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For minimum weight penalty, this iPhone-size kit combines the first-aid must-haves most hikers pack (bandages and ibuprofen) with the survival essentials (space blanket, whistle, compass, and firestarter) many leave at home. One patch of duct tape delivers blister prevention, but hot spot-prone hikers will want to add moleskin. $15; 4 oz.; surviveoutdoorslonger.com