Do you struggle to decide what is needed and what you can go without?
Is your bag so heavy that you get a hernia when you look at it?
Do you run out of food and water rations after 23 minutes of walking?
Learn how to create a versatile bug out bag that has everything you need, but won’t break your back.
Stay Safe and Secured by Having some Awesome Gear in Your Pack. Get the versatile bag out bag that can give you everything you need for a weekend camping trip.
095 getting versatile bug out bag that won't break your back
095: GETTING VERSATILE BUG
OUT BAG THAT WON'T BREAK
72 Hour Kit, Bug Out Bag, Get
Home Bag, Get Out of Dodge Bag,
or Whatever Else You Want to Call
Bug Out Bags can Give you Everything You Need for a Weekend
Choose a Backpack or Hiking Pack for Hands-Free Awesomeness.
Carefully Choose Your Supplies for a Lightweight Multipurpose Bag.
Light Up the Night with the Right Flashlights
Keep Warm and Toasty with a Roaring Fire
Stay Safe and Secure by Having some Awesome Gear in Your Pack.
Fix a Broken Bone, Laceration, or Decapitation with a First Class
First Aid Kit
How to Keep Your Energy Levels Sky High
with the Proper Food and Water?
• Keep foods you normally eat. I recommend, based on your needs, a
mix of the following:
• Granola and Energy Bars
• Trail Mix
• Dried Soup Packets
• Vacuum sealed rice
• Water (1 gallon per person per day)
• Water purification tablets and/or sawyer straw filters
Keep the Elements Off with the Right
• You will need a full set of clothing, Both short
and long sleeve.
• Have several pairs of socks to keep feet dry..
• Get a Poncho, or rain jacket and pants for
adverse weather and a hat to keep the sun off.
Get Excellent Shelter and Bedding For a
Packable Castle that is “Good-to-Go”
Shelter is a big deal during a bug out.
• It can be your separation from weather, insects, or
Bedding performs a couple functions.
• Bedding acts as a miniature shelter.
• Bedding acts as insulation.
Keep a variation of the following
bedding items for a good night’s sleep:
• Space blankets and wool blankets will keep you
– Space blankets take up less space, but are
Mylar, which isn’t very durable.
• Bedsheets take very little space but will make a
space blanket more comfortable
• Hammock or hammock net.
– Both can be used as a hammock, but the
military hammock nets can be used
for fishing and trapping.
– I have the Grand Trunk Hybrid
Hammock and my children have the Grand
Trunk Ultralight Hammock.
– Consider the Skeeter Beater Hammock
Mylar Thermal Blankets (Pack of
Keep rain and wind away with a
A word of caution here: Shelters
will not protect you from Lava or
Expelled Toilet water from
– Tarp: You can make A-
frame shelters and lean-
to shelters with it. Collecting
water, waterproofing pack.
– Small hiking or dome tent. I prefer
2 person tents. I actually have the
Alps or Alpine Engineering
Light Up the Night with the Right
You need lighting. It can get dark fast when
no lights are around.
– LED Flashlights are cheap and effective. I
prefer battery operated lights with hand crank or
– Headlamps are great hands-free lighting.
Keep Warm and Toasty with a Roaring
• Signal Flares provide a rescue beacon as well
as a single use fire starter.
• Tea light candles can make a fairly long lasting
flame that has much utility.
• You need Lighters (BIC is a favorite of mine)
and waterproof matches in your bag for
• I would also keep a Ferro rodand a few
kindling items as a backup.
Stay Safe and Secured by Having
some Awesome Gear in Your Pack.
There are many different things that you can
use to defend yourself. Kick some butt with
the following items:
– Survival knife: I have the Colt
tactical survival knife (cheap option) or the Gerber
LMF II Infantry Knife: The tool that will build
almost all of your other tools. Keep one on you
and one in your bag.
– Pepper Spray, Sabre is great, so is Kimber.
A Clean Prepper is a Fresh
Prepper. A Fresh Prepper is a
When we prepare, navigation and knives are
an obvious choice. I promise you that three
days can make you reek of stink. Keep a few
items that will build your comfort.
For Every List You must, first make the
list, then you need to see what you
CURRENTLY HAVE that will make due,
and THEN… ONLY THEN will you
purchase recommended gear.
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