Whether you are a hiker, hunter or an outdoor enthusiast, it is important that you take the proper precautions while out on the trail.
Packing essential survival items will increase your odds of survival if something were to happen to you.
10 Essential Survival Items to Pack While Out on the Trail:
Water- People should consume 2 liters of water per day, potentially much more depending upon the weather and terrain of your hike. Consider adding a Water Filtration Straw to your backpack to lighten your load.
Food- The rule of thumb is to pack 1.5-2lb. of food per person/per day. (2500-4500 calories.) Consider packing Long Term Food Storage Meals which are much lighter weight.
Fire- waterproof matches, flint, lighter, mini stove
Navigation- compass, GPS device, personal locator beacon (PLB), trail map