Ultimate Bugout Bags

Bug Out Bag List: Going Beyond the Basics of Food, Water, and Shelter

Room to Spare? Include Convenience Items on Your Bug Out Bag List We've already covered the basic items that should go in your bug out bag, but if you have the space, or even enough
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How to Make a Bug Out Bag – Lighten Your Load and Get It Organized

Two of the most important aspects to consider when deciding how to make a bug out bag for yourself or your family are weight and accessibility. If you can't carry your pack comfortably for 20
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Bug Out Bag Essentials – The 10 Items All BOBs Must-Have!

Bug Out Bag Essentials. Every article that you read about how to build a bug out bag is going to have a list of 50 or 60 items that you should include, but what if
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Bug Out Bag Packing List – Why You Need One

Why Do You Need a Bug Out Bag Packing List? Putting together a bug out bag is not difficult, but putting together a comprehensive, well packed bug out bag requires more attention to detail. A
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The Ultimate Bug Out Bag List

Putting together a bug out bag is really not that difficult if you have a bug out bag list to go by. However,  putting together a comprehensive, well packed bug out bag requires a little
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What Should Be in a Bug Out Bag?

If this is your first foray into the land of bug out bags, many of the items that are on the must-include list may seem bizarre, and you probably have questions about what should be
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What Is a Bug Out Bag?

What is a bug out bag? In a nutshell, a bug-out bag is a way for you to be better prepared to leave your home, office or vehicle in a moment's notice, just in case
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Bug Out Plan: Provision Your Bug Out Bag for Inclement Weather

 Bugout Profile: What are the weather realities? Let’s suppose that you live in a northern U.S. city and disaster strikes, say citywide riots, and you need to grab your bug out bag and get (far) away from town. What’s the first thing you need to know is in your bug out bag? Lots of possible answers: Guns, food, medical supplies,
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How to Pack a Bug Out Bag: Making it Personal

Addressing Your Personal Needs When You Pack a Bug Out Bag: When you begin to pack a bug out bag, you need to consider some personal needs, medicine for example, may be critical. Other items, such as a Bible, speak to different needs in a survival situation. The point is not everything you put into your bugout bag is generic
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Bug Out Plan: Your Bug Out Bag Dictates Your Bug Out Location

Bug Out Location: Where are you most likely to be should you need to bug out? It’s an important question, because it’s a big part of determining your bug out plan and survival strategy. A lot depends on the type of disaster, survival means avoiding it, not running into it. Your bug out location could also influence what kind of bug
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Bug Out Vehicle

Bug Out Plan: Should I Have a Bug Out Vehicle?

Bug Out Vehicles? Wherever you are going, how will you get there? When disaster strikes, it’s a good bet many people think they can jump into their favorite petroleum fueled bug out vehicle and bug out. Not so fast. Literally, it won’t go so fast. For one thing, assuming the disaster hasn’t wiped out most of the population or totally destroyed the
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Bugout Plan: How Long do Bugout Bags Need to Last?

Planning Bugout Bags: How long will survival conditions continue? Most disasters don’t cause generalized survival conditions, bugout bags need to be planned accordingly. Their effects, though severe, are usually dangerous (a matter of life or death) for only a few hours, days at most. It’s mainly disasters that radically change the economic and social environment, which create conditions where survival
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Survival Skills

Bug Out Plan: Assessing Your Survival Skills and Weaknesses

Survival Skills Quiz Bugout Profile: Assessing your survival skills and ability A disaster situation, especially one where survival may be at stake, exerts a lot of unusual pressure – on you. If you can grab your bug out bag, throw it in the car and drive to safety in a few hours – great. If not…. As we’ve mentioned several times
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Developing a Family Bug Out Plan

Bug Out Plan: Developing a Family Bug Out Plan

Bugout Profile: Family Bug Out Plan This is a common image for bugging out: You hear a warning, some kind of impending disaster. You run to the closet and grab your bugout bag. You head for the car, throw the bugout bag in the back seat, and drive away to your hideout in a nearby forest. Easy peasy. Except your
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Bug Out Bag List

Here’s the Ultimate Bug Out Bag List

Bug Out Bag List If you've read our tutorials you have probably noticed that we have shied away from publishing a definitive bug out bag list ... mainly because a real bug out bag list is relevant to your specific circumstances like geographical location, skill set, food and water availability ... etc.  However we have had quite a few people
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Should I Buy or Build a Bug Out Bag? – Bug Out Bag List Included

Should I Buy or build a bug out bag? Bug Out Bag List Why in the hell would I buy a bug out bag when I can build a bug out bag? We here this quite often, and the truth is, you shouldn't if you have the time and money to do it yourself. How's that for an opening line
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Bug Out Plan: Why Bug Out at All?

Why Develop a Bug Out Plan? Are you are a prepper? Do you have a bug out plan, or very strong bug-in plan? If not, you could be wasting your time prepping if an "end of the world as we know it" event happens. This is a pretty strong statement, especially from a website that specializes in prepping. A statement in which I'm
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Bug out Bag Gear

Bug out Bag Gear Redundancy Solutions

Redundancy in Bug out Bag Gear This may seem obvious but redundancy in bug out bag gear doesn’t always mean having two of something. It’s closer to the old saying, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat.” Redundancy in survival gear means having more than one way to cover a basic function. For example, some kind of stove can
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Picking the Best Bug Out Bag Backpack

Considerations for a Bug Out Bag Backpack When it comes to a bug out bag backpack, there’s a spectrum of options. At one end, there’s literally a non-descript bag, into which you throw survival gear and get out of Dodge. At the other end is a bug out bag, or more exactly a backpack, designed for emergency get out of town scenarios
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Bug Out Bag Essentials - Top 10 Bug Out Bag Items

Bug Out Bag Essentials – Top 10 Bug Out Bag Items

Bug Out Bag Essentials. Every article that you read about how to build a bug out bag is going to have a list of 50 or 60 items that you should include, but what if you just want to start a basic bag? Can you get away with just a handful of items? The answer is yes, but if you're
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Bug Out Bag List – Building the Ultimate BOB

Putting together a bug out bag is really not that difficult if you have a bug out bag list to go by. However,  putting together a comprehensive, well packed bug out bag requires a little bit more attention to detail. Using a bug out bag list will help you stay organized, allow you to check off items as they are packed,
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Survival Trapping 101 – Trapping Small Game in a Survival Situation

There are many survival scenarios; some take only a few days, others might run into weeks, months or even years.
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Survival Knives 101 – How to Pick the Best Survival Knife

Survival Knives 101: Introduction Here’s the idea: The survival knife should be a part of you. You wear it all
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Bug Out Bags 101 – Planning The Ultimate Bug Out Bag

 Ultimate Bug Out Bag - Overview: Building or buying the "Ultimate Bug Out Bag" is relative to each person's situation. This
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Survival Food 101

Survival Food Buying Guide 5 Golden Rules of Survival Food Survival Food Packaging How Much Survival Food Do I Need?
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Outdoor Skills 101

Our outdoor skills 101 guide was developed with the purpose of teaching various skills that are useful in camping, hiking,
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Financial Prepping 101

While it can't be foretold with absolute certainty what lies ahead of us on the other side of major catastrophe,
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Homesteading 101

Table of Contents Who Are the Homesteaders? Perception vs Truth of Homesteading Why Homestead? Forming an Action Plan Choosing Your
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Prepping 101 – Survival Guide

When we first started prepping the biggest question that we had was "where do we start?" It's a pretty daunting
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