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Become A Member - SAR Packs

The following is a basic list of equipment, please feel free to add to the list but remember YOU have to carry all of this! Please ask team members for additional recommendations on gear, brand names and places to purchase.

"A" Kit - Summer Basic
  • 1 Litre Water Container
  • Whistle
  • Compass
  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • Safety Glasses
  • Bandana/Handkerchief
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellent
  • Flagging Tape
  • Snack Food
  • Sweetened Jello Powder
  • Emergency (Space) Blanket
  • Flashlight (Extra Batteries/Bulb)
  • Knife
  • Paper and Pencil
  • Rain Gear/Cold Weather
  • Matches/Fire Starter
  • SAR Log Book
  • Paper and Pencil
  • Duct Tape
  • Zip Lock Bag (Large) x2
  • Glow Sticks x2
  • Vest/Fanny Pack
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hat
"B" Kit - Winter Basic
  • In addition to all of "A" Kit
  • 1 Litre Water Container
  • Sweater or Fleece
  • Closed Cell Sleeping Pad
  • Emergency (Space) Blanket x2
  • Cold Weather Clothing
  • Candle
"C" Kit Summer (24 Hours +)
  • In addition to all of "A" Kit
  • 50 feet of 550 Cord
  • Zip Lock Bag (Large) x2
  • Tarp/Shelter Material
  • Garbage Bags x 2
  • Sleeping Bag (Summer)
  • Metal Cook Cup/Pot
  • Extra Clothing
  • Back Up Flashlight (Batteries & Bulb)
  • Toilet Paper
  • Gaiters
  • 2 litres - Water
  • 3 feet Wire
"D" Kit Winter (24 Hours +)
  • In addition to all of "C" Kit
  • Extra Food
  • Extra Clothing
  • Sleeping Bag (Winter)
  • Thermos/Hot Water
  • Extra Liners/Boots