How to Store the Hero Poncho

Whether you use it for outdoor adventures, emergency preparedness, or survival, knowing how to store the Hero Poncho helps keep it in top condition. In this post, we'll talk about how to store it properly so it's ready when you need it the most. 

What Is the Hero Poncho?

The Hero Poncho is a compact, lightweight emergency tool that keeps you warm in cold weather emergencies. Made with Mylar, it retains 90% of your body heat, preventing hypothermia. Its bright orange color also makes you visible to rescuers, making it essential to any survival kit or family bug-out bag

On top of that, the Hero Poncho is portable and easy to store in any emergency pack or glovebox. It's a one-size-fits-all solution perfect for drivers, hikers, and anyone facing cold weather unexpectedly. Trusted by safety experts and recommended by paramedics, the Hero Poncho is a reliable choice for cold-weather emergencies.

How to Store Your Hero Poncho

The Hero Poncho is a must-have for cold weather emergencies. Here’s how to store it properly: 

1. Clean and Dry

Clean and dry your Hero Poncho thoroughly before storing it. Dirt, debris, and moisture left on the poncho can lead to mold, mildew, or deterioration. 

If your poncho is dirty, gently shake off loose debris or dirt before cleaning and drying it. For more stubborn stains, use gentle cleaners. Once clean, let it air dry thoroughly. Avoid storing it while damp because doing so promotes mold growth.

2. Fold and Roll

Properly folding and rolling your Hero Poncho prevents creases and ensures it's compact for storage. 

To do this, lay the poncho flat on a clean, dry surface. Fold it in half lengthwise. Match the edges as neatly as possible. Then, fold it in half again. Smooth out any wrinkles as you fold to prevent permanent creases that could weaken the poncho over time. Once done, roll it and put it back into its pouch. 

3. Store

how to store the hero poncho

Choose a dry, cool storage location away from direct sunlight. Exposure to sunlight can cause the orange colors to fade and weaken the material over time. 

Avoid storing the poncho in areas prone to high humidity or temperature fluctuations, such as attics or basements, since it can speed up wear and tear. Ideally, store the poncho in a closet or drawer where it's easily accessible yet protected from environmental elements.

If your survival poncho is part of an emergency kit, make sure it's easily accessible and remember its location. During an emergency, quick access to your poncho can make a significant difference. 

4. Protect from Damage

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Put your Hero Poncho in its dedicated storage bag. The bag is designed to protect the Hero Poncho from moisture, dust, insects, and the like. 

Always make sure it's clean and dry before placing the poncho inside. Avoid using plastic bags that don't let the poncho breathe since trapped moisture can lead to mold growth.

5. Inspect Regularly

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Check for any signs of damage, such as tears, holes, and fraying seams. If you discover any issues, repair them promptly to prevent further damage. 


Keep your Hero Poncho clean, dry, and rolled in its bag in a cool, dry spot. By doing so, you'll have it ready to keep you warm and visible when needed. Stay prepared, hero!