Comprehensive yet compact, the Explorer is the ideal backpacking first aid kit for families or small groups headed out on a week-long adventure. This medical kit contains an abundance of first aid supplies to treat injuries and illnesses on extended camping or hiking trips. Hospital-quality supplies like wound closure strips and a CPR face shield let you treat blisters, close wounds, and administer CPR. A variety of medications let you manage everything from pain to allergies, while the single-use thermometer lets you monitor fevers. First aid hiking essentials are organized by injury into clearly-labeled pockets using the Easy Care™ organization system, making it easy for anyone in your group to provide fast and effective first aid. The water-resistant medical bag features semi-transparent pockets to keep the contents safe and easy to access for your whole trip. Add the Mountain Explorer kit to your backpacking gear to keep you and your group safe wherever your journey takes you.
The Explorer is perfectly tailored to families or smaller groups on week-long adventures. Ideally suited for extended camping or long stretches on the trail, it’s outfitted with an abundance of first aid supplies to remedy a variety of injuries and ailments, from cuts and sprains to allergies and dehydration. Comprehensive yet compact, the Explorer is equipped to keep you and your family, friends, or crew safe as you see what’s beyond the next switchback.
Features and Benefits:
Wilderness & Travel Medicine: A Comprehensive Guide
Know how to provide life-saving medical care. Written by wilderness medicine expert Eric A. Weiss, MD, this book includes over 50 improvised techniques and 100 illustrations for treating outdoor injuries and illnesses.
Find it Fast Design
Find supplies quickly using the external kit map for fast reference of all kit contents and the Easy Care First Aid® System, which organizes contents by injury into clearly-labeled pockets.
Administer CPR safely with the face shield, and stop bleeding quickly using the trauma pad. Stabilize sprains and strains with the elastic and triangular bandages so you can hike out safely.
Major Wound Care
Clean and close hiking injuries with supplies that set the standard in backcountry medicine, including an irrigation syringe, wound closure strips, tincture of benzoin, and EMT shears.
Provide relief from allergies, pain, fevers, and upset stomachs with a variety of medications. The single-use thermometer lets you accurately assess fevers.
Blister Prevention & Protection
"Stop blisters before they start with moleskin, the most reliable dressing to reduce friction and prevent the hiker's #1 injury. The 14 die-cut pieces are shaped to fit common problem areas."
Cuts & Scrapes
- 5 – Easy Access Bandages®, 1" x 3" Fabric
- 5 – Easy Access Bandages®, Knuckle Fabric
- 6 – Antiseptic Wipe
- 2 – Triple Antibiotic Ointment
- 4 – Alcohol Swab
- 1 – Tincture of Benzoin
Instruction / Instrument
- 1 – Wilderness & Travel Medicine: A Comprehensive Guide
- 3 – Single Use Thermometer
- 1 – CPR Face Shield
- 1 – EMT Shears, 4"
- 1 – Duct Tape, 2" x 2.5 yd.
- 1 – Splinter Picker/Tick Remover Forceps
- 3 – Safety Pin
- 1 – Patient Assessment Form
- 1 – Pencil
- 1 – Register Your Kit Card
- 3 – After Bite® Sting & Bite Relief Wipe
- 2 – Diamode (Loperamide HCI 2 mg.), 2 Pkg./1
- 6 – Aspirin (325 mg.), 3 Pkg./2
- 3 – Antihistamine (Diphenhydramine 25 mg.), 3 Pkg./1
- 8 – Ibuprofen (200 mg.), 4 Pkg./2
- 8 – Acetaminophen (500 mg.), 4 Pkg./2
Stop Bleeding Fast
- 1 – Trauma Pad, 5” x 9”
- 4 – Nitrile Glove
- 1 – Triangular Bandage
Wound Care / Blister / Burn
- 1 – Wound Irrigation Tool, 20cc. with 18 Gauge Tip
- 10 – Wound Closure Strip, 1/4" x 4"
- 4 – Sterile Gauze Dressing, 4" x 4"
- 4 – Sterile Gauze Dressing, 2" x 2"
- 2 – Sterile Non-Adherent Dressing, 3" x 4"
- 1 – Elastic Bandage with Hook & Loop Closure, 3"
- 2 – Conforming Gauze Bandage, 3"
- 1 – Tape, 1" x 10 yd.
- 14 – Moleskin, Pre-Cut & Shaped Pieces
- 2 – Cotton Tip Applicator
- Dimensions: 8.5 x 4 x 6.5 in (22 x 10 x 17 cm)
Weight: 1.5 lbs (680 g)
Group Size: 1 - 4 Person(s)
- Trip Duration: 1 - 7 Days