I'm always looking to take things out of my pack and resist buying the latest shining thing to add to the pack.

I've seen folks with giant 3lb first-responder type first aid kits, and too many folks with NO kit at all.

I've settled on a very small dedicated stuff sack to carry my kit.

Bandaids, paper tape, 1 and 2" adhesive pads, mole skin and mole foam, lots of blister stuff. A fair amount of acetaminophen for aches and pains, amount dependent upon the type of trip.

A tiny bottle of betadine.

A small zip lock of wet wipes.

Dental floss

a very small roll of that stretchy tape stuff to wrap an ankle

some KT or leukotape for hot spots when walking for miles in wet shoes.

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