Emergency! Break Out The ‘Survival Mug’

Your buddy has just broken his leg. You need cord to build a splint. Thinking quickly, you unravel your coffee mug and get to work.

Ok, so it’s a bit of a stretch, but a scenario requiring emergency access to parachute cord could be addressed with the Khordz mug, which is basically a mason jar wrapped in 25 feet of military grade paracord with some clever knot work.


The mugs are customizable, dishwasher- and microwave-safe and you could use them to build a snare.

Khordz is currently fund-raising on the crowd-sourcing site indiegogo in the hopes of raising $5,000 to begin production of the made-in-California product. Khordz mugs will retail for $20 if production becomes a reality. —Sean McCoy

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Sean McCoy is the Editorial Director of GearJunkie, and 5+ other All Gear websites.

He has been writing about hunting, fishing, trail running, camping, skiing, and more for 15+ years.

Prior to GearJunkie, he was the chief photographer for the Virgin Islands Daily News and former Editor In Chief for GearJunkie. Based in Denver, Colorado, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.