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The Best Survival Tools for the Rugged Outdoor Dad

Spending some time in nature may be the best Father’s Day gift for outdoorsy dads, but we’d bet that most of them would still appreciate some new gear as well. Especially as cool as these outdoor survival tools that even doomsday preppers would drool over.

If your dad loves prepping for the collapse of society or just simply loves being outdoors, this small list of survival tools is the perfect guide on what to get him for Father’s Day.





This multitool is their most popular model, thanks to its blades that can be deployed with only one hand and are accessible from the outside. It's a new upgrade to their most popular multitool, which now features premium replaceable wire cutters for tough, big, and little tasks. Pliers, replacement wire cutters, wire stripper, knives, saw, spring-action scissors, ruler, can and bottle openers, files, and screwdrivers are among the 18 tools included.


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survival knife

Survival Knife

Benchmade is known for producing high-quality knives at a fair price that will not let you down when you need them most. The textured and contoured grip makes for a very comfortable, long-lasting, and low-maintenance handle. The Axis locking mechanism incorporated into the handle is one of the knife's best features and a Benchmade innovation in folding knife technology. It is made out of a hardened steel locking bar that slides forward and back in a slot carved into both sides of the steel liner, gripping near the knife's spine. For ambidextrous use, the locking mechanism is accessible from both sides of the knife.


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portable water filter

Portable Water Filter

The Survivor Filter PRO is a 3-stage water filter that removes bacteria, protozoa, and other harmful particles from water. And because it has a carbon filter, this portable water filter will actually get the bad taste out of the water. 

This water filter has an ultra-fine primary inlet filter with pores of 0.1 microns. Being so fine, it removes debris and particulates, algae, pollen, and also bacteria like giardia, e. Coli, protozoa, cryptosporidium. There's also a secondary internal carbon filter that actually improves the taste of water.

They also have the electric-powered Survivor Filter PRO X if you find pumping for water tedious. It’s a USB and Battery-Powered Portable Water Filter that can be powered using any standard portable power bank.


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multipurpose axe

Multipurpose Axe

The Max Toolkit was built to last, and all tool attachments are made of high-quality 1060 carbon steel. This tool can help with clearing a path through downed trees, filling holes, digging out automobiles, and other similar work.

The 34" composite polypropylene handle lowers fatigue and eliminates the need to operate on your hands and knees, as well as injuries from flying debris due to the increased distance between the user and the tool's end.


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handheld GPS

Handheld GPS

Even on less difficult trips, staying in touch is essential. This handheld uses inReach technology (membership required) to send an SOS to the GEOS 24/7 emergency response team for interactive assistance in an emergency. It also supports two-way messaging and LiveTrack location sharing over the Iridium satellite network, allowing you to communicate with loved ones, teams, headquarters, and more.


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outdoor solar powered generator

Solar Generator

A 240-watt-hour (16.8Ah, 14.4V) lithium-ion battery pack powers the Jackery Explorer 240. 1* AC outlet (110V 200W, 400W peak), 2* USB-A ports and 1* DC carport are all included. The pure sine wave inverter can power a variety of devices, including a phone, laptop, light, fan, and micro cooler.

The Jackery SolarSaga 60 solar panel can be used to replenish the power station. The solar panel's built-in MPPT controller allows it to function at its maximum power point, allowing the power station to recharge at maximum efficiency. But there are also two other ways to recharge: using a home outlet or a car outlet.


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fire starter kit

Fire Starter Kit

This fire starter kit is perfect for hiking, camping & backpacking. The wood handle is made from handcrafted cherry wood to give you that comfortable grip. While the ferro rod is composed of a high-quality ferrocerium & magnesium blend, giving you over 15,000 strikes. The proprietary wax-infused natural hemp tinder is a waterproof fire starter and works in all weather conditions.

The kit includes a ferro rod with a striker, pouch, and a jumbo tinder fire-starting rope. It even comes with a handy survival tool made of hardened steel that's attached to the flint striker by a paracord lanyard. The tool has a built-in hex wrench, a toothed edge for scraping, a ruler, and a handy bottle opener.


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first aid kit

First Aid Kit

This first aid kit has everything you'll need to survive. It includes more than 100 first-aid supplies as well as nine high-quality survival essentials, such as a premium knife, multi-function paracord bracelet, and emergency flashlight. The kit will help care for medical or emergency needs during camping, hiking, hunting, or hurricanes, tropical storms, earthquakes, and tornados.

The bag is water-resistant and is made of high-quality rip-resistant 600D Polyester. Water-resistant laminate pouches protect all individual components. This equipment is tough and durable, making it suitable for any outdoor adventure.


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rechargeable flashlight

Rechargeable Flashlight

This rechargeable flashlight is bright. It features a 900-lumen Cree LED that emits a stunningly powerful beam. Its bright light can sweep over the length of two football fields and reach nearly 660 ft. It features zoom and comes with 5 adaptable settings: High / Medium / Low / Strobe / SOS.

Enjoy up to 13 hours (Medium-beam mode) of powerful, non-diminishing brightness from the included premium rechargeable 6700mAh battery and the LEDs that boast an extended 50000-hour lifespan. Recharge in 11 hours with a 1A adapter (not included) and the included USB cable.


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paracord bracelet

Survival Paracord Bracelet

This tactical bracelet isn’t just a fashion accessory. And just like duct tape, it has thousands of uses. So if you find yourself in a bind, this survival bracelet can be unraveled and the extra durable paracord material can be used in an emergency situation or even as a temporary dog leash.

The makers are a veteran-owned business, and they're always looking for opportunities to help the men and women of the United States Armed Forces. That's why they also donate 20% of the proceeds to help pair military vets with shelter or provide care for service dogs.


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