Top Survival Gear From Tourist Equipment In Warfare Conditions

In the face of impending threats, it makes sense to prepare for the worst – war. This hiking gear can be useful in preparing a survival kit in the event of a power, gas, and water outage. It’s no secret that all tourist items are made of durable technological materials or, on the contrary, compact and ultra-lightweight ones. We tried to make the list based on real sales – what people are buying in stores now.

You should be prepared for evacuation – pack all your things in a large backpack or bag. So, what kind of inventory do you need to survive in conditions similar to the apocalypse?

Dried or freeze-dried food

The shelf life of dried food is 2 to 3 years. If you don’t need it, you can always use it later on a hike or trip. Freeze-dried food has a shelf life of 5 or 10 years, it tastes better than dried food but is more expensive. You can also take ready-to-eat food in special packages with a shelf life of 2 years.

A gas burner and/or a pinch stove

We recommend taking either a stove or a burner with a hose that can hold larger dishes. Additionally, you can buy a stove to take home and a compact burner without a hose that you can take with you in your backpack. A large supply of cylinders should be added to the burner. The calculation for heating water for dried food and tea is 50-60 g of gas per person per day. A good option is also the trend of recent years – a tourist stove with a turbofan. The stove has a high efficiency and works on everything that burns – pieces of wood, twigs, cardboard, and paper. It will help you cook when there is no gas. Thanks to the fan and design, it can even work on raw fuel.

A lightweight camping pot or a frying pan

All cookware has folding handles and reduced weight compared to conventional home cookware. It can be packed compactly and is vital for preparing food.

Water containers

Water is a crucial source of life. Drinking bottles to keep it should be made of hard titan. Also, it is necessary to prepare folding canisters for 10-20 liters.

Axe, knife, saw, multi-tool

There is no point in commenting. Tools are critical for surviving. You can read more about the multi-tool in our previous article here. It is advisable to take folding knives of high quality with hard steel. Saws are available in handheld, folding, and string types.


Pay attention to men’s and women’s thermal underwear, and men’s and women’s woolen socks. A high-quality set of thermal underwear is an opportunity to keep warm when there is no heating. You can use it later in hiking. We recommend either woolen or something like Polartec Power Stretch underwear. Woolen hiking socks will keep your feet warm and prevent blisters during long walks.

Lightweight down sleeping bag

These sleeping bags are small, lightweight, and keep you warm. Weighing about 800 g, they allow you to spend the night at a comfortable temperature. This will be enough for most of the climatic conditions.

A large hiking backpack with a capacity of 80 liters

You can carry all of the mentioned above gear in it. We advise having bags with shoulder straps and handles that can be hidden. Bags are convenient to carry over short distances or transport in the car.


It is better to take one with high brightness, 400-700 lumens. A flashlight of such high brightness is also a weapon in the fight against possible looters

A large-liter tourist thermos

You make tea on a burner, pour it into a thermos, and it stays hot for a long time. The thermos will come in handy later. The emergency bag should also be supplemented with lightweight men’s and women’s down jackets, a tent, a first aid kit, and a compass.

This is an incomplete list, but we are sure that these things will not be superfluous in the face of the threat of war. The choice is yours, but it is better to prepare for possible events now. Stay safe!

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