Building a bug out bag is the foundation for becoming self-reliant because it gives you the ability to quickly leave a dangerous situation, equipped with everything you’ll need to survive en rout to your bug out location.
Below is a collection of guides and tutorials we’ve developed covering everything you need to know about building a bug out bag tailored to your needs.
Selecting a Pack for Your Bug Out Bag
Selecting the right pack for your bug out bag takes a lot more than a trip to the surplus store. You need to consider a number of factors, such as your environment, what you’ll need to carry, and even your size. Learn how to pick the perfect pack for your bug out bag. Read More »
Water for Your Bug Out Bag
Since your bug out bag is designed to keep you alive, you’ll need both water and a means to acquire more. Learn how to carry and acquire fresh drinking water for your bug out bag. Read More »
Food for Your Bug Out Bag
Bugging out requires energy, and energy requires food—so you need plenty of tasty, nutritious food for your bug out bag. Learn what types of food are best for your bug out bag. Read More »
How to Properly Load a Pack
Properly loading a pack can mean the difference between a leisurely stroll or grueling hike. One piece of gear in the wrong spot will dig into your body, damage your gear, or even throw you off-balance and cause injuries. Learn how to load your pack properly for comfort, reduced fatigue, increased capacity, ease of access and reduced noise. Read More »
Bugging Out with a Purpose
Everyone talks about bugging out, but few have a real plan. Running into the woods with your bug out bag may be the correct answer in a small handful of situations, but it will get you killed in most others. Learn how to develop a solid bug out plan based on your unique situation, local conditions and the capabilities of your group. Read More »