SOL Emergency Blanket
An emergency blacket that is small enough to fit in…
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $6
An emergency blacket that is small enough to fit in a large locket on your pants or jacket. If you become separated from your pack/camp (don't laugh, it happens) you will be glad that you had this blanket with you.
- Small and lightweight
- It is better than nothing
- You have to physically carry with you everywhere
Hopefully you never need it, but if you do it will be the best $6 you ever spent.
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The SOL Emergency Blanket reflects 90% of body heat and won't shred like traditional emergency blankets.
The Adventure Medical Kits SOL Emergency Blanket - 1 Person is ultralight, durable and reflects 90% of your body heat to keep you or your companion warm during a medical emergency or unforeseen circumstances. The SOL Emergency Blankets weighs just 2.5 ounces and stows compactly in your first aid kit. One person size measures 56 x 84 in (142 x 213 cm) Reflects 90% of radiated body heat Vacuum-metalized polyethylene material is waterproof and windproof Resists tearing and will not shred like Mylar blankets Will not shred if nicked or punctured Durable enough for multiple uses; rips and tears can be repaired Quiet and won't crinkle in high winds High-visibility orange exterior is bright and designed to help rescuers locate you Weighs 2.5 oz (71 g) Survival instructions printed directly on the blanket for easy reference A true ultralight multifunction backcountry tool, the Survival Blanket can also be used as a ground cloth, gear cover, first aid blanket or snow seating
Don't get left out in the cold. The SOL emergency blanket reflects up to 90% of your body's heat back to you. Bright orange exterior is easy to spot, even in bad weather. Measures 84 in. x 56 in. and is sized to shelter 1 adult. Blanket provides protection from water and wind. SOL emergency blanket is easy to open and fold in cold weather; folded flat, it's easy to pack.
You wouldn't be caught dead wearing Adventure Medical's SOL Emergency Blanket ... by which we mean this emergency shelter features a metalized fabric that reflects up to 90 percent of your body heat back to you. It could save your life if you start experiencing the symptoms of hypothermia. And while emergency blankets aren't a panacea against freezing cold, they can be tied up for an improvised shelter, to signal rescue teams, and, when used correctly, save the life of a hypothermia victim. Also, this blanket is insanely lightweight and affordable, so while it will never replace your -40 degree sleeping bag, there's really no excuse not to carry one in your pack.