Trail Cures

Headwaters Field Medicine Wilderness First Aid

Accidents happen. Whether you’re treating a blister, stomach bug, or major bleed, a thoughtfully-packed first-aid kit can make a huge difference in the outcome. Here are some essentials that won’t weigh you down too much.

–Surgical gloves
–Pressure-irrigation syringe
–Trauma shears
–CPR face shield or mask
–Vet tape
–Adhesive tape
–Rolled gauze
–Triangular bandages
–Roll-up padded splint
–Band-Aid selection
–Wound-closure strips
–Transparent dressing
–Pain reliever (Tylenol)
–Antidiarrheal (Imodium)
–Antihistamine (Benadryl)