To its Gerber / Bear Grylls Survival Series, Gerber has recently added “Gerber’s Bear Grylls’ Basic Survival Kit.” This kit is an essential item you should have when you’re in the wild. It’s a multi-purpose kit with each item conceived diligently. The kit is a complete package of all the necessary basic gear to fight any challenges you encounter while on your adventures.
The Basic Survival Kit is packaged in a light nylon bag (4 oz) with a ripstop and waterproof zipper. Gerber / Bear has kept it a bright orange color so it’s pretty hard to lose it, even if you wish to. There is an inner plastic pouch that can be zipped. The kit includes waterproof matches, string, a whistle, snare wire, an emergency cord, cotton balls, a knife, fire tinder, and a Bear Grylls survival guide.
The Matches: The matches are waterproof. You can easily make fire using these matches even if you’re submerged in water and gotten your kit wet.
The String: The string can be used for a variety of things. It’s helpful in a rescue event and also while hunting.
The Whistle: Whenever you need an ear-splitting sound, the whistle is there for your service.
The Snare Wire: The snare in the Basic Survival Kit is made from copper. It is rigid and is very useful in tough situations.
The emergency cord: The cord is very easy to use and extremely useful for various tasks like lashing a knife to a stick for spearing, lashing for shelter, etc.
The Cotton Balls: Cotton balls are very significant item in a survival kit. They come handy to make fire, stop bleeding, clean a wound, pad medicine on a wound, to make wick, etc.
The Knife: It’s a small yet sharp knife. With a firm built, it can be used for cutting meat, splitting nylon, and more.
The Fire Tinder: The fire tinder efficiently starts fire in a single attempt. It’s safe and easy to operate.
The Bear Grylls survival guide: The survival guide has detailed information on the items in the kit. It also has some basic knowledge and teachings of survival in the wild and safety measures to be taken on any adventure.
Gerber’s Bear Grylls’ Basic Survival Kit is a complete package for survival and safety to be carried along while you’re heading to enjoy your hiking, camping, or hunting trip in the wild. With its incredibly useful items, the light weight and small size is an added bonus.