Safety Information...

The Ten Essential Systems

Have some form of each every time you go out. For winter, add clothing layers with head/ear/neck protection and extra gloves and socks.

  • Navigation
  • Multi-tool/Knife
  • Signaling/Communication
  • Hydration/Purification
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Fire-making tools
  • Insulation/Rain Gear
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Nutrition
  • llumination

Winter Emergency Car Kit

Keep the following items in your car in case of emergency during a winter storm:

  • flashlight with extra batteries
  • basic first-aid kit
  • necessary medications
  • pocket knife
  • blankets or sleeping bags
  • extra clothes (include rain gear, mittens,socks)
  • high-calorie, non-perishable foods (dried fruits, nuts, canned food)
  • non-electric can opener
  • container of water
  • shovel
  • sand for generating traction
  • tire chains or traction mats
  • basic tool kit (pliers,wrench,screwdriver)
  • tow rope
  • brightly colored cloth to utilize as a flag

If you must run your car for heat, be sure tailpipe is not blocked by snow. If blocked, it could asphyxiate those in the car.





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