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International & Backcountry Travel First Aid Kit

Our first aid kit has developed and evolved over forty years of back-country and international travel and goes everywhere with us.  It’s a thirty year old Eagle Creek (I think – the tag frayed out years ago) two sided zip pouch about the size of a one quart zip-lock bag and everything in it is travel tested and necessary.

imodium
moleskin
waterproof bandaids
waterproof tape
aspirin
acetaminophen
ibuprofen
diphenylhydramine
re-hydrant (salt packets from the pharmacy)
dental floss
alkaseltzer plus cold
sudafed
sterile gauze
ob tampons (besides the obvious use they make great sterile wound packing)
eye drops
antibacterial soap
neosporin
chlorine dioxide/peroxide emergency water purification
space blanket
thermometer
surgical tweezers
hemostat
scalpel
nail clippers
sewing kit
bic mini lighter
mosquito saliva, bee sting & snake venom vacuum extractor
mirror
micro-flashlight
whistle
mini Swiss Army Knife (Wenger – blade, scissors, file)

There are a few other things that come and go but these are the essentials.

  1. Packing List -Trek Version
  2. First Aid Kit - International & Back Country Travel
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