Adventure Medical Kits Weekender
The AMK Weekender is a great all-around first aid…
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $45
The AMK Weekender is a great all-around first aid kits that's big enough and complete enough to get the job done, but compact enough to always have available. This very well stocked kit has most components a small group could reasonably expect to use over a long weekend. This kit is very well organized and is sorted by category, so it is very easy to quickly see and find what you are looking for in a situation where aid is required yet still leaves room to augment and customize this kit.
- Thorough and complete first aid kit
- Great size kit for 72-hour bag or car camping
- Very well organized to see and find specific components
- Case has room to customize and add more components
- Limited quantity of meds; should have more Tylenol and Motrin
This first aid kit would be my first choice if I could only have one first aid kit. I have two Weekenders, one always in my hiking daypack and one my 72-hour bag to complement other smaller and larger AMK first aid kits. Again, if I could only have one kit, it would be the Weekender.
The organization of the Weekender is superb as are all AMK first aid kits. The Weekender is very well stocked, but the case leaves plenty of room to augment with some more frequently required items such as band aids, triangle bandages, moleskin and additional meds without making the case too bulky.
AMK is very generous with the quantity, quality and variety of essential first aid gear for the cost. This is a particularly good bargain if you can catch a 20% sale that many of the outdoor retailers offer. It's great for the general purpose, small rout limited duration trip that it's designed for.
My only critique is the limited number of meds—two 2-packs of Motrin and Tylenol is a bit limited in my opinion.
Overall, a great first aid kit that I have been very pleased with.
This kit has everything you would need short of behind…
Price Paid: $35
This kit has everything you would need short of behind the counter medicines. The kit is sectioned with pockets for the various medical emergencies. For example, open wounds has its own pocket. Some items are found twice in different pockets, because some emergencies require the same item-clever.
The book on various emergencies is a good read and quite extensive. The CPR part is a good refresher. The various tool items are good quality and cover the majority of emergencies. There is enough room to add more stuff (I added a small survival knife for backup and dedicated tick remover). The splinter remover is also good quality and can remove ticks.
The whole kit folds up and fits perfectly in my camelbak. The kit lives up to its name-weekender.
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This incredibly versatile kit is perfect for everyone from the family that is going car-camping to the backcountry guide. Built with weekend adventurers in mind, this kit packs a variety of medical essentials in an affordable, organized package. Perfect for small groups going on short adventures.
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Built with weekend adventurers in mind, this kit includes a variety of medical essentials in an affordable, organized package. Perfect for small groups going on short adventures.
A best-seller for over 15 years, the Adventure Medical Kits Weekender is designed for trips ranging from a weekend camping trip up to a week-long trek. With Easy Care(TM) organization, it is simple to find the right supplies to administer medical care, and the compact, lightweight design doesn't weigh down a pack. Weight: 1 lb 15 oz (879 g) Size: 10 x 9.5 x 4 in (25 x 24 x 10 cm) 5 Bandage, Adhesive, Fabric, 1" x 3" 5 Bandage, Adhesive, Fabric, Knuckle 2 Bandage, Conforming Gauze, 3" 2 Dressing, Gauze, Sterile, 2" x 2", Pkg./2 2 Dressing, Gauze, Sterile, 4" x 4", Pkg./2 2 Dressing, Non-Adherent, Sterile, 3" x 4" 1 Gloves, Nitrile (Pair), Hand Wipe 1 Instructions, Easy Care Bleeding 1 Trauma Pad, 5" x 9" 1 GlacierGel (Large Oval) 11 Moleskin, Pre-Cut & Shaped (11 pieces) 1 CPR Face Shield, Laerdal 1 Duct Tape, 2" x 5 Yards 1 Bandage, Elastic with Velcro, 3" 1 Bandage, Triangular 1 Instructions, Easy Care Fracture & Sprain 1 EMT Shears, 4" 1 Pencil 3 Safety Pins 1 Splinter Picker/Tick Remover Forceps 3 Thermometer, Disposable 1 Comp. Guide to Wilderness & Travel Medicine 1 Patient Assessment Form 2 Acetaminophen (500 mg), Pkg./2 2 Antihistamine (Diphenhydramine 25 mg) 1 Aspirin (325 mg), Pkg./2 2 Ibuprofen (200 mg), Pkg./2 1 Instructions, Easy Care Medications 6 After Cuts & Scrapes Antiseptic Wipe 1 Cotton Tip Applicator, Pkg./2 1 Instructions, Easy Care Wound 1 Povidone Iodine, 3/4 oz 1 Syringe, Irrigation, 20 cc, 18 Gauge Tip 1 Tape, 1" x 10 Yards 2 Tincture of Benzoin Topical Adhesive 1 Wound Closure Strips, 1/4" x 4", Pkg./10
A great kit for the weekend adventurer, this first-aid kit can be used by one person for a one-week adventure or by a group of up to six out for one to two days.
Built with weekend adventurers in mind, this Adventure Medical kit packs a variety of medical essentials in an affordable, organized package. Easy Care(TM) system organizes contents by injury type, saving valuable response time. Bright blue color and reflective trim make kit highly visible and easy to find in low-light conditions. All contents are packed together in easily identifiable, clear vinyl compartments. Contains medical supplies for groups up to 6 people on a 1 to 7 day trip. Essential equipment: 3 non-mercury thermometers, EMT shears, splinter picker forceps, duct tape, 3 safety pins and an accident report and pencil. Medications: 4 acetaminophen, 4 ibuprofen, 2 antihistamine and 2 aspirin. CPR/bleeding: CPR face shield, trauma pad, 2 nitrile gloves and 1 antimicrobial hand wipe. Wound care: 20cc. irrigation syringe, 0.75 oz. povidone iodine, 10 wound-closure strips, 2 tinctures of benzoin and 3 antibiotic ointments. Also: 6 After Cuts and Scrapes (R), 8 gauze pads, 2 non-adherent sterile dressings and 2 conforming gauze bandages. 10 yards tape, 10 strip and knuckle bandages and 2 cotton-tipped applicators. Burn/blister care: 1 GlacierGel blister pad and 11 precut and shaped moleskin pieces. Fracture/sprain care: elastic bandage with VELCRO(R) brand closure and 1 triangular bandage. Includes ''A Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness and Travel Medicine''.