With the Backpacker in your pack, you and a friend can confidently set out on multi-day wilderness adventures. This backpacking first aid kit equips you with enough first aid supplies to treat you and a friend on hiking trips of up to four days. This medical kit's hospital-quality contents set the standard in wilderness first aid and are handpicked to help your adventure go smoothly. From Easy Access Bandages® and moleskin for common injuries to a trauma pad and irrigation syringe for larger wounds, the Backpacker contains hiking essentials and trauma supplies to prepare you for whatever you may encounter. The compact first aid kit features a water-resistant medical bag, making it a durable addition to your lightweight backpacking gear. Whether you're heading out for a long weekend in the woods or looking for a lightweight thru-hiking kit, the Mountain Backpacker kit lets you hit the trail knowing you're prepared.
FEATURES AND BENEFITS
Wilderness Medicine: A Condensed Guide Know how to treat everything from common and serious injuries with up-to-date wilderness first aid information from this hiking first aid manual, edited by Dr. Christopher Van Tilburg.
Easy Care™ Organization System Find supplies quickly with the Easy Care™ Organization System, which organizes contents by injury into clearly-labeled pockets, letting you easily find what you need at a moment's notice.
Hospital-Quality Wound Care Clean and close injuries with supplies that set the standard in backcountry medicine, including an irrigation syringe, EMT shears, butterfly bandages, a topical adhesive, and a variety of dressings.
Trauma Supplies Stop bleeding quickly with a large trauma pad to control bleeds from severe falls. Stabilize sprained ankles or strains with the elastic bandage so you can hike out safely.
Blister Prevention & Protection Stop blisters before they start with moleskin, the most reliable dressing to reduce friction and prevent the hiker's #1 injury. The 14 die-cut pieces are shaped to fit common problem areas.
Lightweight & Durable Pack all the first aid supplies you need without unnecessary ounces. This compact backpacking first aid kit features quality contents in a water-resistant medical bag, all weighing just 10 oz.
WOUND CARE / BURN / BLISTER
1 – Wilderness First Aid Manual
1 – Wound Irrigation Tool, 10 cc
1 – Elastic Bandage, 5 cm
4 – Sterile Gauze Dressing, 10 cm x 10 cm
4 – Sterile Gauze Dressing, 5 cm x 5 cm
2 – Non-Adherent Sterile Dressing, 5 cm x 7.5 cm
1 – Gauze Bandage, 5 cm
2 – Cotton Tip Applicator
1 – Tape, 2.5 cm x 9 m
14 – Moleskin, Pre-Cut & Shaped
1 – EMT Shears
1 – Splinter/Tick Remover Forceps
3 – Safety Pin
CUTS & SCRAPES
5 – Easy Access Bandages™, Fabric, 2.5 cm x 7.5 cm