Wednesday, November 23, 2011

New Press Release

Mt. Saint Helen's Survivor

You can view our latest press release here. check this one out it went out nationwide to all newspapers and mags. saw it in a lot of big news papers.

Mount St. Helen’s Survivor Releases Disaster Survival Kits

Monument, CO – Nov. 20, 2011 – Natural disasters are increasing around the world, leading many to construct emergency preparedness kits. Rocky Mountain Survival co-owners, Tim Shettlesworth and Dan Rivera, are raising the bar with their newly released disaster survival kit The custom designed pack undergoes rigorous field-testing to insure their efficacy.

“We couldn’t find survival kits that met all of our needs so we decided to design our own,” said Shettlesworth. “I drew on past experience and extensive research for our disaster survival kit, and lived off the grid for a week using nothing but the kit.”

Shettlesworth is uniquely positioned to offer the firm’s disaster survival kits. He survived the catastrophic eruption of Mount St. Helens in 1980. The eruption was the deadliest in U.S. history and Shettlesworth was living 20 miles away from the blast center. He’s also weathered several category 3 hurricanes. To insure no one had to endure what he went through, Shettlesworth and Rivera developed their newly released stage 3 disaster survival kit.

The custom-built disaster survival kits include everything needed to help individuals stay alive during an emergency and addresses the multiple needs of food, shelter, first aid, hygiene and sanitation. The firm’s stage 3 emergency preparedness kit is appropriate for earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and associated disasters. The kits can be stored for up to 25 years without degradation. Two- and four-person disaster kits are offered, designed to feed each individual three meals a day for a week or more.

The company’s kits include food, equipment for water purification and shelter, along with emergency blankets, paracord and candles. The emergency preparedness kits feature a Swiss military mess stove and fuel, a fireman’s axe, and combination solar radio and flashlight. An extensive assortment of first aid supplies is included, along with ample hygiene items for men and women. Sanitation is no problem with the kit’s bio green bucket toilet.

Rocky Mountain Survival also offers stage 1 tactical survival kits designed specifically for surviving in the wilderness. The firm’s stage 2 tactical bug out kit is packed with supplies users will need when forced to evacuate at a moment’s notice and are ideal for the home, office and vehicle.

Fans can follow the firm on Facebook, Twitter, Digg and StumbleUpon, and Rocky Mountain Survival provides links to expert resources for survival information. The site also maintains a blog where visitors can explore topics that include survival equipment and stocking up on food for emergencies and hard times.

Even with advance warning, individuals can find themselves in a life and death situation. Many natural disasters can’t be predicted with accuracy and an emergency preparedness kit can be the deciding factor in a survival environment. The kits offered by Rocky Mountain Survival contain everything needed in an emergency. Field tested by Shettlesworth, who has survived multiple disasters, the kits provide essential supplies to weather any combination of conditions.

The firm can be reached by phone at 719-684-6253 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. (MST). Email can be addressed to or For more information, visit the website at


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