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Prepper Gear List 10 Must Have items

In this article you will discover the ultimate  prepper gear list 10 Must Have items you will need before SHTF!

Modern technology has provided the gear that will be lightweight, compact, and easy to fit into a versatile and packable survival kit. It will cover all of your most basic needs for survival. Fire, Water, Food, light, Food Cooking, Shelter, Protection, and Clean air will all be covered.


#1 Fire Piston– How cool are these? Start a fire easily anywhere at any time! Fires are essential for keeping warm, cooking food, and signaling aircraft.

fire piston
They work by compressing air and lighting a tinder.

#2 Camo Tarp– The number of uses for a Camouflage are countless. Shelter, water collection, hunting, and homemade backpacks are just a few. You may want to include 2-4 of these in your survival kit. Be sure to pack rope for tying the corners off.

camo tarp

#3 Solar Cooking ovens– Survive and help the planet survive. These solar cookers are portable, light, and can cook just about anything! They can also be used for baking or signaling aircraft.

solar cooking oven


#4 LifeStraw water filter

life straw

  • Award-winning LifeStraw has been used by millions around the globe since 2005
  • Removes minimum 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria (>LOG 6 reduction) and surpasses EPA standards for water filters
  • Removes minimum 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites (>LOG 3 reduction) and filters to an amazing 0.2 microns
  • Filters up to 1000 liters of contaminated water WITHOUT iodine, chlorine, or other chemicals
  • Comes in a sealed bag, perfect for storing for emergencies


#5 Survival seed garden. You can buy all of the fancy gadgets you want, but there is still only one way to make your own food: by planting the seeds.  This kit provides the seeds to all the food you need to survive and instructions on how to plant them.

surthrival seeds package



#6 Flashlight– Any flashlight will be good for survival. However, this wind up flashlight is better than most. It uses a carbon ultra-capacitor to store the energy and will stay shining bright for a long time



#7 Multi-tool– Any knife or multi-tool will increase your survival chance. Some are better than others. They can help you to hunt or gather food, for self defense, building shelters and more

multi tool


#8 First Aid Kit– This is no ordinary first aid kit. This one has prepackaged supplies and instructions for different types of injuries. In the heat of the moment, this first aid kit is easy to use and is light weight and packable.

first aid kit


#9-Gas Mask– In the event of a biological attack, epidemic, fire, and other natural disasters, a gas mask will save your life. It is important to have quality gas masks for your whole family

gas mask

#10 Compass watch– This compass watch will also tell you temperature, air pressure, altitude and more. Great for wilderness survival

compass watch


There you go… these 10 items are top of line and make up the core of your kit. Some things not included in this kit which you may consider packing are bottles of water, wool blankets, sleeping bags, and sealed food.