5 Items Under $5 That YOU Should Have In Your Daypack [Part 1]
Duck Tape - $3.49: It has been proven by scientists that Duck Tape is the most versatile stuff on the planet. So far humans have found 12,876,523 uses for Duck Tape so why would you not have some in YOUR pack. mygofer.com
SOL Emergency Blanket - $4.00: Vacuum-metalized polyethylene reflects 90% of your body heat. Bottom line, if the sun goes down and your still up on a mountainside this one item can save your life. Other uses for a good emergency blanket are; keeping an injured friend warm, attracting attention, building a shelter and covering up gear to keep it dry. surviveoutdoorslonger.com
Utility Cord – $4.50: Whether its to build a sled to get an injured companion off a mountainside, fashioning a shelter to hunker down for the night, threading it to make fishing line / snare lines, utility cord will prove invaluable in an emergency situation. 50ft of utility cord is super lightweight but will still provide you with approx. 400 lbs of tensile strength. rei.com
Lighter / Matches – $1.00: A good fire will not only keep you warm and dry but will provide a huge psychological boost when you may need it the most.
T.P. – $1.00: Good for wiping butthole’s and starting fires. Plus, girls always seem to need this item but never seem to have it.