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Winter Survival Kit. Maria Thompson '15 Hoyum Director's Assistant. Maria’s Declassified: Winter Survival Kit. A few notes about my board. I go to school in an area that gets very cold and a fair amount of snow. It’s important to have an emergency kit just in case you do get stranded - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Marias Declassified: Winter Survival Kit

Winter Survival KitMaria Thompson '15Hoyum Director's Assistant

Marias Declassified: Winter Survival KitA few notes about my boardI go to school in an area that gets very cold and a fair amount of snow. Its important to have an emergency kit just in case you do get strandedAs always, make sure you change the information to make it most applicable to your residents. Hope this is helpful!

#1#2BlanketLets face it if you get stranded, youre going to need to stay warm some how!Extra hats & mittensThey dont take much room and will help keep you stay warm!

#3#4Lighter or waterproof matchesSomething to start a fire with, just in case you do get stuck in the cold!ShovelTo dig yourself out of trouble quite literally!

#5#6Cat litter or sandKeep a bag in your vehicle to help your wheels gain traction when stuck!Drinking waterIts always a good idea to have some water on hand, good to drink, or cook with depending on how long youre stuck!

#7#8FoodKeep energy bars, cans of soup and can opener, or other non-perishable items. You never know they might just come in handy! WhistleA whistle can be heard much further than you yelling for help. Invest in one and keep it in your car!

#9#10MirrorNot for you to gussy up with for you to signal help!FlashlightAlso can be used to signal for help, but also for you to see in the dark. Extra batteries too of course!

#12#11Red HandkerchiefTo help you flag down some help. Maps and Compass?Now that many people have smartphones you may not know how to use a map and compass, but if youre stranded in the middle of nowhere (with no service), it might be useful to know how!

#14#13KnifeEven if youre not stranded having a knife may come in handy one day. Snow brush and ice scraperA winter must have! Might as well invest in a good one, its going to be a long winter without it (or even with it)

#15RopeIt has many uses, but can serve as a guide in case you have to venture away from your car in a blizzard!