Most emergency situations are unexpected, come-as-you-are affairs. Frequently, what you have on you at the time will be all the tools you have available. Fortunately, there are some really innovative folks who have turned their attention to this thorny problem and developed a lot of multi-function everyday carry tools that are portable enough for everyday carry. Here are some of the latest and greatest when it comes to gear you can reasonably carry on your trek through life.

For more information about the everyday carry tools featured in the gallery above, visit the following sites.

Kimber PepperBlaster

Kershaw TX-Tool

Brite-Strike EPLI

BioLite PowerLight Mini

Survive Outdoors Longer Traverse

SOG Cash Card

Kershaw Jens Anso Carabiner

BulletSafe Bulletproof Baseball Cap

Snugpak SquadPak

Zippo Windproof Lighters

SOG ParaTool

Steel Will Censor

LazerBrite Flashlight System

LOKSAK Storage Bags

Outdoor Edge Razor-Lite EDC

Coast HP3R Rechargeable Penlight

SOG MacV Tool

Spartan CQB

Steel Will Adept

Fox Outdoor Covert Carry Sport Duffel

This article was originally published in ‘Survivor’s Edge’ Summer 2016. To subscribe, visit

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