How To Make The Perfect Survival Kits For Your Next Trip

The Unexpected can happen anywhere at any time. Whether you’re on a trip or just going for a leisurely walk in the woods, a survival kit should be part of your everyday carry. A survival kit should have everything you need to get by until help arrives. The perfect survival kit will have all the necessary tools, emergency equipment, and supplies you need to get you through this unfortunate situation.

There are several elements to consider when creating a survival kit: The number of people you’re traveling with, the anticipated weather conditions, and your own needs. Some travelers will want to bring a full survival kit, while others will only require a minimal kit. Here are a few tips to help you make the perfect survival kit.

Be Realistic About Your Needs

When you’re planning your Survival Kits, be realistic about the amount of gear you’ll need. Do you plan on spending a few days in the woods? Or will you be spending weeks or months outdoors? Be prepared for the different conditions and know what items will be necessary for each scenario.

Define The Conditions You’ll Find Yourself In

Before you even think about packing your bag, make sure you know the specific conditions in which you’ll be encountering danger. This will help you to choose the right items for your survival situation. For example, if you’re planning on camping in a remote area and there’s no chance of civilization reaching you, then you won’t need any supplies other than water and food.

However, if you’re going on a hike and there’s a possibility of being trapped in the woods for days or weeks, then you will need to bring some gear that can help protect you from the elements. If there’s a chance of bad weather, make sure to pack rain gear, shelter, and food. If there’s a chance of sunshine and heat, bring sunscreen and hats.

Create A List Of Everything You’ll Need

Before you even start packing your survival kit, make a list of everything you’ll need. This will help you keep track of what you’ve got and make sure you have everything you need when the time comes.

Build Your Kit Around Each Of These Elements

When creating your kit, remember to build it around each of the three key elements: food, water, and shelter. This will ensure that you have everything you need to survive in whatever situation you find yourself in. You don’t want to forget any of these essential items, so make sure to pack them separately and keep them easy to access.

Food –  You’ll need food for your body and any animals you may be traveling with. Make sure to pack a wide variety of different foods so that you can survive both short-term and long-term.

Water: Make sure you have enough water for your body and any animals you may be traveling with. Bring a variety of water containers, as well as filters and purifiers if necessary.

Shelter: Whether you’re planning on staying in a tent or a recreational vehicle, make sure you have a shelter to protect you from the weather and the elements.


If you’re planning a travel trip and don’t know everything you need, you’ll be in for a world of trouble. First, figure out what kind of trip you’re going on (there are many types of trips, so don’t worry if you don’t know this). Second, make a list of all the conditions you might be living in.


Ivy Skye Marshall: Ivy, a social justice reporter, covers human rights issues, social movements, and stories of community resilience.