known items that you can use? Our friends over at survivalhacks.info have a great list of things that might come in handy but you might not have thought of at first.
Check them out. Here are 6 (somewhat) unexpected items for your survival pack.
1. Binder clips.
These can be used to hold all kinds of things together. You can also use them as a stabilizer, hanger, holder, and etc.
2. Small tin of Vicks VapoRub.
You can apply this under your nose to mask unpleasant odors. Apart from its medicinal purposes, it also helps in starting a fire if mixed with tinder.
3. Dried Fruit.
Mold will not grow readily on dried fruit. It is one of the best foods to stock up for survival since it contains essential nutrients, keeps for a long time and is easy to store and transport.
4. Sillcock keys/4 ways keys.
This is a must have in your survival kit. This tool will help you get access to restricted water, in genuine emergency situations.
5. Thieves essential oil.
This works well in keeping you and your kids away from germs and bacteria.
6. Katadyn Pocket Water Microfilter
These amazing portable water filters get rave reviews and can remove an amazing array of impurities from water. One of these could truly be the difference between life and death. the filter’s silver-impregnated ceramic element is effective against bacteria and protozoa, filtering all microorganisms larger than 0.2 microns to produce clear, drinkable water.
Head over to survivalhacks.info to find out 10 more unusual items that you can use.