The Yellowstone Kit is named for the Yellowstone Park in Wyoming which is believed to be first seen by a non-native by Mountain Man John Colter. Stories told by Mountain Men over the next 40 years of boiling mud, steaming rivers, and petrified trees eventually brought more explorers to the region including famous Mountain Man and explorer Jim Bridger. Yellowstone eventually became the first National Park in the United States, approved by President Grant in 1872.
The Yellowstone Kit is a basic but comprehensive Trauma kit from Mountain Man Medical. When designing this kit the team set out to build something that they felt would suffice for 99% of trauma emergencies. Similar to the Sweetwater Kit but with added QuickClot, Chest Seals, and additional gauze.
We dare you to compare it to competing trauma kits that cost more and come with lower-quality components.
Also, when putting this kit together the team focused on compact components. This kit can easily be repurposed to a smaller pouch or an ankle IFAK or cargo pocket. Mini compression bandage, mini marker, small shears, tightly bundled gloves, compact chest seals and 2-inch gauze and bandages are some of the keys to that overall compact delivery.
The Yellowstone Weighs 15oz before adding any extra Tourniquet
Black “Falcon” Pouch with First Aid Patch
This pouch is the perfect size to hold your medical gear without taking up a lot of space in a backpack, vehicle, range bag etc.
Made from a strong nylon that will not tear or rip. Equipped with SBS zippers and featuring a 3x2inch velcro patch receiver equipped with a 2x2inch Patch (patch not shown below).
Inside the pouch, you will find specially designed storage and organizer straps and pockets.
Dimensions (Not including carry handle):
Height: 7.5 inches | 19 cm
Width: 4.3 inches | 11 cm
Depth: 2.5 inches | 16.5 cm
The pouch empty weighs 7oz
Your Choice of Tourniquet
Choose to include either the SWAT-T, CAT (Combat Application Tourniquet), or SOF-T Wide from Tacmed.
The SWAT-T is a versatile proven tourniquet. Just wrap and stretch using the instructions printed on the tourniquet itself to ensure proper application. Unlike many popular tourniquets it can be applied on animals or any appendage. It can also double as a compression bandage in a pinch.
The C-A-T and SOF-T tourniquets are both TCCC approved for combat use and have been the industry standard for tourniquets for decades. Easy to self-apply and fast and quick to slack with windlass. Please note we only sell genuine tourniquets. These are NOT fake counterfeits. For more information on the differences between these tourniquets review this video.
QuickClot Combat Hemostatic Gauze
QuikClot® Bleeding and Control Dressing Gauze is white, nonwoven, hydrophilic gauze impregnated with kaolin, an inorganic mineral that is both safe and effective in accelerating the body's natural clotting cascade without any exothermic reactions or use of animal or human proteins.
Hyfin Compact Twin Chest Seal
The HyFin Vent Twin Pack which gives responders two vented chest seals in a compact packaging for the treatment of penetrating injuries to the chest. Designed with 3-vented channels that allow air to escape the chest cavity during exhalation but prevents air from entering through the injury site during inhalation. Each HyFin Vent Compact Chest Seal is 4.75” x 4.75” and made with advanced adhesive to provide a superior adhesion in the most adverse conditions, including sweaty or hairy casualties.
Contained in a rugged, easy-to-open foil pouch, the perforated packaging allows users to open only one dressing at a time as needed. Its small packaging is ideal for low profile kits as you do not have to fold it to get it to fit in your kit, go-bag, cargo pocket or body armor.
North American Rescue Mini Emergency Trauma Bandage
Perfect for use in all situations, especially on children and elderly with thin limbs, the NAR Mini Responder ETD is a compact compression bandage designed to provide an effective pressure bandage when reduced packaging size is required. The small, compact packaging with easy-open Red-Tip Technology® tear notches allows the Mini Responder ETD to be stored on the person in pant pockets, shirt pocket, trauma plate pouches, etc.
It is flat folded and less than an inch thick. The Mini Responder ETD has a 4 x 6-inch non-adherent pad with a 42 in. elastic bandage. It has both hook & loop as well as a sturdy C-Clip closure to hold the dressing in place. The bandage is sterile unless opened or damaged.
2 Pairs Large Nitrile Gloves*
These heavy-duty strength gloves (5-mil thick) are made from medical-grade synthetic rubber. They are puncture-resistant, stretchable and ambidextrous. They are disposable and designed for single use. These are size Large, designed to fit an overwhelming majority of American adults.
They are individually pre-wrapped in pairs and packaged for easy and fast deployment. Designed to fit in ankle cuffs and other compact IFAK pouches and carriers.
Nitrile gloves are a superior alternative to traditional latex as they offer greater durability, chemical resistance and control while simultaneously being non-allergenic. Take comfort in knowing these gloves are Latex-Free and Powder-Free.
Each Yellowstone Kit comes with 2 Pair (4 gloves)
Tested by our team with simple fabrics, cotton & poly blends, thick fleece, multiple layers of denim, through seams, with gauze & elastic bandages, tape, and much much more. Will cut right the first time through anything you need without any separation between the blades or weakness in the pivot point.
They will fit in any IFAK or medical kit at only 14.5cm long. Professionally designed for doctors, nurses, EMT & EMS. Blunt tips keep your patient safe.
Black Permanent Mini Marker
Permanent ink writes on paper, plastic, metal, skin, fabric, and most other surfaces. Smear resistant ink dries quickly and resists fading and water.
Cap can be easily attached to a keychain or zipper pull for convenience. Tested by our team on simple fabrics, skin, tourniquets, elastic bandages, tape, and much more.
2x Gauze Roll Bandage – 2 inch x 4 yards (Dynarex)
Hold dressings in place with conforming gauze that won't cling to hair or skin. Soft and absorbent, the gauze can hold dressing on wounds, yet provide flexibility for movement if needed. Each roll contains approximately 4 yards of conforming gauze and the 2″ width helps cover wounds quickly.
1 Elastic Wrap Bandage Hook/Loop Self-Closure – 2 inch x 5 yards (Dynarex)
High-quality elastic bandage with convenient hook and loop self-closure so you can easily self apply without trying to use clips or other common systems. Made from a cotton / polyester knit construction for moderate compression treatment.