Batteries - Two extra AA batteries for Maglite. Nothing like being lost in the
dark forest at night.
Fire Starter - Wax or magnesium fire starter to help get wet wood burning when
you're cold & hungry.
Matches - Waterproof matches to get the fire starter going. A small butane lighter is
Emergency blanket - A foil blanket to stave off the bitter cold & reserve
precious body heat.
Whistle - The best way to attract attention while saving energy for more important
Mirror - Small camper's mirror to redirect the sun's light to signal for help or start a
Shoelace - To replace a broken one, make a sling, tie up a lean-to, ad infinitum.
Pencil & Paper - Leaving notes or writing your last thoughts as death takes
possession of your hapless soul.
Knife Sharpener - Plastic or small stone for keeping your pocketknife sharp.
Purification Tablets - In case your water filter clogs or gets lost.
Duct Tape - About 6 feet wrapped around a piece of straw. Many uses.
Sewing kit - Sewing on buttons, repairing clothing & equipment, removing
Rubber bands - Many uses.