The contents of your every day Carry, or EDC are something that’s very specific to your personal needs and ability to carry things. If you carry a backpack around everywhere then your EDC can be significantly larger than someone just working with his or her pockets, making this a truly unique setup for each person.
There are some key items you should always include in an EDC setup though, including a knife/multitool, small notepad, and a flashlight amongst others. While vastly useful and vital, many people skimp on the flashlight in their EDC setup, leaving it out due to size and weight restraints, but the flashlight is a tool that’s not only helpful for seeing in the dark, but for self defense and security, too. Still not convinced? Well, in case you aren’t, here ar five reasons why a flashlight needs to be a part of your EDC.
1. Seeing in the Dark
The most basic use of a flashlight is for seeing in the dark, and this is way more necessary than you think. From changing a tire on the aspect of the road at night to finding everything that fell out of your …