DIY: Make a Survival Lanyard

Injuries occur in the great outdoors. It’s not likely to happen to you, but it’s best to be prepared in case it does. Ensure you have the right supplies on hand if you were ever to be stranded or experience an emergency when you are hunting, fishing, camping, or just enjoying the outdoors.

Customize a lanyard to match your outdoor needs. Place the lanyard in your hunting vest, glove compartment, tackle box, or backpack. You may be surprise by how handy it is.

Consider these survival items:

  • Fire building materials
  • First aid,
  • Water purification
  • Shelter materials
  • Knife
  • Compass
  • Signaling device
  • Flashlight
  • Cordage
  • Multi-tools
  • Bushnell Backtrack GPS
  • Extra batteries
  • Signaling mirror
  • Butane lighter
  • Filter straw
  • Waterproof matches
  • Snare wire
  • Magnifying glass
  • Medical bracelet
  • Medication
  • Tinder

Envision your survival needs, find the appropriate supply and attach it to a lanyard.

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