Large Survival Kits

The basic idea behind a Survival Kit is pretty simple; it’s basically some sort of container, that’s filled with the essential gear and supplies you need to survive an emergency situation.  When you hear the term survival kit, you probably think of something that’s relatively small; something that you can grab quickly should a disaster or emergency situation occur.

Emergency Supplies

While these small kits are great for everyday carry situations, you should also think about creating a larger kit for your home, vehicle and anywhere else where you spend a good portion of time. These larger kits should be filled with the basic necessities to sustain yourself and your family over a long period of time.

Metal kit case

The following items are essential to a good long term survival kit

First Aid Supplies

  1. Antibiotics
  2. Surgical blades.
  3. Butterfly sutures.
  4. Floss or Fishing String to sew up bad cuts
  5. Gauze
  6. Antibiotic Ointments
  7. Aspirin & Ibuprofen
  8. First Aid Guide
  9. Splints
  10. Tweezers
  11. Scissors
  12. Finger Nail Clipper
  13. Alcohol & Peroxide


  1. Bottled Water (1 Gallon per person, per day)
  2. Water purification tablets
  3. Wilderness Water Purifier
  4. Canteen or other Containers for holding water
  5. Pot (to heat and sterilize water)

Fire starting equipment

  1. Lighter (no need to make it hard on yourself; this is survival not time to show off your fire making skills)
  2. Waterproof matches ( dip the wood stick match heads in wax to waterproof)
  3. Fire Steel
  4. Fire Piston
  5. Tinder

Signaling & Finding your Way.

  1. Compass
  2. Mirror
  3. Whistle
  4. Ham Radio
  5. Cell phone
  6. Flashlight
  7. GPS
  8. Maps
  9. Aluminum Foil

Food procurement items.

  1. Knifes
  2. Guns
  3. Slingshot
  4. Wire ( to set snares and traps)
  5. Fishing Line, Hooks and Weights

Shelter items

  1. Small Tent
  2. Sleeping Bag
  3. Emergency Space Blanket
  4. Axe
  5. Saw
  6. 9×12 foot plastic painters tarp
  7. Nylon braided line

Here are some other Items that you should also have:

  • Survival Candles
  • Chapstick.
  • Needle and thread.
  • Personal locator beacon
  • Flashlight/headlamp
  • bivy sack
  • Gloves
  • Hat (even in the desert you need a nice wide brim hat)
  • Sunglasses
  • Nylon braided line
  • Large knife (machete or hatchet)
  • Mini L.E.D. flashlight
  • Fifty Dollar bill (You never know!)
  • Laminated Survival guide
  • Large Rubber Bands
  • Plastic Cable Ties
  • Plastic Comb
  • Hand Sanitizer


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  1. Plan to go off the gov grid. My wife is a nurse and I am a well versed outdoorsmen, but I need supplies for the high ground when it all goes bad.

  2. I noticed in the past, about a year ago, some survival kits that were listed on this site. How do I find them again…I’d like to order in time for Christmas…

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