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It the most exciting Wilderness Survival Show, we watch 10 Survivalist compete for $500,000. But what 10 things do they carry in their back pack? What Numbers would you Carry? Below are the most popular items that the 10 cast members carried, followed by the list that you are allowed to pick from.
My Picks are 3, 5, 7, 8, 11, 13, 25, 27, 31, & 33, shown in BOLDabove.
INDIVIDUAL ITEMS Which 10 would you pick?
participant must choose TEN total items from the following list. Selections are
final. Once chosen, no items may be swapped out or replaced. These will be each
participant’s unique tools used to survive in the wilderness on camera.
1.12x12 ground cloth/tarp (grommets approved)
2.8 mm climbing rope - 10M
3.550 para cord - 20m
7.1 multi-seasonal sleeping bag that fits within provided
8.1 bivy bag (Gore-Tex sleeping bag cover)
9.1 sleeping pad
11.1 large (no more than 2 quart) pot, includes lid
12.1 steel frying pan
13.1 flint or ferro rod set
14.1 enamel bowl for eating
16.1 canteen or water bottle
17.1 bar soap
18.1 8 oz tube of toothpaste
19.1 face flannel
20.1 40 m roll of dental floss
21.1 small bottle bio shower soap
22.1 shaving razor (and 1 blade)
23.1 towel (30” x 60”)
25.1 300-yard roll of nylon single filament fishing line and
25 assorted hooks (No lures)
26.1 primitive bow with 6 Arrows (must be predominately made
27.1 small gauge gill net (12' x 4' with 1.5"