Learn how you can benefit from our concept-driven system of organized medical kits. We created the idea of having a medical kit system (rather than just one medical kit) to deal with the issues that beset anyone who tries to: Have both extensive medical capability and reasonable mobility, and Keep their medical kits in top shape and […]
The Hidden Cost of Buying A Cheap First Aid Kit
The truth is that when it comes to buying, most of us are trained to go for the least expensive option. The idea of saving money and getting more for less is so ingrained that we forget to turn off that internal dialog when it comes to making a really important purchase.
Buying a first aid kit is one of those really important purchases and price is not the most important criteria when choosing it. After all, you will be depending on that first aid kit in the event of an emergency. If you choose a cheap medical first aid kit, you may only learn when it is too late, that the kit you bought is costing you in ways you never thought of before.
Pounds of Prevention
It’s been almost 13 years since this article in Outside Magazine ran in their November 2001 issue. We still have the WMS Kilimanjaro kit but the kit has grown to include about 20 pounds of equipment and supplies! All of our kit bags have been upgraded since the article and you will see, the contents […]
Proper Nutrition and Hydration on Wilderness Trips – Dr. Gil Preston
The critical role of proper nutrition, and hydration in preventing accident and illness during any wilderness trip cannot be overemphasized. If you think of the human body as a soft machine, then the importance of fuel (nutrients) and engine coolant (water) become obvious.Season after season, any number of major and minor wilderness catastrophes can be […]