Call them what you will – space blanket, mylar blanket, survival blanket, or emergency blanket.
You should own 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 fairly standard practice to keep a mylar space blanket inside of your glove box.
It’s a smart insurance policy if you happen to get stuck overnight in frigid conditions. [Read more…]