The 10 lightweight essentials

A Listmania! list by Lonewolf Johnny74 (PDX (OR))
The list author says: "These essentials are what I always carry with me on my outdoor adventures. I never leave the city without these things!"
Ka-Bar Heavy Bowie Knife, Large
1.  Ka-Bar Heavy Bowie Knife, Large by Ka-Bar
The list author says:
  "An all-around great knife! I do own this knife, and have used it in the woods."
$50.49
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (122 customer reviews)

UCO Stormproof Matches, Waterproof and Windproof with 15 Second Burn Time - 25 Matches
2.  UCO Stormproof Matches, Waterproof and Windproof with 15 Second Burn Time - 25 Matches by UCO
The list author says:
  "Be aware that these have a 15 second burn time- have tinder ready! Best to keep these and extra striker in plastic bag! work great, I own these!"
$5.00   Used & New from: $3.00
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (133 customer reviews)

G.I. Type Stainless Steel Canteen Cup
3.  G.I. Type Stainless Steel Canteen Cup by Rothco
The list author says:
  "Also include a 1 qt Canteen, pouch and stove/ stand to make a kit. Water is crucial to your survival! A cup also doubles as a pot to boil water! Also water purifying tablets or a filter straw. You cannot be sure and must never assume it is safe. My kit is USGI-issued."
$10.99   Used & New from: $4.10
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (142 customer reviews)

SE - Compass - Engineering Lensatic /Marching
4.  SE - Compass - Engineering Lensatic /Marching by SE
The list author says:
  "It need not be fancy..just working! Note: The bezel ring must be set in sync with the map-this info is on the map. Always carry a map of the area you are in, EVEN IF YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH IT. MAPS SAVE LIVES! I have this model, in a OD green ammo pouch."
$4.39   Used & New from: $2.07
3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (263 customer reviews)

Rothco 550lb. Type III Nylon Paracord
5.  Rothco 550lb. Type III Nylon Paracord by Rothco
The list author says:
  "Any paracord will do- @ least 50'!"
$3.48 - $89.43
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,318 customer reviews)

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Grizzly Tarps GTRP57 5' X 7' Blue Multi-Purpose 6-mil Waterproof Poly Tarp Cover 5x7 Tent Shelter Camping Tarpaulin by Grizzly Tarps
6.  Grizzly Tarps GTRP57 5' X 7' Blue Multi-Purpose 6-mil Waterproof Poly Tarp Cover 5x7 Tent Shelter Camping Tarpaulin by Grizzly Tarps by BlueDri
The list author says:
  "Emergency shelter! Emergency blanket!"
$3.95
3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Adventure Medical Kits UltraLight and Watertight
7.  Adventure Medical Kits UltraLight and Watertight by Adventure Medical Kits
The list author says:
  "You get the idea...The best kits are the ones you make yourself. This just gives an idea."
$18.99 - $67.00
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (132 customer reviews)

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Adventure Medical Kits Sol Duct Tape, 2 X 50 Inches Rolls, (pack Of 3)
8.  Adventure Medical Kits Sol Duct Tape, 2 X 50 Inches Rolls, (pack Of 3) by Adventure Medical Kits
The list author says:
  "This is what I carry everywhere! Fixes/ mends a lot.Got this @REI for like 5 bucks!"
$10.69
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

VICTORINOX SWISS ARMY 53931 Multi-Tool Folding Knife,15 Functions
9.  VICTORINOX SWISS ARMY 53931 Multi-Tool Folding Knife,15 Functions by Victorinox
The list author says:
  "A multi-tool is a nice security to have! I do actually own this model, and have used it so much over the years, I will have to replace it soon..."
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Last updated: 10/11/12
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