Call them what you will – space blanket, mylar blanket, survival blanket, or emergency blanket – you should own at least one.
Winters where I come from, are harsh. The Rocky Mountains are not gentile – especially if sheltering in snow and ice.
Becoming trapped in freezing temperatures is a recipe for disaster.
In Colorado, it’s a fairly standard practice to keep an emergency blanket inside of your glove box.
It’s a bit of survival insurance if you happen to get stuck overnight in frigid conditions. [Read more…]