What is in the 72-Hour Phoenix Kit?

The Phoenix Kit is loaded with carefully-selected survival essentials and gear you can rely on in the event of an emergency. We’ve contemplated everything two people need for a 72-hour survival period, including food, water and heat essentials, first aid and safety items, practical tools, light sources, a radio, and even playing cards for entertainment. Here's what's included:

 

SURVIVAL ESSENTIALS

Datrex Water Pouches (24 pouches): Compact purified 4.227 oz water pouches for immediate use. With three liters of water, you will have double the amount of water recommended for a 72-hour period.

SOS Emergency Ration Food Bars (3 packets): Each packet contains six individual, nutrient-rich (and nut-free), ready-to-eat 410-calorie rations. The included 7,200 calories are one and a half times the amount of food recommended for a 72-hour period.

Seychelle ADV/RAD Water Filter: BPA-free and reusable water bottle with filter that removes up to 99.99% of chlorine, chemicals (VOC’s), heavy metals and radiological contaminants; up to 99.9999% of bacteria and viruses; 99.9% of giardia and cryptosporidium; and up to 90% of fluoride.

Emergency Sleeping Bag (2): Lightweight, high-visibility orange and heavy-duty aluminized blanket for insulation and warmth.

 

TOOLS

AM/FM/NOAA Radio: Durable, lightweight and water-resistant radio keeps you informed and includes 3 charge options (USB, solar panel and hand crank), a bright flashlight and USB to charge low-battery phones.

Stainless Steel Knife: Lightweight, high-quality pocket knife.

Stanley 14" Wrecking / Pry Bar: High-carbon steel designed for comfortable use; withstands 975 foot-pounds of bending momentum.

Coghlans Signal Mirror: 2” x 3”, highly reflective laminated glass for aiming reflected light flashes with pin-point accuracy in emergencies, routing or signaling.

Leather Work Gloves: Comfortable, durable and puncture-resistant gloves protect hands in a wide variety of tasks.

Stanley 12” Adjustable Wrench: Strong and easy-to-use wrench.

 

LIGHT

Duralume 6" Glow Stick (3): Waterproof and non-toxic light sticks last over 12 hours for emergencies and blackouts.

MPOWERD Luci LUX 3-in-1 Solar Light: Lightweight pocket-sized lantern, flashlight and emergency light all-in-one, completely solar-powered LED with no additional batteries needed; lasts up to 7 hours on a single charge. 

 

FIRST AID/SAFETY

First Aid Kit: Compact, organized and lightweight 110-piece kit contains 21 different medical-grade items.  

Heavy Duty Garbage Bags (3): Large 33-gallon 2.4 Mil trash bags with resistance to punctures and leaks.

Heat Factory Hand Warmers (6 pairs): Safe and easy-to-use individually-wrapped hand warmers; each pair provides up to ten hours of heat. 

3M N95 Face Mask (4): Top of the line 3M Aura 9210+ respirators. These individually wrapped, tight-fitting masks, filter at least 95% of airborne particles.

MedPride Powder-Free Nitrile Exam Gloves: Comfortable, durable and puncture-resistant gloves made for individuals sensitive to natural rubber latex and donning powder.

IOSAT Potassium Iodide Tablets: For protection in the event of exposure to radioactive iodine following a nuclear reactor accident or detonation of a nuclear weapon. 

Purell Sanitizing Wipes: Easy-to-use sanitizing wipes in individual packets.

Safety Whistle: Included with the First Aid Kit. 

 

PERSONAL

Rite In the Rail Notebook: Built-to-last, waterproof, tearproof and weatherproof pocket-sized lined notebook.

Playing Cards: Standard set of 52 playing cards.

BIC Mechanical Pencil: A 0.9mm #2 mechanical pencil that will write in the weatherproof notebook even when wet.