Preppers and survivalists rejoice! Amazon Prime Day brings you lots of stuff that will help you finally complete or update your survival kit.
Backdoor Survival offers you a few tips on how to make the most of Amazon Prime Day. One tip that you should definitely do is to make a list of what you need to complete your survival kit. Once you determine the pieces of survival gear you wish to get, simply wait if they’ll be available on Amazon Prime Day. You should also check regularly if they’re already on sale on Amazon.
You need the right backpack to keep your survival kit. The coming Amazon Prime Day will give you the opportunity to finally have a hiking backpack that’s perfect for day hikes, bike rides and everyday use.
The Sunhiker Backpack is spacious enough to carry all the basic survival gear that you might need on a day-long adventure. The bag can be used in rugged conditions since it’s made of nylon that is resistant to water, tearing and scratches. It also sports a breathable mesh shoulder so comfort is not an issue, as well.
Reebow Gear Military Tactical Backpack
The good thing about Amazon Prime Day is that the items are so affordable that you can buy as many items as you can. When it comes to backpacks, you can buy the Sunhiker above for short outdoor adventures while the much larger Reebow Gear Military Tactical Backpack is perfect for your complete survival kit.
This 40L Reebow Gear backpack above comes with molle system that allows you to carry more gear. It is made of high density water resistant material that’s double-stitched to make you more confident about its durability. Comfort is also not an issue since it utilizes a ventilated mesh padded back and shoulder strap.
Coleman Evanston Screened Tent
Shelter is one of the basic needs of man. You’re hard-pressed to survive an emergency situation, say, being lost in the woods, if you can’t find or build a proper shelter. This is why a tent should be one of the things in your survival kit. Thankfully Amazon Prime Day means you get to finally purchase the tent you’ve been dreaming of.
The Coleman Evanston Screened Tent above, for example, is the perfect shelter for a family of up to 8 members. It’s huge enough for a couple of queen-sized cushions and then there’s a separate screened lounging room and a rainfly. The polyester tent also boasts of the WeatherTec system, which uses inverted seams and welded floors to keep the inhabitants from getting wet.
Reisen Warm & Cold Weather Sleeping Bag
One key to survival is getting enough rest and sleep so you’ll have enough energy to face the next day. The key to getting enough sleep, meanwhile, is to be as comfortable as possible. Tents will help you against the elements but a sleeping bag will protect you against the cold while keeping you comfy.
Since you’re considering getting a new sleeping bag to include in your survival kit, why not go for one that will keep you comfortable during warm and cold weather. The water-resistant Reisen Warm & Cold Weather Sleeping Bag uses soft cotton filling and warm flannel liner for ultimate comfort.
RAVPower 5-in-1 Multi-tool Pocket Knife
No survival kit is complete without the right multi-tool. Luckily, a good number of quality multi-tools will be offered at discounted prices on Amazon Prime Day. This includes the RAVPower 5-in-1 Multi-tool Pocket Knife.
The multi-tool pocket knife can be used as a saw, can opener, bottle opener, pliers, and a screwdriver, which comes with 9 different bits. It’s also safe ton use thanks to a built-in safeguard that keeps the blade from closing on your fingers. Plus, the ergonomic design allows both left and right handed to use the multi-tool with ease and comfort.
Victorinox Swiss Army Pocket Knife
Another multi-tool that many of you have been dying to own, the Victorinox Swiss Army Pocket Knife will certainly be a bestseller come Amazon Prime Day.
This version of the classic multi-tool comes with 15 different features including a blade, saw, scissors, corkscrew, bottle opener, and screwdriver. Since the blade is less than 3 inches long, it is legal to carry. In fact, it should be in everyone’s everyday carry (EDC).
LifeStraw Personal Water Filter
If you haven’t heard of LifeStraw, you probably haven’t updated your survival kit for a long time now. LifeStraw is one of the most popular and best-selling personal water filters in the market.
The award-winning invention can get rid of 99.99% of bacteria and parasites, micro plastics and decreases turbidity of dirty water. One LifeStraw can filter up to 1,000 gallons of water as long as you use and care for it properly.
This survival kit staple is also available in an American Red Cross version.
MSR PocketRocket Portable Stove
In a survival situation, you can make do with dome wood or tinder, a match, and a tin can to cook food or boil water. That’s a great skill to have. But you don’t have to settle. Take advantage of the amazing deals on Amazon Prime Day and get a camping stove for cheap.
The MSR PocketRocket 2 Ultralight Camping Stove works best with isobutene-propane fuel canister, which is bought separately. It does not require any preheating or pressurizing allowing a liter of water to boil in 3 1/2 minutes. In emergency situations, time is of the essence having sterilized water in such a short time is definitely a plus.
Terra Hiker Camping Cookware
While it is possible to cook food or boil water in tin cans, it is also not that safe. According to Scientific American, potentially harmful metals from the can may leach into the food. This is the perfect excuse to update your survival kit with a new cookset.
Lucky for you, the Terra Hiker Camping Cookware will be cheaper than usual on Amazon Prime Day. The cookset comes with a non-stick boiling pot with lid, frying pan and kettle made of non-toxic aluminum. There’s also a serving ladle, plastic bowl, bamboo spoon, and a cleaning sponge.
Lighting Ever 1000LM Portable LED Camping Lantern
A source of light is vital in emergency and survival situations. That said, you should have at least one camping lantern in your survival kit. On Amazon Prime Day, you can finally get your hands on a Lighting Ever 1000LM Portable LED Camping Lantern.
The portable Lighting Ever camping lantern pictured above comes with 1000 Lumens brightness and a lighting area of 360 degrees. The dimmable camping lantern has four different light modes. It’s also IPX waterproof so you don’t have to worry much when things get a little wet.
Be sure to check the site out religiously so you won’t miss out on Amazon’s fabulous deals. This will help you decide on which items to get to complete or update your survival kit. To make the most of Amazon Prime Day, Prime members can also send out a gift to their loved ones. Check out how here.
Follow us on The Gentleman Pirate to get updates on what survival gear will be available on Amazon Prime Day. You can also learn a lot about the different gears so you’d get an idea which ones are the best in the field.
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