The Gerber Blades Bear Grylls Series Basic Survival Kit contains the basics for survival in an emergency situation. It comes with the "Priorities of Survival" pocket guide and a couple of essentials like fire starters, waterproof matches, snare wire and a knife to keep you going until you are rescued. There are also instructions for land to air rescue so you'll know what to do if things have to happen fast. The whistle will grab the attention of any rescue teams so they can find you. And it all comes in a handy nylon ripstop bag with waterproof zipper. It's an essential on any trip off the beaten track to be prepared for when things go wrong.