Altoids Survival Kit

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Intro: Altoids Survival Kit

If you have ever been stuck in the woods you know that this kit would be useful, also, making this kit is fun and makes you think. I also Reccomend along with this kit you also carry a good knife, firestarter, and paracord bracelet. Hope you enjoy!

Step 1: Knife

Have a small pen knife or multi tool to cut objects

Step 2: Fire

Matches, lighter, flint, it's all up to you!

Step 3: Salt and Pepper

Add this to wild game or for a quick energy boost!

Step 4: Fishing

Add a fishing hook and line, and weights and bobbers if you like.

Step 5: Paperclips and Safety Pin

To make lockpicks

Step 6: Money

Preferably quarters, these are for pay phone you will find in cities or major highways

Step 7: Sewing

For minor clothes repair

Step 8: Flashlight

To see your way thru the knight

Step 9: Foil

To cook

Step 10: Whistle

First aid

Step 11: Compass

To navigate

Step 12: Wire and Cordage

For shelter and snares

Step 13: Band Aids

To heal cuts, you can add more first aid if you have room, as I did not

Step 14: Survival Guides

This one was written by beat grylls and you will probably forget everything in panic

Step 15: Your Done!!!!

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    6 Discussions


    5 years ago on Introduction

    Very cool! I'm surprised how many people don't have knives in their kits! Here's a link to my kit:


    4 years ago

    @reiff. You dont know whether your survival situation will be natural or manmade, wilderness or urban, and sometimes people forget keys.


    4 years ago on Step 5

    Why would you need to pick locks?


    4 years ago on Introduction

    Just wondering but did you get the "Bear Grylls pocket survival handbook" from Bear's knife, or any other one of his products? Just wondering, I have the same book that came with the "Bear Grylls knife".