Could the items you’re carrying be used to save your life in an emergency? This is the whole line of thinking when it comes to every day carry gear, also referred to as EDC gear. Common EDC items are a concealed carry handgun, a light source, fire starters like matches or lighters, cordage, a knife, your phone and a few other carefully selected items that keep you from getting caught empty handed in life-or-death situation. And for most of the year, this roster of self-reliance gear stays the same. But with the coldest season fast approaching, doesn’t it make sense to winterize your gear selection? Just think how valuable the following items would be in a cold weather emergency.