Smart Camper’s Voice: Preparing Your First Aid Kit

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Safe and Fun Camping with Your Loved Ones

Camping in the outdoors is an extremely exciting adventure and a great opportunity for spending some quality time with your family or friends. However, just as any other activity in the wild, no matter how careful you are, something unexpected can happen at any time. Hence, since it is literally vital to be prepared for any unforeseen event beforehand, today we bring you the list of items that the Red Cross recommends that you have in your first aid camping kit:

Red Cross First Aid Kit Checklist

  • 2 absorbent compress dressings (5 x 9 inches)
  • 25 adhesive bandages (assorted sizes)
  • 1 adhesive cloth tape (10 yards x 1 inch)
  • 5 antibiotic ointment packets (approximately 1 gram)
  • 5 antiseptic wipe packets
  • 2 packets of aspirin (81 mg each)
  • 1 blanket (space blanket)
  • 1 breathing barrier (with one-way valve)
  • 1 instant cold compress
  • 2 pair of nonlatex gloves (size: large)
  • 2 hydrocortisone ointment packets (approximately 1 gram each)
  • Scissors
  • 1 roller bandage (3 inches wide)
  • 1 roller bandage (4 inches wide)
  • 5 sterile gauze pads (3 x 3 inches)
  • 5 sterile gauze pads (4 x 4 inches)
  • Oral thermometer (non-mercury/nonglass)
  • 2 triangular bandages
  • Tweezers
  • First aid instruction booklet

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Pack your First Aid Kit and Go Camping in Our Handmade Tents

Here at Denver Tent, we are experienced outdoor campers who always put security and safety first. We always carry our first aid kit with us everywhere we go camping, and we want to encourage you to make your own first aid kit before heading to the wild outdoors with your sportsmen or canvas wall tent.

If you want to learn more about our handmade tents, visit our website and discover all the products we have available for you. We’ve spent over a century perfecting our tents, and we are proud to have a product that is made in America, manufactured right here in Denver, Colorado.

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