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Middle-age Med Kit

What do you recommend including in a medical kit for a five-day hike with four (middle age) adults?

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Question:

What do you recommend including in a medical kit for a five-day hike with four (middle age) adults?

Submitted by – Andrew – Neshanic Station, NJ

Answer:

I recommend you go to the website of Adventure Medical Kits and check out the contents of the Weekender. It is a part of the Mountain Series and, despite the name, the stuff included should handle all or at least most of your needs for up to a week. You of course can add to or take away from the items on the contents list as you see fit. I usually throw in a few more drugs. I often hurt after a long day on the trail—maybe because I am late middle age myself. If you check out the contents on the website and have more specific questions, please ask away.