Winter Survival Field Guide Resources

Thank you for purchasing our Winter Survival Field Guide Kindle book!

As I’m sure you know by now, surviving the elements during the winter requires you to be equipped with special equipment. Your typical bug out bag and vehicle contents aren’t going to cut it when dealing with icy roads, freezing temperatures, power outages and all the other challenges that come along with winter survival. Here is a list of essential (and affordable!) winter survival supplies so that you’re always prepared.

Winter Survival Cover

Firestarting Tools

1. Everstryke Match

Winter Survival everstryke

This clever tool is an invaluable, possibly life-saving utensil that is equally at home in your wallet, purse, bug-out bag, toolbox, or even the kitchen drawer.

2. Inside N Beyond Torch Magnesium Fire Starter

Winter Survival fire piston

This kit includes a fire starter, a compass, and a hidden compartment for your tinder.

3. Gerber 31-000699 Bear Grylls Survival Series Fire Starter

Winter Survival gerber

This is a compact fire starter with Ferro cerium rod and metal striker, and a lanyard to keep it secure and readily available.


1. Hoffman Richter HR-15 Tactical Folder

Winter Survival 04HR

This solid steel spring assisted folder opens in just .004 seconds.


1. KastKing SuperPower Moss Green Braided Fishing LineWinter Survival kastking

This braided line has outstanding abrasion resistance, incredible knot strength, smaller diameter than competitor’s line, near zero stretch, and a low price that cannot be beat.

2. Kinglake Natural Jute Twine

Winter Survival Twine

This twine is natural and sturdy, but soft to the touch.

3. IIT 48784 Super Strong Nylon Rope

Winter Survival Rope

Nylon is the strongest of all rope materials. It’s excellent for use with pulleys, and flexible enough for all sorts of knots.

Fishing Supplies

1. Freshwater Fishooks Fishing Hook SetWinter Survival Fish Hooks

This set comes with 1,500 small, black, high-carbon steel fishing hooks.

2. Bullet Weights Ultra Steel and Tin Assorted SetWinter Survival Fishing Weights

These fishing weights are sensitive but durable. Split shot is great for changing situations by allowing you to adapt by adding and removing weights.

3. LotFancy Fishing Lures
Winter Survival Lures

This set contains lightweight, realistic-looking fishing lures in a variety of sizes and colors.

4. Booyah Boo Jig

Winter Survival Tackle

The Booyah Boo Jig features a flat-bottom 18-degree rise, premium black nickel hook, heavy weed guard, magnum rattles and a full-body 50-strand silicone skirt.

5. Berkley Powerbait Magnum Floating Power Eggs

Winter Survival Power Bait

The Magnum Power Egg is buoyant enough to float a #10 hook. These eggs are longer-lasting and more effective than real salmon eggs, and best of all they won’t dry out.

6. Okuma Voyager Spinning Travel Kit

Winter Survival Travel Kit

Compact and easy to carry, the Okuma Voyager Travel Kit has everything you need for casual fishing while camping and hiking. The kit includes a six-foot graphite composite rod with a comfortable cork grip, ceramic guide inserts, stainless steel hooded reel seats, a ball bearing drive system, a corrosion-resistant aluminum spool, and a soft-sided carry case.

Other Supplies

1. Bahco 396-LAP Laplander Folding SawWinter Survival Folding Saw

A general purpose folding saw for cutting both green and dry wood, plastic, bone etc. Specially designed for wild-life enthusiasts, hunting and campers.

2. Grabber Emergency Space Blanket
Winter Survival Space Blanket

This gold space blanket with a reflective surface will keep you warm in the harsh winter conditions.

3. HotHands Hand Warmers

Winter Survival Hand-Warmers

HotHands Hand Warmers are single use air-activated heat packs that provide everyday warmth and are ideal for keeping your hands warm when the temperature gets cold.

4. Vitchelo V800 CREE LED Headlamp
Winter Survival Headlamp

This headlamp boasts a 45° beam angle adjustable for oriented lighting and CREE R3 cool white reflector of 168 lumens.

5. ER Emergency Rations

Winter Survival ER Bar

The 18 ounce, 2,400+ calorie ER Bar is formulated specifically in accordance with the stringent requirements of the US Department of Homeland Security and the US Coast Guard for emergency victims. Ideal for emergency situations, each packet contains six individual 410 calorie rations that are ready-to-eat with no preparation.

6. Ultra-Light and Small 100-Piece First Aid KitWinter Survival First Aid Kit

This first aid kit is convenient in size so you can store it at home or in your car, but still contains all the essential items you would expect to find in a first aid kit (plus a few extras!)

7. Archer Lightweight Self Inflating Sleeping PadWinter Survival Sleeping Pad

With the lightweight series, the pad will inflate and deflate quickly with the jet stream foam and roll up compactly to fit into the stuff sack. The top fabric is tough, lightweight Ripstop and the bottom is polyester taffeta.

8. SmartSpeed Extreme Weather Sleeping Bag

Winter Survival Sleeping Bag

This sleeping bag is perfect for autumn and winter temperatures. Waterproof polyester pongee material is designed to retain moisture and warmth. Two bags can be zipped together.

9. Solo Stove Titan Camp Stove Combo

Winter Survival Camping Stove

This is a unique wood burning stove that incorporates a secondary combustion for a more efficient and cleaner burn.

10. Security Chain Company Cable Chain

Winter Survival Tire Chains

Super Z6 was designed by SCC for cars, trucks, and SUV’s with restricted clearance around the drive tires. Based on SCC’s experience with other products in the “Z” family, Super Z6 has one very special quality: it will operate in less than half of the space required by most cable chains and tire chains.

11. Garman GPSMAP 64 Worldwide

Winter Survival GPS

GPSMAP 64 comes with a built-in worldwide basemap with shaded relief so you can navigate anywhere with ease. With photo navigation, you can download geotagged pictures from the Internet and navigate to them.

12. Thermal 80% Merino Wool Socks

Winter Survival Wool Socks

More merino means more warmth and comfort from the finest wool material. These socks are even softer on the inside, with brushed fleece linings. This makes them great for cold weather outdoor activities, as well as lounging around the house.

13. Gonex Professional Ski Goggles

Winter Survival Goggles

These goggles boast UV400 protection, spherical lenses, flexible frames and vented dual lenses with anti-fog treatment.

14. Columbia Men’s Alpine Action Jacket

Winter Survival Jacket

Next-level warmth and waterproof breathability meets an exquisite cross-dye shell fabric with a rich color and texture-delivering a serious storm-fighting jacket that stands out in the lift line.

15. Duofold Men’s Mid-Weight Wicking Thermal Pant

Winter Survival Thermal Pant

Choose these base-layer bottoms for everyday warmth during low activity levels. Soft texture-rich knit traps air between two thermal layers. Result: a chill-blocking barrier that keeps you comfortably warm.

16. Heritage Winter Work Gloves

Winter Survival Work Gloves

Maintenance around the barn and ranch work goes on year round which is why we now offer an insultated waterproof work glove for use in cold and wet conditions. Built with 3M Thinsulate for warmth and waterproof during the cold winter months.

17. Chinook Trekker Snowshoes

Winter Survival Snowshoes

Trekker Series snowshoes provide great traction and comfort on packed snow and moderate terrains that are great for enjoying long winter months hiking through trails and forest. They are made of light weight and strong aluminum frame ergonomically designed to ensure comfortable and easy walks.

For more winter survival gear you can’t make at home, check out the Survival Life Store!