The Survival Key Ring—A Nifty Portable Survival Kit Idea

The survival key ring can hold a small LED light, knife, multitool, or other useful miniature gear. Jeffrey Yago describes survival key ring possibilities in the May/June 2009 issue of “Backwoods Home Magazine,” and you can check it out here.

A survival key ring

Your everyday tool for emergency preparedness

By Jeffrey Yago, P.E., CEM

What if you suddenly found yourself running for your life to escape a fire, flood, or chemical spill? What if you are caught in a building that suddenly goes dark, or are walking down a city street or riding on public transportation when disaster strikes? Every day the news describes people just like you and me who were suddenly caught in life threatening situations with absolutely no warning and no emergency tools. Although it would be nice to have that book bag or travel cooler full of emergency supplies, concentrated foods, and cooking equipment, odds are they are nowhere near.

For a backup plan, let’s see how much emergency equipment and survival gear we can comfortably carry on just a key ring, that easily fits in a pants pocket or purse, and which you can always have with you.

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Excerpt used with permission of Backwoods Home Magazine. (541)247-8900.


Author: John Wesley Smith

John Wesley Smith writes and podcasts from his home in Central Missouri. His goal is to help preppers as he continues along his own preparedness journey.