Junk on the Bunk: Personal First Aid Kit (PFAK) and Hygiene Kit

The little, and oft overlooked things, can make or break you and mean the difference between success and failure.

Badlands Fieldcraft

1) Wet Wipes 2) 100% Deet bug spray 3) Toe nail clippers and Tick remover 4) Fix’n Wax 5) Foot powder and boot bands 6) Cumberland Concepts Zipper Bag
7) Floss and Q-tips 8) Wash cloth 9) Camp soap 10) Imodium, Tylenol, Ibuprofen 11) Hand sanitizer 12) Sawed-off tooth brush 13) PFAK with bandaids, antiseptic wipes, Melagel, moleskin

I’m going through my gear and making sure it’s ready to go for the upcoming Fieldcraft course next month and thought I would share what I carry to cover basic hygiene and health in the field.

I carry my Hygiene gear and my Personal First Aid Kit (PFAK) in a Cumberland Concepts zipper pouch. I love these little pouches and use them for any organizing of small items in my equipment. A PFAK is different than an IFAK, and I’d like to clarify how. I came across this term in an…

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