Some people like to create their own first-aid kits because they feel is will save them money or that they can piece together a more customized pack. However, a study completed by the NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute, shows it’s quite a bit more economical to purchase a preassembled kit and refill it as you deplete your first aid supplies. We recommend investing in our of our preassembled first aid kits because they are stocked with trusted materials and organized intelligently, and they can be easily refilled when the time comes.
May 9, 2022
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Depending on where you travel, you may want to pack bug spray, too. In places like Florida and North Carolina, summers get buggy, and you’ll be happy to have packed a spray on nights when you want to sit on the porch or dine outdoors.
As a veteran of the Iraq War, I found myself struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder from which greatly impacted my mental health. In 2016, I came across the film “Wild,” an adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s memoir about healing by hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT).
Sawyer Permethrin Premium Insect Repellent is used on clothing, not skin, and it provides long-lasting protection against ticks.