Duct Tape Style

Duct tape has been around for a very long time, waterproofing things and sticking them together. Not surprisingly, this versatile material has many survival and outdoor applications…blister prevention, improvised snow goggles, and weapon construction, just to name a few.

But now…instead of making improvised survival gear with the tired silver stuff, it’s possible to buy duct tape in leopard print, zebra print, and in all colors of the neon rainbow.

Duct Tape Rainbow

I was in Target yesterday and stumbled upon an entire section full of new duct tape designs, which made me smile. I still have the traditional silver kind on my trekking poles, but it’s nice to know that so many possibilities exist. Now there’s no excuse for not having some with you out on the trail…

Want to know more about survival applications for duct tape?
Read my article on the About.com Survival Skills website:
“Quick and Easy Survival Uses for Duct Tape”


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