ULTRALIGHT .7
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ULTRALIGHT .7
Designed for ultralight hikers, backpackers and adventure racers, the .7 weighs a mere 6.5 ounces. Waterproof to 200 feet, leakproof and airtight. No wilderness or medical guide. 7-by-5-by-2.5 inches. $19.50. (800) 499-8696, www.summithut.com

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AMK TRAIL
Contains a fine illustrated guide to life-threatening emergencies and a stellar guide to wilderness and travel medicine, with when-to-worry tips and 50-plus improvised techniques. Design aids easy location of items. 10 ounces. 7-by-6-by-1.5 inches. $20. (800) 421-1223, www.clorders.com()
CAMPER 100
Made for families, with a smart manual that covers first-aid basics and addresses wilderness and travel medicine, though not nearly as fully as the booklets in the AMK and REI kits. Contains gauze but no bandage strips. 9 ounces. 7-by-5-by-1.5 inches. $15. (800) 413-2050, www.coastlineadventures.com()
REI TRAIL
Has nearly the same contents as the AMK Trail kit, including guide to wilderness/travel medicine but no illustrated guide. The design leaves contents more susceptible to dirt and rain. 12 ounces. 8-by-5.5-by-2.5 inches. $23. (800) 426-4840, www.rei.com()
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