Members Equipment List
The following equipment list is commonly compiled to form what is referred to
as a "24 Hour Ready Pack". Some items may be carried on a belt, in pockets
or strapped to the person. This is the minimum equipment recommended
to be carried on all missions.
Recommendation: Acquire and store most items from the list in a duffle bag
for rapid deployment. Field items can be chosen from the duffle bag and
carried in your fanny pack or back pack.
Compass (Non - Military)
Wind/Waterproof Jacket with hood. (Red preferred)
Helmet with chinstrap
1 Rain gear.
2 spare T-Shirts
2 spare underwear
2 spare outerwear. (Polyester Fleece or Wool preferred)
2 pair Thermal Underwear. (Polypropylene preferred)
2 pair wool socks
Personal First Aid/Survival Kit. - (1 Ziploc (qt. size) plastic bag for kit,
2 pair Latex examination gloves, 4 aspirin, 4 antacid tablets, 2 antiseptic
wipes, 1 antiseptic ointment, 6 band aids various sizes, 2 cotton swaps,
1 moleskin, 1 roller gauze, 2 safety pins, 1 tweezers, 2 towelettes, 1 space
blanket, 25mg Benadryl Tablets, 1 single edge razor blade, 1 long burning
candle, 4 quarters, 1 lip balm, 1 EMT shears, 5-10 duct tape, 1 wire 10
long, 3 heavy duty construction bags, 1 shelter material)
8 x 10 tarp
1 pair Leather Hiking Boots
1 pair Safety Boots. (Steel Toe)
Weatherproof matches or fire starter
1 Water Purification Tablets
Headlamp or Flashlight (Spare batteries & bulb).
Second Light Source (Spare batteries & bulb).
Personal prescription medications.
1 Metal Cup, Canteen Cup or Collapsible Cup
Toiletries Kit: (Soap, shampoo, towel, toothpaste, tooth brush, deodorant,
razors, toilet paper, etc.)
2 pair leatherwork Gloves
Drivers license & SAR Personnel ID Tags
Canteen or Water Bottle. (2 liters minimum)
Food for 48 Hours. (2 Freeze Dried Meals, 2 MRE's, etc.)
2 Rolls Surveyor/Flagging Tape. (1 - Red, 1 - Orange)
Pocket Notebook and Pencil
Blaze Orange Outer Vest
1 Baseball type cap
1 Tracking Stick 42 long
Safety Glasses or Goggles with side protection
50' Nylon Cord
2 pair Hearing Protection
1 Measuring Device 18 minimum
1 20 Tubular Webbing
2 Prussic Cords (6 length)
2 Locking Carabineers
4 Zip Lock Bags various sizes.
This list meets the DCNR FTL and NASAR SARTECH II requirements.
NOTE: Personal equipment is inspected annually!