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Field Testing the Altoids Tin Pocket Survival Kit

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The Altoids tin prototype kit was field tested in the summer of 2007 by two experienced backpackers, Josh Sullivan and Jeremy Cline of Bend. Prior to a weekend hike in the Three Sisters Wilderness, they were given the kit with no instructions, but to use it as best they could.
The Altoids kit is intended as a five-ounce backup, not as the primary collection of survival gear. Both men carried complete survival gear with them.

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S. T. O. P. You’re Lost!

150 150 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

Here’s the scenario: You walked further down that interesting-looking trail than originally planned and the sun is starting to set behind the mountains. An unsettled feeling in your stomach starts to get worse, and becomes a knot. The knot twists tighter as you realize you don’t have a clue where you are.  The thought sets it: I may be lost……

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