For former park ranger Mark Kaufman, the NOLS Med Kit 4.0 makes the short list of recommended gifts for outdoorsy friends. Like wool socks, a good light, and water filtration devices, a NOLS med kit is a must-have for backcountry trips.
“In the outdoors, simple gear matters — a lot.
From a former park ranger, here are eight gifts for the adventurers in your life — some simple, and others essential...Simply put, the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) first aid kit, or ‘Med Kit,’ is legit.
NOLS doesn't just train wilderness emergency first responders, it offers useful Med Kits—and the 4.0 is brimming with supplies that both the untrained and trained wilderness explorer can use: It includes the requisite supplies for fractures, bleeding, CPR, and gnarly wounds.”
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