7 Must Have Items for the Prepper in All of Us

Are you prepared for any emergency?

Prepping has become popular topic and for good reason. Whether it's a grid breaking down, a natural disaster, or something worse we haven't even conceived, it's vital to be ready for anything.

These seven items for the prepper we should all strive to be will save the day.

1. LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

The LifeStraw Personal Water Filter will filter up to 264 gallons of water. Do the math and you will see that lasts quite a long time. At only 9" long, it is a must have for any prepper or outdoor enthusiast.

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2. Wise Company Freeze Dried Meat & Poultry Bucket

Man does not live on bread alone. Meat's protein is needed to keep you going in any situation. That is where the Wise Company Freeze Dried Meat & Poultry Bucket comes in, with 60 servings. That will give you a good, sustaining meal with a long 15 year shelf life.

3. Wise Company Food 5-Day Survival Backpack

When the need arises, you must have a grab-and-go kit that will last for days. The Wise Company Food 5-Day Survival Backpack is just that. Get one for each member of the family and it will give you a chance to get to more permanent supplies.

4. SOG B61 EOD PowerLock Multi-Tool

A quality multi-tool fits in your pocket and can do a bunch of functions in any circumstance. Go with the very best, like the SOG B61 EOD PowerLock Multi-Tool and have a tool box ready in your pocket.

5. UST BlastMatch Fire Starter

Fire is life. It keeps you warm, purifies water, cooks food, and offers a degree of protection from wild beasts. Carry multiple sources, including a fire starter like the UST BlastMatch.

6. UST Survival Blanket 2.0

A quality survival blanket can keep you warm and the elements off of you. Add some paracord and you now can rig a shelter.

7. Gerber Gator Folder Knife

A quality knife is imperative. From harvesting wild edibles to cleaning game, a sharp blade is an absolute necessity. In a bind, it might need to be used as protection.