Crag 1st Aid Kit - What's in yours?


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Austin Durr · · Unknown Hometown · Joined May 2014 · Points: 0

Had a good discussion over the weekend regarding what should go in our regular climbing group's 1st aid kit. This would be separate from emergency items such as head lamp, extra snacks, etc. As sport climbers generally climbing no more than about an hour from the car, this influenced our decisions. Also keeping in mind size and weight - for maximum efficiency.

We came up with:

SAM Splint
ACE Bandage
Bandaids
Disinfectant of some kind
Tweezers
Nail clippers (and cuticle clippers because they serve a different but equally important purpose!)

So, what's in your standard day trip crag first aid kit?

Lynn Evenson · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jun 2015 · Points: 0

Bandana, acetaminophen, moleskin, sunscreen, bug dope, Scotch.

ikmortu · · People · Joined Apr 2013 · Points: 0

Tourniquet and trauma bandage.

pat a · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Oct 2015 · Points: 0

I carry a few steri-strips, CELOX gauze, some climbing tape, SAM splint, and a PLB.

Less serious injuries are treated with cursing and whining.

mountainhick · · Black Hawk, CO · Joined Mar 2009 · Points: 60

Re-inventing the wheel... There was just an entire thread on this: mountainproject.com/v/whats...

Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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