Adventure Medical Kits Backpacker First Aid Kit 6004-538

Adventure Medical Kits Backpacker First Aid Kit

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Show Description

Be ready for life’s little mishaps when exploring the backcountry. For those times where running to the medicine cabinet isn’t an option, the Backpacker first aid kit is portable peace of mind. Designed for 2 people on 4-day adventures, this kit takes care of trauma essentials, with 5 different compartments: wound care/burn/blister, medication, cuts and scrapes, instruments and stop bleeding fast.

  • Includes a bilingual wilderness first aid guide.
  • Designed for 2 people on 4-day adventures.
  • Compact zippered case has quick-reference guide printed on the back, so you know where to find what you need when you need it.
  • Internal pockets are labeled (wound care/burn/blister, medication, cuts and scrapes, instruments and stop bleeding fast) making off-grid care easier and more instinctual.
  • Precut moleskin patches help you get back on the trail faster and stop blisters before they start.
  • EMT shears keep your from having you use your pocket knife when it comes time to cut gauze or bandages.
  • 10cc irrigation syringe lets you clean wounds before bandaging them.
  • Elasticised bandage helps stabilize strains or sprains.
  • Medicines to manage fevers, pain, allergies and stomach aches.
  • Reflective mountain logo makes the first aid bag easier to find in low-light.
  • Please note that MEC sells the International version of this kit. Contents may vary slightly from the US versions described on the vendor's website.

Tech specs

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Weight 370g
Ideal for Emergency preparedness
Recommended use Overnight adventure
Dimensions 17.8 x 15.2 x 9.5cm
Watertight pouch

The pouch is waterproof and has a watertight closure to keep the contents dry in wet conditions.

Medical gloves 2
Patient assessment forms No
Splinter/tick foreceps Yes
Safety pins 3
Duct tape No
Sam splint No
Elastic bandage with Velcro No
Trauma pad medium No
Plastic vials 0
Trauma pad large Yes
Medical gloves material Nitrile
Scissors/EMT shears Yes
CPR face shield No
Adhesive fabric bandages 5
Irrigation syringe Yes
Sterile scrub brush No
Non-adherent sterile dressing 2
Tubular stockinette No
Sterile dressing gauze medium 4
Medical tape Yes
Afterbite wipes 3
Adhesive fabric knuckle bandages 5
Moleskin Yes
Triangular bandage No
Gauze bandage Yes
Pencil No
Blister/burn dressing No
First aid guide Yes
Topical adhesive Yes
Disposable razor No
Cotton tip applicator 4
Sterile dressing gauze large 4
Sterile disposable scalpel No
Needle No
Wound closure strips 4
Antiseptic/antibacterial wipes 6
Made in China