Gear Review: Adventure Medical Kits Core Lite Knife

A knife, whistle, and light in one.

KILLER DEAL

Survivalist


More than just a mini blade, the Adventure Medical Kits Core Lite is a multifaceted survival tool weighing just 1.4 ounces. One end of the lip-balm-size plastic housing contains a 10-lumen LED task light; the other end features a 100-decibel whistle (that’s rock-concert loud). And as a knife, this two-inch locking blade proved perfect for slicing cheddar and whittling marshmallow sticks. $20; 1.4 oz.; adventuremedicalkits.com

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