You don’t have to be an outdoorsman, a bushcrafter or hunter, or even a regular camper to find these everyday carry (EDC) items useful. Keep them handy because you’ll never know when or where trouble strikes. And let’s face it, everyone needs a good pair of socks.

EDC gear list for everyday


1. Goal Zero Torch 250 Flashlight

This durable, rugged Torch 250 features a flashlight, floodlight or red emergency light with bright and half power modes. The integrated USB port charges phones and boosts tablets to stay connected with its long-lasting, advanced lithium battery. The built-in USB charging cable, solar panel and hand-crank provide light anywhere.

MSRP: $80

2. Loctote Flak Sack Sport

The Flak Sack Sport is the theft-resistant bag for athletes and active lifestyles. It was designed to accommodate people who practice, play and are on the go who need their essentials kept safe, but don’t want any unnecessary weight or bulk. It’s like a lightweight portable safe for your valuables.

MSRP: $99

3. Mizu M9 Water Bottle

This 30-ounce single-wall bottle made of food-grade stainless steel is 100-percent BPA-free and recyclable. It’s available in various colors and features Mizu’s Straw Lid. It fits perfectly in a cup holder or side pocket of your backpack.

MSRP: $33

4. Velomacchi Speedway Impact Storage Case

The Speedway Impact Storage Case helps keep all your EDC accessories organized and protected. The stretch microfiber material pockets help organize and protect your chargers, cords, batteries, headphones, and many other daily carry items.

MSRP: $39

5. BattlBox package

Love EDC gear but don’t have the time to search out the latest and greatest? Let the guys at BattlBox do it for you. BattlBox is a monthly subscription box curated for outdoor, survival, EDC, and cool gear heads. It’s available in 4 different packages for every situation.

MSRP: $30-150 (monthly subscription)

6. Darn Tough Vermont Crew Socks

These Merino wool socks are made in the USA and come with a lifetime guarantee that they are the most comfortable, durable and best fitting socks you’ll ever own.

MSRP: $20

7. Morakniv Eldris Fire Starter Neck Knife

A fire starter, paracord and secondary lock mean that you get even more out of your Eldris knife and your time in the great outdoors. Available from Industrial Revolution.

MSRP: Starting at $54

8. Mechanix Wear Specialty Vent Covert Gloves

Protect your hands from scrapes while keeping them nice and dry with fully ventilated gloves. Breathable mesh combines with a perforated 0.6mm palm to allow cool air in and circulate throughout the glove. Touchscreen compatible.

MSRP: $28


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