■Emergency credit card – With at least a $3000.00 credit limit.
■Prepaid calling card – With 60 minutes or so of time on it.
■$100 cash – Pay for a ride, buy spare parts or food, water, etc.
■Bright colored poncho – shelter from rain, signaling.
■Old broke in tennis shoes – Better for long walks than dress shoes, boots, or high heels.
■Thick wool socks – Change of socks so feet stay dry and avoid blisters.
■4 Bottles of Water
■Emergency Water Filter Straw – Can be used with empty water bottles to re-stock on fresh water for the long walk.
■4 granola bars
■Collapsible baton – Self Defense (Note: Check your local laws to ensure these are legal for carry).
■Small handgun and ammo and holster (Note: Ensure you carry in accordance with local & state laws, be licensed if required.)
■Combat field bandage – Medical, Fire Starter.
■Triangle bandage / kravat – Multi use, medical, water filter (not purifier), dust filter for face, etc.
■Candle – Fire starter, Signal, Night travel (cut the bottom off of a water bottle and stick the candle through it to shield from the wind).
■6ft x 8 ft Tarp – Shelter, ground tarp for working on vehicle.
■Magnesium Fire Starter / Fire Steel
■Pitch Wood Club – Fire starter, Self Defense
■Compass / Signal Mirror – Navigation, directional day time signaling (A couple flashes in a drivers eyes will get their attention – just don’t hold it on them as it could cause an accident).
■Led flashlight – For night time travel and vehicle repair.
■Emergency road flare – Emergency distress signal, fire starter.
■Folding saw – Collecting fuel for an overnight fire if needed, removing debris from a road, etc.
■Fixed blade knife – Multi use.
■Handheld CB – Signaling and Communication
■Handheld FRS / GMRS Radios – Signaling and Communication
■Notepad and pens/pencil – Leaving directions, destination and contact information.
■Road map – Finding ways around obstacles or detours.
■Handheld GPS – Waypoints to home and friends houses or rally points preloaded.
■Shemagh – Head cover, scarf, dust filter, water filter, Wet down put on neck to avoid overheating, etc.
■White cotton towel – Waving it at passing cars is an emergency distress signal, to clean up with after repairing vehicle
■Wool stocking cap
■6 hand/foot warmers