Build a primitive bow, check. Lash together timbers for shelter, check. Hang your food out of reach of bears, check. Surviving the unexpected is about being prepared and the Bear Grylls survival bracelet has you covered. Few people know more about survival than Bear Grylls, ex-British Special Forces officer, experienced mountaineer and respected survival trainer. Taking advantage of Gerber's decades of experience and Bear Grylls' adventure knowledge, this survival bracelet's design provides 12 feet of high-strength paracord to help you work your way out of a difficult situation. Always there if you need it the beauty of the survival bracelet is that it's always there if you need it. Designed for everyday wear, the woven paracord design is reminiscent of the classic rope bracelet you had as a kid, but it serves a greater purpose: your survival in the backcountry. The bracelet adjusts with one hand thanks to an easy-to-use cinch system that keeps it tight. The same system also makes for easy removal when you need it. In keeping with Grylls's multi-use ideals, the bracelet includes an integrated emergency whistle for signaling help or alerting others of danger. Weighing in at less than 1 ounce, the Bear Grylls survival bracelet is lighter than your watch, yet it packs resources to help you fashion a splint, repair broken equipment or secure a shelter in the field. Essential equipment Take the advice of the man who knows how to get himself out of a serious jam and add the Bear Grylls Survival Bracelet to your essential survival kit. There's no good reason not to wear it on your next adventure.