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Driving a capable truck may be the only way to stay mobile when natural disaster strikes. Carrying some basic supplies you probably already own will make the experience not only safer but also more comfortable. The same upgrades that will take your camping trips to the next level can also set you up to respond to extreme conditions and life-threatening scenarios. Wes Siler walks you through his rig to show you how to be prepared on the road.
Gear Wes Recommends:
– Tires: Toyo Open Country WLT1 ($171)
– Medical kit: Tactical Operator Response Kit ($80)
– Fire extinguisher: First Alert Rechargeable Recreation Extinguisher ($25)
– Rescue knife: Benchmade 537SGY-1 Bailout ($260)
– Headlamp: BioLite HeadLamp 200 ($45)
– Satellite communicator: Garmin InReach Mini ($350)
– Sleeping bag: Therm-a-Rest Oberon 0F/-18C ($480 and up)
– Sleeping pad: Therm-a-Rest Trail Lite ($80 and up)
– Recovery gear