Survival Cache

Palmer Station Survival Cache Contents

survival-1.jpg Field Manual for the U.S. Antarctic Program

Palmer Station Survival Cache Contents

Each Survival Cache consists of three barrels with these contents:

Barrel 1

Bag 1:

  • 1 roll of toilet paper; 1 medical book
  • 1 box of matches; 2 Newtro 2400 bars
  • 1 pocket knife; 1 flashlight
  • 2 sets of long underwear; 6 D-cell batteries
  • 2 pairs of glove liners; 1 tent; 2 pairs of socks
  • 1 sleeping bag; 2 balaclavas
  • 1 first aid kit; 2 sets of boot liners

Bag 2:

  • 2 sleeping pads
  • 6 cans of water
  • 1 bottle of fuel

survival-2.jpg Barrel 2

Bag 1:

  • 1 mess kit: dish, pot, skillet, cups
  • 2 pairs of leather bear paw mittens
  • 1 stove with pump and directions
  • 1 50-foot coil of parachute cord
  • 1 set of oil skins
  • 1 Antarctic survival book
  • 1 book of knots; 1 parachute flare
  • 1 orange smoke signal; 1 red flare
  • 3 meteor flares; 5 candles
  • 1 deck of cards; 2 emergency blankets
  • 1 signal flag; 1 signal mirror
  • 1 shovel; 2 Newtro 2400 bars
  • 3 chocolate bars; 1 sleeping bag
  • 4 meals; 2 sets of silverware
  • 1 box of matches

Bag 2:

  • 2 sleeping pads; 5 cans of water
  • 1 bottle of fuel; 1 fuel filter/funnel

survival-3.jpg Barrel 3

Bag 1:

  • 1 roll of duct tape; 2 pairs of socks
  • 2 sets of long underwear; 2 balaclavas
  • 2 pairs of glove liners; 1 sleeping bag
  • 1 pair of sunglasses; 1 tube of sunblock
  • 5 candles; 3 emergency blankets
  • 1 whistle; 1 box of matches
  • 1 parachute flare; 1 orange smoke signal
  • 1 red flare; 3 meteor flares
  • 2 Newtro 2400 bars; 4 meals
  • 1 sleeping bag; 5 cans of water




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Camp Cook Kits


Spotlights


Emergency Kits

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