Introduction: Hiking First Aid Kit

One of the most import piece of equipment when enjoying the outdoors is a first aid kit. This instructable shows you the first aid kit I carry, the things in it and what there used for.

Step 1: First Aid Bag

The first aid bag should be strong and waterproof and have enough room to carry the first aid supplies you will need.

Step 2: Inside the First Aid Kit

First aid kit contents:
  • Alcohol prep pads, used for sterilising and cleaning the infected area.
  • Triangular sling, used for suspending an injured arm.
  • Gauze pad, to cover a wound.
  • Assorted range of different size plasters, used to protect the injured area from infection.
  • Eye pad, cushions the eye when injured.
  • Small first aid guide, used as a knowledge guide.
  • Pen knife, used for cutting bandages, plasters, tape, etc.
  • Painkillers, used to treat the effect of injuries.
  • Adhesive bandage, used on small cuts and scratches.
  • Elastic bandage, used to protect and stabile injured areas.
  • Medical tape, used to make stitches or taping bandages in place.
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