As everyone(?) knows, your bug out bag (BOB) is what you grab when you have to leave. And I mean leave right now. For the most part, it’s prepacked with the most essential items you need to survive for the next 72 hours or so.
Survival Lilly shows in 3 videos (we’ll publish the third one when it’s available):
The least important items go in first. Then you pack the gear you want to be able to get at quickly. Pretty obvious, but think about it carefully. You pack the most important stuff that you can carry quickly and comfortably. The kitchen sink stays at home.
Many of the posts and articles on preparedness and survival sites are focused on some sort of kit:
Kits are good topics because they usually take an important aspect of the Law of 3’s and identify the gear/items needed to extend that “3-something” survival time.
Having just finished a survival training session in Kentucky, David of Ultimate Survival Tips breaks down the required tactical and survival loadout he built for the course.
Although put together for this training, the loadout would serve well in any worst-case scenario event.
Essentially, the ruck and chest rig is a three-season bug out survival kit with a strong tactical emphasis.
The combination of gear in his ruck and chest loadout rig includes just about everything you’d need to survive for 72 hours if bugging out … plus whole lot more.
In the previous two videos, Survival Lilly shows what she packs in her bug out pack … and how she packs it. There’s also a complete packing list on the second page of that post.
In this final video of the series she completes the packing with first aid gear and her “sleeping system”.
Lilly discusses the items in her sleeping system/shelter. Only packing the most essential survival gear, she includes:
Watch the final video below.
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Source & Images: Survival Lilly